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How the one-child policy fueled a new dating industry in China, with government-backed speed-dating events for women over 27 years old

Qiu Hua Mei, a successful 34-year-old Beijing-based lawyer, is considered a "leftover women" — a c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2020

Chinese authorities are offering wedding subsidies and cash payments to lure "high quality" women into having more babies

China ended its "one-child policy" in 2016 after more than 30 years .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2018

A woman"s boyfriend has been cross-dressing for over 2 years, and she says she loves his alter ego

Crystal Cox/Business Insider Artists Benjamin, 25, and Nastia, 22, have been dating for over two years.  Benjamin cross-dresses — or dresses up in women's clothing and makeup — as a hobby and has a tall, blonde al.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2019

Taiwan stepping up IT, AI, IoT talent training

The shortages of manpower in Taiwan's IT industry have worsened, fueled by the government's push for its "5+2" industrial innovation plan and its efforts to persuade Taiwanese companies to move back from China......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 1st, 2019

China"s Kunlun in talks with U.S. over Grindr: filing

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Monday that it was in talks with U.S. government authorities about whether it should continue to own popular gay dating app Grindr LLC......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 1st, 2019

China trade body urges tighter corporate compliance after ZTE woes: document

BEIJING (Reuters) - A state-backed Chinese trade body said compliance is now a core risk for Chinese firms and that the government must speed up the implementation of guidelines on corporate oversight following a U.S. ban on sales to ZTE Corp......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 20th, 2018

Child health in India: 14 out of 20 states cut spending on key programmes

The child-care funding cuts come at a time when the central government reduced its allocations to the ministry of women and child development over two years to 2016-17.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 30th, 2018

Chinese men are using apps to hire fake girlfriends, and the story of a woman who got 700 offers illustrates the country"s growing marriage problem

REUTERS/Muyi Xiao Young women are massively outnumbered by young men in China thanks to the country's former one-child policy. To avoid pressu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 30th, 2018

Haicang District taking off in bid to become China chip hub

The IC industry has become strategically important and many countries around the world are putting full efforts toward the sector in recent years. Fueled by the "Big Fund" starting i.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 7th, 2018

Musk says Saudi fund pushed for two years to take Tesla private

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has been pushing to take electric carmaker Tesla private in talks with Chief Executive Elon Musk dating back nearly two years and also backed the deal last week, Musk said in a blog post on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 13th, 2018

Musk says Saudi fund pushed for two years to take Tesla private

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has been pushing to take electric carmaker Tesla private in talks with Chief Executive Elon Musk dating back nearly two years and also backed the deal last week, Musk said in a blog post on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2018

China’s "one-child" policy led to a demographic time bomb, and now the country is scrambling to undo it

REUTERS/Carlos Barria China has become a demographic time bomb despite ending its one-child policy two years ago. Local authorities are scrambling to incenti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 13th, 2018

China May Scrap Two-Child Policy, Ending 40 Years Of Limits

Chins is getting desperate about its demographic slide. One week after we reported that China floated a proposal to tax all working adults aged under 40 with the money going to a "maternity fund" to reward families who have more than one c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 28th, 2018

Big in China: Tiny electric cars

Small, slow and super cheap: China's low-speed electric vehicles, or LSEVs, are bringing the thrill of driving to the masses—and hampering the government's efforts to develop an upscale EV industry. Image: Crystal Tai.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 21st, 2018

Cannabis Watch: Cronos CEO: $1.8 billion from Big Tobacco is just a beginning for cannabis industry

Marijuana companies and legacy businesses are playing a proverbial game of speed dating right now, according to a top cannabis executive who managed to land an attractive partner......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

Market Extra: Finance is ‘doomed’ to repeat past mistakes without a major diversity shake-up, warns head of industry group

A corner of Wall Street that fueled the subprime mortgage crisis wants to see more women and people of color put in charge of calling the shots in finance, says Michael Bright, CEO of the Structured Finance Association......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2020

U.S. meeting on Huawei, China policy still on for Thursday despite Trump tweets: sources

A meeting of U.S. government officials to discuss further curbs on exports to Huawei and China is still on for Thursday, two sources said, despite a pushback from President Donald Trump against stricter limits on shipments of U.S. products overseas......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2020

Inside Chainalysis’ Multimillion-Dollar Relationship With the US Government

Public records show Chainalysis made more than $10 million in five years from the U.S. government and stands to take in more than $14 million, dwarfing its competitors in the blockchain surveillance industry......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 10th, 2020

Barbara Palvin and Dylan Sprouse have been dating for almost 2 years. Here"s a timeline of their relationship.

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin / Contributor / Getty Images Dylan Sprouse and Barb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2020

Americans increasingly see abortion views as non-negotiable in relationships, and the rise of dating apps may be responsible

Photo by Ronen Tivony/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A new report from American Enterprise Institute, a public policy think tank with conservative ties, surveyed people about their political and social belief.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 6th, 2020

Match Group CEO steps down months before spinoff

Match Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mandy Ginsberg is stepping down after 14 years at the online dating company and just months before it’s set to be spun off......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 28th, 2020