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Old 05-17-2011, 11:28 AM
 
Location: Guangzhou
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Why Chinese people are everywhere? How come?
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:38 AM
 
Location: U.S.A.
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Awesome question bro. Prolly cause you live in China? Honestly, in America, I meet alot more Vietnamese, Cambodian, Korean, Japanese than Chinese
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Old 05-17-2011, 12:08 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Pennsylvania / Dull Germany
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There are about 1.33 bln. Chinese people in the world, roughly about 20% of the world population. Statistically, the probabillity is very high to meet one of them, compared to other nation's people.
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Old 05-17-2011, 01:34 PM
 
Location: US Empire, Pac NW
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Lots of reasons.

In America, for example, we would ship them over here as virtual slaves (along with Africans and Irish) to work on building the railroad. In Japan, many were brought over to work as cheap labor to build up Edo and Meiji Japan. In Europe, the modern world introduced fast transport, and like minded people congregate... much easier for immigrants to go to what they know.

Used to be that way too in America. That's why you have traditional Irish and Polish neighborhoods on the south side of Chicago.
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Old 05-17-2011, 03:00 PM
 
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Because life in China is/was bad so they move.
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Old 05-17-2011, 05:56 PM
 
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Well every reasonable sized city I have been to, with an pop of over an million people have at least an China town or place where an large proportion of locals are Chinese. Well reason why Chinese are everywhere is they represent 20% of the worlds population and many Chinese moved from China due to wars, or escape from communist rule or other major problems China been going though.
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:54 PM
 
Location: World
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It may have to do with the fact that only something like 9% of Americans have a passport and most of those that do spend their time in Mexico stuffing their faces full of buffet dinners while relaxing at their timeshare.


you will see those people who have spirit of adventure, travel and enterpreneurship.

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Because life in China is/was bad so they move.
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Orange County, CA
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Because of poverty and population pressures in the past...

Also due to the fact that the South Chinese in particular have a been an adventurous and entreprenurial people wanting to seek fortunes in other lands...
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:05 AM
 
Location: TMI
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Because China is largely poor. Simple but true answer.
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:07 AM
 
Location: Viña del Mar, Chile
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It may have to do with the fact that only something like 9% of Americans have a passport and most of those that do spend their time in Mexico stuffing their faces full of buffet dinners while relaxing at their timeshare.


you will see those people who have spirit of adventure, travel and enterpreneurship.
If you're going to troll, at least try to make sense
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