China in 2 minutes a day
Top news and analysis delivered to your inbox

Seeking more space and fewer people, Beijing’s downtown districts set sights on lower-class residents

"
Beijing plans to cut the number of people living in its downtown core by more than 100,000…a push seen as disproportionately affecting migrant workers and lower-class residents."
7 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
China in 2 minutes a day
Top news and analysis delivered to your inbox