04 November 2015 | General News

Mr Sajjad Ashraf, an adjunct professor from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that by delaying the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the US risks getting sucked into the battleground again. He added that each step in the direction of military engagements calls for more to achieve an elusive victory.

04 November 2015 | General News

Ms He Yingshu, a Chinese Studies Master's student at NUS, was awarded the Golden Point Award for her short story entitled 'Fish Birth' which she had developed from a 150-character micro-blog message into a 5000-word short story.

04 November 2015 | General News

Ms Pan Wanli, an NUS student who is on a student exchange programme at Fudan University, shared her observations about Taiwan night markets and how they encapsulate the lives of those on the island and their attitudes and mindsets.

03 November 2015 | Research

A team of researchers from Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore has found potato chips to be one of the most obesity promoting foods for young people to consume. The researchers analysed the daily food diaries, weight, height, BMI and physical activity of 4,646 British children at ages 7, 10, and 13.

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03 November 2015 | Research

A study led by Assoc Prof Tai E Shyong from the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health found that men above 50 years old who watch television for a longer time have a higher proportion of body fat and higher risk of coronary heart disease than men who clock less time in front of the television.

03 November 2015 | General News

Prof John Wong from the East Asian Institute at NUS opined that Singapore needs to adjust its strategies and tailor its aspirations for its China ventures and noted that so long as Singapore continues to adapt, it should stay relevant to a rising China

03 November 2015 | General News

NUS Business School students Sianita Purnomo, Liu Jinyu, Muhammad Noor Danial B N and Steffanie Octavia Prasetya discussed how real estate agency OrangeTee has established itself as a key player in Singapore's real estate scene and differentiated itself from other local agencies.

03 November 2015 | Research, General News

Prof Vineeta Sinha from NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences co-edited a book titled Food, Foodways and Foodscapes that introduces readers to food as a window to the social and cultural history and geography of Singapore.

03 November 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, opined that China can used the 'cultural approach' and adopt a macro-diplomatic strategy of engaging moderate elements of the Muslim world to address the problem of Islamic extremism.

03 November 2015 | Research

A book titled Transregional and Cross-disciplinary Studies on Hakka Culture, which is authored and edited by Assoc Prof Wong Sin Kiong from the Dept of Chinese Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, features cross-disciplinary research on Hakka culture.