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Overcoming Setbacks and Clinching Victory

Seventeen-year-old badminton player Yeo Jia Min is a young woman who knows how to overcome setbacks and turn them into successes. When doctors told her she had to miss making her debut at the Singapore 2015 Southeast Asian Games after hurting her right knee, she was devastated. However, Jia Min, who has been playing badminton since Primary 2, never thought of giving up the sport she loves. Instead, she bid her time and focused on healing, on her faith and on her mental frame...

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Disaster Preparedness Training in Makassar, Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, regularly experiencing earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, volcanic eruptions, flooding and drought. Spread across 6,000 inhabited islands, communities in Indonesia face numerous hazards, as well as differing levels of disaster response capacity, posing a challenge to preparing for and responding to disasters. To address this gap, Temasek Foundation International, a non-profit philanthropic organisation funded by Temasek Trust...

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Temasek Rice Seeds Deposited into Norway’s ‘Doomsday Vault’

Have you ever wondered what would happen to our food supply in the event of an asteroid impact or a nuclear war? Well, way up north, in the permafrost, 1300 kilometers beyond the Arctic Circle, is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, the world’s largest secure seed storage, also known as the ‘Doomsday Vault’. Opened by the Norwegian Government in February 2008 it holds crates of seeds from all over the world for safe and secure long-term storage in cold and dry rock vaults...

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Young Leaders of Tomorrow Learn About Sustainable Living

One of the greatest challenges of the 21st century will be balancing urbanisation and ecological sustainability. The United Nation estimates that today, half of the world’s population live in cities and this number will climb up to 75 per cent by 2050.  As people move from villages to cities on an unprecedented scale – and cities double their collective size – the world must seek better ways to solve urban problems such as over-crowding, pollution and inadequate public services....

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Temasek Trust independently oversees the financial management and disbursement of Temasek's philanthropic endowments and gifts.

 

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