The government is worried about a rapidly ageing society, shrinking workforce and falling birth rate creating a demographic time bomb. Photo: AFP

Uproar over ‘wacky’ plan to start baby boom in China by taxing adults under 40

Money would go to ‘reproduction fund’ that families with more than one child could benefit from under proposal criticised as violation of human rights

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The government is worried about a rapidly ageing society, shrinking workforce and falling birth rate creating a demographic time bomb. Photo: AFP
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