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Gold Diggers Become Trending Topic

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 2:09 am (UTC+0)

The topic of marrying for money, especially for younger women is trending in China. This viral Youtube video shows the nasty side of the debate. A woman shouts at her boyfriend in the subway: Look at you, you are useless, why am I going to marry you? You don’t have money. Man without money is […]

“Leftover Women” Find Online Voice

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 10:40 pm (UTC+0)

In the west, the age of marriageability is far higher than in China. But in China, women who have reached their late 20s are considered “leftover.” “Leftover women” (剩女) is an often negative term indicating more mature Chinese women who are no longer on the marriage market. In China, marriage is seen as an act […]



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