Saturday, 3rd December 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

No to expensive weddings

By Guardian Exclusive
12 December 2018   |   3:25 pm
The Chinese government is set to reform the country’s expensive wedding practice. The ministry of civil affairs has called for an end to expensive wedding gifts, lavish ceremonies, and high bride price demands.

Related

25 Aug 2019
Though Justin and Hailey got married in September of last year, the couple has wanted to throw a proper ceremony for some time. They were going to have a ceremony in February of this year, but it ended up being postponed.
27 Dec 2019
Barcelona's Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez and his wife Sofia Balbi hold a ceremony to renew their wedding vows after a decade of marriage in Uruguay, attended by his club teammates including Lionel Messi.
12 Jan 2020
India's weddings are famously lavish -- lasting days and with hundreds if not thousands of guests -- but this season many families are cutting costs even if it risks their social standing. It's symptomatic of a sharp slowdown in the world's fifth-largest economy, with Indians spending less on everything from daily essentials to once-in-a-lifetime occasions.
6 Feb 2020
Hayley Bieber explains why they waited a year for the wedding ceremony, Stormi refuses to call Kylie Jenner Mommy, and Billy Porter launches scathing attack on Trump.
16 Feb 2020
More than 400 hundred couples have married at a mass wedding in the capital of Nicaragua. The ceremony was free for those attending and supported by the government. Nicaragua is one of the world's poorest nations.
7 Jun 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has put life on pause for millions of people. Important life events and milestones have had to be canceled or postponed forever to help protect lives and properties. However, a few have been able to find a way around the seemingly dire situation.⁣
13 Jun 2020
Six of the top 10 most expensive cities for expats are in Asia. Hong Kong claimed the title for the second year in a row, despite being rocked by months of protests. Ashgabat and Tokyo rounded out the top three.
20 Jun 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Sunday⁣.
8 Aug 2020
Israa Seblani was posing for her wedding day photos when a deadly explosion blasted through the Lebanese capital. In an interview with DW, the doctor describes the moment, caught on film by her videographer.
12 Sep 2020
Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari is angry at the moment. The controversial first lady is attacking a popular Daily Trust cartoonist, Bulama Mustapha, over a cartoon on the wedding of her daughter, Hanan. In the cartoon, Mustapha depicted the First Lady holding up the wedding invite of her daughter while Nigerians drowned in a pool of blood with a message: “At least you can enjoy the pictures”.
1 Nov 2020
Waving rainbow flags and shedding tears of joy, two Taiwanese same-sex couples tie the knot at a mass wedding hosted by the military in a landmark for Asia's LGBT community.
13 Nov 2020
England-based street artist Banksy's reimagining of Claude Monet's Impressionist water lilies painting, 'Show me the Monet', sold for more than £7.5 million (€8.4m, $9.8m) during an auction led by Sotheby's in London on Wednesday.