Caixin OnlineOpinionEditorial Taking the Higher Ground for Hukou Reform
03.08.2012 19:51

Taking the Higher Ground for Hukou Reform

A State Council directive made welcome changes to the household registration system, but so much more is needed

A proactive, stable reform path for China's household registration system, enshrined by the family "hukou" identification booklets in homes nationwide, has been eagerly anticipated for years. So the State Council's notice of reform steps in late February drew immediate attention and mainly positive comments from Internet forum participants and bloggers.

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