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Editorial:How to boost mainland China's fertility rate

【明報專訊】The results of a decennial census have been published. They confirm that while China's overall population is increasing, the relevant government departments have failed to propose concrete measures in a timely fashion to address the major trend of declining fertility rates and the deepening issue of population ageing. The public are divided about the effective policies to promote fertility, while the authorities are controlling soaring house prices. However, greater reform is necessary to address expenditures on education and others.

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