While ping says she expected a certain amount of backlash inside China, she was shocked at the firestorm her book touched off.
Others seem to resent ping for having escaped China to resettle into a successful life in the United States.
As one blogger wrote, “I think the most important point that outrages Chinese is that ping … lived a better-than-average life.”
The ping of the ball caroming off the right post cut through the vuvuzelas for an instant.
But ping says she knew that keeping silent about the assault would perpetuate the trauma and the cycle of injustice.
The crowd moved back, leaving them with ping Wang and the big man in the centre of a circle.
And did he hear a ping just at that instant, feel the ship vibrate for a second?
They have come from Hongkong with ping Wang, and, if they are not worried, they will soon be well again.'
ping Wang made no reply but gazed at Charlie in astonishment.
ping Wang again led them through narrow, dirty streets until they caught sight of Chin Choo's house.
to get someone's attention with a sharp sound or other form of communication
1835, imitative of the sound of a bullet striking something sharply. Meaning "short, high-pitched electronic pulse" is attested from 1943. As a verb from 1855; in computer sense is from at least 1981. Related: Pinged; pinging.
To get someone's attention with a sharp sound or other form of communication: ping my accountant with April 15 getting close