5,000 families break up in China everyday

| June 5th, 2011

From Zaobao:

Left: lightening marriage Right: lightening divorce, top: “is that too fast?”

The divorce rate in China has increased for 7 consecutive years! According to statistics from China’s civil administration, more than 460,000 couples registered for divorce between January and March this year, increased by 17.1% compared to last year’s statistics, meaning that 5,000 couples get divorced everyday on average.

In 2010, about 1.2 million couples got married while 1.96 million couples got divorced. The divorce rate in large cities such as […]Read more…

10-year-old boy shoulders his family, sells fruits to support 70-year-old grandpa

| September 19th, 2010

"What is a typical 10-year-old boy’s life like? I think there should be cartoons and toys scattering around, scooter, after school plays, new clothes on festivals and lots of bounderless dreams. In a word, it should be a time when one enjoys love of the family and tastes the joyousness of growing up.”says the VJ of Discover Chongqing, who then introduces her subject of the day’s program: the untypical life a 10 year old boy Zhu Honglei (朱鸿磊).

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Xili Bro, the vagabond of mix-and-match, reunited with family after 10 years

| March 7th, 2010

Xili Bro is with his family finally, after 0ver 10 years of separation. Gone is the days when he has to drift on the streets, feeding from foods in garbage, and more importantly being teased  as amusement. This post is a throughout introduction about this seek-after figure on Chinese Internet.

Xili Bro(犀利哥), or Brother Sharp, a name netizens give to a cool looking vagabond appearing on the streets in Ningbo, generates overwhelming discussions for the last few […]Read more…