Family Under Strain

A Today article reports, "During the Asian Financial Crisis in 1998, when 27,000 jobs were lost, the number of marital splits — divorces and annulments — jumped by 16 per cent to 5,651. The figure eased to 5,090 cases in 2001. But the next year, when the Singapore economy went into slowdown, the number of breakups shot up by some 14 per cent to 5,825...So far, it is early days to tell if the current downturn will have the same impact on families."

Read the entire article HERE.