A Chinese court ordered a man to pay 50,000 yuan ($7,700) to his ex-wife for years of unpaid housework after losing a landmark divorce case, sparking debate on Chinese social media.
Court filing: The man, identified as Chen, filed for a divorce with his wife of five years, Wang, last year, according to BBC. Although she was reluctant at first, Wang later agreed and requested compensation.
Yuan Liping, the ex-wife of 56-year-old Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products Co-chairman Du Weimin, has become an overnight billionaire after winning company shares.
As part of the divorce settlement, Du has given 161.3 million shares from his company to his ex-wife, which was worth $3.2 billion, according to Shanghaiist.
A Japanese model divorced her husband, a real estate company manager, after being married for three months and he said that he does not have any money left to give her.
Kato Sari announced the divorce on YouTube, according to Line Today via World of Buzz. Her relationship with her ex-husband started in May 2019 before they tied the knot in September of the same year.
Malaysian-American model Mandy Lieu is getting a sizable amount as a “breakup fee” from Macau casino tycoon Alvin Chau.
Lieu, who has been Chau’s mistress for the past five years, is reportedly getting $38 million as “payment” after she leaves him.
‘Caring and Considerate’ Chinese Man Faces Jail After Marrying, Having Kids With 3 Women in One City
A man living in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, China was recently reported to the police after one of his wives found out that he had three wives living in the same city.
In just three years (2015 to 2017), the man, identified only by his surname Zhang, was able to get hitched by abusing a loophole in China’s marriage system where he married each wife in a different province, according to Weibo via Shanghaiist.
Troubled couples who end up filing for divorce often do so due to infidelity, financial matters, lack of intimacy and abuse among other things.
Such reasons are often deemed by courts to be a very valid basis for granting a couple’s dissolution of marriage in many parts of the world.
Authorities officially revealed the identities of the adult and four Chinese adoptees who were killed in what investigators deemed as a murder-suicide case in Tennessee.
The Supreme People’s Court in China is considering a new measure to reduce the rising numbers of divorced couples in the country with a 3-month “calm down” period.
The new measure, which is included in the judicial reform plan drafted by China’s top court, will enable couples who want a divorce to enter a 3-month “calm down” period to think twice before making their decision, according to China Daily.
Wu, 39, and Cheo, 35, dated for seven years before tying the knot in November 2013. Unfortunately, the couple found themselves in trouble barely a year into their marriage.
Married couples in China are now able to file for divorce on Tencent’s WeChat, the country’s equivalent of Facebook Messenger.
The service, which was rolled out last month, started its trial in Guangdong Province.
Being a child of divorce can be really tough — just ask Tiana, who at six years old was already giving her parents advice on how to have a happy relationship.
Her mother, Cherish Sherry, recorded the precocious little girl as she sat on the stairs of their Surrey, British Columbia home after she and her ex-husband, Alfred, had gotten into a heated exchange in front of their daughter. After the two had calmed down, Tiana told them both to be nice to each other.
A furious wife has filed for divorce from her husband after he blatantly placed her and their two children as bet while gambling in New Delhi, India.
The incident happened in 2015 but was only recently publicized after the police finally accepted the case, according to Times of India.