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Cambodia finds 33 surrogate mothers in raid on illegal business

Jun 23, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Five people, including a Chinese national, were arrested during the operation in the capital late Friday

DETAINED. Australian national Tammy Davis-Charles (2nd L), seen with other detainees on August 3, 2017, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for sourcing clients for a surrogacy clinic in the impoverished kingdom, as authorities crackdown on 'womb for rent' businesses. Photo by Tang Chhin Sothy / AFP

China's population to grow 45 million by 2020 – plan

Mar 05, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The new population plan will address problems from the one child policy like a shrinking workforce and severe gender imbalances

POPULATION MANAGEMENT. China's plan after the one-child policy expects the population to reach 'around 1.42 billion' by 2020. EPA file photo

China and the Philippines: When demographics is destiny

Jan 07, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Manila and Beijing share a common economic challenge – how to best take advantage of its greatest asset its population

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Dec 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM

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China officially ends one child policy – State media

Dec 27, 2015 - 5:06 PM

All married couples will be allowed to have a second child but the legislation maintains limits on additional births

CHINA'S FUTURE. This picture taken on September 19, 2012 shows children playing at a kindergarten in Beijing. AFP/WANG ZHAO

China ends one-child policy – state media

Oct 29, 2015 - 7:34 PM

After years of strict enforcement China s population – the world s largest – is now aging rapidly gender imbalances are severe and its workforce is shrinking

CHINA'S FUTURE. This picture taken on September 19, 2012 shows children playing at a kindergarten in Beijing. AFP/WANG ZHAO

China two-child policy not imminent – official

Mar 07, 2014 - 9:58 AM

Health Minister Li Bin threw cold water on the possibility telling a press conference that basic policy cannot be changed

ONE CHILD POLICY. This picture taken on September 19, 2012 shows children playing at a kindergarten in Beijing. China's elderly face increasing uncertainty three decades since the one-child policy took hold,with no real social safety net, the law has left four grandparents and two parents with one caretaker for old age -- and bereaved families with none. AFP PHOTO/WANG ZHAO

China formally abolishes labor camps, loosens one-child policy

Dec 28, 2013 - 9:42 AM

2nd UPDATE The decisions were taken by the standing committee of the National People s Congress at the conclusion of a six day meeting

CHINA'S FUTURE. This picture taken on September 19, 2012 shows children playing at a kindergarten in Beijing. AFP/WANG ZHAO

China to formalize reforms to one-child policy, labor camps

Dec 24, 2013 - 1:04 PM

The ruling Communist Party announced the long sought changes among a raft of pledges after a key gathering in November

CHINA'S FUTURE. This picture taken on September 19, 2012 shows children playing at a kindergarten in Beijing. AFP/WANG ZHAO

China reform pledges show Xi assuming Deng mantle: analysts

Nov 20, 2013 - 7:44 AM

Like Deng the man who led China from 1978 to 1992 and launched the country s boom following the death of Mao Zedong Xi has made economic reform a top priority

LEADING REFORM. China's President Xi Jinping during an event at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, China, 13 November 2013. EPA/Jason Lee/Pool

China to ease one-child policy: Xinhua

Nov 15, 2013 - 9:03 PM

Chinese couples are now allowed to have two children if one of the parents is an only child

ONE CHILD POLICY PROBLEM. This picture taken on September 19, 2012 shows children playing at a kindergarten in Beijing. China's elderly face increasing uncertainty three decades since the one-child policy took hold,with no real social safety net, the law has left four grandparents and two parents with one caretaker for old age -- and bereaved families with none. AFP PHOTO/WANG ZHAO

China probes 'forced abortion' case amid uproar

Jun 14, 2012 - 3:07 PM

China said Thursday June 14 it was investigating the case of a woman who was allegedly forced to abort seven months into her pregnancy after images posted online of the baby s corpse caused an uproar