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China's One-Child Family Policy...Let's Make it a Thing of the Past

China administered the one-child policy in 1971 in response to the country’s concerns with rapid population growth due to decline in death rate and increase in elderly population.  330 more words

Advocacy Process

With End of China's One-Child Policy, There Hasn't Been a Baby Boom - Businessweek

Last November, China announced the loosening of its restrictive one-child population policy: Couples would soon be permitted to have two children so long as one parent was an only child. 226 more words

China Alert

China's Girl Births Ratio Improves as Country Gets More Educated - Businessweek

Priscilla Yang is standing outside Tuanjiehu Beijing Maternity Hospital, her husband dutifully holding aloft a purple umbrella to shield her from the blazing July sun. The 27-year-old is eight months pregnant and feeling relieved: Her latest rounds of prenatal tests came back normal. 192 more words

China Alert

Business Opportunity in China

China’s draconion one-child policy has caused many problems. There is a surfeit of approximately 30 million men, who are favored due to cultural and Confucian precepts. 140 more words

China Eldery

'The Dark Road': Ma Jian's journey into the terrible heart of the Chinese economic miracle

Ma Jian has long been a thorn in the side of the Chinese authorities. His novels – including Beijing Coma, about the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, and… 2,489 more words

Ideas And Politics


Today was a busy, but very fun day. Right now I am slightly overcome with homesickness, but I think that I will be in a better mood by tomorrow morning. 1,625 more words

Adventures In China