Here are the findings of a survey by web portal Eastmoney.com.
Modern Chinese citizens have nine big wishes, and almost all
of them are all about money.
#1 Make big money and become a “super-wealthy”.
#2 Buy a big house. (34% of Chinese have this has their #1 goal)
#3 Drive a Luxury Car
#4 Be a boss of their own company
#5 Win the lotto.
(In 2012, China sold US$42.7 billion in lottery tickets, an increase
of 18% from the year before.)
#6 Become a government official.
(While most Chinese now despising officials, they all want to be one)
I once heard a pick up line in a bar loosely translated as
“Hey Baby,I’m a government official, you want to see my car and driver?”
#7 Luck with the opposite sex
#8 Wish to emigrate
#9 Travel the world
Another joint poll conducted by Reuters and Ipsos in February revealed
that China ranked no. 1 out of 23 countries surveyed when it comes to
agreeing with the statement that “money is the best sign of a person’s