14 May '18, 9pm

Married couple in S’pore agree to divorce to buy another HDB flat to rent out https://t.co/vWKbuVpKY1

Married couple in S’pore agree to divorce to buy another HDB flat to rent out https://t.co/vWKbuVpKY1

Bumped into an ex-colleague (who is the same age as me) earlier and had an interesting brief catch up chat over coffee. He and his wife are now divorced. But except that there is nothing wrong with their marriage and they are still living together. The sole purpose of getting the divorce is to be able to buy ANOTHER HDB FLAT (under the singles scheme). So they collectively own two HDB flats as two single individuals. You see, he was a manager that had recently been displaced by cheaper foreign labour. As all of us know, at our age, there is a real challenge in getting a job that would pay him a decent salary. Yes, there are lots of employers that wants to hire him. He is, afterall, a qualified professional with a wealth of 30 years’ experience behind him. However, these greedy employers are just not willing to pay him his worth and wants to exploit his skills and experienc...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/05/married-couple-divorced-buy...

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