31 October 2018 | General News

Master student on Public Policy Hao Nan, from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, wrote about the improving ties between China and ASEAN.

Lianhe Zaobao

30 October 2018 | Research

A new collaboration space by NUS Enterprise and the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) will be set up to partner local start-ups to develop solutions for Singapore's defence and security. The DSTA@71 lab, a physical space that will be set up at the JTC LaunchPad by end of this year, is one of the ways DSTA is looking to hasten the pace of innovation.

The Straits Times Online, Channel NewsAsia, Tamil Murasu, and more

30 October 2018 | General News

NUS Business School students Maetini Soon, Ng Mei Wei, Zhao Jiaqi and Zhou Sijia opined that Hong Guan’s success in positioning its brand in different markets is attributed to its value proposition and customisation efforts.

The Business Times, The Straits Times

30 October 2018 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Chairman of the Centre for International Law and Rector of Tembusu College at NUS opined that New Zealand may be small but it is a trusted ally in these uncertain times.

The Straits Times

29 October 2018 | Research

According to flash estimates for the Singapore Residential Price Index released by NUS, resale property prices in August registered an on-year decline of 0.1 per cent following a 0.5 per cent rise in August.

Channel 8 News Online, Capital 95.8FM, Lianhe Zaobao

29 October 2018 | General News

NUS Chairman Mr Hsieh Fu Hua was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for shaping the National Gallery Singapore at the National Day Awards ceremony on 28 October 2018 at the Institute of Technical Education College Central. He was one of 518 recipients conferred awards by President Halimah Yacob, with former president Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam heading the list. Dr Tan received the nation’s highest civilian honour – the Order of Temasek (First Class) – “for his lifetime dedication to public service and his stellar service to his people and country”. NUS’ former chairman Mr Wong Ngit Liong was awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, The New Paper, and more

29 October 2018 | General News

NUS undergraduate Gary Lau, who started and ran a free tuition service for disadvantaged children called Happy Children Happy Future, was supportive of the Government’s move to set up an inter-agency task force to study the underlying causes of why some children fall behind in school. Mr Lau had faced adversity in his youth and agreed that the key to helping children who fall behind is to go beyond the academic aspect.

The Straits Times

28 October 2018 | Research

A team headed by veteran archaeologist Prof John Miksic from the Dept of Southeast Asian Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Assoc Prof Goh Geok Yian from NTU, has found a rare piece of Thai ceramic at a site at Fort Canning Park. Prof Miksic said that the latest discovery points to interactions between Temasek, as Singapore was once known, and Thailand in the 14th century.

TODAY, The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, and more

28 October 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangakar of the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School opined that in the short term, there will be a proliferation of services under the Grab umbrella brands, but in the long run, we will see a more focused approach where selected services that are synergistic and high potential will be offered under the app.

Channel NewsAsia Online

27 October 2018 | General News

Mr Pranay Gupta, Research Consultant at the Centre for Asset Management Research and Investments at NUS Business School noted that the scale of change that blockchain will bring is underestimated by us all – individuals and businesses alike.

The Business Times