March 21, 2013
Shaking China from Its U.S. Dream
Wang Xiochuan, Economic Observer
Too many Chinese have taken their pursuit of happiness to the United States, and elsewhere in the West. China must ask itself why are there still so many good reasons for leaving.
BEIJING - Just like scandals involving corrupt officials, news about emigration and property purchases abroad by Chinese citizens can quickly set off waves of anger.
The latest comes after a recent article from the Wall Street Journal that reported on the large number of property buyers from China aiming either to emigrate to the U.S. or set their children up with accommodation while they study there. China's web portals and micro-blogs erupted right away.
The public often presumes that many of these homebuyers are corrupt public officials, or at the very least the nation's wealthiest...
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