02 August 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Zhang Yan from the Dept of Marketing at NUS Business School wrote that scammers who prey on those who believe in superstitions are tapping on deep-seated human tendencies. She discussed the reasons why people seemingly allow themselves to be conned.

Channel NewsAsia Online

01 August 2017 | Research, General News

The annual Singapore Governance and Transparency Index, released on 1 August 2017, was published by NUS Business School's Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations, CPA Australia and the Singapore Institute of Directors. The companies were scored on their corporate governance disclosure and practices, as well as the timeliness, accessibility and transparency of their financial results announcements.

Channel NewsAsia, Capital 95.8FM, The Straits Times

01 August 2017 | General News

NUS Business School students Brigitte Lee Cui Yi, Jeslin Bay Mei Duo and Joyce Bay Mei Feng discussed the success of ITCAN Pte Ltd, a tech consulting company which upholds the importance of innovation and applies new best practices to keep up with the evolving industry.

The Business Times

01 August 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed the concept of “policy rent-seeking” and how it has caused policies to deviate from the intentions of the original planners.

Lianhe Zaobao

01 August 2017 | General News

Flash estimates of the Singapore Residential Price Index for June published by NUS showed that the resale prices of non-landed private homes rose 0.8 per cent when compared to the previous period. Analysts inferred that the consecutive two-month increases indicated a pent-up demand.

Lianhe Zaobao

01 August 2017 | General News

Advanced Practice Nurse Dr Lee Yee Mei, who teaches at the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at NUS, is one of the recipients of the President’s Award for Nurses this year. The Assistant Director of Nursing, National University Hospital and Head, Nursing of National University Cancer Institute Singapore, Dr Lee is the first senior nurse clinician to perform bone marrow extraction in Singapore.

Lianhe Zaobao

31 July 2017 | Education

Prof Bernard Yeung, Dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor at NUS Business School, noted that as students enter higher education, they must be mindful of the rebalancing of political and economic power, as well as the disruptive changes unleashed by technology that will shape their future careers. He discussed three key emerging workforce trends.

The Straits Times

31 July 2017 | Research, General News

Prof Ho Teck Hua, Senior Deputy President and Provost Designate, and Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor at NUS, shared his views on AI.SG, an initiative he leads as Executive Chairman. Prof Ho said that in order to attract talent from competing AI research centres, AI.SG will focus on projects with industrial applications rather than pure sciences.

The Business Times

31 July 2017 | Research, General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen highlighted that a new governance index dedicated to real estate investment trusts and business trusts in Singapore was launched on 29 June 2017. Called Governance Index For Trusts, it was developed by Assoc Prof Mak and Mr Chew Yi Hong, an active investor and corporate governance researcher, with the help of a group of NUS accountancy honours students.

The Business Times

31 July 2017 | General News

Dr Chen Gang, Senior Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute at NUS, examined the unprecedented military reforms in China since 2015, and if these reforms have the potential to bring about a complete transformation of the Chinese military.

Lianhe Zaobao