China has unveiled new measures aimed at encouraging families to have more babies. Photo: AFP
China has unveiled new measures aimed at encouraging families to have more babies. Photo: AFP

China tries to lift birth rate with new measures to make it easier to work and raise a family

  • They include encouraging employers to allow flexible working arrangements, and preferential housing policies for families
  • Policy document also calls for local governments to offer support on tax, insurance, education, housing and employment

China has unveiled new measures aimed at encouraging families to have more babies. Photo: AFP
China has unveiled new measures aimed at encouraging families to have more babies. Photo: AFP
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