19 December 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School discussed the financial records of three companies – ASTI Holdings, Advanced Systems Automation and Dragon Group International – and the state of their corporate governance.

The Business Times

19 December 2019 | Research

NUS and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) had appointed Prof Amit Seru, an eminent financial economist, as the MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance from 16 to 20 Dec 2019.

Berita Harian

19 December 2019 | Research

Dr Guo Liangping, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS noted that the world had entered an era of protests, causing governance to be the biggest challenge for many countries. He shared on three reasons that could have contributed to the challenge, especially in democratic societies. 

Lianhe Zaobao

18 December 2019 | Research, General News

NUS Medicine has developed a new technology called Bio Ionic Currents Electromagnetic Pulsing Systems, or Biceps, that helps to stimulate cells in the muscle mass in older people who may be too frail to exercise enough.

The Straits Times

18 December 2019 | Entrepreneurship, General News

NUS final-year students, Dylan Teo and Goh Wei Wen, co-founded Kiasu Foodies after they met while on the NUS Overseas College Programme in Silicon Valley. The Kiasu Foodies channel has amassed more than 120,000 subscribers since starting out with an initial 2,000 in August 2018.

The Straits Times

18 December 2019 | Research

A team of NUS researchers has found that the effective population size and genetic diversity of the Sunda fruit bat has shrunk significantly over the last 90 years. This study showed that the current biodiversity crisis may be much broader than widely assumed.

Lianhe Zaobao, Hao 96.3FM

17 December 2019 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute discussed the state of China-US relations, presenting prevailing perspectives on the topic and noting the immutable fact of China’s continued progress in spite of the US’ actions.

Lianhe Zaobao

17 December 2019 | General News

Third-year student Johnathon Tiong, majoring in Communications and New Media at NUS shared his views in light of the furious online responses from a recent incident where a restaurant sold rabbit meat dishes.

TODAY

16 December 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Gu Qingyang from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS noted that there are many uncertainties associated with the Belt and Road project, which can only be overcome through cooperation between the different countries, coordinating of policies and strengthening of mutual interests.

Lianhe Zaobao

16 December 2019 | Research

A survey to understand the challenges face by foreign domestic workers in Singapore conducted by the Centre for Domestic Employees together with the Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership at NUS found that language barriers, lack of welfare and excessive employer control were among the main reasons that cause the workers to terminate their contracts early.

Lianhe Zaobao