China has announced a new three-child policy—the latest sign the central government is worried about the country’s demographics. The 2015 repeal and replacement of the one-child policy with a two-child policy did not boost...
by Joseph Brouwer | May 11, 2021
After a month of delay and speculation, China’s National Bureau of Statistics released the results of the 2020 census, including a total population figure of 1.41 billion—an increase of 72 million since the last census in 2010....
by Josh Rudolph | May 19, 2016
Medical science’s recent development of the prenatal detection of Down syndrome has sparked...
by Grace | Feb 28, 2014
China’s Ministry of Public Security announced on Thursday that more than 1000 people have...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 9, 2012
Despite a crackdown by Hong Kong authorities on the number of women from outside the territory who can give birth there each year, the numbers of mainland women traveling south to have their babies continues to rise. From the...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 22, 2010
NPR has a report on wealthy Chinese women who pay a fee to service providers who can arrange for them to give birth on U.S. soil under a U.S. Constitutional Amendment which gives the right to citizenship to anyone born in the...
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