Caption: "Recently, a detachment of officers and men from the People's Armed Police in Liangshan, Sichuan held roses to depict 'thousand-armed Guanyin,' celebrate Valentine's Day's arrival, and use this opportunity to express sincerest wishes to their sweethearts a world away."
A young man from Hangzhou succeeded in winning the heart of his girlfriend by presenting her 999 roses folded from 200,000 yuan worth of 100-yuan banknotes.
On the famous Duan (Broken) Bridge near West Lake in Hangzhou, a guy went around asking questions about kisisng (is the upper or lower lip more sensitive?), and then tried to get couples to smooch on camera. The latter, I assure is, is not the weirdest part about this video. Skip ahead to the lip sensitivity test starting at the 2:30 mark.
It’s not shameful to seek a companion to calm the exigencies of the heart, which swell like waves and retreat as quickly to beach sorrow on the shores of our body.
But this woman — Liang Yali — is a swindler and sham. We think. Because what kind of slick snake salesperson would take advantage of another person’s loneliness to charge these prices — as reported by SCMP — for something called the Seek-a-Husband Training Programme?
Need some relationship advice on Valentine’s Day? Listen to a lawmaker in Hong Kong. Ann Chiang, vice president of the largest pro-government political party in Hong Kong, taught wives “how to be open-hearted and get their husbands to come home” in Apple Daily. Chiang married her husband 16 years ago when she was 42. She... Read more »
For many of us who observe China’s public holiday system, today’s the first day of work in 2013. But for many others in China – especially romantics – today’s significant for another reason: it’s “Love You a Lifetime” day. It’s not officially recognized anywhere, but today just sounds significant. In Mandarin and Cantonese, 2-0-1-3-1-4 sounds like “爱你一生一世”... Read more »
On Wednesday morning, Chinese Valentine’s Day eve, a young man in a Xidan mall got on his knees to propose to his love and serenade her with a song. She was having none of it. Repaying his public display of affection, she kicked him. Ladies, help me decipher: that’s just an expression of embarrassment, and... Read more »