The “Tit for Tat” of the articles is unmistakable………
We are far from “self-criticism/autocritique” and “repentance”……..
Now that “oil” prices are going down and rice is in competition, Viet Nam has one (1) uniquely positioned and spotlighted important export, the Vietnamese Women…….
Even though the Official attitude is to be “very offended”,”very touchy”, when you approach the subject openly……
“For those who cannot afford the expensive requirements of Chinese brides, paying for a bride from Vietnam or elsewhere in the region can be a much cheaper option.”
“As a consequence of the demand for cheap foreign brides, China and Viet nam have an enormous problem with human trafficking.”
“”My brother worked outside the village and was too poor to afford a local wife so my family paid Rmb100,000 to get a wife from Vietnam through that old Vietnamese woman who came here 20 years ago,” said the brother of Bai Baoxing, a local man whose Vietnamese wife disappeared with the others barely a month after they were married. Mr Bai’s brother said the new bride spoke decent Mandarin Chinese and he and his family were now wondering whether she was even Vietnamese. ”
“At present, there are 118 males born for every 100 females in China and by 2020 there will be around 20m unmarried men in the country, according to government research.”
“Mass migration to the cities has exacerbated the problem for rural men as most eligible women born in rural areas prefer to marry wealthier, more sophisticated men from the cities.”
“With the added expectation of a house in the village and a full suite of electrical appliances, local bachelors estimate the total cost of attracting a wife is about Rmb400,000 ($64,000), compared with the roughly (75% less) Rmb100,000 ($16,000) Ms Wu allegedly charged for a Vietnamese bride.”