The Straits Times' News In A Minute: July 7, 2015

In today's The Straits Times News In A Minute, we look at:

*The Ministry of Defence has let national swimmer Quah Zheng Wen, 19, defer his full-time national service to prepare for next year's Rio Olympics.

* The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore has warned three pet retailers after it checked on some 31 outlets that were found to have breached the authority's licensing conditions according to a report released in May be animal welfare group Acres.
 
* Temasek Holdings announced today that it grew its net portfolio value by $43 billion to a fresh record of $266 billion for the year which ended March 31.