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According to Xinhua, the state-run news agency, China is abandoning its long standing one-child policy, and will allow couples to have two children. The news agency sent out a tweet on Thursday with the news, which was issued by the ruling Communist Party. Details of the policy change have not been announced, but if the two-child provision is unconditional, it is a big move on the part of the government to loosen its decades long control over population. The one-child policy was put in place back in 1979, in an attempt by the Communist Party to curb possible overpopulation.

Added on the 29/10/2015 12:43:54 - Copyright : Wochit

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