Thai woman gave up PhD to be with her Singaporean church worker husband

Singaporean Jeremy Lim and his Thai wife Parada Sritaragul met as teens while studying in an international school in Nairobi and wed in 2019. PHOTO: JEREMY LIM
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SINGAPORE - When people around Thai national Parada Sritaragul learnt that she was marrying a Singaporean church worker, they asked if she was bothered that he earned less than her.

They even told Ms Sritaragul, 31, an account manager at a marketing communications agency in Singapore, that she could probably find a better match than her husband, Mr Jeremy Lim, 32.

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