Mothers exchange details of prospective partners for their unmarried children at a matchmakers’ meeting in Beijing’s Zhongshan Park. Photo: Miriam Clifford
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Arranged marriages in the 21st century: ‘dating agencies’ are the modern matchmakers

The practice might seem like a relic of the past, but it is still fairly common in many parts of the world, including Hong Kong and mainland China

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Mothers exchange details of prospective partners for their unmarried children at a matchmakers’ meeting in Beijing’s Zhongshan Park. Photo: Miriam Clifford
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