“I believe this is the first time [there has been such a scheme] only tailored for wealthy women,” Mr Du told The Daily Telegraph this week during a visit to Shanghai, one of the cities he is tapping for potential husbands.Dating is big business in China, a country that is reputedly home to some 180 million single people.Petite and eager to please, these girls are so cute I don’t blame the guys for being attracted to them.After all, when a Chinese girl pouts, a million hearts melt; when I pout, I resemble a fish. Gorging on crispy duck and splurging on pirated copies of Downton Abbey?Service FAQ's Letter Writing Tips Some Good Advice Service Testimonials Tour Testimonials Interview Electronic Translators Auto Updates Customer Service Survey With their old world values of marriage and family, their new world charm and sophistication, Chinese Women are truly the most cherished women in the world.A date with just one of these Exotic women is worth the trip, but to be in a room full of women wanting to meet you is immeasurable.Early this year the founder of one of China’s biggest online dating sites – – told local television his company was making annual profits of around £20 million from its 36 million registered users.Even the government sees helping men find love as a priority.
But China’s super-rich women are facing problems of their own, said Mr Du, not least finding time to scout for would-be husbands.
“They are very busy, of course, so they don’t have much time to meet the ideal date.
They are always surrounded by business people or customers so they don’t have much of a chance to meet good guys outside their [immediate] circles.” Wealthy women also faced prejudice from men of their own social class, he claimed.
And I went on three dates with a New Yorker who proudly boasted of a book he kept that contained the names of every woman he’d ever slept with (with scores).
However, unlike the majority of Western women living in China, who watch bitterly as the egos of below-average men swell from the admiring looks of Chinese girls, I took an altogether different approach and chose to date Chinese men instead.