Liuzhou's Chengzhong district, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has gone viral online for providing a traditional Chinese-style ceremony when giving out marriage certificates, a service which debuted on Dec 31, 2021.
Women can request financial compensation for unpaid household chores from their partners in divorces, according to a draft amendment.
After a monthlong "cooling-off" period, a woman surnamed Li, from Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, obtained her divorce certificate at the end of April.
China will allow out-of-towners to register for marriage or file for divorce starting in June in a number of provinces, municipalities and provincial capitals, Ministry of Civil Affairs officials said Wednesday.
Nanning civil affairs bureau in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region officially launched an online reservation service for marriage registrations on Feb 18.
Local authorities in China have been asked to compile teaching materials and roll out tutoring sessions aimed at preparing young couples for married life and to introduce more ceremonial elements to the taking of vows and issuing of certificates at marriage registrars.