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Beijing adopts new 2nd-child policy

Updated: 2014-02-22 07:25
By Wang Qingyun ( China Daily)

Stabilizing city's population remains urgent, family planning official says

Beijing's legislature relaxed its family planning policy on Friday, allowing couples to have a second child if either parent is an only child.

An earlier regulation, passed in 2003, had stipulated that only couples in which both parents were only children could have a second child.

Beijing adopts new 2nd-child policy