07 October 2018 | General News

Mr Ng Qi Siang, a fourth-year student majoring in History at Yale-NUS College, shared that Singaporeans need not restrict themselves to only singing praises about their country, but instead be objective in celebrating achievements and acknowledging weaknesses, only then can we progress and prosper in an increasingly uncertain future.

TODAY

07 October 2018 | General News

Prof Jean Yeung, Provost Chair Professor from the Dept of Sociology at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences shared an overview of childhood development in Singapore, and that the Centre for Family and Population Research will commence a national study in October this year to understand the factors that promote or hinder early childhood development.

Lianhe Zaobao

06 October 2018 | Research

A joint study by NUS and the University of Sheffield on the combined impact of deforestation and wildlife trade on bird species found that the combined impact of deforestation and wildlife trade on bird species in Sundaland is severely underestimated, and could lead to the extinction of 50 to 90 bird species in the region by 2100.

TODAY

06 October 2018 | Community

Assoc Prof Burton Ong from the NUS Faculty of Law shared his views on the competition-related issues that the NTUC Foodfare-Kopitiam merger raises. He noted that as a government-linked undertaking with corporate objectives that are not focused solely upon profit maximisation, the merged entity – NTUC Enterprise - may not behave in exactly the same way as how we would expect other private sector market players to behave when faced with reduced competition.

The Straits Times

05 October 2018 | General News

Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow and Dr Rahul Nath Choudhury, Visiting Research Fellow from the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS noted that the challenge for the Indian government over the Aadhaar scheme, which gives unique biometric identity number to all citizens of the country, is to navigate the huge grey area between the good and the bad.

The Straits Times

05 October 2018 | General News

Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS pointed out that digital technologies are making financial inclusion in India thanks to a repackaged no-frills bank account scheme, a biometric ID system for all residents and the availability of cheap smartphones.

The Business Times

05 October 2018 | General News

Parkway Pantai Limited has contributed S$2 million to the establishment of a Mount Elizabeth-Gleneagles Graduate Scholarship fund for financially needy Duke-NUS medical students. The scholarship is valued at S$10,000 each and is bond-free.

The Business Times

03 October 2018 | General News

The Keio-NUS Connective Ubiquitous Technology for Embodiments Centre (Keio-NUS CUTE Center), the NUS Smart Systems Institute (SSI) and the NUS Centre for Additive Manufacturing (AM.NUS) collaborated with Jurong Bird Park and The Animal Clinic, to fit a 3D-printed prosthesis on top of the bill of a great pied hornbill, which has an aggressive form of cancer on its casque.

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03 October 2018 | General News

This was a feature on the symbolic significance of Town Green at NUS UTown and how it brings vibrancy and vitality to campus life.

Lianhe Zaobao

03 October 2018 | Education

Adjunct Prof Chew Cheng Hai from the Dept of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discussed the state of Chinese language research in Singapore.

Lianhe Zaobao