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Need a partner? Join new network for singles to meet by Social Development Unit-Social Development Service (SDU-SDS).

holding-handsSDU-SDS, the government agency to promote marriages has a new name. It is now known as the “Social Development Network” or “SDN” in short.

The new name was unveiled at the opening of the annual Partner Connection Trade Seminar on Friday.

Minister of State for Community Development, Youth and Sports, Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon announced plans to extend SDN’s reach to all singles, linking them to a wider network of potential partners. SDN will also link up with private dating agencies to provide a sampler dating package for singles.

Formed in 1984, the SDU was formed to promote marriages among graduate singles who were getting too smart to ruin their perfect lives with marriage. The SDS was set up a year later to promote marriages among non-graduates – and really, to ensure only graduates marry graduates.

Before turning your noses up at SDU-SDS, 186,000 members of both organisations have tied the knot over the last 25 years. For those of you who are free of arranged marriages by parents, you can choose to be match made by the government.

Source: Channels News Asia.

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