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China Facing Growing Elderly Population, Shrinking Workforce As Result Of One-Child Policy

Bloomberg News: The Place Where China Began Its One-Child Policy Is Dying
“…It was [in Rudong, a rural county on the east coast], half a century ago, that China began its one-child policy, a political drive to curb overpopulation that may end up sapping the country’s workforce and leaving millions of old people with no one to look after them…” (Xin, 3/24).

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