The Straits Times – More Singaporeans taking foreign brides

The Straits Times – More Singaporeans taking foreign brides

Mr Goh with Ms Dariyah and kids (from kept) daughter Zharfitri, son Zharfan and daughter Zharfy. Ms Dariyah is his 2nd wife. They met in Jakarta in 2000, and he got a divorce proceedings to marry her. ST PICTURE: MARK CHEONG

A number of these grooms are older and poorer, and partners come across numerous issues

Theresa Tan Radha Basu

There’s been a rise when you look at the quantity of Singaporean males using international brides into the previous decade, a trend social employees be concerned about as much of those grooms are older and poorer, and their own families face a bunch of challenges from poverty to punishment and immigration woes. Read more