23
March
2018
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17:19
Europe/Amsterdam

Indonesia, S’pore lead deep-sea expedition to West Java

A team led by Prof Peter Ng, Head of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, and Dr Dwi Listyo Rahayu, Senior Research Scientist at the Research Center for Oceanography of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, had set off on a 14-day deep-sea expedition on 23 March 2018. This is the first time Singapore and Indonesia have organised a deep-sea biodiversity expedition together, reaffirming the strong diplomatic ties between the two nations.