The Liaoning government is encouraging couples to have more babies as it seeks to raise its population to 45 million by 2030, from 43.7 million at the end of last year. Photo: AFP

China’s rust-belt province wants people to have more babies, but is it too little, too late?

Once a centre for industry, Liaoning has fallen on hard times, but a vague government plan to put things right is unlikely to make any difference, an analyst says

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The Liaoning government is encouraging couples to have more babies as it seeks to raise its population to 45 million by 2030, from 43.7 million at the end of last year. Photo: AFP
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