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Have Your Say Ep 2: Looking Ahead: Learning and Earning
In the Asia Pacific Youth Council's second podcast episode of Have Your Say they present perspectives and experiences of youth and young professionals who have had the opportunity to live or work between Canada and Asia.
Have Your Say Ep 1: Studying Abroad in a Time of COVID-19
This podcast series from the Toronto branch of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada's Asia Pacific Youth Council presents perspectives and experiences of youth and young professionals who have had the opportunity to live or work between Canada and Asia.
The Youth Element Special Episode: Talking Asia with Canadian Millennials
In this special episode of The Youth Element, join Justin Kwan and special guest host Erin Williams as they dig deeper into the thoughts of Canadian millennials, our country's role on the world stage, and how this might influence our relations with Asia.
The Youth Element Ep 7: Visions of the Future
This is it – the series finale of The Youth Element. In this episode, join co-hosts Justin and Linda as they break down, one last time, what their peers abroad think of when it comes to “adulting.” More specifically, tune in to hear about millennial concerns over growing into adulthood in Taipei, Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul – from incredibly intensive job application systems, to long-term, but just-as-real, worries over pensions!
The Youth Element Ep 6: Consumption or Happiness in Uncertain Times
While youth around the world are going through a lot of the same struggles, in this episode of The Youth Element, join co-hosts Linda and Justin as they explore every day activities, youth spaces, and even trendy #hashtags to better understand how youth across East Asia are responding to similar socioeconomic pressures in the context of their respective cities – be it through retail therapy, overt political activism, or sharing a collective rant with pals over cake.
The Youth Element Ep 5: Politically Charged Youth in South Korea
Welcome to the final instalment of The Youth Element’s 3-part break-out series on political engagement. After exploring activism and social consciousness among millennials in Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, co-hosts Linda, Justin, and a special guest, turn their microphones on South Korea. Join our hosts as they unravel the catalytic role South Korean youth played in the President Park scandal, and why youth continue to be at the centre of the controversy long after Park’s bitter end, and the election of President Moon Jae-in.
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Hope the next series will come soon!
Voyages across topics faced by millennials in East Asia
This is more of an audio documentary than a conversation-podcast, but terrific in its across-East Asia coverage (🇨🇳🇭🇰🇰🇷🇯🇵🇹🇼), focus on millennials and organization around current experiences and pressing topics!
Interviews with local millennials and experts add to listening pleasure.
High production value.