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SMU Assistant Professor Kim Jae Bum
22 Sep 2015
How do company managers make decisions on voluntary disclosures? Findings from the Singapore Management University (SMU) show the extent to which voluntary disclosures are also based on finely calculated decisions.
SMU Assistant Professor Tracey Zhang
22 Sep 2015
A study at the Singapore Management University (SMU) is revealing the progress of a new breed of audit regulators by examining the financial statements of companies whose auditors had undergone inspections.
SMU Associate Professor Eugene Tan
22 Sep 2015
What is the impact of public and private sector policies on Singapore’s society? A researcher at the Singapore Management University (SMU) explores the topic in various perspectives from constitutional and administrative law, to the drivers of corporate social responsibility in Singapore, and to the treatment of foreign domestic workers.
Frost & Sullivan
17 Sep 2015
Managed hosting services to outpace co-location; $272 million market value by 2020
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14 Sep 2015
A study by researchers from Singapore and US looked at how a company’s senior management team could contribute to good corporate governance. They found that as key subordinate executives’ horizon and influence increased, the extent of real earnings management in the company decreased.
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14 Sep 2015
A researcher at Singapore Management University co-founded the Singapore Law Blog in 2014 to disseminate legal knowledge to the general public. The blog, which is sponsored by the Singapore Academy of Law via its Innovations and Ideas Scheme, is written without legal jargon and freely accessible by members of the public.
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14 Sep 2015
Researchers at the Singapore Management University are helping to find the elusive balance between holding chief executives accountable and freeing them up to innovate. One study found that the increase in board independence did not drive change but what made the real difference was the access to company information.
SMU Professor Chow Hwee Kwan
08 Sep 2015
Exchange rates do not only affect the global competitiveness of a country’s exports, but also contribute to the stability of its trading and investment environment. A study from Singapore looks at how Asian countries manage their currencies, and the impact of these policies on their economies.
SMU Assistant Professor Cho Young Jun
08 Sep 2015
Research from Singapore examines the impact of financial accounting standards on how managers and firms act and how reliable the information they disseminate is. The ultimate purpose is to help people solve economic problems.
SMU Associate Professor Adeline Chong
08 Sep 2015
By examining private transactions that connect two or more countries, a study from Singapore aims to shed light on how globalisation has affected the practice of private international law. In particular, it is looking at whether Singapore courts should recognise and enforce a judgement handed down from class litigation in the US.
SMU Assistant Professor Ijlal Naqvi
31 Aug 2015
The electrical power sector in Pakistan provides a lens through which researchers can examine the government’s level of service to its citizens. The research project aims to produce the country's first electricity distribution map.
SMU Associate Professor Ho Kong Weng
31 Aug 2015
Researchers are studying the driving forces and trends underlying socioeconomic mobility in Singapore. They have found that parents’ income and occupations were major factors in predicting the occupations and incomes they would eventually achieve.
SMU Associate Professor Wang Jiwei
31 Aug 2015
Minority investors need to be protected through better information and corporate governance. A study from Singapore aims to achieve this by understanding how minority investors fair in companies dominated by majority shareholders.
SMU Associate Professor Lim Chu Yeong
31 Aug 2015
Researchers in Singapore and UK have examined whether banks that recognised their potential loan losses early also priced their loans at a higher rate compared to other banks. Their results showed that banks with conservative accounting were indeed more prudent in their lending.
SMU Assistant Professor Travis Chow
24 Aug 2015
SMU Assistant Professor Travis Chow studies how tax influences the behaviour of companies and their shareholders.
SMU Assistant Professor Zhang Haiping
24 Aug 2015
Deciphering real world issues in economics is like solving a Rubik’s Cube, says SMU Assistant Professor Zhang Haiping.
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24 Aug 2015
Researchers at the SMU School of Economics are studying how education and trade form two basic pillars of a robust economy.
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19 Aug 2015
Frost & Sullivan’s New Mega Trends, ‘impact on convergence in the future’ has identified 4 types of convergence: Products, Technologies, Industries and Competition.
SMU Professor Gary Greguras
17 Aug 2015
What is leader humility? Is leader humility in Singapore the same as elsewhere? How much do Singaporeans value humble behaviour from their leaders? SMU Professor Gary Greguras investigates.
SMU Assistant Professor Hsu Wen-Tai
17 Aug 2015
SMU Assistant Professor Hsu Wen-Tai uses mathematical models to study urban landscapes and what makes big and small cities different.
SMU Associate Professor Goh Beng Wee
17 Aug 2015
SMU Associate Professor Goh Beng Wee investigates the benefits and consequences of internal controls to corporate organisations.
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17 Aug 2015
Research on financial reporting and disclosure examines issues at the heart of business, say Professors Cheng Qiang and Holly Yang from the SMU School of Accountancy.
06 Aug 2015
Meet world-renowned speakers with hands-on knowledge on biotechnology - Kuala Lumpur, August 17-19, 2015
05 Aug 2015
IME and industry partners overcome limitations of IC packaging to enable higher density packages for more powerful and efficient electronic systems
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02 Aug 2015
The Symposium is designed for promising young leaders who are committed to taking a leadership role in making the world a better place. The theme of this year is “Enrich, Educate, Enlighten” with over 800 young leaders from prestigious universities in 57 countries attending.
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29 Jul 2015
Printed Electronics is key in enabling smart packaging innovations, a fast growing market for industry.
INRA B Nicolas
19 Jul 2015
Two weeks ago, in a precursor event to COP21, over 2,000 top-of-their-field scientists gathered in Paris to present their ideas and solutions on how best to protect our world. This article is the first in a series based on the findings presented.
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06 Jul 2015
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) released a report on the PolyU Tourist Satisfaction Index (PolyU TSI) and the Tourism Service Quality Index (PolyU TSQI).
01 Jul 2015
In a recent panel discussion featuring key leaders in the financial services sector, one of the topics focussed on the financial services sector in search of managers with new skill sets to adapt to the changing industry.
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23 Jun 2015
Researchers in Malaysia are recommending an assessment tool for measuring whether university graduates have the practical skills required to enter the work force.

Events

01 Apr 2008
KL, Malaysia - This event, recognized as the biggest industry event in the region is all set welcome over 10,000 delegates and trade buyers from across Asia and the Middle-East.
04 Mar 2008
Guangzhou, Canton, China - Since the launch in 2000 Water China has become the largest and most important exhibition of its kind in China.
19 Jun 2008
Bangladesh - This event will be the most prestigious and exclusive International Exhibition devoted to focus on all kinds of Dyes and Fine & Specialty Chemicals and focus on emerging technology for the Process Industry.
02 Dec 2008
Singapore - This international event brings together more than 10,000 industry professionals to address the pertinent concerns of the Asian oil and gas industry.
07 May 2008
KL, Malaysia - This event is reputed to be THE EVENT that gathers the world's leading metalworking and precision engineering solution providers and top buyers in the manufacturing industry.
07 Mar 2008
Tokyo, Japan - This event touches on Translational Medicine/Technologies, Scientific Advances & R&D Strategies, Finding Partners and Collaborators.
28 Apr 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - Ethanol & Bioenergy 2008 will take closer look at the government mandates and policies from Asian nations that will drive biofuels development as well as the nexus of next generation biofuels which can be the answer to issues on energy and food security.
07 Apr 2008
Beijing, China - CIPPE has become the largest, most international and authoritative petroleum exhibition in mainland China, and also the largest petroleum show in Asia.
18 Mar 2008
Shanghai, China - TOC Asia attracts a great number of senior level decision makers from port authorities and terminals as well as ship owners and operators. With the new TOC format put in place the event will also attract a higher number of technical and operational managers from the worlds major shipping lines.
05 May 2008
Melbourne, Australia - Join the international and national visitors and delegates that are expected to share in the experience of Enviro 08. Enviro 08 offers a Conference and Exhibition.
17 Mar 2008
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - More than 3,000 offshore oil & gas professionals are expected to attend this regional showcase for suppliers of products and services to the offshore industry.
27 Feb 2008
Jakarta, Indonesia - Be informed of the latest regulatory updates, economic trends and project developments that will enable strategy realization and optimization for your business.
30 Jan 2008
Tech Park 2008 is specially designed for global organizations intending and planning establishment of New centers. It will also showcase upcoming IT / Biotech Parks, IT specific SEZs and IT complexes in India.
28 Feb 2008
Chengdu, China - The event is a great way to connect with China's developer community and build relationships with decision-makers. Participate in the event's exhibition and conference to answer questions, introduce new products and open communication channels in this rapidly expanding market for embedded systems design.
23 Sep 2008
Shanghai, China - The exhibition offers an effective business and networking platform for Chinese and international professionals in the environmental sector and is accompanied by a first-class technical-scientific conference program.
27 Apr 2008
Shanghai, China - WSDWTF is one of the most famous international water shows with the largest scale in China. It has not only attracted many domestic water industry exhibitors and visitors, but has also attracted many participants from North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
15 Jan 2008
Dubai - This event explores the latest trends and what are the developments that lie ahead, among others - in the polymers and processing markets.
13 Oct 2008
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The forum will bring together the global community of airline fleet, network and schedule planners, airframe and engine manufacturers, finance and leasing companies, technical and support suppliers.
14 Oct 2008
KL, Malaysia - ACED is a series of industry case studies exploring the positive contribution that international gateway airport cities make to regional development and economic growth. The airport city is a major new business and employment generator but even more importantly acts as a catalyst for economic growth and prosperity.
28 Jan 2008
Singapore - You will hear from the decision makers themselves on their perspective of the this hot energy play.
13 Dec 2007
2007 will be particularly sensitive for cross-strait relations. 2008 will see a new Taiwanese President, a referendum on UN membership for the island under the name Taiwan, and the Beijing Olympics; the potential for an escalation in hostilities remains of considerable concern.
16 Oct 2008
Singapore - Franchising & Licensing Asia (FLAsia) is an international trade event dedicated to igniting the spirit of entrepreneurship and globalisation through franchising and licensing.
31 Aug 2008
Guangzhou, China - This exhibition covering the A-Z of power, expects to attract 300 exhibitors and 30,000 international visitors.
25 Jun 2008
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - The event aims to introduce new machinery & equipment, products and services, new technologies and new company initiatives, making it the most promising and indispensable event of the year.
26 May 2008
KL, Malaysia - This unique platform will provide key strategic insights on the technologies and trends shaping future electric utilities.
21 Oct 2008
KL, Malaysia - The POWER-GEN Asia Conference is the regions most important conference dedicated to the power generation and transmission and distribution industries.
05 Mar 2008
Seoul, Korea - Network with key industry suppliers, OEMs, buyers and decision makers in Seoul, South Korea, home to the world’s largest high-quality base oil manufacturers, shipbuilders, construction equipment builders and the world’s fifth largest automotive producer.
12 Nov 2007
Singapore - This event aims to brief journalists on the key economic and political issues that will be discussed at the EU-ASEAN summit. There will also be practical information on covering the Summit.
06 May 2008
Singapore - Choose from up to five concurrent sessions offering you the opportunity to hear first hand from international speakers and business experts – along with global and regional HR leaders.
12 Dec 2007
India has one of the youngest population in the world. This event aims to explore how India can provide to the graying world what it most needs - a productive workforce.

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Giants in history

Physicist Narinder Singh Kapany (31 October 1926 – 4 December 2020) pioneered the use of optical fibres to transmit images, and founded several optical technology companies. Born in Punjab, India, he worked at a local optical instruments factory before moving to London for PhD studies at Imperial College. There, he devised a flexible fibrescope to convey images along bundles of glass fibres.
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019) was an Indonesian engineer who was President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999.
Rapee Sagarik (4 December 1922 – 17 February 2018) was Thailand’s renowned expert on orchids.
U Hla Myint (1920 – 2017) was a celebrated economist from Myanmar. Considered a prodigy, he was admitted to Rangoon University to study economics when he was just 14 years old. He went on to earn a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (LSE).