Marriage can wait for these women

More women in Singapore are staying single as work and education opportunities grow and marriage is no longer seen as a necessity

The ranks of single women are growing in Singapore.

This trend, which is echoed in other Asian countries, reflects a paradox at the heart of marriage.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 07, 2018, with the headline 'Marriage can wait for these women'. Print Edition | Subscribe