Tag: Millennials

Former diplomat: Muslim youth should not depend on the Internet for their identities

Singapore — What does it mean to be a Muslim for Gen Z youths and Millennials? The Institute of Policy Studies in partnership with the Ministry of Home Affairs recently organised a forum on Religion, Extremism, and Identity Politics last July 24 at the Orchard...

M’sian fresh grad bemoans low starting salary coupled with high cost of living

A young Malaysian netizen recently posted a Twitter thread expressing his struggles at work. The thread has gone viral and received many responses from sympathetic netizens who shared the same experiences. Twitter user Si Injang (@InjangNation) lamented how he can barely make ends meet with...

Survey finds Singaporean millennials ambitious yet pessimistic

Financial advisory firm Deloitte recently researched the global mindsets and outlook of millennials born between 1983 and 1994. Out of the total of 13,416 millennials surveyed throughout 42 different countries, 200 were Singaporeans. The survey, which was conducted from Dec 2018 to Jan 2019, also...

Only 30 percent of Singapore’s millennials confident about their present financial situation

A new study by AXA Investment Managers shows that 7 out of 10 of Singaporeans from the ages of 22 to 30 are not very confident about their present financial situation, although most of them believe that things will get better in this aspect...

Millennials say Singapore “cannot take its success for granted”

A country is not just owned by the elderly who have paid their debts to their nations but also by the youth whose lives are being shaped by it. In this open letter, fourth-year History major at Yale-NUS College Ng Qi Siang, shares some...

Singapore millennials say “FOMO” – the fear of missing out – is an urgent concern for their futures

Singaporean millennials have uttered, texted, typed and tweeted the phrase "FOMO is real" in countless conversations, posts and messages. But instead of having FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) about missing parties, events or good times with friends, Singapore youth have expressed crippling anxiety over their...

Never known a world without internet

By Pang Xue Qiang 1989: The birth of the internet and half of the world Jamon Mok is a young Singaporean with big dreams. He is the founder of Gazaab – a micro-social venture capital fund that helps communities overcome poverty. Gazaab (which means “awesome” in Nepali...