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Asia apps combine technology and tradition in dating game

Apps like Peekawoo, Grouvly and Paktor make it easier for singletons to meet strangers safely
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 05:50
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Developers of smartphone dating app Paktor log in to their accounts to show their Paktor profiles at their office in Singapore.

Hong Kong

MOVE over, Tinder - a crop of dating apps in smartphone-addicted Asia is offering to recruit friends for group dates or send along a chaperone to steer the course of romance.

While dating apps developed in the West encourage one-on-one, often no-strings-attached meetings