Beijing allows children of successful hukou applicants to take gaokao in capitalBeijing allows children of successful hukou applicants to take gaokao in capitalEleven years after coming to Beijing, 38-year-old Zhang Yang finally became a real Beijinger, thanks to the point-based household registration system, or hukou, which has granted permanent resident status to over 6,000 applicants who have a stable job and housing in the capital city.

Cheese and auberginesCheese and aubergines Sam Harman, an oral English teacher in Guangdong, poses with a Chinese girl. I moved to China 4 months ago today. It has been…

So far, so bad...and that's goodSo far, so bad...and that's good Uri Toch, an associated professor of College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois,poses with Chinese basketball star Yao Ming wax fi…

Little Red's interrogationLittle Red's interrogation Andrew Symonds(upper left),a teacher living and working in Chongqing, poses with his friends. "You don't look Chinese" said the little…

One of a 'Kind'One of a 'Kind'My decision to travel around China lay solely with my curiosity about the place - it was the one place that I had always wanted to explor…

Beijing: Home Away from HomeBeijing: Home Away from Home Central Perk Café (China Daily) Just give some advice to anyone who will travel to Beijing and stay long enough to feel that th…

Filipino community still rocksFilipino community still rocks (Global Times) Despite tensions at a national level between China and the Philippines, Filipino expatriates in the capital city say the…