04 October 2019 | Research, General News

Assistant Professor Sam Yam from the Dept of Management and Organisation at NUS Business School said studies indicate that the feeling of anxiety towards robots taking away jobs is grounded more in perception rather than objective proof, but this does not make unemployment fears any less real or valid.

The Business Times Online

03 October 2019 | General News

NUS School of Design and Environment celebrated its 50th anniversary on 2 Oct 2019 with a gala dinner. Guest-of-Honour President Halimah Yacob congratulated the School for its contributions to the development of the environment in Singapore, especially in addressing climate change and stressed that Singapore should spare no effort in the race against time to adapt to climate change and find equitable and sustainable ways to support the measures. The event also featured works by SDE students, including exclusive auctions and handmade items. 

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03 October 2019 | General News

Professor Tommy Koh, Singapore Ambassador-at-Large, Rector of NUS Tembusu College and Chairman of the Centre for International Law at NUS, proposed some ideas for Singapore’s fourth Prime Minister’s consideration and expressed his full confidence in the ability, integrity and commitment of Singapore’s 4G leaders.

The Straits Times Online

03 October 2019 | General News

Dr Kelvin Seah Kah Cheng, Lecturer from the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, shared his views on how enhanced subsidies for pre-school will benefit both the parents as well as the childcare centres.

The Straits Times

02 October 2019 | Research, General News

A study conducted by Associate Professor Lawrence Loh, Director of the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations at NUS Business School, and his fellow researchers showed that average daily fares in Grab fell 11 per cent from $13.24 to $11.80 after Indonesian start-up Gojek started operations in Singapore in November 2018.

The Straits Times, The Business Times Online

02 October 2019 | General News

Professor Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS said that China, having established its own economic, social and political systems, is writing a new history and setting itself apart from the West.

The Business Times

01 October 2019 | General News

Hao Nan, a Master in Public Policy programme student at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that development has always been the theme of the China-ASEAN relationship, and would continue to deepen in the future.

Lianhe Zaobao

01 October 2019 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS opined that Western politics would bring about an era of great change, and Western constitutionalism needs to reform and revolutionise in order to adapt to the new economic model.   

Lianhe Zaobao

01 October 2019 | General News

NUS University Professor Wang Gungwu noted that by being willing to learn so much from the modern West, China today is undergoing a totally different experience of rising again after a great fall.

CNA Online

30 September 2019 | General News

The two-day Singapore Bicentennial Conference organised by the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS aims to examine Singapore’s history from before Sir Stamford Raffles arrived in 1819, as well as how the country’s past can inform its position in the modern world.

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