Billionaire Bhupendra Kumar Modi, who became a Singapore citizen last year, is urging his adopted nation to end a ban on young singles owning state-built homes because it hurts one of the city’s key goals: making babies.
"Most of the girls and boys these days would like to have sex before they marry", says billionaire Bhupendra Kumar Modi, who is urging Singapore to end a ban on young singles owning state-built homes because it hurts the city’s key goal of making babies. (File photo by Kosol Nakachol)
Modi's Global Citizens Forum, which the Spice Group chairman started this year to help youths worldwide, will ask the government to change a policy that only allows single adults over 35 to buy flats built by the Housing & Development Board. Modi says lowering the age to 25 would encourage sexual relationships and earlier marriages, helping to counter a slump in the birthrate that’s depriving the economy of workers.
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