29 August 2018 | General News

Prof C Raja Mohan, Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS discussed whether Asia, faced with an admittedly difficult challenge in the face of a rising China and a distracted America, will be better off having the Europeans engage more purposefully with regional security issues.

The Straits Times

29 August 2018 | General News

Dr Qi Dongtao, Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute at NUS noted the increasing number of politically neutral voters in Taiwan and shared his views on why there is a growing number of independent voters.

Lianhe Zaobao

28 August 2018 | Research

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies’ flash estimates for its Singapore Residential Price Index, released on 28 August 2018, showed prices of completed non-landed private homes continued to lose momentum in July across the board, declining 0.5 per cent month-on-month after a slower appreciation in June.

The Straits Times Online, Capital 95.8FM, The Business Times, and more

28 August 2018 | Research

A study which was jointly carried out by Asean CSR Network and the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations at NUS Business School has found that South-East Asia’s biggest listed companies have improved over the past two years in their transparency regarding anti-corruption practices.

The Business Times, Lianhe Zaobao

28 August 2018 | General News

Performers, educators and entrepreneurs from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music which celebrated its 15th anniversary this year, have been transforming the music scene here and making waves beyond.

The Straits Times

28 August 2018 | General News

Dr Lai Ah Eng, Adjunct Senior Fellow from the University Scholars Programme at NUS shared her views on the objections from some of Singapore’s neighbours to its nominating hawker culture for Unesco’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The Straits Times

28 August 2018 | General News

NUS Business undergraduates Valerie Cheng Meng Wai, Fam Wei Ming, Tan Wei Liang John and Tan Zu Qing discussed the rise of local company Expand Construction from the 1998 financial crisis to become a viable business, predicated on treating its employees like family.

The Business Times, The Straits Times

28 August 2018 | General News

Professor Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS examined problems relating to law in the daily lives of China’s citizens, why governance often fails and discussed the checks and balances of social forces.

Lianhe Zaobao

27 August 2018 | Research

Assoc Prof Liu Shao Quan and PhD student Vong Weng Chan, who are from the Food Science and Technology Programme at the NUS Faculty of Science, have developed a gut-healthy probiotic beverage from okara. The drink can be stored at room temperature and has a shelf life of six weeks.

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27 August 2018 | General News

The NUS University Lifeguard Corps and North West Community Development Council jointly organised the North West SwimSafer Day, an annual community bonding and healthy living event, on 26 August 2018. More than 2,000 swimmers participated in the mass swim which was hosted by Dr Teo Ho Pin, Mayor of the North West District.

The Straits Times, The New Paper