27 November 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, shared his views on what the Chinese leadership can do about bureaucratic inertia within China's massive civil service.

Lianhe Zaobao

27 November 2018 | General News

Dr Qi Dongtao, Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute at NUS, shared his views on the overwhelming victory by the Kuomintang over the Democratic Progressive Party in the recent Taiwanese elections, and discussed the long-term impact of this development.

Lianhe Zaobao

27 November 2018 | General News

NUS Enterprise and Alipay, a mobile and online payment platform, jointly launched the Alipay-NUS Enterprise Social Innovation Challenge, which aims to identify and support the growth of start-ups in Southeast Asia that are using digital technology to build a more inclusive society. The inaugural Challenge will take place in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia and applications will close on 15 January 2019. The top three winners within each country will each receive a cash prize of $10,000, and the nine finalists will then compete for the top cash prize of $50,000 in the grand finale, to be held in Singapore in March 2019.

Lianhe Zaobao

25 November 2018 | Research

NUS researchers from the Tropical Marine Science Institute and the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science have uncovered that Singapore shops sell the meat, fins and other products derived from endangered and vulnerable species of sharks and rays. The study, conducted together with the Wildlife Conservation Society, has prompted a call for active monitoring of the retail trade and better labelling of products in Singapore.


25 November 2018 | General News

Dr Zhang Weiqi, Senior Lecturer from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained capital gain and why it is important.

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24 November 2018 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Chairman of the Centre for International Law and Rector of Tembusu College, both at NUS, shared about the three historical phases that the relationship between Asean and China has gone through. Noting that it has transitioned from hostility to amity to uncertainty, Prof Koh opined that it is in China’s national interest to have good relations with Asean and with its neighbours in South-east Asia. 

The Straits Times

23 November 2018 | Community, General News

Grab’s innovation arm, Grab Ventures, is collaborating with NUS to introduce GrabWheels, an e-scooter sharing service, on the NUS Kent Ridge campus. This is the first time that the new shared active mobility app is being tested in Singapore. As part of the trial, Grab and NUS will also study the patterns of how commuters utilise the shared e-scooters, to gain insights into how e-scooters can help address transportation needs on campus.

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23 November 2018 | Research

The latest Sustainability Reporting in Singapore study by NUS Business School’s Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations and Asean CSR Network shows that 327 out of a total of 678 – or 48.3 per cent – mainboard- and Catalist-listed companies communicated their sustainability practices.

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23 November 2018 | General News

Dr Lance Gore, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed how China should aim to lead the world in terms of social innovations that provide security and happiness for its people, rather than just economic development models, technological advances or national defence capabilities.

Lianhe Zaobao

20 November 2018 | General News

NUS Business School students Maetini Soon, Ng Mei Wei, Zhao Jiaqi and Zhou Sijia highlighted that Asiatic Agricultural Industries has since 1972 contributed to food safety through its wide range of trusted agrochemical products, that help farmers in the region as well as in Africa, the Middle East and India, increase crop yields.

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