China’s family-planning agency will take steps to relax its one-child policy, echoing the government’s long-term plan to amend the system, The Wall Street Journal reported. The policy change – announced Friday as part of a blueprint for economic and social reforms drawn up by the Communist Party leadership – will allow married couples to have two children if one spouse is an only child. The tweak drew cheers from many Chinese, who dislike the constraints on family size, and from demographers, who have long called for changes to redress a rapidly aging society.
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