Analyses | Social mobility and wellbeing | 2014-12-08 | Sing Tao

‘Yes I do!’ A vow of love or luxury



Shooting a wedding photography at a foreign resort, or inviting hundreds of guests for a big wedding banquet to enjoy a night of extravaganza - having a wedding to remember is of no difference between the rich and the poor. The average cost of a wedding in Hong Kong reaches HK$312,000 this year, as surveyed by a commercial website. The centre’s weekly analysis reviews how wedding is commercialized nowadays, the trend of late marriage, and how different governments take the role as official matchmaker to promote marriage and childbearing.

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