By Patricia Ng
Love and intercourse, or even lust to be extra exact, has made many women and men run afoul of the legislation. whilst ardour and wish take over rational concept, undesirable issues occur. listed here are a few of the instances: a senior civil servant who faces corruption fees for carrying out additional marital affairs; a high-flying flesh presser who has to step down striking his head in disgrace; tuition lecturers and teachers who sleep with their scholars; a immediately 'A' pupil who units an international list for having non-stop intercourse with 251 males; a married guy working for political workplace who took "sexy" images of his maid; an enterprising pimp who provided intercourse with underaged prostitutes. those are the folks who've been blinded by way of lust.
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CASE 4 The Naked Truth: Steve Chia STEVE CHIA WAS not someone who most would think could become a Member of Parliament (MP) in Singapore. But his personality and achievements made such an impact that he amazed many people. He continued to stun everyone — but this time with a personal fetish that brought him publicity for all the wrong reasons. A MAVERICK He had a tumultuous childhood, to say the least. Steven Chia Kiah Hong turned 15 in 1985 and was as rambunctious as most teenage boys were at that age.
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Paramours – Singapore. 6. Paramours – Case studies. I. Title. com) Printed in Singapore by Markono Print Media Pte Ltd Contents Introduction CASE 1 Breaking the Mould: Annabel Chong CASE 2 A Plot Out of a Movie: Jack Neo CASE 3 For the Money: Tang and The Underage Girl CASE 4 The Naked Truth: Steve Chia CASE 5 Silence is Golden: Yaw Shin Leong CASE 6 Fall from Grace: Michael Palmer CASE 7 Infidelity: Ng Boon Gay CASE 8 Caught with His Pants Down: Peter Lim CASE 9 “Man Without Honour”: Tey Tsun Hang CASE 10 Crossing the Lines: Teachers and Students About the Author Introduction LUST IS CONSIDERED one of the seven deadly sins.