Filial piety is one of the most valued traditions in Chinese culture, but modern society is forcing adaptations. Photo: Handout
Modern society is forcing change onto filial piety in China
  • Filial piety, a set of Confucian ideals about how children should respect and obey their elders, have long been a part of China’s social fabric
  • But the pressures and perks of a rapidly urbanising society are leading to adaptations among both the old and young generations
15 Jun 2021 - 8:24AM