04 March 2019 | Community, General News

Dr Yvette van der Eijk and Dr Jeong Kyu Lee, who are respectively Senior Research Fellow and Asst Prof from the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health opined that instead of focusing on the potential harms or benefits of vaping versus smoking in debates on e-cigarettes, there should be a closer look at how the tobacco industry is preying on youth.

Channel NewsAsia Online

02 March 2019 | General News

Dr Lance Gore, Senior Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute at NUS wrote about the fundamental conflict that lies within the ideology of socialism and opined that political reforms in socialist countries often fail because of insufficient awareness.

Lianhe Zaobao

02 March 2019 | General News

Mr Christopher Gee and Mr Drew Shih, Senior Research Fellow and Research Assistant respectively, from the Institute of Policy Studies at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that each Budget has implications for all generations of Singaporeans  and discussed the three principles which provide some clarity over how different kinds of government spending might be financed.

The Straits Times

01 March 2019 | General News

Mr Matthew Seet, Lecturer from the Faculty of Law at NUS discussed denationalisation with reference to the ISIS women’s plight which raises questions over revocation of citizenship as counter-terrorism measure.

The Straits Times

28 February 2019 | General News

According to the preliminary NUS Singapore Residential Price Index figures released on 28 February 2019, prices of resale non-landed homes continued to slide in January for the fifth consecutive month, with the decline growing slightly.

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28 February 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar from the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School highlighted that it is important to look beyond direct income taxes and tax rates when examining tax policy. He opined that the Singapore government has become increasingly egalitarian by helping lower-income groups through extensive subsidies in the areas of housing, public transport, education and healthcare.

The Straits Times

28 February 2019 | General News

Youth participants of Me(R)du 2019, a music festival organised annually by students from NUS Malay Language Society to encourage the creative use of Malay language through music, get to perform their original songs that were created during the event’s writing and lyrics composition workshops at the finale concert.

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28 February 2019 | Education, General News

Prof Kumaralingam Amirthalingam from NUS Faculty of Law noted that Singapore doctors have faced a series of high-profile complaints and law suits in recent years. He suggested that teaching medical students medical law and changing the healthcare culture can help our future doctors adopt a patient-centric mindset.

Channel NewsAsia Online

27 February 2019 | Education

NUS achieved nine of the 14 subject offerings ranked in the global top 10 by Singapore’s universities in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2019. The University was ranked 7th for Chemistry and Engineering – Chemical; 8th for Architecture/Built Environment and Geography; 9th for Statistics and Operational Research, and Engineering – Electrical and Electronic; and 10th for Computer Science and Information Systems, and Environmental Sciences. The highest ranking was achieved for Engineering – Civil and Structural, which rose from 6th to 2nd place.

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26 February 2019 | General News

Prof Tan Tai Yong, President of Yale-NUS College and 6th S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore, shared that in the eighth century, long before Europeans arrived in Singapore, Asians were already making Singapore a hub for trade, money and ideas.

The Straits Times