The Pursuit of Universal Values

19 October 2015

Lianhe Zaobao

In an article contribution by Associate Professor Koh Khee Heong, Department of Chinese Studies, he discussed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s speech at the inauguration ceremony of the Yale-NUS College in which he suggested for the College to develop a curriculum and college ethos by taking into account the challenges in the regional context.

Assoc Prof Koh also opined that to truly integrate the civilisations of the East and the West and connect traditional and future societies, there is a need to pursue universal values.

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