27 August 2015 | Research

A device developed by a team of scientists led by Asst Prof Alexander Ling of the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at NUS, thought to have been destroyed in a rocket explosion last year, has been found intact near the launch site in the US and still operational.

27 August 2015 | General News

Prof John Wong of the East Asian Institute at NUS defined poverty in light of economic development, and discussed the measures taken by countries in East Asia to eradicate poverty worldwide.

26 August 2015 | General News

NUS hosted panel discussion on the topic 'Beyond The Metropolis: Singapore in the Next 50 Years' which featured Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS; Ms Grace Sai, CEO and Co-Founder of HUB Singapore; Dr David Skilling, Director of Landfall Strategy Group; and Mr Patrick Tay, Assistant Secretary-General of National Trades Union Congress.

26 August 2015 | General News

Mr Tan Tarn How, who is from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS, noted that the biggest change in the 'political Internet' in Singapore is the 'normalisation' of political cyberspace and discussed eight ways in which the changes have happened.

26 August 2015 | General News

Dr Lim Tai Wei, Adjunct Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS, analysed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent statements vis-vis Japan's view of its role in World War II.

25 August 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the Department of Accounting at NUS Business School discussed about the resignation of two independent directors of Lian Beng due to differences in opinion regarding the computation of the performance bonus of the company's three executive directors. He opined that this episode raises many issues relating to executive remuneration and corporate governance challenges in family­controlled and family­run companies.

25 August 2015 | Education, General News

NUS Business School students Pham Minh Tri, Rachel Tan Hwee Lin, Fong Hui Min Cheryl and Yu Yue discussed about the corporate practices of Fortuna Scientific, a distributor of medical equipment and laboratory supplies in Singapore and Indonesia, and how it is committed to satisfying its employees, customers and suppliers to ensure the organisation's success.

25 August 2015 | General News

Prof Wang Gungwu, Chairman of the East Asian Institute at NUS, shared his views on the humanistic ideology of Confucianism from a historical perspective and its sustainable development, as well as the relationship between Confucianism and governance.

25 August 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed how America's fears of China came about; the incorrect perceptions that it has of China; and the implications as its foreign policy towards China becomes more pragmatic.

24 August 2015 | Research, Education

The summary report on the 'Roundtable on the State of Literature Education and Its Implications' by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), a think tank within the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, has shown that many participants felt the list of prescribed texts could be updated and made more inclusive. It added that teachers tend to stick to 'tried-and-tested' texts that previous batches of students did well in.