30 July 2015 | Education, General News

Mr Theophilus Tan, a recent graduate of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory at NUS has won the Goh Soon Tioe Centenary Award. This is the first time the award has been given to a cellist.

30 July 2015 | General News

Prof Huang Jing, Director of the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that an accurate understanding of China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative and its objectives, and effective implementation on this basis of understanding, is essential for the initiative's success.

29 July 2015 | Education, General News

Mr Tan Tarn How of the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS and Asst Prof Loh Chin Ee of NIE pointed out that the amount of money and time Singapore spends on tuition could be channelled towards helping children to love reading, and discussed reasons why reading is an alternative to tuition.

28 July 2015 | General News

British Prime Minister Mr David Cameron delivered a speech at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY School) at NUS as part of the LKY School Distinguished Speaker Series. He paid tribute to Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, whom he said had inspired economic reform across the Asia-Pacific region and also helped write both Singapore's and Asia's history.

28 July 2015 | General News

The NUS Office of Alumni Relations organised the inaugural National Conversations Forum which featured Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Second Minister for Communications and Information, Mr Lawrence Wong. Themed 'Our Aspirations, Our Home', the forum attracted about 120 young NUS alumni.

28 July 2015 | Research, General News

The Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI), released by the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS, showed that prices of completed private apartments fell about 1.9 per cent over the last six months.

28 July 2015

Findings from the latest NUS-Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (REDAS) Real Estate Sentiment Index survey revealed that market sentiment in the real estate industry remained weak in the second quarter of this year.

28 July 2015

Dr Mathew Mathews from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS discussed about the acceptance of diversity and ease of interaction among different ethnic groups in Singapore that resulted from many intentional social policies which have been put in place.

28 July 2015 | General News

Prof Mohan J. Dutta from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences opined that America should start looking at how other countries handle racial issues to improve its own system and the international community should also respond by noting the issue, expressing its concern and sharing best practices.

28 July 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, noted that while Southeast Asia can be said to be the most stable region in the world following the end of the Cold War, there have been greater concerns about geopolitical conflict in the region as a result of various maritime sovereignty disputes that took place in recent years.