China’s Bride Price And Marriage Industry

This is fiction, or more accurately, dramatised reality. A country’s prosperity is to be celebrated, but sometimes, prosperity drives greed and the desire to show off. Marriage becomes an industry. Romantic, fortuitous encounters are replaced by calculated and arranged meetings.

彩礼 or bride price determine one person’s worth and another person’s sincerity. It does sound logical, but it completely corrupts the minds of people embroiled in this society.


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Scams Continue

In fact, I noticed an increase in the number of “cold calls”, the recent highly publicised crackdown in Northern Myanmar by Chinese authorities notwithstanding. Draw your own conclusions.


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