October 03, 2023 15:32 (IST)
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Falling birth rate: China launches projects to build 'new-era' marriage

Beijing:The Chinese government is planning to launch pilot projects in more than 20 cities to create a “new-era” marriage and childbearing culture to foster a friendly child bearing environment, media reports said.

Sharp drop in primary and kindergarten enrolments reflect China's declining birth rate

Beijing: The declining birthrate in China is reflected in the decline in the number of admissions of students in the primary and kindergarten classes in 2022, media reports said.

China witnessing drop in child birth rate, ruling communists concerned

Beijing: The birth rate in China has dropped to a new low in 2020, giving the country's government a challenge to deal with a shrinking labor force and growing population of elderly people, media reports said.