Young, educated Singaporean professionals turning to foreign-bride agencies

They now serve 20-something working graduates as well as older blue-collar bachelors

(From left) Ms Tran Thi Nhi, 27, Ms Tran Hue Linh, 28, and Ms Vo Thi Thuy, 29, at True Love Vietnam Brides Matchmaker to find Singaporean husbands.
(From left) Ms Tran Thi Nhi, 27, Ms Tran Hue Linh, 28, and Ms Vo Thi Thuy, 29, at True Love Vietnam Brides Matchmaker to find Singaporean husbands.ST PHOTO: CALVIN YANG

He is tall, clean-cut and lights up a room with his smile.

Yet Bryan (not his real name), a 30-year-old computer engineer, has not had much success in dating.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 01, 2018, with the headline 'Young professionals turning to foreign-bride agencies'. Subscribe