personal files

China’s Lost Files

From the Financial Times, a look at the personal employment file that follows all Chinese citizens throughout their lives: While China has long since replaced its communist economy with a kind of raw capitalism and is fast...

Files Vanished, Young Chinese Lose the Future

The New York Times tells the story of a young college graduate from a poor rural area whose academic career and hopes for a promising future were erased when his personal file disappeared from the record: Everyone in China who...

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