SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Days after a survey by the World Economic Forum suggests that scarcely any youthful Singaporean wants to be an entrepreneur, another study seems to suggest otherwise.

A new survey by UK start-up builder Entrepreneur First found that one in two young Singaporeans say they are likely to set up their own company. This is mostly aligned to the youth in the UK, France and Germany, but far behind India, which saw 81.7% of its youth interested in entrepreneurship.

This comes after the World Economic Forum released a survey that puts only 17% of Singaporean youth express entrepreneurial ambition. The survey, which examined the youths attitudes to jobs and skills in Southeast Asia - says two-thirds of youths here have no plans to work overseas as well.

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