SINGAPORE - Corporate high-flier Eugene Seah worked in finance after graduating, rising to a vice-president's role in a Japanese bank and earning $24,000 a month by the age of 35, but feeling trapped in his job.
Two years after moving with his wife and three children to Hong Kong in 2011 for a job, he was let go due to a restructuring exercise.
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