To go, or not to go: that is the question facing many graduates who are considering whether to embark on a postgraduate degree. Reasons for buckling down to some rigorous research can vary — from hoping to stand out in the competitive job market, to a pure love of academia and perhaps a career therein. Whatever the motivation, though, choosing the right area of study can be a tricky, but ultimately rewarding, process. Indian-Australian Akshay Venkatesh distinguished himself at an early age.
How Dickson Yeo went from NUS PhD student to working for Chinese intelligence in the US - CNA
He entered his plea in federal court in Washington to one charge of operating illegally as a foreign agent. This included information from a civilian working with the US Air Force on the FB aircraft programme, another from a US officer working in the Pentagon about the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, and a report about a person in the State Department about a US Cabinet member. He recruited these people on social media under orders from the Chinese intelligence service, meeting operatives on more than 20 occasions. After his presentation, he was recruited by individuals who claimed to be China-based think tanks. They offered Yeo money in exchange for political reports.
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Guy Alitto has taught in all areas of Chinese studies, including modern and classical Chinese languages and pre-modern history. Most of his courses, and all of his graduate courses, are in the area of modern Chinese history. His research in the last fifteen years has been in local histories at the village, county, and regional levels Zouping county in Shandong, the Wanxi area of Southwestern Henan , in family history the Liangs of Guilin , and social history Chinese banditry He continues to be interested in the ongoing Chinese discussion on culture and modernization. Shijie fanweinei de fanxiandaihua sichao: lun wenhua shouchengzhiyi Anti-modernization thought trends in a world-wide perspective: on cultural conservatism Guiyang: Guizhou Provincial Press
Kaku is the author of several books about physics and related topics and has made frequent appearances on radio, television, and film. He writes online blogs and articles. Kaku graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University in and was first in his physics class. In , during the Vietnam War , Kaku, who was about to be drafted, joined the United States Army, remaining until