08 August 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Director of the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations at NUS Business School noted that the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) 2019 saw mixed results at the level of practices, and opined that a targeted approach is probably necessary to encourage companies to adopt the entirety of the Code of Corporate Governance and listing rules.

The Business Times

08 August 2019 | General News

Prof Lee Der-Horng from the Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the NUS Faculty of Engineering opined that the use of uncertified personal mobility devices and its associated safety risks will continue, and urged for careful deliberations by the relevant authorities.

Lianhe Zaobao

07 August 2019 | Education, Research

NUS announced a new $200,000 grant for talented returning Singaporean academics who want to join NUS as pre-tenure assistant professors. The grant, an enhancement of the Singapore Teaching and Academic Research Talent (START) scheme, will have no service obligation or bond attached to it, but academics will have to fulfil four years of service in total to receive the full cash grant.

The Straits Times Online, Lianhe Zaobao and Tamil Murasu

06 August 2019 | General News

Prof Joel Mokyr from Northwestern University delivered a lecture titled ‘China and the West: Many Great Divergences’ that was organised by the East Asian Institute at NUS.

Lianhe Zaobao

06 August 2019 | General News

Research Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS opined that it was important to understand and resolve the different types of social protests.

Lianhe Zaobao

06 August 2019 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Singapore Ambassador-at-Large, Rector of Tembusu College and Chairman of the Centre for International Law at NUS shared his wish list for the future of Singapore.

The Straits Times

06 August 2019 | General News

NUS Business School students Christabel Leong Wei Jing, Roderica Wynne, Simon Hung De Jian and Andrew Chua Jin Yao wrote about how Creative Eateries was able to thrive in a challenging industry by constantly coming up with innovative dining concepts for customers.

The Business Times

05 August 2019 | General News, Research

Senior Research Fellow Christopher Gee and Research Associate Damien Huang from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS have recommended that retirement and re-employment ages be based on health-adjusted life expectancy, which is the average number of years a Singaporean might be expected to live in full health.

The Straits Times Online, TODAY

05 August 2019 | General News, Education

Mr Lim Chuan Chai, a former vice-president of a bank, and Ms Hoe Pei Shan, a former journalist, are among the 81 students in Duke-NUS Medical School’s intake of future clinicians for 2019.

The New Paper, The Sunday Times

05 August 2019 | General News

Dr Guo Liangping from the East Asian Institute at NUS opined that the rise of China has brought upon jealousy and hatred from other countries and the lack of confidence, experience and flexibility in dealing with international diplomacy has also led to the international community’s distrust in China.

Lianhe Zaobao