A man hosts a wedding ceremony in a rural community in China as the bride and groom bow to their guests. Photo: SCMP Pictures

100,000 yuan and counting! The price China’s rural bachelors must pay to get a wife

Mainland’s gender imbalance means marriages, especially those between couples in poorer countryside areas, have become increasingly expensive and – in some cases – unaffordable

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A man hosts a wedding ceremony in a rural community in China as the bride and groom bow to their guests. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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