A self-made Chinese cyber celebrity popular for satirical videos has secured 12 million yuan ($ 1.85 million) in funding, a sign that China’s domestic investors are willing to pay up for original content on social media.
Nicknamed “Papi Jiang,” the graduate student from Beijing’s Central Academy of Drama has become one of China’s most popular social media stars in recent months.
In 2016, the first year after the relaxation of the one-child policy, Shandong Province claimed the top spot in a ranking for birth rates with 17.89 new babies per thousand people, a 0.534 percent increase from the previous year.
This is according to stats (in Chinese) collected by provincial statistical bureaus.
This exception, though mentioned as a side point in Ding’s response, was at the center of controversy (in Chinese) among internet users. In fact, we have to work harder than others to keep the courage to stay single. According to some analysts, the massive population of singles is damaging the country’s economy.