China's Controversial One-child Policy Loosened

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  December 29, 2013 at 6:37 PM Lifestyle News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
China's hugely controversial one-child policy is all set to be loosened a bit.

The country's top legislative committee has also abolished camps for 're-education through labor'.
 China's Controversial One-child Policy Loosened
China's Controversial One-child Policy Loosened
Advertisement

According to Japan Times, the decisions were taken by the standing committee of the National People's Congress, China's rubber-stamp parliament.

Advertisement
The loosening of the one-child policy will allow couples where either parent has no siblings to have two children.

The abolition of re-education through labor, known as "laojiao," will see existing inmates freed, the report added.

Source: ANI
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

More News on:

Third Party Administrator for Claims and Cashless Health Insurance 
Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive