22 August 2018 | General News

Prof Asit K. Biswas, Distinguished Visiting Professor and Dr Cecilia Tortajada, Senior Research Fellow from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that the Belt and Road Initiative, a major international development strategy to promote cooperation and connectivity between Asian, European and African countries, is not just a Chinese idea, but a global development that creates jobs, alleviates poverty and improves living standards.

The Business Times

22 August 2018 | Research

A team of scientists, led by Assoc Prof Justin Chu from the Dept of Microbiology and Immunology at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, has found a way to identify children with hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) from just a few drops of saliva, even before symptoms show. They hope to eventually make HFMD test kits commonplace in pre-schools and childcare centres so that cases can be picked up early to prevent the disease from spreading.

The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao and Tamil Murasu

21 August 2018 | Education, General News

This was a feature on the introduction of two new music majors and the Peabody-YST Gala Concert to be held in commemoration of the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST)’s 15th anniversary.

The Straits Times

21 August 2018 | Entrepreneurship, General News

NUS Business School students Lau Zheng Fong, Loo Jia Yi Clarissa, Low Jie Ying and Tan Shi Ying expounded on the success of homegrown lifestyle brand Benjamin Barker, which has over the last nine years helped to flesh out the sartorial aspirations of stylish Singaporean men.

The Business Times

21 August 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Toh Mun Heng from the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School discussed the findings from the latest volume of the research studies titled Lifting Productivity in Singapore Retail and Food Services Sectors: The role of technology, manpower and marketing and highlighted the major challenges faced by enterprises.

The Business Times

21 August 2018 | Research

A study conducted by the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline and Singapore General Hospital found that taking two doses of Cervarix is most cost-effective for protecting girls against human papillomavirus, which causes cervical cancer and genital warts. The study found that compared to medical check-ups, vaccination can help prevent cervical cancer and deaths from the disease.

Lianhe Zaobao

21 August 2018 | General News

In conjunction with its 25th anniversary, the NUS Centre For the Arts recently completed refurbishing its auditorium and other facilities at the University Cultural Centre. Campus arts groups as well as foreign and local artistes will be putting up art works and performances at NUS for the upcoming NUS Arts Festival. 

Lianhe Zaobao

21 August 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed the possible impact the current trade war between China and the US may have on bilateral relations.

Lianhe Zaobao

20 August 2018 | General News

Three NUS faculty and alumni – Dr Azhar Ali, Senior Research Scientist at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at NUS; NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music alumnus, Mr Wong Kah Chun; and NUS Engineering and NUS Overseas Colleges programme alumnus, Darius Cheung – were among the Singaporeans highlighted by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally address for following their passion and breaking new grounds. 

The Straits Times, Berita Harian

20 August 2018 | General News

NUS Law undergraduate Sindhu Nair’s dream to represent Singapore as a national netballer became a reality when she earned her first international caps in a training tour in Sri Lanka in May 2018.

The New Paper