I used to work for an SOE. The wealth I created didn’t belong to me. In other words, I was only managing money for the country and the people.
My next goal is for Shenzhen to become the model of environmentally-friendly and sustainable development.
In the West, if a city faces financial difficulties, it’ll go bankrupt. But in China, cities will be subsidised by the Ministry of Finance. So some small- and medium-sized cities aren’t worried about going bankrupt. They figure the central government will help them out.
You must still stand up and say no when society is facing a backslide or a moment of danger.
If you only get money, but you don’t care about a thing, right or wrong, you cannot last. That cannot sustain you for the future.
As people’s lifestyles have improved, they’ve become more and more sensitive toward animals. It’s becoming a universal value, like Western classical music.
It’s easy not to bribe. But it’s not so easy to keep a business running at the same time.
No entrepreneur ever publicly admits to bribing, but few dare to openly claim they don’t, either.