More than 51 per cent of newborns' parents do not have a local hukou, or residential registration in Shanghai. Photo: AFP More than 51 per cent of newborns' parents do not have a local hukou, or residential registration in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
More than 51 per cent of newborns' parents do not have a local hukou, or residential registration in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
Daniel Ren
Opinion

Opinion

Yangtze Briefing by Daniel Ren

Leaving half a city's residents on the outside

Migrant workers are shaping Shanghai but still kept at arm's-length

More than 51 per cent of newborns' parents do not have a local hukou, or residential registration in Shanghai. Photo: AFP More than 51 per cent of newborns' parents do not have a local hukou, or residential registration in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
More than 51 per cent of newborns' parents do not have a local hukou, or residential registration in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
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Daniel Ren

Daniel Ren

Daniel Ren is the SCMP's Shanghai bureau chief. A Shanghai native, Daniel joined the SCMP in 2007 as a Business reporter.