Dr Qi Dongtao a Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS examined America's strategy towards Taiwan and how it has evolved over the years.
Emeritus Professor Edwin Thumboo from the Dept of English Language and Literature at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Science had released his new collection of poems A Gathering Of Themes. The latest collection gathers 109 poems from sweeping works on history and nationhood to reflections on religion to love poems about his wife.
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A research on a group of taxi drivers in Singapore by Prof Sumit Agarwal, Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor at NUS Business School; Assoc Prof Sing Tien Foo, Dean’s Chair and Director of the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS; and Dr Koo Kang Mo, former PhD student at NUS, has shown that they drove 14 minutes less each day there was haze.
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Prof Sumit Agarwal, Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor at NUS Business School, opined that the choice is clear in India’s month-long election given that Narendra Modi’s bold moves have been largely successful.
Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, noted that even as China advocates “cultural self-confidence”, it also urgently needs to undergo a “new cultural movement” which is civilised, progressive, advanced and even revolutionary.
Mr Kenneth Lam, Senior Manager and Career Advisor in the Career Services Office at NUS Business School, discussed the rise of Applicant Tracking Systems – a software that automates management of resumes and applicant data – in human resource portals, as well as artificial intelligence in the resume review process by companies.
Assoc Prof (Practice) Simon Poh from the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School highlighted that it is the responsibility of every company to file an annual corporate income tax return as well as prepare a tax computation to determine income tax payable.
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A team of researchers led by Assoc Prof Koh Hwee Ling from the Dept of Pharmacy at the NUS Faculty of Science, tested leaf extracts from seven plants commonly believed to be effective in treating or preventing seven types of cancer. The most promising results came from a plant called Leea indica, also known as Bandicoot Berry or Memali.
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