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.

Daan Roosegaarde: A Dutch artist’s mission to clear smog from Chinese citiesDaan Roosegaarde: A Dutch artist’s mission to clear smog from Chinese citiesDaan Roosegaarde embarked on his China-centered Smog Free Project in 2013 when he first proposed the idea of an outdoor air-purifying cle…

Hong Kong drifters facing less cultural disintegration & communication barriersHong Kong drifters facing less cultural disintegration & communication barriersThe term Hong Kong drifters, or gang piao, was coined to refer to those young and educated mainland Chinese who work and live in Hong Kon…

From mainland to Hong Kong: Ink and wash painter’s pursuit of artFrom mainland to Hong Kong: Ink and wash painter’s pursuit of artWhen Lin Tianxing first went to Hong Kong in 1984, he was only in his 20s, and had been told that “Hong Kong is heaven where he should p…

Hong Kong curator: Working in Beijing is a regretless decisionHong Kong curator: Working in Beijing is a regretless decisionMo Weikang is a Hong Kong curator working in Beijing, a city he describes as a "brand new world" for the Hong Kong people seeking job opp…

Working class people in Hong Kong aspire for a stable societyWorking class people in Hong Kong aspire for a stable societyWhen China ceded the island of Hong Kong to the British, there was a village in the flat area of Pok Fu Lam, a valley between Victoria Pe…

Hard work only way to happiness: poultry traderHard work only way to happiness: poultry traderMigrating to Hong Kong in 1980 from Dongguan in south China’s Guangdong province, Liu Songxin said he has been through many historic eve…