‘One is enough’: Chinese lukewarm about more babies

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China faces a demographic crisis as its population rapidly ages. The one-child policy hasn’t helped.​

    ‘One is enough’: Chinese lukewarm about more babies

    ‘One is enough’: Chinese lukewarm about more babies

    China faces a demographic crisis as its population rapidly ages. The one-child policy hasn’t helped.​

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