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China Punishes Officials After 4 Abandoned Child Siblings Commit Suicide

AP | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Several local Chinese officials were fired or suspended following the suicides of four siblings, aged 5 to 13, who were abandoned by ...

A Daring Few Challenge China's One-Child Limit

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 02.23.2012 | World

ZHUJI, China — Seven months pregnant, Wu Weiping sneaked out early in the morning carrying a shoulder bag with some clothes, her laptop and a kn...

Hundreds Of Children Hit With Lead Poisoning In China

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two Chinese battery factories were shuttered after 24 children between the ages of nine months and 16 years old were hospitalized for lead poisoning, ...

One-Child Rule May Be Eased In China

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DAFENG, China — When asked why she and her husband do not want a second child, Shi Xiaomei smiles at her pudgy 9-year-old son and does a quick t...

China Establishes DNA Database To Track Missing Children

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China is setting up a national DNA database to help trace missing children, as the authorities struggle to tackle people trafficking....