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Chinese parents sue daughter they abandoned for not buying her brother an apartment

  • A 29-year-old woman in China is being sued by her estranged parents for refusing to buy her younger brother an apartment.
  • The woman was left to be raised by her aunt when she was 2 years old.
  • After the woman refused to pay for the apartment, her biological parents filed a lawsuit against her for 500,000 yuan (approximately $71,818) in parental maintenance.
  • The court decided that the woman must negotiate the money with her parents and pay the maintenance fee.
  • The Civil Code of China states that adult children have a legal obligation to support their parents regardless of estrangement or abandonment.

After a woman in China refused to buy her younger brother an apartment, her estranged parents filed a lawsuit for 500,000 yuan (approximately $71,818) in parental maintenance.

The woman, 29-year-old Zhang from Guangzhou of southern China, was abandoned by her biological parents when she was 2 years old and has no relationship with them. She was reportedly abandoned as her biological parents could not financially support her, and they rarely contacted her throughout her life.

Simu Liu opens up about repairing his relationship with his immigrant parents after childhood trauma

  • Simu Liu has opened up about his complicated relationship history with his immigrant parents in an interview with People.
  • Cultural differences and expectations for him to be perfect caused a rift earlier on, later exacerbated by his B-average performance in school. 
  • "As I've gotten older, I've found empathy as to what they were going through at the time. We've come so far," he says.

Simu Liu has opened up about making peace with his parents, who he once considered the “worst parents in the world” after mutual trauma and cultural differences caused a rift early on in his life. 

The “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” star shared his story in an interview with People in light of his newly released memoir “We Were Dreamers: An Immigrant Story.”

Indian parents sue their son demanding he either give them a grandchild or pay $675,000 compensation

  • An Indian couple filed a lawsuit against their son and his wife on the grounds of “mental harassment” for not giving them a grandchild. 
  • Sanjeev Prasad and his wife Sadhana demanded their son produce a grandchild within a year or otherwise compensate them with 50 million rupees (approximately $675,000). 
  • The sum is the total amount of money Prasad has spent on his now 35-year-old son, including his $65,000 pilot training course in the U.S. and a luxury car worth $80,000.
  • “We got him married in the hope we would have the pleasure of becoming grandparents,” Prasad said. “It has been six years since their marriage. It feels as if despite having everything, we have nothing.” 
  • The couple’s petition will be heard by a court in North India’s Uttarakhand on May 17.

An Indian couple from Uttarakhand filed a lawsuit against their son and his wife on the grounds of “mental harassment” for not giving them a grandchild. 

Sanjeev Prasad, 61, and his wife Sadhana, 57, are demanding their son produce a grandchild within a year or otherwise compensate them with 50 million rupees (approximately $675,000). 

Chinese brothers use hand cart to pull their sick mother from the hospital 22 miles to their home

  • Liu Bo and Liu Guang showcased their unconditional love for their mother, Xu Guizhi, by traveling 36 kilometers (22.37 miles) with a cart to bring her home from the hospital, according to the South China Morning Post.
  • Xu, 86, was recently discharged after undergoing surgery for an unknown illness in April. Since she suffers from severe motion sickness, her sons needed to think of the best way to transport her to their home in Shandong Province, China.
  • The brothers customized a hand-pull steel cart by adding sponge so their mother would not slip. They also added a rain cloth and a curtain to protect her from precipitation and sunlight.
  • The trip was initially expected to last for 10 hours, but thanks to the help of family members and friends, the brothers’ journey lasted just over seven hours.
  • “It’s the right thing to do to look after our parents when they’re old because that is how they raised us,” Guang declared.

Two Chinese brothers showcased their unconditional love for their mother by traveling 36 kilometers (22.37 miles) with a hand-pull cart to bring her home from the hospital.

Xu Guizhi, 86, was recently discharged from the hospital after undergoing surgery for an unknown illness in April. Since she suffers from severe motion sickness, her sons Liu Bo and Liu Guang needed to think of the best way to transport her to their home in Shandong Province, China, reported South China Morning Post.

Chinese father makes 11-year-old daughter pick lotus roots in the heat to teach her value of education

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  • A father from China’s Hubei Province made his 11-year-old daughter pick lotus roots in scorching weather to show her how forgoing a standard education could affect her future.
  • The father, surnamed Ye, said the young girl was going through “a period of rebellion” and expressed disinterest in going to school.
  • Ye brought her to the lotus field where her grandfather works. She experienced peeling skin and sunburn after picking roots out of the mud for four hours.
  • A video of the young girl was posted on Weibo and went viral, sparking a debate on whether Ye had gone too far by trying to teach an “important life lesson.”

To show his 11-year-old daughter how forgoing a standard education could affect her future, a father from China’s Hubei Province forced the young girl to dig lotus roots for four hours in scorching weather.

The young girl’s father, surnamed Ye, explained that his daughter was acting out and showing disinterest in attending school.

‘Stop dreaming’: Student shares emotional video of her Asian parents disapproving of her art major

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  • Vietnamese TikToker @kaitlynnbui posted a video of her parents strongly objecting to her choice to major in art.
  • In the video, a teary-eyed Bui is seen eating her dinner while her parents question her choice to major in the arts, telling her that she has “nothing in comparison to others” and that she will struggle “to survive.”
  • Since it was uploaded two days ago, the video has amassed 7 million views and 1.3 million likes, with many users commenting with their support and advice.
  • Many users related to Bui’s video, sharing their own experiences of making choices that their parents strongly disapproved of.

A Vietnamese TikTok user shared a video on Saturday of an emotional conversation she had with her parents, during which they voiced their disapproval of her choice to major in the arts.

The young woman, Kaitlynn Bui, is seen in the video teary-eyed while eating dinner with her parents. Her mother questions how she will support herself after graduating with an arts degree, saying it is “very hard to survive.”

Vietnamese Mom Wears ‘Not My Problem’ Shirt While Doing Charity Work

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While a shirt that says “Not My Problem” may indicate a hint of implied indifference of its wearer, nothing could be further from the truth in the case of a Vietnamese mom who was seen sporting such tee while doing charity work.

The unfortunate gaffe was highlighted by her daughter in a social media post that has received quite the attention on the popular Facebook group, “Subtle Asian Traits.”

11 Gifts Even Your Strict Asian Parents Would Actually Want 

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Shopping for your parents is no easy task. You probably know them better than anyone else in the world, but somehow it’s intrinsically difficult to find them something that they’d actually like. They tell you that they don’t want anything. They tell you not to waste your money. But if you don’t get them anything — oh boy — they won’t forget that. If your mother and father are fashionable parents, click here to find out more of great trendy clothing you can give them.

Here also are some crowd-pleasers that even the strictest of Asian parents would like!

Meet the Asian Parents Who Initially Hated Pets But Are Now Pawsitively in Love

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You probably begged your parents for a pet when you were growing up. Your classmates had a dog, a cat or even a hamster, but you were left to your own devices. Your strict Asian parents vehemently told you “absolutely no animals” in the house. You cried. It didn’t make a difference. And so, you resigned to Neopets or Club Penguin for another day.

You’re a bit older now and have finally gotten that pet you wanted so much for yourself. Well, guess what? Your parents love that pet to pieces! Sometimes you think even more than they love you.