National Youth Council, Singapore

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Nepal: Volunteers central

<i>Young Singaporeans are flocking there to do community service</i><p>Exotic. Mysterious. A place where much can be done.<p>These are some of the reasons young …

Singapore Polytechnic students empowering Cambodian youths with innovative farming methods

If someone told us Singaporean youth could teach others about farming, we probably wouldn’t believe it. Yet, a group of Singapore Polytechnic (SP) …

Youth Corps Singapore: A Boost to Youth Volunteerism

Empowering Youth Leaders of Today: Two Days at the UN Winter Youth Assembly

For many years, I’ve been a self-professed International Relations nerd, and my unhealthy fascination with global affairs has always been tempered …

Making sense of money management with WhyMooLah

How well do you know your finances? There’s a lot more to everyday money management beyond income and savings when you’re financially independent. As …

Improving lives of the residents in Baseco – a slum in Manila City

29 young professionals from 10 ASEAN member states gathered in Manila for two weeks on 21 September 2013 with one common aim – to improve community …

Young Singaporeans Championing ‘Humanitarian Fitness’

The pursuit of fitness is usually an individual affair – hence the term ‘personal fitness’. 31-year-old Joshua Kwah however, aims to change that by …

Catching up with Stars of SHINE 2013 – Isaac Ong

What’s keeping Issac busy after winning the Stars of SHINE 2013 award in July? He’s back in school studying Communications and Sociology after taking …

Sustainable Youth Expedition Projects – Cang Yuan Synergy

Combining sustainable volunteering with Youth Expedition Projects? Sounds challenging! But that’s exactly what students from the Yong Loo Lin School …

In view of cross-border Iskandar

I had the chance to explore and understand the motivations and challenges of Iskandar Malaysia in Johor with my fellow INSPIRIT members on 14 …

Catching up with Stars of SHINE 2013 – Serene Koh

Serene shows no sign of slowing down on her awe-inspiring work after receiving the Stars of Shine 2013 award in July. In the last couple of months, …

Catching up with Stars of SHINE 2013 – Mark Cheng

From reducing carbon footprint to publishing a bestselling youth motivation, humanitarian and community work book entitled <i>It’s I’MPOSSIBLE</i>, Mark is a …

Catching up with Stars of SHINE 2013 – Sim Kang Wei

It’s been almost three months since Kang Wei was awarded with Stars of Shine 2013! But far from resting on his laurels, Kang Wei’s been juggling …