Shanghai and the public life that flowed through its concrete veins disappeared. Old Shanghai shopped; new Shanghai stopped. The streets are almost empty. Roped-off playgrounds gather dust instead of giggles. Aside from grocery stores and emergency facilities, virtually nothing is open. Before the virus, elbowing dozens of eager grandparents every day to take my son to kindergarten in a joyous kind of Shanghainese chaos made me feel like a local.
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Zhang Wei, a year-old male resident of Beijing, is at first glance an unlikely exemplar for the power of women in modern China. But hear him out. A junior executive at a state-owned energy company, Zhang has not yet been able to save enough money to afford a decent apartment in Beijing, where prices have pretty much gone straight up since he entered the workforce seven years ago. So Zhang says he saves nearly 30 percent of his salary every month and is hoping prices decline a bit so he can buy in the next year or two. Why would a young professional male be obsessed with buying an apartment in a market a lot of people think is already overpriced? My parents are really pressuring me.
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One of those is to have high respects to their parents, grandparents, and ancestors. This is because they are closely knit with their families. Either they live under the same roof or somewhere just close to their hometown. What is traditional for Chinese women? More likely, They expect men to take the lead.
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