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  • 22 January, 2020

    Associate Professor Ja Ian Chong (NUS Department of Political Science) addresses the issue of malign foreign influence in the East Asia Forum. These concerns arrive against the backdrop of a leadership transition in Singapore, and are exacerbated by a tumultuous … Continue reading

  • 21 January, 2020

    A review of Associate Professor Timothy P. Barnard’s (NUS Department of History) Imperial Creatures: Human and Other Animals in Colonial Singapore 1819 – 1942 (NUS Press, 2019) by Mr Johannes Riutta from The Well-Read Naturalist describes the book as “deeply … Continue reading

  • 20 January, 2020

    On 20th January 1996, the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) officially opened its doors to the public, standing proudly as one of the first art museums during its time to be equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as 24-hour climate control. It … Continue reading

  • 17 January, 2020

    Before British imperialism, Singapore had a fascinating relationship with wildlife. This Rice Media article by Pan Jie, ‘Mad Dogs and Englishmen: How the British Empire Changed Our Natural Landscape’, describes the close relationship between human and animals that existed in … Continue reading

  • 14 January, 2020

    Associate Professor Jessica Pan (NUS Department of Economics), in an editorial in The Straits Times, explains some of the reasons behind the gender pay gap in Singapore. This editorial follows a recent study conducted by A/P Pan and the Ministry … Continue reading

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