Deputy minister wants Sugarbook app banned

N Faizal Ghazali

Modified 14 Feb 2021, 8:17 am

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Ahmad Marzuk Shaary wants the Sugarbook app banned.

Sugarbook offers dating services between younger women and older men, but there have been concerns that relationships matched on the platform were transactional.

South China Morning Post had reported that the soliciting of sex is rife on the app, but Sugarbook had said it makes combating vice and exploitation a priority.

The controversial dating service gained renewed attention this week when...

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