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Hukou Reforms Aim to Smooth Urbanization

Chris Buckley at The New York Times reports the announcement of new changes to China’s hukou registration system, as promised in the reform ...
July 31, 2014 12:33 AM

1% of Chinese Own One-Third of National Wealth

A recent survey by Peking University showed that 1% of China’s richest families hold more than one-third of the nation’ s total wealth, Xinhua ...
July 28, 2014 4:04 PM

China’s Jobless Rate Is 5.1%. Or Maybe It’s 4.1%.

Two Chinese ministries have released conflicting job market figures that put urban unemployment at 4.08% and 5.05% respectively, Bloomberg ...
July 28, 2014 3:43 PM