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Beijing to Scrap Urban-Rural Residency Distinction

Following up on the central government’s earlier promises to reform the controversial hukou household registration system, Beijing’s ...
September 21, 2016 2:43 PM

Minitrue: No Public Comment on Rural Murder Case

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The names ...
September 14, 2016 11:51 AM

Prosperity, Stability, Control: Beijing’s Clashing Priorities

Economic growth and poverty reduction are two of the Chinese Communist Party’s core goals and sources of legitimacy. Last week, a Wall Street ...
August 29, 2016 11:53 AM