31 March 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed the idea of 'Asian values' and how the West has viewed Asia over the years. He noted that China's rise and the expansion of the political influences in the surrounding region will lead to the contention affecting the other Asian societies, especially that of East Asia.

31 March 2015 | General News

NUS, the Government of Andhra Pradesh and the Confederation of Indian Industries signed an MoU to collaborate on developing a master plan which aims to draw more business investors and enhance the economic competitiveness of the Andhra Pradesh state of India. To this end, NUS will consult with investors from the private sector, senior government officials and India's business leaders to put together a special report on policy recommendations.

30 March 2015 | Research, General News

The Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI), which is compiled by the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS, declined 0.3 per cent last month compared with January. The SRPI comprises sub-indices covering prices in the central and suburban regions, along with small units.

30 March 2015 | General News

Prof David Reeb of the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School said at the 'Building a World-Class Stock Exchange' event organised by the School that Singapore has to attract more IPOs and firms in the region to list with the bourse in order to be considered world-class.

30 March 2015 | General News

The new Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS has a 2,000 square metre space open to the public which houses a biodiversity gallery and a heritage gallery. Visitors will be able to see Prince, Apollo and Twinky, the trio of 150 million-year-old diplodocid sauropod dinosaur skeletons that are the stars of the new museum.

28 March 2015 | General News

Prof Huang Jing, Director of Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that while westerners often criticised the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew as autocratic, the former Prime Minister of Singapore, in reality, was a strong leader whose perceived 'iron fist' leadership has always been grounded on the principle of the rule of law.

27 March 2015 | General News

Prof Asit Biswas and Dr Cecilia Tortajada from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS noted that it was Mr Lee's continued strong political support and long-term vision that made Singapore's water management what it is today' one of the very best in the world.

27 March 2015 | General News

Prof Ranga Krishnan, Dean of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, discussed the importance of critical thinking when we use the Internet to look for information and new knowledge.

27 March 2015 | General News

Ambassador K Kesavapany from the Asia Research Institute at NUS discussed the role played by the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew in nurturing Singapore-India relations.

26 March 2015 | General News

The dialogue session titled 'What's Happening to the World?', organised by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, featured guest speaker Mr Robert B. Zoellick, Former President of the World Bank, U.S. Trade Representative, and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State.