Today is a busy Sunday, like always, there is no real holiday in project work except annual vacation.
This morning, I get up at 9 am, even I slept at 3 am. After the breakfast, I checked the weather. It is cloudy, which brings few sunshine. It is precious for out door activities in Pakistan, because here has too much sunshine every year. So I went to the country club and shot two baskets golf balls. My hand got edema, because my body did not have a good rest last night, I swinged too frequently, and my posture is not right. This is my forth time playing golf I guess and making a nice shot still has difficult to me.
After I backed to the camp, I went to the site for taking some video, which will be used for promotion. The fact prove that I made a right decision to take the video before lunch, because I felt so sleep in the afternoon and fall asleep in the whole afternoon.
In the evening, one idea came into my mind suddenly, which is about China demographic dividend is going to disappear. Previously, my friend in LSE has discussed this issue with me. He turned to feeling disappoint to China’s future, like many of my friends. The thing which change his opinion is the issue of China demographic dividend. As most people knows, China’s huge working population brings 6-7% annual GDP growth, that population is 60s, 70s and 80s. When it comes to 90s, one-child-policy was enforced very well and population get lower increasing rate. This probably is a super bomb for China ‘s 90s generation even 00s. Few people to work and Hugh people need to be feed by working people.
Mark:改天请教一下施工队的人，为什么海外项目，管理人员中有年轻人，而且大多数都是年轻人，但是施工队伍中全是中老年人，鲜有年轻人。why in overseas project, there is young people in management team, but no young people in construction team? I am holding several thoughts: 90s generation was spoiled by the old generation. In China, nearly half people go low entry work after their senior high. Most of them come from countryside, receiving poor education in their childhood.while these days, the young people working overseas have received good education, with university bachelor degree. Working overseas is a tough work, people have to leave far away from everything they were familiar with and to perceive loneliness. So first half young people, few motivation, leading to no willingness to touch the tough. They were spoiled by their parents, which are 60s basically.
It is 2 am of 22 August, I should end today’s diary quickly. Jin Keyu, known as the daughter of AIIB’s chairman Jin Liqun, is teaching at LSE in economic area. Like most people, she was holding a negative to China’s economy future, based on many results of analyse. But, one fact make Chinese is different from other country is that, Chinese has their dedication. Before the old Devils opened the gate of industrilazation in 1700s, China was the largest agriculture country in the world, owing large land and living diligent people. Our nation is good at making unbelievable miracle. The econmic analyse is severe, but there is still hope for Chinese making miracle, do not let country down. I believe the government is good at this, holding the press tightly and leading people rightly. It is true that most people do not need to know the truth. As macroeconomic and game theory demonstrate that if everyone purse its own interest rather than the whole sociery’s interest, the total society benefit would be less and everyone lose from it. Only people are confident to the country, the country will become better, because people are willing to dedicate for it. Now Chinese knows they are facing big issue, most importantly they know they have to face and solve this issue.
While look back to Pakistan, which I am living currently. People are holding less hope to the future, because for the last thirty years, there is so few improvement for Pakistan, even regression I think. Climate plays vital role in this country’s development. I will try to demonstrate this in the future I hope.
More information: Previously, China was the strongest country for the all time, dynasty after dynasty, China always unite as a whole. Developing techniques in many areas except industrilazation. It is forbidden because the ruler of China believe it will disturb the died people who are resting in the land. So in 1800s and 1900s, China has no other way but developing industry. In my opinion, it is hard to say industrilazation is good or bad before eventually. People having longer and better life because of it, but we see people and nature such as those living in developing countries, are suffering with it. Developed countries outsource the production part to these countries, while forgetting to give other support, especially nature protection, and other social responsibility.
Good night, I need to sleep!