28 December 2018 | Research

The NUS’ flash estimates released on 28 December 2018 for its Singapore Residential Price Index showed that prices of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore fell by 0.4 per cent in November 2018 from the previous month, after a 0.6 per cent month-on-month decline in October.

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28 December 2018 | Research

A study led by Asst Prof Yu Rongjun from the Dept of Psychology at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences found that when it comes to making financial decisions under risk, older adults will regard the financial outcomes of others’ as their own and make choices that they would have selected for themselves, unlike younger adults.

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28 December 2018 | General News

Dr Yu Hong, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS, examined China’s Belt and Road Initiative which is now at a crossroad.

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27 December 2018 | Research

A local study conducted by Assoc Prof Angelique Chan, Executive Director of the Centre for Ageing, Research and Education at Duke-NUS Medical School has discovered that having a companion their own age makes a big difference to seniors’ health and mental well-being. The Social Isolation, Health and Lifestyles Survey, which studied nearly 5,000 seniors for close to a decade from 2009 found that half of Singaporeans over 60 who live with their children but without their spouses felt lonely some or most of the time.

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27 December 2018 | General News

Prof Asit K Biswas, Distinguished Visiting Professor and Dr Cecilia Tortajadaz, Senior Research Fellow from the Institute for Water Policy, both at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS observed that over a 40-year period, from December 1978, China has moved from an inward-looking agrarian society to become the world’s second-largest economy and an emerging power. They opined that reform and economic development have increased China’s cultural soft power in the world, and China’s future sustainable development lies in continuous reform.

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27 December 2018 | General News

Dr Gore Lance, Senior Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute at NUS, opined that the current trade war between China and the US is due to a desire by the US and other Western nations to drive China out of the free market capitalist system.

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25 December 2018 | General News

NUS Business School students Cherie Cher Hui Shan, Denise Yap Li Ying, Ryan Cheong Tse Xiang and Shao Yujin examined how local cybersecurity value-added distributor, Netpoleon Solutions, has seen a surge in its growth in recent years, and carved a niche for itself in the competitive cybersecurity market by focusing on providing greater value to both employees and customers.

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25 December 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS looked at how imbalances in the internal politics, economy and society in Western countries have led to developments such as anti-globalism, trade protectionism and economic nationalism.

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24 December 2018 | General News

Dr Soh Jian Yi from the Dept of Paediatrics at NUS Medicine and Consultant at the division of paediatric allergy, immunology & rheumatology at NUH opined that understanding one’s children and guiding them can help minimise stress for parents and maximise their kids’ academic potential.

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24 December 2018 | General News

Mr Xu Shengwei, Research Assistant at the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Dr Fiona Williamson, an associate at the Asia Research Institute at NUS shared that our history can offer creative solutions for today’s heat woes and how previous generations managed the heat in imaginative and, occasionally, not unfamiliar ways.

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