In 2009, when The New Trophy Wives: Asian Women was written by Ying Chu for Marie Claire magazine, I was barely out of my teens and I frankly did not read this article as this was not something I would have cared less about. But being that I was doing some research for possible subjects […]
Beauty Tricks for Recent Divorcées Beauty tricks are as old as the earth itself. Every culture has their tricks and products and habits that contribute to the science of beauty. Yes, I know this is a divorce blog and you want to hear about custody tips for your kids. Well, first of all there is plenty in […]
A recent UN-supported Survey on Divorce in Vietnam shows that divorce is significantly on the rise in this Asian country according to the Shanghai Daily: According to a recent survey co-conducted by Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the General Statistics Office, and with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund(UNICEF), the number of […]
Eighty-two year old Rupert Murdoch has asked his 44 year old Chinese princess Yale alumna wife, Wendy Deng, for a divorce. The papers were lodged in New York Supreme today it seems. I guess this is the end of Deng’s “virtuous circle” of rich old men husbands with deep pockets? Apparently her second husband was […]
Divorce Saloon speaks with Henry Chung, a Divorce attorney in Hong Kong about Divorce in Hong Kong Divorce Saloon: Mr. Chung, welcome. Henry Chung: Thanks for interviewing me. Divorce Saloon: Sir, would you mind telling us a bit about your background? Are you originally from Hong Kong for example? Are you admitted only to the […]
Japan and India should be sanctioned for allowing post-divorce parental abductions of American children
Japan and India should be sanctioned for allowing parents to abduct American born children On Divorce Saloon, there are a number of posts on the Hague Convention and “left behind” parents and the rights of children who are abducted, post divorce, and taken to the birth countries of one of their divorcing parents. Today, the Associated Press […]
According to new research, divorce rates are rising sharply in East Asia: This paper provides an overview of changing marriage patterns in East, South and Southeast Asia. It begins by relating marriage patterns to kinship systems. Differences in kinship systems go a long way towards explaining differences in marriage arrangements and stability of marriages in […]
HONG KONG: Recently divorced and looking for a billionaire sugar daddy to “remarry”? Forget young Asians
International divorce news WSJ recently did a report about how the heirs of billionaires attend wealth camps hosted by Citigroup’s Private Bank (you’ve got to have over $10 million in assets for your kids to attend this camp). This camp has been going on for several years (according to the WSJ they have them in New […]
Whether or not South Korea is the “divorce capital of Asia” is open to debate. But what seems pretty incontrovertible is that more and more Asian marriages are ending in divorce (like everywhere else in the world supposedly) and more and more Asian couples are entering into prenuptial agreements to protect themselves for this inevitable […]
Breaking News I am in the middle of making yam pancakes for a little supper party I am throwing tonight with a couple of friends and am fetlock deep in yam/flour/egg/cinnamon batter (my poor cat reeks of fried yams for chrissakes!) but I am a multi-tasker by definition so I thought I’d throw up a […]
NEW YORK: 3 times divorced 4 times married Bruce Wasserstein dies and leaves 4th wife Angela Chao disinherited?
Angela Chao does not need Bruce Wasserstein’s money. She’s got plenty. But his untimely death in New York a few days ago raises some legal questions. Well, first of all, rest in peace, Mr. Wasserstein. But there are some questions about the state of his affairs and it makes me wonder about his surviving spouse […]
Divorce not yet signed and he’s already shopping at La Perla for the other woman who just happens to be Asian?
Forgive me in advance if this post is even slightly inappropriate. Two things inspired this post. The first is an article I was reading in a fashion mag today called, The New Trophy Wife by Ying Chu. The other was a memory I had of an article I had read in New York Magazine about CEO […]