filial piety

Chinese boy tries to gift mother $1,200 diamond ring, bursts into tears when he gets rejected

Boy’s innocent deed speaks volumes about his filial love for his mom.

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Japanese newlyweds can order a special wedding service that won’t leave a dry eye in the house

The MemoReplay is an extraordinary custom wedding performance that guarantees no guest will forget this special day. Bring a handkerchief!

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Chinese Company Begins Paying All Employees’ Parents $160 a Month

The above symbol (xiào) refers to the concept of “filial piety” which values the respect for one’s parents. It’s a Confucian concept that runs strong in Asian cultures, especially China, which says that it’s the child’s duty to honor the parents by taking care of them in old age and by conducting one’s self properly so as not to bring shame on them.

In China, it’s common practice for workers to send a part of their salary back to their parents who live elsewhere.  Yet despite the country’s soaring economy many families are having trouble making ends meet, so one company decided to send money to their worker’s folks for them.

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