For those of you thinking about tying the knot, a recent article from the United Press International may be of interest. Running background checks on your potential spouse (and sometimes your children's fiancees) is becoming an increasingly popular new trend in Shanghai. From the article:
"In a recent online poll to which 3,338 people responded, 1,908 said they would use investigative services because modern society had made people superficial and untrustworthy. The other 1,430 voters opposed them, saying marriage should be based on trust."
For the full article, click here.