25 September 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS shared his views about the upcoming 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). He opined that the key focus of the CPC after the Congress would be to strengthen the execution of policies.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 September 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Robert Kimmel, Head of the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained that liquidity refers to the ease with which assets might be bought or sold.

The Sunday Times

24 September 2017 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS delivered a speech at Peking University on 23 September 2017 on global governance in the age of Trump. He noted that China need not follow the United States’  example in becoming a dominant leader, but could quietly assert its leadership.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 September 2017 | Education

NUS Faculty of Law student Ms Vanessa Zavir could not pursue her interest in law due to poor A-level performance. However, she did not give up and worked as a part-time teacher before obtaining a diploma in Law and Management at Temasek Polytechnic. She is now doing her first-year studies at NUS Law.

Tamil Murasu

23 September 2017 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS shared that the election of Madam Halimah Yacob as the eighth President of Singapore offers all non-Malay Singapore citizens a unique learning moment to know more about Malay culture and customs. He opined that the influence and impact of Malay culture on the world will continue to grow steadily as the economies of Indonesia and Malaysia continue to grow steadily, and Singapore will be surrounded by this Malay cultural renaissance. He encouraged all to deepen their understanding of Malay culture as this will help us better understand the cultural environment of the region in which our children and grandchildren will grow up.

The Straits Times

23 September 2017 | General News

Asst Prof Chen Yu from the Department of Architecture at the NUS School of Design and Environment wrote about her experience on the convenient cashless payments in China. She felt that for cashless payments to take off in Singapore, it is important to change the mindset of business owners.

Lianhe Zaobao

22 September 2017 | Research

Dr Hwang Wei Song and Dr Jose Mendoza from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS recently discovered and named two species of assassin bugs and a crab after figments of popular culture.

The Straits Times

22 September 2017 | General News

Asst Prof Elmie Nekmat from the Dept of Communications and New Media at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Dr Carol Soon, Senior Research Fellow from the Institute of Policy Studies at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, noted that human beings have inherent biases that affect their ability to discern the truthfulness of a piece of information.

The Straits Times

22 September 2017 | General News

The Indian Heritage Centre has launched its first book titled Singapore Indian Heritage which traces the cultural heritage of the Indian community in Singapore and casts light on its plight during the Japanese Occupation. Edited by Assoc Prof Rajesh Rai, Deputy Head of South Asian Studies Programme at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the publication combines academic research with catalogue entries of the centre’s collection of over 300 artefacts, photographs and documents. 

The Straits Times, Tamil Murasu, Oli 96.8FM

22 September 2017 | General News

Dr Abu Rauff from the Dept of Surgery at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine took up a teaching position at NUS in 1972 and went on to be one of Singapore’s most sought after surgeons, inspiring teacher and a valued guide to generations of doctors here. He has been honoured for his exceptional work through the establishment of a professorship at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

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