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A recent marriage research reveals that there are a disproportionately larger number of unmarried females with advanced degrees than males in China. However, the overall percentage of single men is still alarmingly high in most provinces. Guangxi tops the list at 34.9%, followed closely by Jiangxi, Guangdong, Fujian, Shanghai, with ratios of single males all surpassing 30%. REUTERS/Carlos Barria




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With the number of single young adults on the rise, various news ways of dating and matchmaking emerge under increasing social pressure. It's not unusual for people in their late 20s or early 30s to be coerced into participating these matchmaking events and blind-dates by their parents, considering the influence that traditional Chinese families have on the young(Photos taken on May 18, 2013, Shanghai) REUTERS / Carlos Barria.
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Some first and second-tier cities often organize large-scale blind dates, attracting thousands of single young people and, of course, anxious parents. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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During these "matchmaking events", participants' personal information will be posted on the noticeboards. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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During these "matchmaking events", participants' personal information will be posted on the noticeboards. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Parents anxiously waiting outside the venues. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Parents anxiously waiting outside the venues. REUTERS/Grace Liang
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