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…

Commentary: Inflation expectations can be a self-fulfilling prophecy

In a commentary, SMU Assistant Professor of Finance (Education) Aurobindo Ghosh, SMU postgraduate student and Research Assistant for the SInDEx…

Crypto start-up SolanaFM bags S$6.3m in seed funding

SolanaFM, a crypto startup, was founded in March 2021 by three SMU students – Nicholas Chen (chief executive), Fathurrahman (chief operating officer…

Chief finance and sustainability officer among new green roles in finance and accountancy sectors: Study

A new study, Sustainability: Jobs and Skills For The Accountancy Profession, was jointly conducted by the Institute of Singapore Chartered…