Asia Pacific China urged to drop one-child policy. But will young couples opt for two?

Last year, Beijing had expected two million extra babies after loosening its longstanding one-child limit per couple. But only 700,000 more babies were delivered.

By , Staff writer

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The Chinese government’s top think tank on social policy has urged Beijing to drop its controversial one child policy, saying it has outlived its usefulness and now threatens dire consequences.