28 Jul '17, 10am

Male PhD students in China can’t get married https://t.co/cB4mkY1t9A

The age old adage that “knowledge is power” could very well be “knowledge will guarantee your singlehood”. This is at least applicable in China, where achieving a higher education qualification comes with opportunity costs to one’s love life, especially for male students pursuing doctorate degrees. According to Chinese state-approved mouthpiece Global Times , highly-educated male doctoral students face harsh dating realities resulting in many of them finding it difficult to get married. Their plight boils down to the pursuit of higher education qualifications at the expense of socio-economic advancement and self-selecting themselves out of the dating gene pool. Advertisement Lack of financial stability One downside of pursuing a PhD, is the lack of money. According to the GT piece, prolonged education reduces income. By the time a doctoral student is done with his studies ...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/07/male-phd-students-in-china-c...

Tweets

Tag that one friend who is almost a professiona...

youth.sg 28 Jul '17, 11am

"When we work with university or polytechnic students, they often tell us they wish they had access to the information pro...

‘Why can’t we be like Pakistan, S Korea, Singap...

freemalaysiatoday.com 29 Jul '17, 4am

Lim Kit Siang challenges Prime Minister Najib Razak to emulate Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong and have no-holds barred debat...

‘Why can’t we be like Pakistan, S Korea, Singap...

freemalaysiatoday.com 29 Jul '17, 4am

Lim Kit Siang challenges Prime Minister Najib Razak to emulate Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong and have no-holds barred debat...

Is this golf's $35 billion opportunity?

Is this golf's $35 billion opportunity?

golfdigest.com 28 Jul '17, 2pm

Conversations about growing the game are more common in golf circles than ever. As newly elected PGA of America president ...

#WarOnCash #Bitcoin

reuters.com 29 Jul '17, 3pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states are considering measures which would allow them to temporarily stop people with...

Take it yourself and invite your friends to get...

bitcointalk.org 28 Jul '17, 8am

The participant receives tokens free of charge as a result of participation in AIRDROP. Free tokens can be obtained 10 tim...

This Incredible Airport With A Rooftop Pool Is ...

huffingtonpost.com 29 Jul '17, 3pm

Experts recommend arriving at the airport up to three hours before taking an international flight. If you happen to be tra...

via @CleanTechnica

via @CleanTechnica

cleantechnica.com 02 Aug '17, 1pm

Coming back to my comments at the very top of the article, it’s interesting (and telling) that Mr. Rice highlighted almost...

@TropangKissers Singapore get together KISSES F...

pscp.tv 30 Jul '17, 4am

Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page.

I love Four Barrel and this article is awesome ...

sprudge.com 27 Jul '17, 2pm

Eight years ago, when the revered San Francisco roaster threw open the doors on its gorgeous, and now iconic, shop on Vale...

Put it on your wrist!

Put it on your wrist!

globalwatchshop.co.uk 28 Jul '17, 1pm

Rolex Sea-Dweller Deepsea 116660 Delivery & Returns Next Day Next day delivery through Global Watch Shop is free and carri...

Latest @smallwars Essay: It’s Doctrine, But I C...

smallwarsjournal.com 05 Aug '17, 5pm

“Well the SME committee try’s. Today we’ll discuss two things: your claim that COGs exist only in adversarial contexts, an...

[Mothership] Xiaxue re-creates ISIS makeup look and we almost can’t tell who the real terrorist is https://t.co/Ev5gM5lgdJ

[Mothership] Xiaxue re-creates ISIS makeup look...

mothership.sg 02 Aug '17, 6am

Xiaxue is a well-known internet personality with many followers. This time last year, she made herself up like Sun Ho , ju...

[bugs] if i decide to get another morph i might get dalmation of these guys

[bugs] if i decide to get another morph i might...

roachcrossing.com 02 Aug '17, 6am

Despite having only two days to search the Florida Keys on my first trip for bugs (and half of that time was spent unpacki...