CHINA-PROPERTY-SOCIETY-DIVORCE-TAXATION : News Photo

CHINA-PROPERTY-SOCIETY-DIVORCE-TAXATION

A couple pose for wedding photos on the historic Bund in Shanghai on October 29, 2013. Divorce rates in China's two wealthiest cities, Beijing and Shanghai, have soared after the announcement of a property tax that includes a loophole for couples who split up. Nearly 40,000 couples divorced in the Chinese capital in the first nine months of this year, jumping 41 percent on the same period in 2012, according to figures released by Beijing's civil affairs officials this month. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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A couple pose for wedding photos on the historic Bund in Shanghai on October 29, 2013. Divorce rates in China's two wealthiest cities, Beijing and Shanghai, have soared after the announcement of a property tax that includes a loophole for couples who split up. Nearly 40,000 couples divorced in the Chinese capital in the first nine months of this year, jumping 41 percent on the same period in 2012, according to figures released by Beijing's civil affairs officials this month. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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October 29, 2013
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A couple pose for wedding photos on the historic Bund in Shanghai on... News Photo 186188635Architecture,Bride,City,Couple,History,Horizontal,Illustration,Lifestyles,Photographer,Portrait,Rear View,Shanghai,The Bund,Walking,WeddingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA couple pose for wedding photos on the historic Bund in Shanghai on October 29, 2013. Divorce rates in China's two wealthiest cities, Beijing and Shanghai, have soared after the announcement of a property tax that includes a loophole for couples who split up. Nearly 40,000 couples divorced in the Chinese capital in the first nine months of this year, jumping 41 percent on the same period in 2012, according to figures released by Beijing's civil affairs officials this month. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)