21 Feb '11, 7am

[TR] Singapore government to help singles find partners

If you go around the heartlands, shopping centres and even Orchard Road, you do see happy smiling families (all races) walking around as a family unit, complete with babies in prams. And on weekends, at hawker centers and Chinese restaurants, families gather – grandparents, parents, couples, babies. Families continue to be pro-family. Babies are still being born. WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE? If they are Singaporeans, why do the stats show a declining birth rate? I don’t understand. If these are foreigners (Malaysians or whoever), it shows that these foreigners seem to love the pro-family environment in Singapore. So what’s wrong with Singaporeans? Maybe, the problem is that young male Singaporeans live life here with many obstacles stacked against them – 18 years old finish JC, 21 or 22 finish university, 23 do NSF, 24 or 25 out to start career (if lucky) and find their female co...

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