04 January 2020 | Research

A new research by marine biologists from the NUS Reef Ecology Lab has shown that underwater nurseries are more than just a source of “potted corals” for future transplanting, marine creatures can also be found within live corals in the nursery itself.

The Straits Times

03 January 2020 | Research

Prof Sumit Agarwal, Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor and Head of the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School shared his observations on the current economic situations of the Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa which were hotly touted as emerging economies 10 years ago. He opined that for Brics to regain its reputation, these economies would have to make use of policies and technological innovation to do much more, not just for economic growth, but for a future where every citizen can share in the nation’s prosperity.

The Business Times

02 January 2020 | General News

Assoc Prof Gu Qingyang from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed the need for China’s Belt and Road Initiative to attract the participation of the private sector. He opined that a series of institutional reforms and financial innovations are needed in order to incentivise the private sector to invest in the initiative.

Lianhe Zaobao

02 January 2020 | General News

Dr Mustafa Izzuddin from the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS discussed the Kuala Lumpur Summit which was spearheaded by Malaysia and held from 19 to 21 Dec 2019. The conference was attended by leaders from Iran, Qatar and Turkey, and sought to foster closer cooperation among Muslim countries in the hope of scouring new and practical solutions to address challenges facing the Islamic world.

CNA Online

01 January 2020 | Research

A study by researchers from several healthcare institutions, including Prof Marcus Ong of Duke-NUS Medical School, found that increased haze levels in Singapore are significantly associated with a higher risk of dying.

TODAY, Suria News Online

01 January 2020 | Research

A study by NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health researchers has found that only 57.3 per cent of pre-diabetic patients aged between 21 and 79 years old followed the healthy plate recommendation of the Health Promotion Board for their daily diet, of whom nearly 90 per cent of them were married.

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31 December 2019 | General News

Distinguished Prof Andrew Rose, Dean of NUS Business School; Distinguished Prof Sumit Agarwal from the Dept of Finance; Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Director of the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations; Alex Capri, Visiting Senior Fellow and Lecturer from the Dept of Analytics and Operations; and Adjunct Assoc Prof Andreas Raharso shared their views on 2020’s business outlook in five areas –   macro economy, financial markets, board diversity, AI’s impact on business, and leadership.

The Straits Times

31 December 2019 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS opined that it should have been the best of times for China's private sector, with 60 percent of gross domestic product, 70 percent of innovation, and 80 per cent of urban employment. Yet, Chinese private entrepreneurs are uncertain about their future. He further cited that structural changes in China's economy are essential for sustaining the country’s growth. 

Lianhe Zaobao

31 December 2019 | General News

NUS Business School students, Cliff Seah Wen Jie, Ng Ming Xuan, Peh Zhi Rui and Tan Zhi Ming Jaswin opined that Jurong Cold Store offers innovative solutions and their offerings have been meticulously designed to preserve the value of their clients’ produce at every stage of the supply chain. 

The Business Times

30 December 2019 | General News

The NUS Singapore Residential Price Index released in Nov 2019 saw a drop of 0.8 per cent in the overall resale prices for condominiums in Nov when compared to Oct 2019. The resale prices of condominium units in the central region saw a drop of 1.1 per cent, while units in the non-central region decreased by 0.8 per cent, and small units grew by 0.5 per cent.

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