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#Population Control

# population-control - Thursday 22 August, 2019

China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped

The country operated a strict one-child policy from 1979 to 2015.

# population-control - Thursday 30 October, 2014

A lot of Chinese couples don't want a second child after all

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

# population-control - Friday 11 January, 2013

China's 'One Child' policy produces more risk-averse adults: study

Australian studies have concluded that children born in China’s sibling-free culture are less risky and less entrepreneurial.

# population-control - Thursday 9 September, 2010

China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule

The country’s famous birth control policy – where families are only permitted to have one child or face fines – could be repealed.