Satire: Huobus’ Top Ten Poor Bastards Chart

These posters have appeared in various BBS’s and websites. This is a parody of Forbes’ China’s Richest list. called „ÄäÁ•∏Â∏ÉÊñØ„Äã10§ßÁ©∑ÂÖâËõãÊéíË°åʶú (Huobus’ Top Ten Poor Bastards Chart). Here are five of those ten posters, translated by CDT. Thanks to Jason Li of Virtual China blog for the tip.

A Farmer’s 2006 Finance Journal: Migrant Work Leading Income – Changsha Evening News

From Changsha Evening News via, translated by CDT (photo: Li Haibin and his finance journal, via Li Haibin (Êùéʵ∑ÂΩ¨), one of the most educated 62-year-old farmers in his village, has been keeping a detailed finance journal all the years of his family of six, one of the most well-off at Huangxing New Village […]

Seventy Percent of Chinese Can’t Afford New Houses – Cai Guozhao

From Shanghai Security News, tranlsated by CDT: According to a report done by Beijing Normal University, the average price for a house in east China has reached 4,000 yuan per square meter. The average household income was between 15,000 and 17,000 in 2005, and the house price-income ratio was about 13. The report also revealed […]



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