Beijing has started limiting the number of plates issued as part of its efforts to tackle the city’s notorious pollution and congestion. Photo: EPA-EFE Beijing has started limiting the number of plates issued as part of its efforts to tackle the city’s notorious pollution and congestion. Photo: EPA-EFE
Beijing has started limiting the number of plates issued as part of its efforts to tackle the city’s notorious pollution and congestion. Photo: EPA-EFE

Desperate Beijing motorists marrying people just so they can secure a licence plate for their car

  • Television report shows how drivers are willing to pay more than US$20,000 for a sham marriage with someone who has a valid registration
  • City authorities ration the number of plates that allow people to use their cars in the capital as part of efforts to tackle pollution and congestion

Topic |   China Society
Beijing has started limiting the number of plates issued as part of its efforts to tackle the city’s notorious pollution and congestion. Photo: EPA-EFE Beijing has started limiting the number of plates issued as part of its efforts to tackle the city’s notorious pollution and congestion. Photo: EPA-EFE
Beijing has started limiting the number of plates issued as part of its efforts to tackle the city’s notorious pollution and congestion. Photo: EPA-EFE
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