All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘one child policy’

One-Child Policy In China May Change

China’s controversial one-child policy has just changed, slightly. Officials announced Friday that married couples in which the wife or husband has no siblings, can have a second child. That means that approximately 15 to 20 million married couples are now allowed to have that second child without serious consequences. China realized its strict policy had had some seriously adverse effects …

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China’s One-Child Policy Now Relaxed

Until recently, China had a one-child policy that was introduced in 1979. The policy was created to alleviate social, economic, and environmental problems in China. Multiple births such as twin or triplets were did not qualify for a penalty, but parents who had more than one child born at different times were given penalties. Many people frowned on the policy, …

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One-Child Policy To Be Relaxed By China Amid Labor Force Concerns

China seems to be loosening on its One-Child policy as part of economic reforms. Other Communist party plans are re-education through labor policy and increased mobility for the rural population. This was announced by Chinese state media on Friday, days after the conclusion of a meeting of top Communist party leaders in Beijing. The reforms were arrived at after four …

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China Announces New One Child Policy

In an announcement made on Friday, China leaders decided they would gradually start easing up on its decades old, one child policy. The new law states that parents can have two children if either parent was an only child. The new law represents a significant change in China’s future economy and population. The one child policy was first introduced in …

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China to Shift Economy, Loosen One Child Policy

A reform document released by China’s Communist party, after a four day-long meeting of its top officials, includes a flood of sweeping changes to reportedly attempt to undo decades of failed expansion plans, according to Reuters. Among the reform plans are allowances that would accelerate capital account convertibility and scrap residency restrictions in small cities and townships. There are also …

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