Hire a man.
That’s what some Singapore women do during the Chinese New Year period to avoid the inevitable question: When are you going to settle down?
Ms Ng, a regional sales director, paid a male social escort agency $2,500 for each four-hour booking. She booked three sessions for the escort to act as her boyfriend for the Chinese New Year period.
Popular male social escort, Fred, charges $600 per hour and requires a minimum of two hours per booking.
The Singapore Management University student has only half of the first Chinese New Year day set aside for his personal visits – he is booked for the rest of the 15 days.