08 Feb '13, 6am

Why Singaporeans don’t want kids | The Flipside - Yahoo! News Singapore via @yahoosg

Why Singaporeans don’t want kids | The Flipside - Yahoo! News Singapore via @yahoosg

Pre-school children tour the Garden by the Bay during an excursion in Singapore on July 25, 2012. (AFP Photo/Roslan … In "The FlipSide", local blogger Belmont Lay lets loose on local politics, culture and society. To be taken with a pinch of salt and parental permission is advised. In this post, he talks about Singaporeans' reluctance to have more children. As our representatives are in parliament this week thrashing things out about where to take Singapore's population in the near future, the real reasons why young Singaporeans are reluctant to have children has largely been overlooked and under articulated. Policymakers and talking heads on TV have been having their say. Until now. So here goes. Stifling education One very good reason why young Singaporean adults are shunning passing on their DNA is because they don't subscribe to torture: they don't want to bring someth...

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