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Disney gurgles with delight as China eases one-child policy

02-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Family entertainment giant Disney on Friday welcomed Beijing’s scrapping of the one-child policy as investors bumped up Chinese “baby concept” stocks, but [...]
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To Chinese, end of 1-child policy welcome, not game-changer

02-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Everyone should have the chance to have more than one child, say Chinese parents who welcome the government’s loosening of its population policy. But just because all [...]
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China ends one-child policy: state media

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China announced the end of its hugely controversial one-child policy on Thursday, after decades of strict, sometimes brutal enforcement left it with an ageing population and [...]
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China, Korea, Japan Revive Dialog: Six Reasons It Matters

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun Hye will host Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday in Seoul for the first three-way summit between the [...]
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China’s easing of birth limit a boon to couples, companies

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s decision to abolish its one-child policy is a boon to couples and to sellers of goods from formula to diapers to toys. And it might help defuse economic [...]
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Top US, Chinese naval officers hold video talks

Top US, Chinese naval officers hold video talks

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The chief of US naval operations spoke with his Chinese counterpart via video on Thursday, two days after a US destroyer sailed close to artificial islands built by Beijing [...]
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China to allow all couples two children to counter ageing population

China to allow all couples two children to counter ageing population

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will ease family planning restrictions to allow all couples to have two children after decades of a strict one-child policy, the ruling Communist Party said on [...]
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Google parent Alphabet may open units to China: report

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Google parent Alphabet may do business in China following the reorganisation of the technology giant, co-founder Sergey Brin said in an interview Thursday. Brin, who is [...]
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End of China’s one-child policy unlikely to boost economy: analysts

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China abandoned its decades-old one-child policy Thursday to confront a looming slump in the economy’s workforce that it is probably powerless to prevent, analysts say. [...]
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Chinese investors held after metals exchange protest plans

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of Chinese investors who lost vast sums on a failed metals exchange were detained to stop them mounting a protest in Beijing, several of them told AFP on Thursday. [...]
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Dissident urges caution over China child policy

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chen Guangcheng, one of China’s best-known activists who fled to the United States, on Thursday criticised Beijing for not going far enough in abolishing its one-child [...]
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China’s C.banner to buy British toy store chain Hamleys

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese footwear retailer C.banner International Holdings said on Thursday it would buy iconic British toy store chain Hamleys for 100 million pounds ($153 million) in cash. [...]
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China policy change not seen as formula for food maker’s growth

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Stock prices for baby food makers, which climbed after China pledged on Thursday to ease family planning restrictions, may have surged too soon, with analysts and one leading [...]
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These Charts Explain Why China Scrapped Its One-Child Policy

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China is finally facing up to its demographic time-bomb, announcing Thursday that it will scrap the one-child policy first instituted in the late 1970s and allow all couples [...]
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China premier suggests China needs minimum economic growth of 6.5pct next five years: Bloomberg

31-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Premier Li Keqiang said China requires annual growth of at least 6.53 percent over the next five years, Bloomberg reported, citing unidentified sources. Chinese [...]
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