Monday, October 01, 2007

The Happiest Chinese

Chengdu residents were seen playing Mahjong along the river in summer days. The curving colorful line formed by Mahjong tables winds up to dozens of miles in nearby Hongkou National Reserve.

According to an online survey published by the Xinhua on September 29, Chinese live in Chengdu, Sichuan are the happiest, followed by those who live in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. The full list of top ten happiest city are:
    Happiest City in China, 2007 Data
  1. Chengdu, Sichuan
  2. Hangzhou, Zhejiang
  3. Qingdao, Shandong
  4. Dalian, Liaoning
  5. Kunming, Yunan
  6. Suzhou, Jiangsu
  7. Guilin, Guangxi
  8. Xiamen, Fujian
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Dali, Yunan

Chengdu tops the list thanks to its beautiful landscape, leisure lifestyle, low price and low work pressure. It's also not a surprise that those who are living in fast pacing metropolitans such as Beijing, Tianjin or Shanghai were found not planing to move to any other places, because the could enjoy luxury of modern life.

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