China to Ease 1-Child Policy, Abolish Labor Camps

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The official Xinhua News Agency said Friday the party released a key policy document that said it will now allow couples to have two children if one of the parents is an only child.

BEIJING (AP) -- China's Communist Party says it will loosen its one-child policy and abolish labor camps.

The official Xinhua News Agency said Friday the party released a key policy document that said it will now allow couples to have two children if one of the parents is an only child.

Xinhua also says China will abolish a much-criticized labor camp system.

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