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  1. people's republic of desire

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... Annie Wang It's been five years since CC returned to China. But the Hong Kong-born, Oxford-educated returnee still hasn't succeeded in going native. 'Sometimes, coming back to China feels like time travel,' CC tells Niuniu over lunch at a Japanese restaurant. 'It's like living in Hong Kong 20 years ago. It's so hard to find people who are at my ...

  2. people's republic of desire

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... can she really move on? Since coming to China, she's been a good listener for her friends, and a dedicated journalist who collects other people's stories. But what of her own? It's time to begin her own story; whether it's a continuation of the past or the start of a new chapter in her life. This is Annie Wang's final column. The book, People's ...

  3. people's republic of desire

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... character. It seems the Confucian patriarchal society has finally come to the stage of embracing strong women, especially among China's one-child generations. Finding the stereotypical, ... and meek man to quit his job in China, marry her and take her to the United States. Everyone thinks the free-living American lifestyle will suit Dolly well. But one month after she leaves, she ...

  4. people's republic of desire

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... Niuniu's eyes to a harsh world beyond the neon lights of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. She wants to discuss everything she's seen of the rural people's poverty and their daily struggle ... independent, too strong-willed, too well-educated.' C.C. wonders if, perhaps, China just has a shortage of men. Niuniu, who has been quiet, finally opens her mouth. 'No,' she says. ...

  5. people's republic of desire

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... suburban existence. For them, a dentist might make handsome money, but looking at other people's bad teeth is not a fun career. More and more people, like Niuniu, have chosen to search ... of the fence,' she says. 'And we always have complaints about our own jobs and envy those of other people.'; Niuniu agrees, then strikes a note that ends the discussion. 'When is enough ...

  6. People's republic of desire

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... have gone to the trouble, that it's a shame to waste such beauty for her sake. How she only wishes her Lulu would be as polite and sensible as Uncle Liu. 'And, if it wouldn't ...

  7. people's republic of desire

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... the People's University with a degree in international finance and then went to Stanford to get an MBA. He now works for insurance and investment giant AIG. 'How's life?' Kevin asks ... woman. But it doesn't matter where I go, I like China the best.' Beibei says under her breath to Niuniu: 'I know why she likes China the best. Only China can guarantee her ...

  8. People's republic of desire

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... Annie Wang One of the things Niuniu likes about her job is not having to spend the whole day in the office. This means she has avoided work politics and maintained a good relationship with most of her colleagues. But she has never imagined those relations are as good as they seem today. Niuniu walks into her office building and enters the lift. The three people in the lift greet ...

  9. people's republic of desire

    Posted Jul 16th 2003, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... with their routine drudgery and the bad temperament of their bosses. If a person can make money by suing people in America, what about in China, a country that is not as wealthy as America and with less ... apparently has the answer: it's easier to stand out in a relatively conformist society such as China. Once you stand out, you get attention. Once you get attention, you get money. After all, ...

  10. People's republic of desire

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... the same item on the menu on consecutive nights.' 'I was going to say hello to your lovely friends to see if they have some free time tonight,' Luyi says politely. 'Why ...




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