Jump to navigation. The preference for sons has deep social, economic, and cultural roots in many East and South Asian societies. Historically, son preference has resulted in unusually high death rates for female infants and girls.
Police want to identify a woman they say is badgering college women to date her single son. The Baltimore Sun reports that a woman in her mids has been visiting the campus of Towson University in Maryland pestering female students. The mom reportedly approaches her victims, shows them a photo of her eligible son and asks if they are interested in dating him.
Spare the rod and spoil the child? In this case, spare the rod and a child could have been saved. After finding out that her son had sneaked out to play without finishing his homework and had even lost his handphone in the process, a mother in Jiangsu, China subjected the 9-year-old boy to a violent beating for up to five hours.
A mother and her son were arrested for running a prostitution ring in Texas, which saw them offering women to an undercover police officer. According to a criminal complaint filed late last month, which was unsealed earlier this week and seen by Dallas News, Helen Yu Kim and her son Daniel Mendoza Jr. Mendoza was the target of a drug sting in August, when he told a police informant his mother was in charge of a "prostitution operation" in Dallas. The police subsequently arranged for the informant to meet Mendoza, to enquire whether he could organize a number of women to entertain a group of businessmen who would be visiting Dallas.
Police at a university in Maryland have put out an alert for a middle-aged woman who has been approaching students on campus looking for a date on behalf of her son. Students have reported being approached by an older female who attempted to show them a picture on her cell phone and ask if [they] were interested in dating her son. The subject of interest is described as a female, appearing to be in her 50s, with glasses, wearing blue jeans and a striped long sleeve shirt with red trim along the bottom, a multi colored scarf, brown shoes and carrying a dark colored coat.
Spurs struck a deal with Korea at the start of the season whereby they agreed that Son could play in the Asian Games, which is not on FIFA's official calendar, in August as long as he missed their international friendlies in November and the first two group matches at the Asian Cup in United Arab Emirates against Philippines and Kyrgyzstan. South Korea beat Japan to win the Asian Games, with the gold medal excusing Son from having to do 21 months of compulsory military service. Son will be available for Korea's final group game against China on Jan.
Son preference in China is a gender preference issue. Preference of sons can be explained by an attitude; it believe that boys have more value than girls; it can be defined as a gender bias as well. The majority of men are naturally superior to women in terms of physical strength.
The Koreans were stunned in Abu Dhabi on Friday, once again failing to break an Asian Cup drought dating back to As the Qataris celebrated wildly, Son admitted he had failed to sleep properly since arriving from London. Running on adrenaline, Son provided the spark against China, winning a penalty and adding an assist.