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Big in China: License-Plate Marriages

What it takes for Chinese drivers to get on the road
Source: Rami Niemi

You can marry for love, you can marry for money, or, in Beijing, you can marry for a license plate.

As authorities try to cap the number of vehicles in China’s car-choked capital, they’ve taken to doling out new license plates via a six-time-a-year lottery. The odds are daunting. This June alone,

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