Part of this stems from the still present notion of , or 剩女.
The word refers to women who don’t get married by 27, and are then considered “leftover” or “cast aside,” essentially undesirable.
Related is the traditional belief, still around in some parts of the West as well, that a wife can’t or shouldn’t be better educated than her husband.
How did an English Language Assistant from the UK working in China suddenly find himself before an audience of millions?
Maybe we should start speculating stock..." "My guess: Lady Gaga and Charles Zhang.""Charles Zhang shouldn't count, tech tycoon, powerful network, seems more appropriate.""You must have examined someone's earwax to have found this information.""Zhang has a lot of contact with celebrities in China.""His company is public too.""Middle-aged, tech, rich, and single.""Sounds incredibly reasonable!
which aired its first episode on Christmas Eve 2016.
Conquering nerves is rewarding It's six weeks later.
I find myself crouching on a small, circular platform, clutching a microphone, breathing heavily and trying to listen to the voices of the hosts and the previous contestant, but understanding nothing.
The firm’s revenue recorded a significant 524 percent year-on-year jump to 6.1 million in Q4 last year, while its annual revenue soared 313 percent to reach 3.1 million.
Momo previously said slowing smartphone sales and a lack of software updates were the reason for the stagnation, but its focus on new business areas — and particularly live streaming — have helped reinvent the company and its app among Chinese users.
Momo is certainly not aiming to become a live-streaming company even though that side of its business now represents nearly 80 percent of its revenue.
However, as China continues its modernization and old often gives way to new, the show’s apparent support for a more conservative, traditional take on dating gives us some insight into parts of Chinese society that the average expat might not encounter.
Here’s a couple things you can learn from the show, although these obviously might not reflect on your experiences dating in China. It's a Numbers Game As with many countries, double standards exist with regards to men and women in China, which results in certain contestants receiving unfair treatment.