Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 19:27
Beijing has started to examine a draft to relax the more than 30-year-old one-child policy, authorities said Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 13:34
China will introduce a blacklist of drugmakers and medical device manufacturers found to have paid bribes as it extends a crackdown on graft in the healthcare sector.
Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 20:55
China initiated steps to "adjust" its `one-child` family planning policy to address serious demographic challenges and allow millions of couples to have 2 children in the world`s most populous nation.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 17:06
A senior official from China`s family planning authority said Saturday that easing the one-child policy will not put much pressure on food supplies or public services.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 18:53
Two Chinese family planning officials were stabbed to death and four others were injured by a man in Dongxing city here after he was denied a residency certificate for his fourth child.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 15:40
Stressing on the need for population stablisation, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Thursday the focus of the government was on creating awareness about the need for small families.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 12:47
Family planning authorities here are encouraging single-child couples to have a second baby.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 17:44
The Chief Minister said that he was only referring to the norms of National Family Planning Programme and could only suggest a family to go for small families.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 16:11
China is currently the world`s most populous country, with a population of 1.3 billion.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 21:47
Experts pitch for greater role for women to curb the menace of rising population.
Last Updated: Friday, June 22, 2012, 23:01
Hillary Clinton has taken a stand for women`s reproductive rights during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro.
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