‘Love You Forever’ Day Prompts Marriage Rush

According to the BBC, thousands of couples flocked to registry offices across China on Friday hoping that getting married on that day would bring them lasting romance. Friday, January 4, 2013, when said in mandarin sounds...

Chinese Strike a Blow for Stress Freedom — and Love – Reuters

From Reuters: More than 150 professionals exchanged blows — and phone numbers — during a mass weekend pillow fight in a downtown bar in China’s financial capital Shanghai… The crowd, mostly made up of professionals in their 20s and 30s, held no punches as they walloped each other during the 10-minute fight finale. In the […]

Neauver Rich Go All-aboard for Love – Christopher Bodeen

From China Daily, via Educated, overworked and looking for love, members of China’s new rich gathered yesterday for what was touted as the country’s first dating cruise – open only to men worth at least two million yuan ($132,000). The cruise, organised by a matchmaking website, illustrates a growing phenomenon: well-educated and increasingly affluent […]


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