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Three-child policy: China lifts cap on births in major policy shift

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(Corrects attribution of scientific paper in paragraph 22 to Zhejiang University and Beijing Normal University, not Hangzhou University) By Tony Munroe and David Stanway BEIJING (Reuters) -Married Chinese couples may have up to three children, China announced on Monday, in a major shift from the existing limit of two after recent data showed a dramatic decline in births in the world’s most populous country. Beijing scrapped its decades-old one-child policy in 2016, replacing it with a two-child limit to try and stave off risks to its economy from a rapidly aging population. But that failed to …

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