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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Heartbreaking news: China’s divorce rate jumps 13pc as more choose to untie the knot

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:36pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com About 3.5 million couples filed for divorce last year, with a fifth taking their case to the courts The mainland’s divorce rate has risen by almost 13 per cent, with 3.5 million couples filing for divorce last year, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said. In its 2013 Social Service Development Statistical Bulletin released on Tuesday, the ministry said ...

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    Elderly residents in Anhui commit suicide after burial reform takes away coffins

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:27am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... ready for 10 years. Twenty kilometres away from Pan lived 91-year-old Wu Zhengde in Xindian village. Wu hanged himself on May 6, an hour after he heard the news that his coffin would be taken away. A week later 97-year-old Wu Xiuli died after going on a hunger strike. "If not for the funeral reform, [I believe] my father could have lived past 100 years old," Wu's son ...

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    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... 20 ingredients," she said. "It is only eaten at weddings, happy events or on the 13th day of the Lunar New Year." But Democratic Party lawmaker Wu Chi-wai questioned why ...

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    'Drastic' 20pc cut in mainland visitors only one option, says Leung

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Johnny Tam, LO WEI

    ... down," he said. Meanwhile, a survey by the North District Parallel Imports Concern Group found that the number of pharmacies in Shek Wu Hui, Sheung Shui, increased by 26 per cent in the past ...

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    Coucou8 founder Alex Edmunds helps Chinese click with a perfect mate

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:01am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Help at hand to click with a perfect mate For China's "sea turtles", the pressures of settling back home don't end when they find jobs. Many have a tough time finding suitable partners because of heightened expectations fostered by their cosmopolitan experiences. "Chinese with an international background tend to be more mature. Like ...

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    Social media contest invites controversy with violence against children theme

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:24am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Nearly 40,000 people submit captions for online competition, but some say topic is inappropriate Cartoon contest touches on delicate subject The principle of "spare the rod and spoil the child" remains entrenched in mainland parents, if a cartoon competition on a social network is anything to go by. Douban.com recently invited readers to submit ...

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    Outrage over children the city forgot

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:26am by Olga Wong

    ... Lo Wu … but children who graduate from there are hardly ever admitted by schools in Hong Kong." She said her son, who can only speak Putonghua and read simplified Chinese characters, ...

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    Babaoshan struggles to meet demand as cadres' final resting place

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com For party veterans, few honours match being laid to rest alongside comrades in Babaoshan Eight Treasure Mountain still holds its allure The prestigious Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery, where revolutionary heroes and mid- and high-level cadres are buried, mirrors the history of the Communist Party. That is why an expansion plan announced by the Beijing municipal ...

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    Debate over behaviour on Beijing's subways

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Rules conferring rights on mainlanders who travel for leisure take effect next week. Can they also change public behaviour? Debate over behaviour on Beijing's subways A new tourism law that comes into force on Tuesday is designed to address the woes that have long dogged the mainland's soaring tourism industry. But will it put a stop to children ...

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    Scribbled note gave the dying a voice

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Scribbled note gave the dying a voice A few sentences scribbled on a note changed the trajectory of Luo Diandian 's life. It came in 2006, as her mother-in-law lay in hospital, battling end-stage diabetes. By then, her heart was no longer working on its own, she was unconscious, kept alive solely by a breathing machine. Luo had been around disease ...




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