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Shrinking Birth Rates Accelerate China’s Demographic Crisis

While Xi Jinping may profess confidence that “the East is rising and the West is declining,” China’s birth rates are rapidly diminishing. Recently released official statistics suggest continued deepening of looming demographic...

Year of the Snake Draws Hisses

At The Wall Street Journal, Te-Ping Chen and Fiona Law describe Hong Kong’s lukewarm welcome for the Year of the Snake: The coming year […] suffers because it is considered a “blind year,” meaning it...

Mothers Rally Against Mainland Births in Hong Kong

Despite regulations passed earlier this year that will attempt to reduce the number of mainland mothers who will be able to give birth in Hong Kong next year, over 1000 protesters rallied against the rising number of mainland...

Parents Deliver US Citizenship

China Daily reports on the growing number of Chinese women who travel to the U.S. to give birth: The list of benefits runs long for babies born in the US, says Jiang Feng, the Chinese mainland partner of the agency, which...

Half of China’s Moms-To-Be Have C-Sections

The Associated Press reports on a WHO survey that states half of Chinese pregnancies are delivered during C-sections: Rates of C-sections have reached “epidemic proportions” in many countries worldwide, the WHO said...

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