Beijing will not ease restrictions on the birth of a second child for people with higher educational qualifications, and the second-child policy is still mainly open to rural residents and couples from one-child families.
“Beijing’s current family planning policy will not change,” Li Yunli, deputy head of the Beijing Municipal Population and Family Planning Committee (Âåó‰∫¨Â∏Ç‰∫∫Âè£ÂíåËÆ°ÂàíÁîüËÇ≤ÂßîÂëò‰ºöÔºâ, said during a live chat on Beijing Official Website International on Thursday.
The remarks were in response to heated discussions in recent years over whether the city would allow couples with college degrees to have a second child. [Full Text]
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