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China eyes residence permits to replace divisive hukou system

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new leaders are planning a system of national residence permits to replace the household registration or 'hukou' regime, a government source said, a vital reform that will boost its urbanization campaign and drive consumption-led growth.Full story

New York Times Blames China for Massive Cyberattack

Chinese hackers penetrated and had free rein inside the New York Times' computer systems for at least four months this past fall, the newspaper revealed in a detailed front-page story today (Jan. 31). Full story

China leadership change begins

  Delegates are meeting in Beijing to begins the once-in-a-decade power transfer for a change in Chinas leadership. President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao and other long-standing leaders will give up their main party posts, making way for new President Xi Jinping and new premier Li Keqiang. ITV’s Ang

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