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Chinese city pushes for civil servants and Communist Party members to have second children

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
memo from the government in the city of Yichang in Hubei Province asked them "to care about the nation's future, [to] be responsible to people's interests and the happiness of offspring, and to more deeply appreciate the significance of having two children."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.