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WISHING EVERYONE A HAPPY NATIONAL DAY THIS WEEKEND!

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3rd Quarter 2014 Newsletter

Highlights 

  • Singapore Chinese Orchestra Shatters Guinness World Records
  • Better Trauma Therapy for Children
  • US Water Agency Wins Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize
  • Boosting Bhutan’s Infocomm Technology Capabilities
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SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA SHATTERS GUINESS WORLD RECORDS  

The Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) pulled off quite a feat with a mega concert at the National Stadium on June 28, 2014. This record-breaking Our People, Our Music (OPOM) 2014 concert, featured a whopping 4,557 performers and choral singers, and broke not one but two Guinness World Records, for the largest Chinese drum ensemble …

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BETTER TRAUMA THERAPY FOR CHILDREN

Children who have emotional and psychological difficulties arising from exposure to trauma will have a wider pool of trained therapists to turn to in the near future. These children include those who have been exposed to domestic violence, bullying, abuse and the death of loved ones. As part of Temasek Cares - KITS (Kids in Tough Situations) pilot programme, KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) plans to... 

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US WATER AGENCY WINS LEE KUAN YEW WATER PRIZE

This year, the Orange County Water District (OCWD) in California was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize for its pioneering work in groundwater management and water reclamation using advanced new technologies. The LKY prize recognises outstanding contributions made by individuals or organisations that help solve global water…

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BOOSTING BHUTAN'S INFOCOMM TECHNOLOGY CAPABILITIES

Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) International and Temasek Foundation, together with the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) under the Royal Government of Bhutan have rolled out a second programme to train senior government officials in Bhutan in the field of Infocomm Technology (ICT). Building on the success of their first…

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • July 2014 - DNA compaction and its association with diseases  [more]
  • May 2014  - NTU, Temasek Foundation launch inaugural training programme in public administration and governance for senior Cambodian officials[more]
  • May 2014 SingHealth and Temasek Foundation partner to provide disaster preparedness specialists programme for Makassar, Indonesia [more]

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