Food is still an issue for a huge number of villagers in rural China. Photo: Bloomberg Food is still an issue for a huge number of villagers in rural China. Photo: Bloomberg
Food is still an issue for a huge number of villagers in rural China. Photo: Bloomberg

Why the cunning snake is beloved of the Chinese

Xun Zhou says for people who for too long have had to live by their wits, without appeal to state largesse, a snake's cunning is a welcome quality

Topic |   China economy
Food is still an issue for a huge number of villagers in rural China. Photo: Bloomberg Food is still an issue for a huge number of villagers in rural China. Photo: Bloomberg
Food is still an issue for a huge number of villagers in rural China. Photo: Bloomberg
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