Studying is not one of those things that many people want to do, but it sure is one way to get to know the world better. Since early August, 71 classmates of mine from more than 30 countries and I have buried our heads in thin and thick books. There were times when assignments came at once. This was certainly something you had to expect when you study at Lee Kuan School of Public Policy/NUS or something expected of anyone attending to do/doing higher education. Many people including my school expect me to make good policies or become a great policy analyst or maker, but let’s see what sort of policies I could formulate when I graduate.
However busy it was, I could manage to make short trips to Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and especially Yangon as part of an end-of-the-year study trip. Earlier this year, I passed invitations to go to Sweden for Internet Forum 2014 and to Berlin/Germany for a blogging exchange program so that I could prepare for the Master’s degree program in Singapore. There are a lot of interesting Internet-related programs around the world to attend every year only if one has enough time to. Read More My Memorable Southeast Asian Trips