Tangled tale of deceit and despair: Filipino women lured to Singapore for sex work on the rise

Cases of Filipino women being lured to Singapore for sex work have been on the rise

It did not take long for Aida to realise she would be doing more than waiting at tables.

On her second month in Singapore, she passed out and hit her head on the rim of a toilet after downing 30 shots of tequila in one night. She did not wake up till 14 hours later.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 16, 2018, with the headline 'Tangled tale of deceit and despair'. Print Edition | Subscribe