Whether it’s rock-climbing or a glass of vino down in Wan Chai, this app enables you to pitch your date ideas and find matches based on mutual interest.
No more pretending that you would also love to have ‘beers with the lads’. Created by Singaporean Violet Lim, Lunch Click is unique to users based in South East Asia.
Daters in Hong Kong apparently use the San Francisco-based dating app more often than those in other parts of the world.
According to data collected from the app, 66% of users in Hong Kong log onto Coffee Meets Bagel everyday.
It’s been a long time since there was a serious social stigma around divorce in Hong Kong.
In Chinese culture, it’s generally accepted that the man should be more accomplished or educated than his wife, and have the better job.
On one of their first dates, Jaclyn and Jerry went hiking to see the fall foliage in the northwest.
“We both love photography so we spent 4 hours on a 2 hour trail.” This #cmbcouple is tying the knot later this year! #coffeemeetsbagel A photo posted by Coffee Meets Bagel (@coffeembagel) on Amy & Brian spent their last 4th of July in Tahoe on a hot air balloon ride and minigolfing.🎈⛳ Think you can beat that date? #cmbcouple #coffeemeetsbagel A photo posted by Coffee Meets Bagel (@coffeembagel) on Coffee Meets Bagel differentiates itself from other dating apps by advertising itself as a more serious alternative. #Bagelsof CMB #coffeemeetsbagel A photo posted by Coffee Meets Bagel (@coffeembagel) on “The day I received Peter as my Bagel, I was standing in an In-N-Out truck line at my company’s holiday party getting ready to show my girl friend my Bagel, and it turns out she knew EXACTLY who he was!
According to the Asia Research Institute, the average age of marriage for women in Hong Kong is now over 30, higher than in the West as a whole, and up five years in just three decades. There’s also been an increase in women in their 30s who have never married, as well as an increase in the rate of divorce – both mirrored in mainland society as time goes on.
Hong Kong “I’d rather be single and die alone than date Kong men.” I nearly spit my coffee as Hanna Lung slammed her smartphone on the table after making the bold statement. Government statistics show that the number of men per 1,000 women dropped significantly from 1,087 in 1981 to 858 in 2014.
She was furious after reading a recent column telling Hong Kong women to stop dreaming of finding their perfect Prince Charming and “get real.” “How dare this guy write that ‘the only reason why an average woman over the age of 30 is still not married is because nobody wants to marry her’? I glared at the beautiful 31-year-old media executive who is a rising star in her company—and, obviously, single. A recent report revealed that last year there were over 1 million women aged 15 or above who had never been married, versus 962,700 men who hadn’t tied the knot—so technically, at least, 37,300 women are destined to remain single, and this doesn’t even factor in whether any of the 962,700 men are gay.
Dating and marriage are fraught subjects in Hong Kong.
The story goes like this: Hong Kong women long ruled the roost, making their husbands keep them in designer shoes and handbags.