31 August 2017 | General News

Mr Hawyee Auyong and Dr Adrian W J Kuah of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed Singapore’s current cashless drive and highlighted that it needs to address fundamental impediments in going cashless, especially as experienced by the less advantaged.

TODAY

30 August 2017 | General News

Ms Jillian Lee, an undergraduate from the Accountancy programme at NUS Business School, earned a gold medal for the women's Laser Radial event on 29 August 2017. Ms Lee won six of her seven races earlier in the regatta, and was second in the only race she did not win.

TODAY Online, The Straits Times, The New Paper

30 August 2017 | Community

The first sustainABLE NUS Showcase presented NUS’ initiatives to transform itself into a greener campus – by achieving sustainability through its operations, research and education, community engagement, as well as partnerships with external organisations. 

The Straits Times Online, Channel NewsAsia

30 August 2017 | General News

Asst Prof Sin Harng Luh from the Department of Geography at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discussed Singapore’s new tourism tagline “Passion Made Possible”, its target audiences and its relevance. Asst Prof Sin opined that the tagline exhibits a sense of possibility and is deeply aspirational, making it relevant to both tourists and businesses alike, particularly in today’s mobile world.

Channel NewsAsia Online

29 August 2017 | General News

NUS Business School students Clement Tan, Alicia Tan, Isdiyanah Puteri K Bte Dulkifli and Siti Aisyah Bte Aziz Rahman highlighted the exponential growth of BLPL, a container liner services company which facilitates the movements of cargo covering 110 ports in 27 countries.

The Business Times

29 August 2017 | General News

Mr Alex Capri, Visiting Senior Fellow in the Dept of Analytics and Operations at NUS Business School, noted that the war of words between Washington and Pyonyang has pushed US-China relations to a historic crossroads. He opined that sanctions on Chinese companies will be impossible to enforce and will inevitably lead to retaliation.

The New Paper

29 August 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, noted that there is a link between capitalism and low fertility rate. He opined that capitalism has brought about fierce competition in society, causing couples to think twice about having children.

Lianhe Zaobao

28 August 2017 | General News

At the Asia Economic Forum which was co-organised by the World Bank Group and the Asia Competitiveness Institute of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Policy (LKY School) at NUS, Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam said that Singapore has actively supported China’s One Belt, One Road push, having recognised early the benefits and is well-positioned to make gains from it. 

Keynote speaker Mr Liew Mun Leong, Chairman of Changi Airport Group and Surbana Jurong Group, and Provost’s Chair Professor (pro-bono) at LKY School, highlighted that Singapore companies keen to tap opportunities in Belt and Road countries “must act fast to secure our first-mover advantage”.

Channel NewsAsia, The Straits Times, The Business Times, and more

28 August 2017 | General News

Flash estimates from NUS Singapore Residential Price Index showed that that prices of non-landed private homes climbed 0.5 per cent over the month before. This was a dip from June when prices were up 0.9 per cent over May.

Capital 95.8FM, The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, and more

28 August 2017 | Research

A research study by the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science has found that the loss of dense forest in Cambodia was associated with higher risk of diarrhoea, acute respiratory infection, and fever in children younger than five years old. This suggests that conserving forests could help in mitigating health burden.

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