A video of a mother in China telling her son his wife will divorce him if she gets a job trends on social media and starts gender debate. Photo: SCMP composite/Handout
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‘Don’t let wife work’ or ‘she’ll run off’ — advice from mum in China goes viral

2 hours ago

A video of a mother in China warning her son that his wife will leave if she gets a job trends on social media and starts gender roles debate.

A video of a mother in China telling her son his wife will divorce him if she gets a job trends on social media and starts gender debate. Photo: SCMP composite/Handout

‘Don’t let wife work’ or ‘she’ll run off’ — advice from mum in China goes viral

A video of a mother in China warning her son that his wife will leave if she gets a job trends on social media and starts gender roles debate.

2 hours ago

‘He saved my life’: prior donations get Chinese mum fast-track new kidney

A Chinese mother of two in desperate need of a kidney transplant has received a fast-tracked new organ thanks to her late husband, whose major organs were donated to medical science following his sudden death three years ago.

5 Dec 2022 - 6:50PM

Woman ends up with broken ribs after spicy meal, thieves steal 150kg of radishes

A woman in China has a coughing fit from spicy food and breaks her ribs, radish thieves caught preparing to eat the produce and a bank’s free tissue offer ends messily.

5 Dec 2022 - 4:38PM
A priority policy for relatives of people who donate organs, gives Chinese mother-of-two young children a new kidney and a new lease of life. Photo: SCMP Composite.

‘He saved my life’: prior donations get Chinese mum fast-track new kidney

A Chinese mother of two in desperate need of a kidney transplant has received a fast-tracked new organ thanks to her late husband, whose major organs were donated to medical science following his sudden death three years ago.

5 Dec 2022 - 6:50PM
Trending in China

Woman ends up with broken ribs after spicy meal, thieves steal 150kg of radishes

A woman in China has a coughing fit from spicy food and breaks her ribs, radish thieves caught preparing to eat the produce and a bank’s free tissue offer ends messily.

A woman in China has a coughing fit from spicy food and breaks her ribs, radish thieves caught preparing to eat the produce and a bank’s free tissue offer ends messily.

5 Dec 2022 - 4:38PM
Trending in China

‘Stunt’ baby stands on grandpa’s hand, toddler sells fish, boy’s Ultraman tears

Quirky kids in China: a viral video of a baby standing on an adult’s hand causes anger, adorable 3-year-old boy hawks fresh fish on the street and boy told to dismantle toy before boarding a plane breaks down.

Quirky kids in China: a viral video of a baby standing on an adult’s hand causes anger, adorable 3-year-old boy hawks fresh fish on the street and boy told to dismantle toy before boarding a plane breaks down.

5 Dec 2022 - 10:44AM

‘No money, no say’: jobless Chinese mum sad as baby fed fried flour to save cash

A jobless mother has posted a video online in which she is seen complaining there is nothing she can do as her mother-in-law feeds her baby fried flour instead of infant formula to save money.

4 Dec 2022 - 6:00PM
‘No money, no say’: jobless Chinese mum sad as baby fed fried flour to save cash

‘No mobile, work hard, eat well’: Hongkongers copy soccer tiger dad Ronaldo

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is making headlines off the pitch by putting his 11-year-old son on a strict fitness regime and banning the boy from using a mobile phone, but is he a tiger dad?

4 Dec 2022 - 4:52PM
‘No mobile, work hard, eat well’: Hongkongers copy soccer tiger dad Ronaldo

‘Stunt’ baby stands on grandpa’s hand, toddler sells fish, boy’s Ultraman tears

Quirky kids in China: a viral video of a baby standing on an adult’s hand causes anger, adorable 3-year-old boy hawks fresh fish on the street and boy told to dismantle toy before boarding a plane breaks down.

5 Dec 2022 - 10:44AM

‘No money, no say’: jobless Chinese mum sad as baby fed fried flour to save cash

A jobless mother has posted a video online in which she is seen complaining there is nothing she can do as her mother-in-law feeds her baby fried flour instead of infant formula to save money.

4 Dec 2022 - 6:00PM

‘No mobile, work hard, eat well’: Hongkongers copy soccer tiger dad Ronaldo

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is making headlines off the pitch by putting his 11-year-old son on a strict fitness regime and banning the boy from using a mobile phone, but is he a tiger dad?

4 Dec 2022 - 4:52PM
A ‘master of time management’ is how one woman who dated 18 men at once and conned US$300,000 by promising marriage is being described. Photo: Handout

18 boyfriends, 1 husband, US$300,000 stolen cash: Chinese woman almost had it all

A fashion model in China has been arrested over an elaborate scam where she would borrow money from new boyfriends to pay off old ones who grew suspicious of her.

5 Aug 2022 - 9:00AM

‘BMW since birth’: mother says ‘poor’ teacher who rides bike sets a bad example

A mother in China mocks her son’s teacher for riding a bike as too poor to buy a car and says it will make her son think ‘studying is useless’, and outrages mainland social media.

A mother in China mocks her son’s teacher for riding a bike as too poor to buy a car and says it will make her son think ‘studying is useless’, and outrages mainland social media.

11 Aug 2022 - 2:01AM

‘Gentle butcher’: woman who kills, skins a sheep in 8 minutes becomes online star

A 21-year-old woman who has drawn more than 5 million followers with posts on life in a remote part of China says she never thought about popularity, she wanted to share her life and the beautiful landscape of her home.

A 21-year-old woman who has drawn more than 5 million followers with posts on life in a remote part of China says she never thought about popularity, she wanted to share her life and the beautiful landscape of her home.

4 Sep 2022 - 3:36PM

Horrific video: man allegedly drives over girlfriend repeatedly in shock killing

Violence against women is in the spotlight in China again after a man allegedly ran down and killed his girlfriend in a horrifying attack in the same city where just two months ago a vicious assault on four women caught on video went viral.

Violence against women is in the spotlight in China again after a man allegedly ran down and killed his girlfriend in a horrifying attack in the same city where just two months ago a vicious assault on four women caught on video went viral.

8 Aug 2022 - 10:50AM

My Hong Kong | Thai tour group deserves ‘Tourist of the Year’ medals after meal box fiasco

The group, who had to eat meal boxes for three days of a four-day trip and still described it as ‘very good’, should be showered with free air tickets and future hotel accommodation.

27 Nov 2022 - 7:47PM

My Hong Kong | Thai tour group deserves ‘Tourist of the Year’ medals after meal box fiasco

The group, who had to eat meal boxes for three days of a four-day trip and still described it as ‘very good’, should be showered with free air tickets and future hotel accommodation.

27 Nov 2022 - 7:47PM

My Hong Kong | Hong Kong’s ‘two-dish-rice’ is fully deserving of intangible heritage status

The two-dish-rice box, beloved by Hong Kong residents and, lately, diplomats alike, is an icon of the city – it should be declared part of our intangible cultural heritage.

13 Nov 2022 - 8:48PM

My Hong Kong | Hong Kong people, do your job! Be kinder or risk losing the tourism battle

The fight for tourist dollars is heating up as people embark on post-Covid travel, and while Hong Kong is a more exciting destination than Singapore, it isn’t as welcoming. It’s time for residents to make a change.

4 Nov 2022 - 11:16AM

My Hong Kong | Something needs to change after closure of Hong Kong’s Tung Po Kitchen

Hong Kong is being stripped of its distinctive culture and character as more iconic local restaurants and dai pai dongs shut down. The government needs to do more to help them.

10 Sep 2022 - 1:50PM

Opinion | Don’t leave women and girls behind in pandemic recovery

10 Sep 2022 - 9:15AM

My Hong Kong | ‘Selling piglets’ scandal shows how desperate Hong Kong people have become

The ease with which victims of Hong Kong’s human-trafficking scandal – the ‘sold piglets’, a term that dates back to the Qing dynasty – were conned hints at a city in turmoil.

27 Aug 2022 - 9:45AM

Destinations known | China city residents go off-grid with wild camping weekends in outskirts

24 Aug 2022 - 3:12PM
A ‘master of time management’ is how one woman who dated 18 men at once and conned US$300,000 by promising marriage is being described. Photo: Handout

18 boyfriends, 1 husband, US$300,000 stolen cash: Chinese woman almost had it all

A fashion model in China has been arrested over an elaborate scam where she would borrow money from new boyfriends to pay off old ones who grew suspicious of her.

5 Aug 2022 - 9:00AM

‘BMW since birth’: mother says ‘poor’ teacher who rides bike sets a bad example

A mother in China mocks her son’s teacher for riding a bike as too poor to buy a car and says it will make her son think ‘studying is useless’, and outrages mainland social media.

A mother in China mocks her son’s teacher for riding a bike as too poor to buy a car and says it will make her son think ‘studying is useless’, and outrages mainland social media.

11 Aug 2022 - 2:01AM

‘Gentle butcher’: woman who kills, skins a sheep in 8 minutes becomes online star

A 21-year-old woman who has drawn more than 5 million followers with posts on life in a remote part of China says she never thought about popularity, she wanted to share her life and the beautiful landscape of her home.

A 21-year-old woman who has drawn more than 5 million followers with posts on life in a remote part of China says she never thought about popularity, she wanted to share her life and the beautiful landscape of her home.

4 Sep 2022 - 3:36PM

Horrific video: man allegedly drives over girlfriend repeatedly in shock killing

Violence against women is in the spotlight in China again after a man allegedly ran down and killed his girlfriend in a horrifying attack in the same city where just two months ago a vicious assault on four women caught on video went viral.

Violence against women is in the spotlight in China again after a man allegedly ran down and killed his girlfriend in a horrifying attack in the same city where just two months ago a vicious assault on four women caught on video went viral.

8 Aug 2022 - 10:50AM
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Members of a tour group from Thailand show off their blue health codes in Hong Kong. The tourists were unable to dine out at restaurants until the final day of their four-day trip due to the city’s ongoing Covid travel restrictions. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

My Hong Kong | Thai tour group deserves ‘Tourist of the Year’ medals after meal box fiasco

The group, who had to eat meal boxes for three days of a four-day trip and still described it as ‘very good’, should be showered with free air tickets and future hotel accommodation.

27 Nov 2022 - 7:47PM

My Hong Kong | Hong Kong’s ‘two-dish-rice’ is fully deserving of intangible heritage status

The two-dish-rice box, beloved by Hong Kong residents and, lately, diplomats alike, is an icon of the city – it should be declared part of our intangible cultural heritage.

The two-dish-rice box, beloved by Hong Kong residents and, lately, diplomats alike, is an icon of the city – it should be declared part of our intangible cultural heritage.

13 Nov 2022 - 8:48PM
Hong Kong’s ‘two-dish-rice’ is fully deserving of intangible heritage status

My Hong Kong | Hong Kong people, do your job! Be kinder or risk losing the tourism battle

The fight for tourist dollars is heating up as people embark on post-Covid travel, and while Hong Kong is a more exciting destination than Singapore, it isn’t as welcoming. It’s time for residents to make a change.

The fight for tourist dollars is heating up as people embark on post-Covid travel, and while Hong Kong is a more exciting destination than Singapore, it isn’t as welcoming. It’s time for residents to make a change.

4 Nov 2022 - 11:16AM
Hong Kong people, do your job! Be kinder or risk losing the tourism battle

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