Young parents want to continue other life pursuits, says Manpower Minister Josephine Teo

Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said Singaporeans tend to expect a lot from themselves and want to continue other pursuits even when they become parents.
Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said Singaporeans tend to expect a lot from themselves and want to continue other pursuits even when they become parents.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Almost half of all Singaporeans, or 45 per cent, feel they are able to meet their work, family and personal responsibilities, according to new survey findings.

This was one of the main takeaways from a series of surveys conducted online by the National Population and Talent Division.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 13, 2019, with the headline 'Young parents want to continue other life pursuits, says minister'. Print Edition | Subscribe