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Weighing GNP vs GNH

China Daily | Updated: 2011-10-08 08:06

THERE ARE PLENTY OF HEAVY HEARTS IN CHINA'S big cities. When asked how satisfied they are with a metropolis as a place to live, many people say they are being pushed to their psychological limits.

A survey by Horizon Research Consultancy Group found that life in metropolises such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou did not necessarily make Chinese people happy. Instead, more people were choosing to live in medium-sized cities, like provincial capitals.

Metropolises are known for unreliable services and high prices. These are just some of the reasons that big-city residents are wearing long faces. People are fearful about their jobs and livelihoods.

Weighing GNP vs GNH

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