01 May 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed the change in relations between China and the international system.

Lianhe Zaobao

30 April 2018 | Research

The latest flash estimates from the Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) compiled by the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS revealed that prices of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore rose one per cent in March, compared to February 2018.

Capital 95.8FM, The Business Times and Lianhe Zaobao

30 April 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar of NUS Business School dissects what Micron Technology’s expansion plan means for Singapore and Singapore workers.

Channel NewsAsia

29 April 2018 | General News

Dr Victor Kattan, Senior Research Fellow from the Middle East Institute at NUS noted that 1948 remains a significant year for the Palestinians as many lost their homes with the creation of Israel. He opined that a comprehensive agreement between Israel and the Arab world would have to address the refugee issues and past grievances of the Palestinians in order to achieve closure and peace in the region.

The Sunday Times

29 April 2018 | General News

Mr Ted Teo from the Department of Finance at NUS Business School explained that a company’s days sales in inventory (DSI) refers to the average number of days that a firm takes to convert its inventory into sales. By examining how DSI changes over time, one can detect subtle changes in a company’s management of its production-to-sale cycle and the competitiveness of its business and products.

The Sunday Times

29 April 2018 | Research, General News

Provost’s Chair Prof Ke Bin from the Department of Accounting at NUS Business School noted that it is critical to identify effective control mechanisms that can strengthen protection for minority shareholders and therefore, increase such shareholder value. He also shared on the findings of a joint research on equity offering proposals submitted pre- and post-regulation which suggest that mutual funds play a key governance role in deterring management from submitting value-decreasing proposals.

The Sunday Times

29 April 2018 | General News

Dr Chan Cheow Thia from the Department of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discussed how fiction can be a reflection of history, citing the example of the novel State of Emergency by Jeremy Tiang.

Lianhe Zaobao

29 April 2018 | Education, Research, General News

The NUS Centre for International Law will establish the ASEAN Law Academy, an annual training workshop for ASEAN officials and legal practitioners, to promote legal education in the region and integration between the different ASEAN legal systems. The inaugural Academy will be held from 19 to 26 July 2018.

Lianhe Zaobao

28 April 2018 | General News, Education

Asst Prof Chen Yu from the Dept of Architecture at NUS School of Design and Environment discussed the unique characteristics of the building structures and communities of the overseas Chinese. A course on this topic was introduced at NUS in the hopes that students can understand their recent past better.

Lianhe Zaobao

27 April 2018 | General News

Visiting Prof Vinod Thomas of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS noted that as 2018 chair of Asean, Singapore is ideally placed to prioritise climate change on Asean’s agenda, since among the world’s 10 countries most affected by climate change, four are Asean members.

The Straits Times