China ‘to punish’ two-child rich – BBC

 Media Images 42629000 Jpg  42629923 Bike Afp203 From BBC News: China is to introduce steps to punish famous and wealthy violators of its one-child policy, senior officials say.

The move came in response to complaints from ordinary people that the rich were having more children because they could afford the fines, officials said.

Measures could include recording violators’ names and making them ineligible for citizenship awards.

China established its one-child policy in the late 1970s in a bid to control its soaring population. [Full Text]

March 3, 2007 10:03 PM
Posted By:
Categories: Society