You can find traces of Singapore's influence in Batam. Even the island's sex industry is fuelled by Singaporean demand.
This documentary gives a first hand account of the child sex tourism problem in Batam through the eyes of a pimp, underaged prostitutes, and activists.
What harm are Singaporean men inflicting on the girls?
How can Singaporeans help address the issue?
Puay Hoe did the documentary in 2006 together with his fellow classmates, Joey Chiang, Ishi Lau and Lee Pei Ling, in university as part of their graduation project. Since then, all of them have left the creative industry and are no longer producing any works.
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