Youth

Yayasan Generasi Gemilang gets US$65K Microsoft grant
Microsoft has awarded a US$65K grant to Malaysia’s Yayasan Generasi Gemilang, one of over 100 nonprofit organisations in 55 countries that were awarded such grants by Microsoft Philanthropies.
Third IDA Labs launched, to develop next-gen tech tinkers and thinkers
The IDA, in partnership with the National Library Board, has launched its third IDA Labs facility, part of a programme to develop the next generation of technology talent.  
Gen Z: Hungry and impatient for success
The next generation to enter the workforce will be entrepreneurial, hyper-connected, and impatient for success, representing a challenge for companies looking to hire in the next decade, according to a study commissioned by INTI.
Global Startup Youth is back, this time with Asean focus
StartupMalaysia.org has officially announced the Asean edition of its Global Startup Youth (GSY) event, aiming to bring 300 young leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs from the 10 Asean countries to come together for three days to work on some of the problems that are unique to the region.
The best entrepreneurship event in the world?
Jacob Laukaitis, who participated in the GSY event in 2013, makes a case for why the success of such events cannot be measured by mere numbers.
Singaporeans lack ‘entrepreneurial inclination,’ but …
A discussion with Infocomm Investment head Alex Lin about entrepreneurial inclinations in youth got Gabey Goh thinking about what it takes to be a startup employee.
The MaGIC CEO and the crucible of fire
About four months after taking on the role, MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh sits down with DNA to talk about the agency’s plans and programmes to boost entrepreneurship in the country. First, however, she faces up to some criticism, writes A. Asohan in this first of two parts.
1 in 3 Singaporean teens have had a cyberbullying experience: McAfee
One in three Singaporean teens have had experience with cyberbullying. Of this number, 61% have witnessed cyber-bullying of others, one in three have ‘cyberbullied’ others (29%); or have been cyberbullied themselves (28%), according to a McAfee study.
Thailand, Malaysia among world’s most mobile Net-hungry: Telenor
Young mobile Internet users in Thailand and Malaysia have rapidly adopted new mobile Internet services and rely on their mobile phones for an unexpectedly wide variety of connectivity needs, according to a new study by Telenor Group’s research arm, Telenor Research.
JFDI in pact with South Korean youth entrepreneur foundation
JFDI and South Korea's Banks Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs have announced a strategic partnership that they said would boost the skills of first-time entrepreneurs across language and cultural barriers.
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