A traditional ceremony for the Zhuang ethnic group in Guangxi region in southern China. Photo: Xinhua

Top Chinese official warns high cost of marrying off sons is driving rural families into poverty

  • Rural affairs vice-minister Han Jun hits out at lavish bride prices that can easily pass US$14,500 but roots of problem may lay in skewed gender ratio
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A traditional ceremony for the Zhuang ethnic group in Guangxi region in southern China. Photo: Xinhua
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