30 September 2019 | General News

The Singapore Residential Price Index released by NUS on 30 September showed 152.5 as the overall resale price index for non-landed private housing in August, 0.7 per cent higher than in July. 

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30 September 2019 | General News

Dr Guo Liangping, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS commented that although Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, has formally withdrawn the amendment to the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance, the outcome was still unpredictable, and a wake-up call to the rule of law in Hong Kong has already been sounded.

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30 September 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Edmund Keung, Head of the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School discussed financial statements in annual reports and opined that investors need to understand a firm’s profitability, liquidity and cash position in order to understand the performance position and cash flow of a company.

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29 September 2019 | General News

Prof Bert Hofman, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS opined that by understanding China’s history, it can provide a useful guidepost for future Chinese decision-makers facing an uncertain future.

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28 September 2019 | Research, Entrepreneurship

Equatorial Space Industries, incubated within NUS by founders who were undergraduates at the University and SpeQtral, a spin-off from the Centre for Quantum Technologies at NUS, were featured as start-ups that are paving the way for new frontiers in the Singapore’s spacetech community.

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28 September 2019 | General News

University Professor Wang Gungwu noted that as China marks its 70th anniversary, it should celebrate a remarkable but less noted achievement that predates 1949.

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28 September 2019 | General News

Dr Cecilia Tortajada, Senior Research Fellow from the Institute of Water Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and Professor Asit K Biswas, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow, pointed out that managing floods and soaring temperatures in Singapore under climatic uncertainties will be a huge challenge for Singapore but the biggest impediment to tackling climate change wholeheartedly is mindsets.

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27 September 2019 | General News

A climate rally that was held for the first time in Singapore on 21 Sep 2019 to address its worsening effects as well as encourage people to be more “climate-conscious” was the brainchild of NUS student Lad Komal Bhupendra, who was inspired to do something about the environment when she noticed that there had been no significant changes in our actions to fight climate change.

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26 September 2019 | Entrepreneurship

Singapore-based agritech startup, Polybee, which uses autonomous drones to pollinate and monitor crops in indoor farms received funding from NUS’ Lean Launchpad programme as well as the NUS Graduate Research Innovation Programme.

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26 September 2019 | Entrepreneurship, General News

Innovfest Suzhou – jointly organised by NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute, NUS Enterprise and BLOCK71 – with the theme “Connecting Brands and Corporations with Disruptive Technology, Explore China-Asean Opportunities” was held in Suzhou from 25 to 27 Sep 2019. At the opening, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon pointed out that innovation was the key driving force for the economic development of Singapore and China.

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