S'pore talent: Flying the flag high overseas

SMU alumna Farzana Hairudin, who joined American consumer goods giant Proctor and Gamble (P&G) in 2016, said she had aspired to work overseas…

Biography of late senior civil servant, Sim Kee Boon told subordinate "I can pay $40m for you not to pocket $1"

The late Pioneer Generation leader Sim Kee Boon passed away in 2007. Work on the biography finally began in December 2018 when SMU Professor of…

New book tells story of late pioneer leader Sim Kee Boon

The late Pioneer Generation leader Sim Kee Boon passed away in 2007. Work on the biography finally began in December 2018 when SMU Professor of…

Room to be optimistic amid global fragility, says Tharman

In a speech spanning global and domestic affairs at the Ho Rih Hwa Leadership Lecture Series held at SMU on Thursday (Sep 22), Senior Minister and…

Cheers for hangover help

SMU alumnus Ryan Foo was on holiday in South Korea in 2018 when he found hangover cures in convenience stores there. He figured there are others like…

Is Fed policy in the eye of the beholder?

In this commentary, Leo Krippner and Thomas Lam, Research Fellows at the SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, underscore that although…

Social cohesion is more than about race or religion: SMU president

Speaking at the International Conference on Cohesive Societies (ICCS) at the Raffles City Convention Centre on Tuesday (Sep 6), SMU President…

From ballerino to fund manager

SMU alumnus Raphael Ng, the co-founder of the Salzworth Global Currency Fund, was a dancer until he was in his late 20s. He took contemporary dance…

University incubators key to propelling Singapore start-ups in region

SMU alumni Benjamin Wong, Hafiz Kasman and Joshua Pua launched an edtech start-up, named Kinobi, in 2020. They learnt plenty of know-how on how to be…

Commentary: How Joseph Schooling deals with drug confession setback will showcase his true champion qualities

In a commentary, SMU Associate Professor of Law Eugene Tan, who was team manager of the national swim team at the 2004 Athens Olympics, expressed his…