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Singapore succeeds at managing everything - except dating
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There was giggling and banter among the students, but that was all part of the course material as their teacher, Suki Tong, led them into the basics of dating, falling in love and staying together. The course, which is in its second year at two polytechnic institutes, is the latest of many, mostly futile, campaigns by the government to get its citizens to mate and multiply. Its popularity last year has led to talk of expansion through the higher education system.
Besides coordinating and facilitating dating activities offered by the private sector, it also serves to educate the public on singlehood issues. SDN's role in the industry has not always been that of facilitating and accrediting. When it was first established in as SDU, it functioned on its own, organising activities for its members without the help of commercial agencies. It was only in that the then SDU decided on a major change in approach: it let the private sector be the main provider of matchmaking and dating services, focusing instead on accrediting and funding private dating agencies and projects. This was done in the hopes of creating a more vibrant dating scene and of allowing singles to have more options to interact with others of different educational levels.
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Singapore is launching yet another campaign to promote dating among its notoriously love-shy singles as the city-state grapples with low marriage and birth rates. The Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports MCYS issued a tender this month through the government's official procurement website calling for proposals on how to encourage singles to date. No details of the tender were given in the notice but the Straits Times newspaper said the winner will produce a television commercial to promote dating and draw up a "unique dating concept" to get singles to interact. Targeted at people aged 20 to 35 who do not date, the initiative is the latest effort by the government to act as matchmaker for its loveless singles population.