UM Got the 1st Runner-up and the Best Debater in 2007 International Varsity Debates

Under the leadership of head coach Prof. Yin Degang and the team leader Cheong Hok Sam, UM Debate Team constituted by Liu Jingjing, Qiang Wen and Luo Le won the second honour in 2007 International Varsity Debates. Liu Jing-jing earned the title “Best Debater”.

2007 International Varsity Debate has been held every two years and is now recognized as the premiere debate competition in the Chinese Language. The co-organizers China Central Television and Singapore's Media Corp alternate in hosting the event. This year, unprecedentedly, UM Debate Team earned their way into the final round of the competition after beating off many competent rivals such as TaiWan Soochow University and National University of Singapore and finally scooped the second prize. Liu-Jing-jing was awarded the titile “Best Debater of Group A” in recognition of his strong performance.

Release on 2007-12-14 14:08