Header Ads

China Scraps Controversial Policy, Says Families Can Now Have More Than 2 Children

 China has announced it will now permit couples to have up to three children, in a major policy change.


The Asian country hopes to tackle its falling birth rate and ageing population, after recent data showed a dramatic decline in the number of babies born.

The controversial decades-long ‘one-child policy’ was dropped from 2016, allowing all couples to have two children.

‘To actively respond to the ageing of the population… a couple can have three children,’ state media Xinhua reported on Monday after a meeting of the Politburo leadership committee.

‘Allowing every couple to have three children and implementing related support policies will help improve the population’s structure, fulfilling the country’s strategy of actively coping with an ageing population and maintaining the advantage, endownment of human resources.’

It is not yet clear when the new policy will take effect.

It comes after earlier this month the country reported its slowest population growth since the early 1960s, with only 12 million new babies born.

A once-a-decade census showed the overall population of China grew to 1.41178 billion in the 10 years to 2020 – up by 5.38%. 

China enforced the one-child policy for four decades and was initially intended to halt a population explosion.

But the change to a two-child policy five years ago failed to boost the birth rate, with many couples saying the cost of raising children in Chinese cities is too high.

On social media the latest announcement triggered a negative response.

‘I am willing to have three children if you give me 5 million yuan [£554,350],’ one user posted on Chinese microblogging website Weibo.

To cope with the rapidly ageing population, China is also expected to raise its retirement age in phased stages, but no details have yet been revealed.

Currently men can retire at 60 and women at 55, in one of the lowest retirement ages in the world. It has remained unchanged for four decades.

China’s population is expected to soon begin shrinking, with Bloomberg estimating a peak before 2025.

Prof Wang Feng, a specialist in Asian demographics at the University of California Irvine, said China should already have abandoned its birth control policy altogether.

‘It’s outdated. What China needs is not another state policy, but rather a better and fairer society,’ he said.




No comments

Thank you for reaching out to us. We are happy to receive your opinion and request. If you are need advert or sponsored post, We’re excited you’re considering advertising or sponsoring a post on our blog. Your support is what keeps us going. With the current trend, it’s very obvious content marketing is the way to go. Banner advertising and trying to get customers through Google Adwords may get you customers but it has been proven beyond doubt that Content Marketing has more lasting benefits.
We offer majorly two types of advertising:
1. Sponsored Posts: If you are really interested in publishing a sponsored post or a press release, video content, advertorial or any other kind of sponsored post, then you are at the right place.
WHAT KIND OF SPONSORED POSTS DO WE ACCEPT?
Generally, a sponsored post can be any of the following:
Press release
Advertorial
Video content
Article
Interview
This kind of post is usually written to promote you or your business. However, we do prefer posts that naturally flow with the site’s general content. This means we can also promote artists, songs, cosmetic products and things that you love of all products or services.
DURATION & BONUSES
Every sponsored article will remain live on the site as long as this website exists. The duration is indefinite! Again, we will share your post on our social media channels and our email subscribers too will get to read your article. You’re exposing your article to our: Twitter followers, Facebook fans and other social networks.

We will also try as much as possible to optimize your post for search engines as well.

Submission of Materials : Sponsored post should be well written in English language and all materials must be delivered via electronic medium. All sponsored posts must be delivered via electronic version, either on disk or e-mail on Microsoft Word unless otherwise noted.
PRICING
The price largely depends on if you’re writing the content or we’re to do that. But if your are writing the content, it is $60 per article.

2. Banner Advertising: We also offer banner advertising in various sizes and of course, our prices are flexible. you may choose to for the weekly rate or simply buy your desired number of impressions.

Technical Details And Pricing
Banner Size 300 X 250 pixels : Appears on the home page and below all pages on the site.
Banner Size 728 X 90 pixels: Appears on the top right Corner of the homepage and all pages on the site.
Large rectangle Banner Size (336x280) : Appears on the home page and below all pages on the site.
Small square (200x200) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Half page (300x600) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Portrait (300x1050) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Billboard (970x250) : Appears on the home page.

Submission of Materials : Banner ads can be in jpeg, jpg and gif format. All materials must be deliverd via electronic medium. All ads must be delivered via electronic version, either on disk or e-mail in the ordered pixel dimensions unless otherwise noted.
For advertising offers, send an email with your name,company, website, country and advert or sponsored post you want to appear on our website to omodjk(at)gmail(dot)com

Normally, we should respond within 48 hours.