BEIJING, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese lawmakers passed a historic decision on Sunday, allowing all couples to have two children.
"The state advocates that one couple shall be allowed to have two children," according to the newly revised Law on Population and Family Planning, passed at the bi-monthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, which ran from Monday to Sunday.
The newly revised law will take effect on Jan. 1.
BEIJING, Dec.21 (Xinhuanet) -- All couples in China are encouraged to have two children, according to a draft amendment to China's national law on population and family planning proposed to China's top legislature for review on Monday.
China's top leadership announced the universal two-child policy at a meeting in late October, but it has to be approved by the National People's Congress before it becomes law. Full Story
BEIJING, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- China will provide better family planning services following removal of the country's one-child policy, according to a decision approved by the top leadership on Monday.
At a meeting presided over by Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee's General Secretary Xi Jinping on Monday, the committee's political bureau approved a decision to improve family planning services for the two-child policy. Full Story