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In fact, in the early days of the SDU, the divergence in birth rates across racial and socioeconomic classes was a stated reason for taking action."If we continue to reproduce ourselves in this lopsided way we will be unable to maintain our present standards,'' Mr.
Lee said in his national day speech in 1984, the year the SDU was created.
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Lee Kwan Yew, Singapore's founding father and architect of its social policies during his 20 years as prime minister, is closely identified with policies to promote Chinese culture.
To critics, the focus on "educated" men and women today is merely a politically correct way of targeting the ethnic Chinese.
Four years after signing up for its computerized matchmaking service, a marriage adviser called her with "the perfect guy." They were married in 2000 and now have a 6-month-old girl."Without the SDU, we never would have met,'' says Ralls-Tan, laughing. We'll have at least three."Currently, the average Singapore woman has 1.6 children 2.1 is the rate demographers think Singapore needs to maintain its population without immigration.
"SDU Single, Desperate and Ugly,'' says a thirty-something woman in a miniskirt and an open-backed shirt."Those guys are geeks the government doesn't think we can do better on our own,'' says another young woman.
"You kind of get fed up sometimes with all the hand-holding. And the government is not our parent."As with an overprotective parent, many young people think the government is out of step with the times.
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Since 2003, the Matchmaking Institute has produced worldwide conferences, live training program and educational literature for the Matchmaking industry.