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China Ends One-child Policy

China has ended its long-standing, one-child policy and will now allow all couples to have two children. The plan was unveiled Thursday following high-level, closed-door political meetings this week in Beijing. Analysts said a two-child policy, while a welcome move, will do little to help lift the country’s declining birth rate or shrinking workforce. The two-child policy is a further relaxation, after China, in late 2013, allowed couples, one of whom has no siblings, to have a...

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