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Category Archives for Media Appearances

“The Secret Scientific Findings About Sex, Love, and Female Desire That Society Doesn’t Want You To Know” — My Capstone Lecture at SMU

After catching up and discussing ongoing research with Professor Norm Li at the Singapore Management University (SMU) for most of the afternoon, I gave a talk to the graduating class of SMU at their Capstone Seminars. I chose the deliberately eye-catching title: “The Secret Scientific Findings About Sex, Love, and Female Desire That Society Doesn’t Want […]

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Dating in Singapore through Government Channels: The Truth about the Social Development Network

I was interviewed by TODAY news on the current state of dating in Singapore, specifically on the new initiatives–like dating vouchers–launched by the governmental body, The Social Development Network, which tries to hook up Singaporeans. We also touched on the plight of single (older) women in Singapore, as well as the type of locations for […]

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How to Keep a Cool Head Under Pressure: David Tian, Ph.D., and Head & Shoulders

This was a video Head & Shoulders shot of me to help them promote their new Cool Blast shampoo for men. I got a sampler pack to try and it really was a great product. The smooth texture was soothing, and the minty smell made my scalp tingle in a refreshing way. Excellent way to […]

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Love, Online Dating, and Social Media Week

I was honoured to be invited to speak at the panel on “Love in a Time of Social Media” as part of the Social Media Week in Singapore. The theatre was packed full of reporters and media experts. It was a real pleasure speaking on this panel. As part of the run-up to this event, […]

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David Tian as Guest Expert for Proctor & Gamble’s New Head & Shoulders Cool Blast Shampoo

I had an amazing time participating at an annual promotional event for Proctor and Gamble Asia, who invited me to speak as a guest expert about their new Head & Shoulders Cool Blast shampoo. It’s actually a really great shampoo, been using it every day for the past month and love the way it feels […]

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What They Never Taught You in School: My 8 Days Magazine Interview

The reporter for 8 Days was the most thoroughly prepared reporter I’ve ever been interviewed by. He distilled my points into 6 Life Lessons. I especially appreciated the sixth lesson, which emphasized that learning how to pick up girls doesn’t bring happiness. Click on the images to enlarge.

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Singapore’s Single Guys and What Women Should Know About Them

I did a fun and light-hearted interview with Xin MSN over at the Mediacorp studios. The author quoted me verbatim in her article, and reading them now, I would’ve preferred if she had cleaned up my grammar so it looks better in writing, haha. Spoken communication is very different from written. In any case, she […]

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“The Date Doctor” Radio Show Covered by Channel NewsAsia

Check out the latest news article on my “The Date Doctor” show with Marilyn Lee on Singapore’s Class 95 FM. Tian will be dispensing relationship advice and answering listener questions in the new Date Doctor segment from 10-11pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, during Class 95FM’s Love Songs programme, which runs from 9pm to 1am […]

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Date Doctor David Tian is Co-Host on Singapore’s Class 95 FM Love Songs

Tune in to Class 95 FM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10-11 PM to hear me as The Date Doctor David Tian on Love Songs with Marilyn Lee! It starts airing on August 20 and will run continuously for a couple of months. And starting Friday, August 24, it will be a LIVE call-in […]

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Dr. David Tian’s on “The Hot Seat” Interview by Will X of Singapore’s 938 LIVE Radio Show

It was my great honour and pleasure to be interviewed on Will X’s radio show “The Hot Seat” on Singapore’s 938 LIVE last Tuesday evening from 7-8 PM. The entire interview will be aired again 1-2 PM on Saturday, November 12 and 9-10 PM on Sunday, November 13. It was the most intelligent interview I’ve […]

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Singapore Dating Academy AURA’s Full-Page Feature Article in Singapore’s Highest Circulation Newspaper, The Straits Times

There was also a front-page blurb near the top of the cover saying, “DATING ACADEMIES: If love is a battlefield, here’s how some men train up.” I’ve just received a cease and desist letter from Singapore Press Holdings dictating that I cannot show the scans of the newspaper article. Talk about beating up on the […]

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Dating Advice Columnist in Malaysia Aaron Tang!

Just a couple months after attending an Attraction Accelerated Weekend Workshop, Aaron Tang was invited to contribute a regular column on the Malaysia lifestyle site, Emm-A-Man. When he first came to me, he had very little experience, especially in clubs. Man, did he do a huge 180 that weekend. And now he’s teaching others about […]

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Sex & Men: My “Ask Cleo” Column on Relationships

Cleo Magazine asked me to contribute a few pieces for their dating column, and here they are. These are aimed at the ladies 🙂 My answer to My boyfriend says he wants a breakup, but I know he still loves me. How can I salvage our relationship? Estee, 21 My answer to I just came […]

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“Singles in Singapore”: Live TV Appearance on Dating in Singapore

I was invited as the “dating expert” by Channel NewsAsia (the premier news channel in the region) and their online presence, BlogTV, to be on a panel on live TV. The topic was the Singapore government’s recent call for proposals to increase dating among Singapore singles, which is part of their broader dating campaign and […]

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Top 5 Tips for Singaporean Men Who Want to Attract Beautiful Women

The premier news channel in Singapore, Channel News Asia, asked me to put together a list of the top five tips for Singaporean men who want to attract beautiful Singaporean women. You can find my article here! Unfortunately, it seems the formatting was all lost in the conversion, so all the bold text is gone, […]

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