Monday, March 03, 2008
How disruptive could this be?
China may consider changing its one-child policy because it has helped slow population growth over the last three decades, a Chinese official said Sunday.
There would be an estimated 400 million more people in China without it.
Under the current mandate, Beijing limits most urban couples to one child and rural couples to two to conserve scarce resources.
There are also concerns about China's aging population, with those aged 60 or older expected to top 200 million by 2015 and 280 million by 2025, according to the government