05 March 2017 | Research

An NUS research study on more than 37,000 Chinese found that drinking at least a glass of fresh milk daily can decrease the risk of hypertension. The findings of the study led by Prof Koh Woon-Puay from Duke-NUS Medical School and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS were published in the Journal of Nutrition.

Lianhe Zaobao

05 March 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Tan Ern Ser from the Dept of Sociology at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences cited findings of a 2011 social stratification survey that was conducted by the Centre for Family and Population Research at NUS, which revealed that love is a more reliable basis of intergenerational support than filial piety.

Lianhe Zaobao

05 March 2017 | General News

In this documentary on ‘Confronting Climate Change’, Prof Asit Biswas from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS shared on the topic of drought and its potential impact on Singapore, while Prof Lam Khee Poh, Dean of NUS School of Design and Environment, shared his views on green buildings and the shared responsibilities of designers and occupants, as well as the importance of educating the public.

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04 March 2017 | Education

The NUS Business School’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme was ranked top in Asia Pacific by the inaugural Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Global 100 EMBA Rankings by Region. The rankings are based on data compiled from two QS surveys across five years: the QS Global Employer Survey and the QS Academic Survey.

Lianhe Zaobao

04 March 2017 | General News

Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean of the NUS Faculty of Law opined that Mr Trump’s victory, like Brexit, was not merely a rejection of established political custom, and that it was a rejection of politics itself, meaning the art or science of government as such. He felt that the word that describes Mr Trump's style of government is kakistocracy, which means government by the worst elements of society.

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03 March 2017 | General News

Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan highlighted the need for closer cooperation between ASEAN and South Asia at the 11th South Asian Conference organised by the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS on 3 March 2017.

Lianhe Zaobao

03 March 2017 | Education, Entrepreneurship

During the Budget debate, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat highlighted NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) graduate Mr Amirul Lasiman as an example of how Singaporeans should go beyond the familiar. Despite language and cultural barriers, Mr Amirul was the first Singaporean Malay student who chose to sign up for the NOC Beijing programme.

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02 March 2017 | General News

Dr Chen Gang, Senior Researcher Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS, noted that ASEAN and China are now expediting negotiations on a code of conduct in the South China Sea, which will aid in stabilising the state of affairs in the region. However, Dr Chen opined that uncertainties in the international arena, such as US President Donald Trump’s unclear diplomatic policy on Asia, has impeded the process of talks between ASEAN and China.

Lianhe Zaobao

02 March 2017 | Community, Education

The NUS Faculty of Law recognised 18 law students, alumni and mentors for their leadership and contributions in pro bono projects at the second NUS Law Pro Bono Awards ceremony. Four pro bono projects received financial grants through the RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Subhas Anandan Pro Bono Award and the NUS Law Class of 1992 Pro Bono Award. This year, the faculty also introduced two new awards – the Pro Bono Pioneer Award and the Pro Bono Mentor Award.

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02 March 2017 | Community

Ms Amanda Chong, a third-year student with visual impairment from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, shared about the support she receives from NUS, and volunteers of NUS Enablers – a student interest group that helps to raise awareness about students with special needs.

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