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It's the end of an era. After 36 years, China has decided to end its restrictive one-child policy, by allowing couples to have two children. Why the change? In three words: an aging population.
Oct 30, 2015   BBC News
The "meaningless ritual" is a waste of time, according to this opinion piece.
Apr 11, 2006   BBC News
India's economic boom has had a positive impact on the lives of women. From highly paid, salaried professionals to small scale entrepreneurs, women are becoming financially independent while getting organized.
Apr 11, 2006   BBC News
A recent report says that over 80 percent of Sub-Saharan Africa's farmland is unfit to produce enough food to sustain millions of hungry inhabitants.
Apr 4, 2006   BBC News
After many dangerous encounters, a British team claims to have discovered that the world's longest river is actually 107 kilometers longer than previously thought.
Apr 4, 2006   BBC News
In front of the UN Convention of Biological Diversity, he calls for greater funding to protect environmental resources.
Mar 31, 2006   BBC News
Using advanced irrigation technology imported from Europe and Israel, the war torn country is producing tons of good food for its residents.
Mar 30, 2006   BBC News
The energy strategy that relies on large numbers of people enacting small energy-saving measures needs better planning and more funding, according to experts.
Mar 30, 2006   BBC News
First there was the "one-child" rule. Now China attempts to do to consumption what it did to population growth -- stem it, in this case by raising the "consumption tax".
Mar 25, 2006   BBC News
In Brussels, one house brimming over with green technology may hold the answers to many of Europe's energy concerns.
Mar 23, 2006   BBC News
The wireless internet access areas encourage users to emerge from their homes and go online in more public places.
Mar 10, 2006   BBC News