18 February 2020 | General News

Mr Alex Capri, Visiting Senior Fellow with the Dept of Analytics and Operations at NUS Business School opined that the COVID-19 may bring challenging economic times to Singapore but its more pervasive, lasting effects will accelerate shifts in the economic landscape that require adjustments by the country.

CNA Online

16 February 2020 | General News

Dr Zhang Weina, Senior Lecturer and Assoc Prof Ruth Tan from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained that a solvency ratio is an important metric to assess a firm’s ability to pay off its debt in the long run.

The Sunday Times

15 February 2020 | General News

Assoc Prof Hsu Li Yang, Head of the Infectious Diseases Programme and Co-Director of the Leadership Institute for Global Health Transformation at NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health worked with Singapore's award-winning graphic novelist Sonny Liew on a series of comic strips to educate the public about the coronavirus outbreak.

The Straits Times

15 February 2020 | General News

The South East Asia Learning and Teaching Symposium (Sealts) organised by NUS recently was attended by 16 linguists and language teachers who shared their views on the Malay language. 

Berita Harian

15 February 2020 | General News

Asst Prof Soh Jian Yi from the Dept of Paediatrics at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine dispelled some of the misconceptions regarding the virulence of the coronavirus which have been exacerbated by the online spread of misinformation. He reminded that containment is everyone’s responsibility; and we should be vigilant but also control our fears. 

The Straits Times

15 February 2020 | General News

Adjunct Prof Lutfey Siddiqi from the Risk Management Institute at NUS opined that the narrative within companies is a critical component for stakeholder capitalism to work. Not just a business opportunity, stakeholder capitalism is a tool of employee engagement, of reinforcing values and organisational purpose.

The Business Times

14 February 2020 | General News

Assoc Prof Simon Poh from the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School opined that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat is expected to unveil a strong expansionary budget with measures aimed at growing the economy, helping Singapore face its external challenges and ensuring its long-term success.

The Business Times

13 February 2020 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Rector of Tembusu College at NUS, reminded Singaporeans that we have gone through and survived much bigger crises before. He urged Singaporeans to once again stay united, be courageous, and care for one another in the face of COVID-19.

The Straits Times

11 February 2020 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS noted the racist tone of two recent articles published in the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post in light of the novel coronavirus epidemic in China. He cautioned that growing racism should not be taken lightly as Sino-US relations continues to deteriorate. He also shared his views on the idea of White Supremacy and how it has become mainstream awareness in the west.

Lianhe Zaobao

09 February 2020 | General News

Mr Magzhan Sovetbek, Research Associate and Ms Melissa Low, Research Fellow, both from the Energy Studies Institute at NUS, discussed the recently debated question on whether Singapore can or should strive toward low-carbon energy transition. They shared that there are multiple scenarios of a low-carbon transition for Singapore which does not preclude the petrochemical and refining industry altogether.

CNA Online