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China Reform May Add Demand
Lin Tan DTN China Correspondent
Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:30 PM CDT

BEIJING (DTN) -- Even though Jinlong Han owns five restaurants and has worked in Beijing for 33 years, he must pay extra for his 12-year-old daughter to attend school despite the fact she's one of the best students in her class.

His family household registration, called a Hokou, is in the rural region of Inner Mongolia, which prevents him from accessing public services like healthcare, insurance and education in China's urban areas.

"I will send her to Canada for a better education after she finishes middle school," Han said.

The Hokou system has been a restriction on Chinese migrating from ...

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