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.

Dealing with transition: Experience of a university graduate in Hong KongDealing with transition: Experience of a university graduate in Hong KongTK is a graduate of the reputed University of Hong Kong, whose courses are taught in English. He calls himself "a remnant of the British …

Fast-paced life never stops, Hong Kong people strive to make a livingFast-paced life never stops, Hong Kong people strive to make a livingA cart just stops at the gate of a paint shop in a busy street with jars of paint on top waiting for decoration workers to pick them up. …

A Macau resident’s meandering journey to Hong KongA Macau resident’s meandering journey to Hong KongA successful businessman living in Hong Kong, Mr. Mo, now in his 60s, was born in Macau and graduated from Meiji University in Japan in t…

From Shenzhen to Hong Kong: 20 years of living in SARFrom Shenzhen to Hong Kong: 20 years of living in SARWhen Ding Ding was in elementary school in 1997, she and her mother moved to Hong Kong and got reunited with her father who was working i…

Matt Pottinger: From Pen to PoliticsMatt Pottinger: From Pen to PoliticsWhen Matt Pottinger, US National Security Council senior director for East Asia, led a US delegation to Beijing to attend the Belt and Ro…

Shawn Moore: American violinist builds successful career in ChinaShawn Moore: American violinist builds successful career in ChinaIn 2014, Shawn Moore was sent to Beijing by Bard College to be the top-ranking American liberal arts college’s admissions officer for th…