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  1. News - China

    China’s one child policy change set for Q1 2014

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 10:23am by Reuters

    ... one-child policy in close to three decades. The move is part of a plan to raise fertility rates and ease the financial burden of China’s rapidly ageing population.. Authorities are in the process ... cent of the population, has averted 400 million births since 1980. Video: What do Chinese think of easing of one-child policy ...

  2. News - China - CELEBRITY

    China slaps largest one-child policy fine, 7.5 million yuan, against director Zhang Yimou

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 07:18pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... "social maintenance fees", of almost 7.49 million yuan, for the violation. This would be the largest fine handed down against any Chinese family since the one-child policy was introduced ... of the ridiculous one-child policy.  The bureau said it had sent nine investigation teams to several provinces and cities for an extensive investigation, as Zhang and his wife had not lived in Wuxi ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's revised one-child policy still enables discrimination against girls

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 06:18pm by MENGDI LIN

    ... Mengdi Lin Mengdi Lin says Beijing should scrap the one-child policy, not just ease restrictions Birth quotas and Chinese patriarchy still a lethal combination for baby girls When ... China for the United States soon after that, these memories are still engraved in my mind. People were, and still are, constantly coerced by the one-child policy. Recently, the government has ...

  4. News - China

    China legislators vote to end labour camps, back change to one-child policy

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 11:11pm by AFP

    ... parliament, the National People’s Congress, also supported the easing of another unpopular decades-old policy – the one-child limit. The ruling Communist Party had announced the long-sought changes ... of the one-child policy, which was imposed more than three decades ago to prevent overpopulation. This would allow couples where either parent has no siblings to have two children. Watch: What do Chinese ...

  5. News - China

    Population minister Wang Xia says one-child policy here to stay

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com One-child policy for long term: minister Measures to keep the national birth rate low are going to be around "for a long time", according to the top family planning official. She dismissed speculation the one-child policy would be scrapped this year. However, Wang Xia said that authorities would gradually ease restrictions for certain ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The tipping point for Beijing's one-child policy

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 03:21am

    ... SCMP Editorial Tipping point for one-child policy Demographics prompted relaxation of Beijing's one-child policy where decades of international criticism made no difference. ... the country's economic miracle had brought forward the one-child policy's use-by date. Significantly, within months, it became evident that public discussion of the policy was no longer taboo. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai parents react coolly to relaxation of one-child policy

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 04:57am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren Planners may be disappointed as many couples say they cannot afford another mouth to feed Shanghai parents balk at second child Despite the relaxation of the one-child policy ... that relaxing the one-child policy would help cushion the impacts of a rapidly ageing population. According to the Shanghai Research Centre on Ageing, the number of people aged 60 or more in the city ...

  8. News - China

    Easing of one-child policy may not result in baby boom

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 04:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Don’t expect a new Chinese baby boom, experts say, despite the first easing of the country’s strict one-child policy in three decades. Some 15 million to 20 ... on basic public services. Some demographers, however, have argued that even a reversal of the one-child policy would not result in a spike in births because of fundamental changes in the public’s ...

  9. News - China

    Did China's one-child policy motivate 'secret son' to kill his father and sister?

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Forced to live a lie under one-child policy, youth used hitmen to kill his father, sister 'Secret son' a motive in family murders The mainland's one-child policy may have played a key role in a tragedy involving a Henan teenager who allegedly hired hitmen to help him kill his father and sister on Sunday. Gao Tianfeng, a 49-year-old ...

  10. News - China - DEMOGRAPHICS

    Relaxing one-child policy will create near-term baby boom but real benefits will take years to see

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 05:09am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Allowing more couples to have a second child will create baby boom in the short term, but greater benefits will take years to materialise One-child rule relaxation to change society Relaxing the one-child policy will see a small baby boom in the near future, but long-term benefits including alleviating the ageing problem probably might ...




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