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About Future Forecast

Future Forecast

Future Forecast is a storytelling competition jointly organised by Temasek and The Straits Times. It is a platform for young people to showcase their vision of the future, their concerns and hopes, and the opportunities and challenges they foresee.

About the organisers

Temasek is a global investment company with a net portfolio value of S$403 billion as at 31 March 2022. Headquartered in Singapore, we have 12 offices in 8 countries around the world.

As societies and businesses rapidly evolve, we are actively seeking opportunities that will shape our collective future. Our investments today are guided by four key structural trends: Digitisation, Sustainable Living, Future of Consumption, and Longer Lifespans. These trends are driven by technological advances and cater to our changing societies – offering solutions that will benefit people and the planet.

Everything we do is driven by our Purpose: “So Every Generation Prospers”. As we look into the future, we hope to turn ambition into action, chart the course for those that will come after us, and create positive outcomes that will outlive us all.

The Straits Times, the English-language flagship daily of SPH Media, is the most-read newspaper in Singapore and is followed widely in the region for its comprehensive multimedia coverage of local, regional and world news, provided by its correspondents in 12 bureaus in major cities worldwide.

Launched on July 15, 1845, The Straits Times has been moving with the times in its efforts to engage and grow its audience and exploring innovative ways of storytelling, as well as continuously refreshing its products to maintain quality and stay relevant to the changing needs of its readers. Its integrated newsroom operates round-the-clock, providing content as it happens on all platforms, from its website at, Apple and Android apps to social media.

The Straits Times is a member of two media networks – the Asia News Network and the Impact Journalism Day alliance of newspapers – and it has won multiple international media awards, including from the Society of Publishers in Asia, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, the Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers’ Association (Panpa), Society of News Design and WAN-IFRA. Its multimedia newsroom and innovative projects were recognised at the Asian Digital Media Awards 2020 presented by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), when it clinched a Gold for Best in Lifestyle, Sports, Entertainment Website or Mobile Services. The Straits Times also won the INMA Global Media Awards in 2020 for its campaign that tailored news on COVID-19 for students.