The number of women in China eligible to have a second child will jump by more than 90 million when the latest family planning policy is adopted, with half of the additional women falling between 40 and 49 years of age, according to China's top health authority.
Parents chose to donate the organs of their daughter, 11, to put an end to her suffering from myasthenia gravis and save people in need. The operation took place at Wujing Hospital in Beijing on Tuesday.
After a two-year review, the Supreme People's Court overturned the death sentence and ordered a retrial for the former head of a State-owned enterprise who was accused of taking bribes and embezzling gold and silver worth millions of yuan.
China's huge online shopping festival, Singles Day, is Wednesday, and authorities have found that the amount of contraband found in cross-border online shopping shipments to Beijing in October rose as much as three times from the previous month.
The relaxation of the family planning policy might be good news for parents who yearn for a bigger family, but it adds pressure on some women who are reluctant to suffer the pain of giving birth again.
Private organizations committed to HIV/AIDS control are heading into another cold winter without the support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, which pulled out of China in 2011.