Thursday, January 06, 2005

Beijing greets 1.3 billionth mainland baby

Chen Zhiyong writes in China Daily:

The 1.3 billionth Chinese person was greeted Thursday morning in Beijing.
Just two minutes after midnight, a boy of 3.66 kilograms drew his first breath and uttered his first cries at the Beijing Hospital of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

Complete article

What do you think about the one-child policy?

Should it be discontinued?

What is your experience with this policy?

Hasn't capitalism moved past this law, since rich families can afford the fine for having a second child?

Is it psycologically damaging to not have any siblings?

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