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China to end decades-old 1-child policy

BEIJING - China said Thursday it would allow all married couples to have two children, signaling the end after 35 years to its drastic and unpopular "one-child" policy that has been blamed for skewing the gender balance, forcing women into unwanted abortions and bringing about a rapidly aging workforce.
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Former China security chief sentenced to life for corruption

...apparatus with many corruption scandals," said Willy Lam, an expert on China's elite politics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. "The authorities wanted to avoid having them appear in the public."Lam said Zhou had been expected to receive...
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Obituaries administration from the University of Southern California; and studies in marketing and sales at the University of Hong Kong and culture and commerce at the University of the Philippines. He had specialized training in hotel management...
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He was a disabled World War II veteran and a Vietnam veteran with the 82nd Airborne, U.S. Army. He was a recipient of Silver Star, Bronze Star W/C, Purple Heart W/C, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry and Vietnamese Order of Honor. He was also a prisoner of war.


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