China Cracks Down on Betrothal Gifts to Boost Birth Rates

  • China is taking measures to increase its birth rate.
  • One of these measures includes cracking down on betrothal gifts, also known as caili.
  • These gifts are traditionally given by a prospective bridegroom to a bride’s family as a show of wealth and sincerity.
  • This is intended to make it easier for people to get married.