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New Beijing Household System is Much Ado About Selected Few

China’s capital, Beijing, has announced plans to open up full legal residence to more Chinese from other towns and cities around the country. The new points system will create a much-needed window for millions of Chinese who have left their homes in rural parts of the country to work in Beijing. But analysts say the plan is likely to only benefit a selected few.   Late last week, the municipal government in Beijing finalized a points system for household registration, or hukou as...

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