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As population ages, China allows couples to have three children

Young Chinese playing recently. The population of China is growing health and steadily. PHOTO @PDCHINA

China relaxes family planning rules to allow three children per couple

Beijing, CHINA |  XINHUA |  Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Monday chaired a meeting of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee to hear reports on major policy measures to actively address the ageing of population during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025).

China will now support couples that wish to have a third child, according to a meeting of the Political Bureau of Communist Party of China Central Committee held on Monday.

Implementing the policy and its relevant supporting measures will help improve China’s population structure, actively respond to the aging population, and preserve the country’s human resource advantages, the meeting said.

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