28 September 2017 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Centre for International Law at NUS and Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, discussed the breakthrough in the conciliation proceedings on maritime boundaries between Timor-Leste and Australia.

The Straits Times

28 September 2017 | General News

Prof Ramkishen S Rajan and Dr Sasidaran Gopalan of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed the seemingly new-found appreciation for gold in emerging market economies as a portfolio diversifier, inflation and currency hedge, and safe haven asset.

The Business Times

28 September 2017 | General News

Dr Amitendu Palit of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS opined that Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi’s term to date has been a mixed record. He noted that the contrasting successes and failures of Mr Modi’s prime ministership have thus far underscored the changes that his style of leadership has brought.

TODAY

28 September 2017 | Community

NUS Dance Ensemble’s The Next Wave 2017 - Introspection dance performance features the collaborative works of guest choreographer Mr Fairul Zahid from Malaysia, Singapore’s artistic director Mr Zaini Mohammad Tahir, along with the Ensemble’s alumni choreographers Mr Shahbirul Zaki Ahmad and Ms Mirabel Jiang.

Berita Harian

28 September 2017 | General News

Distinguished Visiting Prof Asit K Biswas from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Dr Kris Hartley from Cornell University noted to fight against obesity, a huge issue in Asia, governments must promote lifestyle changes through education and improve access to healthy foods.

Channel NewsAsia Online

27 September 2017 | Education, Community

A fundraising campaign championed by NUS alumnus Mr Soh Yi Da has raised $80,000 for the new FASStrack Asia Advancement Bursary Fund. The Fund was set up by alumni from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to help financially needy students participate in overseas field trips as part of FASStrack Asia: The Summer School.

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26 September 2017 | Education, General News

NUS Business School students Heng Cheng Khan Bryan, Isabella Mariska Liem, Lewis Nam Yi An and Lim Wei Yang Bryan, discussed the growth and resilience of Oilfield Services & Supplies Pte Ltd, a Singapore company that manufactures, services and provides rental of tools and components for the oil, gas and mining exploration and production industries.

The Business Times

26 September 2017 | General News

Dr Yap Kwong Weng of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed Myanmar’s crackdown on the Rohingya in Rakhine state, and opined that this could have serious implications for Myanmar’s socio-economic outlook and, more critically, increase the risk of religion affecting interstate ties in Asean.

TODAY

26 September 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS traced the development of China’s aggressive anti-corruption campaign over the past years, and discussed the lessons learnt.

Lianhe Zaobao

25 September 2017 | Education

A set of textbooks co-written by two NUS marketing professors, Prof Jochen Wirtz and Assoc Prof Ang Swee Hoon from the Dept of Marketing at NUS Business School, have been translated and adapted for use in universities all over the world. Their textbooks also include questions that may prompt discussion of newer firms not included in the books.

The Straits Times