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UK-based graduates of “famous [British] universities” had also applied, he said.
Phase two of the search will begin on July 20 when organisers start sifting through CVs and vetting the would-be husbands in a series of face-to-face meetings with relationship specialists and fortune-tellers in hotels around China.
“They are looking for guys who are very mature, understanding and very supportive, with a sense of humour and good taste [and] who know how to enjoy life and are honest.” A taste for Mahjong — a traditional Chinese gambling game — was also desirable, he added.
“Mahjong is a very popular form of entertainment in Sichuan and Chengdu.
Dating is big business in China, a country that is reputedly home to some 180 million single people.
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.
For Thai women out there who want an ATM as a boyfriend, a woman in Khon Kaen, who calls herself Praiya Suriya on Facebook, is opening a “club” that recruits eligible Thai women for her “rich businessman friends.”For a fee of THB14,000 (about USD410) for VIP access, Praiya will set her “club members” up with either “Caucasian or Middle Eastern” men, with online coaching on how to ask them for money and be more confident in bed.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.
“Wealthy men don’t necessarily want a wife as successful as them.“For women, it is almost impossible to choose downwards — their family and friends would not approve and they would face many difficulties.” Mr Du’s hunt for eligible bachelors, a collaboration with Hong Kong-based dating agency Feng Qiu Huang, began on June 18 when he began taking online applications from across China and the world.