Young people

CCP Plays Matchmaker To Stave Off Demographic Crisis

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, thousands of Chinese couples registered their marriages. The date is known as “Love Day,” as it contains many twos, connoting pairs, and the Mandarin pronunciation (“er”) is vaguely similar to the...

Should The White Haired Girl Marry The Evil Landlord?

At EastSouthWestNorth, Roland Soong looks at some modern day reactions to the revolutionary opera The White Haired Girl, one of the Eight Model Plays: Yesterday, veteran editor and cultural critic Xiong Yuanyi came to the...

China’s Affluent Youth Boom

Forbes reports on the rising affluence of young Chinese: “People under age 32 are driving sales. It’s shocking to me how few companies actually understand that,” said Shaun Rein, head of China Market Research...

China’s Young Generation Gets Thrifty in Gloomy Economy

To handle the pressures of a struggling economy, more and more young people in China are learning to economize. From Reuters: Wang Hao, a 24-year-old Beijing office worker, launched his campaign in June to curb weekly living...

Survey: Young suffer from depression most

From China Daily: Young people, especially those with university degrees, make up the largest proportion of Chinese people suffering from depression, statistics from the Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Centre revealed this week. According to a survey of 15,431 depression sufferers over the past two years, people in their 20s accounted for 37.6 per cent […]

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