Singapore breaks speed dating
"We spent the previous decade telling ourselves that we're happy as we are, and if it happens, it happens," she says.Three years ago, hoping to get over an unrequited crush, she took matters into her own hands and joined the Ok Cupid dating website. Three years later, she has gone on dates with men in their 30s, 40s and 50s, but has remained single. In 2004, there were 844,100 Singapore residents who were singles, compared to 1,048,100 last year - a jump of almost 25 per cent over 10 years, figures from the Department of Statistics show.I attended Gai Gai’s dating event over the weekend and honestly? I entered the place slightly bothered by the weather, but was pleasantly surprised by the surroundings of the restaurant.
With these gifts of love from their loved ones and the subsidy provided, singles will have the opportunity to benefit from a range of activities during the at low or even zero cost.
As part of a collaborative effort with the SDNTrust Accredited Agencies, SDN launched a dating cash voucher targeted not at singles, but the loved ones around them.
Members of public can now purchase these vouchersas gifts of love for their friends and family members who are single, to encourage them to widen their social circle through events and services offered by the SDNTrust accredited dating agencies.
The accreditation framework sets the benchmark for dating agencies and practitioners to attain high standards of professionalism and service delivery to singles.
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