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China is entering a new development phase following its success in eradicating poverty.
BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN): As early spring smog descended on Beijing on Thursday (March 4), Tiananmen Square, the political heart of the city, was under a massive security lockdown.
MALAYSIAN Chinese have been urged to marry early and have children in a bid to make up for the falling birth rate, Sin Chew Daily reported.
Chinese mum pays over US$150,000 to have ‘perfect’ seven kids, bucking country’s declining childbirth trend
Zhang Rongrong’s family paid the ‘social support fees’ – effectively fines – to give birth to seven babies under China’s two-child policyA successful businesswoman, Zhang says the decision was not driven by gender preference, but because she hopes never to be alone
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's fertility rate fell to the lowest in the world last year, data showed on Wednesday, as uncertainty over the coronavirus discouraged couples from marrying and having children.
The National Health Commission said comments that three provinces would be allowed to adopt new policies did not mean it would end limits on family sizeCurrently families are limited to two children, but the end of the one-child policy has failed to stop birth rates falling
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto emerged as a candidate to lead the Tokyo Olympics organising committee, public broadcaster NHK said on Wednesday, after ex-prime minister Yoshiro Mori resigned from the post over sexist remarks.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): The Total Ferility Rate (TFR) in Thailand has dropped to 1.51 children per woman or below 600,000 newborns per year, Prof Kamthorn Pruksananonda, from the Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, said recently.
ROME/BERLIN (Reuters) - Maybe it was the stress. Maybe it was being cooped up with the mother-in-law. But the numbers are in, and one effect of the coronavirus lockdown is now clear: people made fewer babies. A lot fewer babies.
SEOUL (AFP): The Seoul city government is facing a popular backlash after advising pregnant women to cook their husbands several meals and ensure they have a supply of clean underwear before going to hospital to give birth.