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Social Work: A New Phenomenon In China, Singapore Management University Nov 2013

Social Work: A New Phenomenon In China, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Social tensions are bubbling in China. Are social workers the way to maintain social stability?


From The Outside In: China’S Dragons Are Here, Singapore Management University Nov 2013

From The Outside In: China’S Dragons Are Here, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Like a blockbuster movie 20 years in the making, China’s dragons have evolved to push the boundaries of global competition. Accelerated innovation is the new frontier of global competition and it’s a space where China’s go-global companies are excelling.


Rugged Regulatory Landscapes, Singapore Management University Oct 2013

Rugged Regulatory Landscapes, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Indonesia’s miners are adept at scaling the country’s rugged regulatory landscape. But their legendary resilience may be put to the test in 2014. Written by Dharma Djojonegoro, President Director of Indonesian mining services provider PT Multi Nitrotama Kimia (MNK).


Floating Hope, Singapore Management University Aug 2013

Floating Hope, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

It was 1994 when aristocrat Runa Khan and her soon-to-be husband Yves Marre sailed a decommissioned oil barge from the waters off France to her home country of Bangladesh. They had intended to propose to charitable organisations of a revolutionary plan they had: to turn the shipping vessel into a mobile medical station.

The ship would bring medical help to the unreachable islands, or chars, that make up much of Bangladesh. It was a brilliant plan, and would have solved the problem of reaching isolated char communities, most of whom had been neglected by the government and NGOs (non-governmental organisations ...


India Starts To Open Up, Singapore Management University Aug 2013

India Starts To Open Up, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Investors have often shied away from India, citing the difficulties inherent in its notoriously difficult businesss landscape. Yet there is a lot of money to be made in India, Dr S Narayan, Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, told Perspectives@SMU. Many companies seem reluctant to carry out sufficient market entry analysis, he says, despite the policy changes now taking place in the world's tenth largest economy.


Chinese Cinema's Role In Moulding Chinese Culture, Singapore Management University Jul 2013

Chinese Cinema's Role In Moulding Chinese Culture, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Mainland China may be an economic force, but its soft power is still lacking


Nursing Homes: Insure To Ensure Quality Care, Singapore Management University Jul 2013

Nursing Homes: Insure To Ensure Quality Care, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Women are more likely to need nursing care, but few – men or women – can afford it in old age


Dark, Semi-Sweet And Full-Bodied, Singapore Management University Jul 2013

Dark, Semi-Sweet And Full-Bodied, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Cadbury grows up in India


When I'M 64: The Aging Of Southeast Asia, Singapore Management University Apr 2013

When I'M 64: The Aging Of Southeast Asia, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Family structures in Southeast Asia are changing, presaging a need for sound policies to cover its rapidly aging citizenry.


Corporate Governance: The Role Of Independent Directors, Singapore Management University Jan 2013

Corporate Governance: The Role Of Independent Directors, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Companies in Singapore may now have to spend more time and resources to look for independent directors for their firms after the recent revised Corporate Governance Code, but the efforts will be worth it, said Jeremy Goh, associate professor of finance at SMU at a panel discussion during the 3rd Singapore Corporate Governance Week.