Fake marriage participants Sun Xiangshu (left) and Shi Ci pose for wedding certificate photo at a civil affairs office in Beijing. Photo: Reuters Fake marriage participants Sun Xiangshu (left) and Shi Ci pose for wedding certificate photo at a civil affairs office in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Fake marriage participants Sun Xiangshu (left) and Shi Ci pose for wedding certificate photo at a civil affairs office in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Where is the love? Young Chinese question marriage pressure as divorce rate climbs

The number of divorces rose on the mainland by 27 per cent between 2011 and 2014 – fuelled partly by those who find it impossible to stay in a marriage that lacks romance

Topic |   China's population
Fake marriage participants Sun Xiangshu (left) and Shi Ci pose for wedding certificate photo at a civil affairs office in Beijing. Photo: Reuters Fake marriage participants Sun Xiangshu (left) and Shi Ci pose for wedding certificate photo at a civil affairs office in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Fake marriage participants Sun Xiangshu (left) and Shi Ci pose for wedding certificate photo at a civil affairs office in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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