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Interview: Understanding China's 'Great Migration'
July 26, 2017
Interview: Understanding China's 'Great Migration'
An interview with Bradley M. Gardner about China's rural-to-urban migration.
Interview: Understanding China's 'Great Migration'
China's Hukou Restrictions Now Apply to Graveyards
April 01, 2017
China's Hukou Restrictions Now Apply to Graveyards
Suzhou has become the first Chinese city to ban the purchase of grave sites by people without a local residency permit.
China's Hukou Restrictions Now Apply to Graveyards
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
February 03, 2016
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
China wants to grant hukous to 100 million migrants by 2020, but will be slow and selective in its reform.
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
China Wants Hukous for Its 13 Million Unregistered Citizens
December 10, 2015
China Wants Hukous for Its 13 Million Unregistered Citizens
Top Chinese leadership demanded an initiative to grant hukous to China's unofficial citizens.
China Wants Hukous for Its 13 Million Unregistered Citizens
Reforming China’s Migration Barriers
January 16, 2015
Reforming China’s Migration Barriers
If the hukou system reform is to be meaningful, it will have to be delinked from welfare benefits.
Reforming China’s Migration Barriers
The Gaokao Exam: A Tough Test for China
June 07, 2014
The Gaokao Exam: A Tough Test for China
Debates over the grueling pre-college exam highlight fundamental issues facing Chinese society.
The Gaokao Exam: A Tough Test for China
China's New Urbanization Plan
December 17, 2013
China's New Urbanization Plan
A major conference on urbanization in China prioritizes hukou reform over construction and relocation projects.
China's New Urbanization Plan
China’s Housing Crunch Takes to the Rooftops
November 22, 2013
China’s Housing Crunch Takes to the Rooftops
Hitherto illegal – and often bizarre – rooftop construction could be at least a partial solution to China’s urban housing crunch.
China’s Housing Crunch Takes to the Rooftops
What to Watch for at China's 'Third Plenum'
November 09, 2013
What to Watch for at China's 'Third Plenum'
A rundown of what is likely to be on the CCP’s agenda for the Third Plenum.
What to Watch for at China's 'Third Plenum'
Prostitution is Key to Reducing Corruption in China
August 22, 2013
Prostitution is Key to Reducing Corruption in China
Sex scandals triggered almost half of the corruption cases in China this year.
Prostitution is Key to Reducing Corruption in China
The Curious Case of Zhan Haite
December 19, 2012
The Curious Case of Zhan Haite
An interesting debate that is taking place could be an example of Chinese civil society gaining new ground — or not.
The Curious Case of Zhan Haite
Census Time in China
November 01, 2010
Census Time in China
The biggest census in history begins today as 6.5 million Chinese census takers hit the streets.
Census Time in China
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