The marriage registry office in Xian says it launched the limit of 15 divorce registrations per day to give couples more time to 'think again'. Photo: AFP

Chinese city limits divorces to 15 a day to help troubled couples 'think again'

City's Civil Affairs Bureau says its quota is to 'help fix more broken families' because of mainland's rising divorce rate, but microbloggers and Xinhua say it is abusing its powers.

The marriage registry office in Xian says it launched the limit of 15 divorce registrations per day to give couples more time to 'think again'. Photo: AFP
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