26 February 2019 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, warned that if humanity continues to enjoy the benefits of capitalism without being able to overcome its negative consequences, then it is hard to be optimistic about the future.

Lianhe Zaobao

26 February 2019 | General News

Dr Sam Yam Kai Chi, Asst Prof from the Dept of Management and Organisation at NUS Business School opined that a growing body of research shows that a sense of humour - being able to both make and take jokes - plays a critical role in driving successful group dynamics, building strong teams and creative thinking.

Channel NewsAsia Online

25 February 2019 | General News

Mr Charles Goodyear, who heads Goodyear Investment Company, delivered a lecture on tariffs and protectionism at Yale-NUS College on 21 February 2019.

The Straits Times

24 February 2019 | General News

A fundraising drive by NUS alumni raised more than $370,000 and is expected to provide various awards for 40 NUS undergraduates.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 February 2019 | General News

Two NUS students, Nadya and Liao Wei’an, are serving as volunteers in Campus PSY (Peer Support for Youths) to promote emotional wellbeing. Both have friends who suffer from depression and saw how mental conditions affected individuals.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 February 2019 | General News

#PARADIGMA2.0, a programme organised by students from the NUS Malay Language Society to help at-risk youths in an anti-drug initiative, brought together 20 volunteers and eight former drug users who served as mentors. It also garnered support from the ‘Dadah Itu Haram’ anti-drug campaign, Religious and Education League of Radin Mas and Fitree among others.

Berita Minggu

24 February 2019 | General News

Daryl Choo, a third-year student from NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences shared his views on how little of the Budget registers or resonates with millennials and offered suggestions on how the Budget speech can be made easier to watch and more relatable, especially for the younger generation.

TODAY

23 February 2019 | Research, Entrepreneurship

Prof Freddy Boey, currently Senior Vice President of NUS, will become Deputy President (Innovation and Enterprise) from 1 April 2019. Prof Boey will be responsible for the University’s initiatives and activities in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship and research translation, as well as graduate studies in this new role. He will also assume leadership of NUS Enterprise when Dr Lily Chan, CEO of NUS Enterprise, steps down at the end of March 2019.

Lianhe Zaobao, Asian Scientist

22 February 2019 | General News

Prof Tan Tai Yong, President of Yale-NUS College and Member of the Singapore Bicentennial Advisory Panel, noted that Singapore’s history does not have to be monolithic, state-driven and textbook-based, but rather should be seen as a collection of stories about people who call Singapore home – stories we can all relate to.

TODAY

22 February 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof (Practice) Simon Poh from the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School opined that Budget 2019 has one of the shortest list of fiscal measures that will directly impact the taxes paid by businesses and individuals, whether in the form of corporate income tax, personal income tax or good and services taxes. He highlighted the generous Merdeka Generation Package and Bicentennial Bonus for lower-income taxpayers, in contrast to the doubling of excise duty for diesel users. 

The Business Times