More Singaporeans fighting cross-border custody battles

James is fighting a long legal battle for custody over his son. The problem is that the battle is across two jurisdictions: His wife is Thai and she has fled the country with her son in tow.

With more Singaporeans marrying foreigners in the last 10 years, more are getting caught in cross-border custody battles should one partner flee with the kids after the marriage breaks down.

Taking the legal route to get them back takes too long, so some parents resort to desperate means.

Read the full report in our print edition on Sept 28.

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