How extended paternity leave helped one dad’s marriage

Mr Mervyn Loh with his wife Ashley Yeo and their three children (from left) Christopher, Caitlyn and Caroline. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE – The topic of paternity leave came under the spotlight recently when Finance Minister Lawrence Wong announced in his Budget speech in February that the Government would be doubling paid paternity leave from two weeks to four from January 2024.

Mr Mervyn Loh has seen the difference an extended period of paternity leave can make.

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