17 November 2015 | General News

Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean of the NUS Faculty of Law, discussed the significance of the Magna Carta in English and Singaporean law. He opined that the Magna Carta has come to symbolise the freedom of English and American citizens 'and citizens in Singapore and everywhere else' to enjoy the rule of law, democracy, and human rights.

17 November 2015 | General News

Prof Mohan J. Dutta, Provost's Chair Professor of Communications and New Media and Director of the Centre for Culture-Centred Approach to Research and Evaluation at NUS, opined that the attack on Paris is being portrayed as the backdrop for the mobilisation of an attack on Syria. He added that the simplicity of this story ignores the lessons that emerge from the US invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan.

17 November 2015 | General News

NUS Business School students Slanlta Purnomo, Liu Jinyu, Muhammad Noor Danial B N and Steffanie Octavia Prasetya discussed how Intac Systems Solution's belief in respect, honesty, and hard work, has enabled it to be successful in winning numerous major government tenders.

17 November 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, opined that in the long run, the more open economic regionalism advocated by China gives it an edge over the US' focus on military power in the region as this better meets the larger regional and global trends, as well as the fundamental interests of countries in the region.

17 November 2015

The China Business Centre at the NUS Business School organised a public lecture titled 'Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB): Outlook and Challenges' on 13 November 2015, which featured Ambassador Linda Tsao Yang, Chairman Emeritus of Asian Corporate Governance Association and former Ambassador and US Executive Director to the Board of the Asian Development Bank. Ambassador Tsao opined that though AIIB has ample capital and knowledge in infrastructure setup, it would still need to learn from the experience of multilevel institutions in order to execute the 'One Belt, One Road' project and create a new global economic order.

16 November 2015 | Community

NUS has been sending two to three students every year since 2010 to work with a vibrant scientific community at the Large Hadron Collider facility in Switzerland through a global programme started by the European Organisation for Nuclear Research.

16 November 2015 | Education

Mr Chua Sheng Chuan, a student at the NUS School of Design and Environment, spent $1,200 and 400 hours to build his own carbon fibre road bicycle.

15 November 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Thang Leng Leng from the Dept of Japanese Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences opined that the rising numbers of Chinese tourists around the world is a welcomed phenomenon as not only does this bring economic benefits to host countries, it also gives Chinese tourists the opportunity to expand their horizons. She added that thanks to Chinese tourists, travelling for Mandarin speakers has also become more convenient.

14 November 2015 | Research

A team of researchers, led by Assoc Prof Sanjay Khanna from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, has found that the medial septum, which is connected to the cortex of the brain, plays a role in moderating the level of pain a person feels.

14 November 2015 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed the 27 October 2015 incident when the US sent its navy vessel into the South China Sea. He opined that America should instead announce that it will abide by all international laws when it comes to adjudication of territorial and maritime disputes, and that such an announcement would put tremendous pressure on China to reciprocate this American gesture