Modern Love In China

Nicola Davison provides a rather dire snapshot of matchmaking efforts in China:

A lack of young women – a result of the skewed rate of baby boys born under China's one-child policy – means an estimated 30 to 50 million men will be without a wife in 20 years.

Sushma Subramanian and Deborah Jian Lee previously reported on the romantic trials of China's educated and ambitious single women. Meanwhile, Shanghai's single retirees seem to be doing alright.