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New attempt at a fair hukou system

The Chinese government has once again announced the simplification of the household registration system. In a letter published over the weekend, an alliance of 19 state institutions announced plans to significantly speed up the process of issuing urban hukou to people who have moved from rural areas. Receiving the hukou at the respective place of residence entails numerous social benefits, such as access to the local health care system or the education system.

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