“Filiality to the state is also a form of filial piety,” a man-on-the-street told CCTV...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 3, 2013
An amended law encouraging adult children to visit their parents went into effect on Monday in China. This legislative action can be seen to reflect the changes that rapid social and economic transformation are having on a...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 3, 2009
On her blog Inside-Out China, Xujun Eberlein reposts an article she wrote for New American Media about two brothers in Chongqing who held a woman hostage in an effort to get money to pay their mother’s medical expenses: On...
by Michael Zhao | Apr 15, 2006
From Los Angeles Times (link): In a society where caring for parents is no longer a given, the state has stepped in. Shirkers face public shaming, fines, even prison. In Shanghai, the Nanjing East Road Neighborhood Committee recently took to public shaming to ensure that people attend to their aging parents. Anyone who doesn’t visit […]
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