Nurses at an infant care centre in Yongquan, in Chongqing municipality. More babies are needed to help China cope with the effects of an ageing population. Photo: AFP

China’s aggressive population drive comes at a cost

Maternity-benefits expenses system already hurting some employers by not fully compensating them for salaries of women on leave

Topic |   China's population

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Nurses at an infant care centre in Yongquan, in Chongqing municipality. More babies are needed to help China cope with the effects of an ageing population. Photo: AFP
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