Beijing may ease household residence rules

December 11, 2015 3:49 AM (UTC+8)

 

(From Reuters)

Beijing has proposed a new system giving permanent residence status to millions of people already living in the city, giving them better access to services like healthcare and education.

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Under a new proposal released by the Beijing government on Thursday and carried by state media on Friday, people will be able to accrue points to get a permanent hukou or residence registration account for the Chinese capital, based on requirements including educational background and stable employment.

The number of points needed to get a Beijing hukou will vary depending on changes in the city’s population, according to the draft rules. Read More

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