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October 18 2021 6:02 PM ˚

China passes three-child policy into law

A man leads a child by the hand at a market in Guangzhou, China, on May 24, 2021. (Photo: NYTimes)
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Amman, Jordan news agency, Petra — China’s legislature on Friday formally amended the country’s family planning rules to allow couples to have three children, also announcing a number of policy measures aimed at boosting declining birth rates.اضافة اعلان

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, or Parliament, passed an amendment to the Population and Family Planning Law, state media said, adding that the amended law calls on the authorities to "take supportive measures, including those in finances, taxes, insurance, education, housing and employment, to reduce families' burdens as well as the cost of raising and educating children."

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