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Zhang Yimou

Chinese Society | Jan 9, 2014 AM

Chinese public show sympathy with film director Zhang Yimou over the huge fine of 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) imposed on him for violating birth control policy

Family planning officials in Wuxi, Jiangsu province imposed a staggering fine of 7.48 million yuan (roughly $1.2 million) on the best-known Chinese f...

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Forced abortion

Chinese Society | Aug 6, 2013 AM

Is forced abortion of her 7-month old baby the cause of the Hunan woman's mental disorder? Or does the answer matter anyway?

Forced abortion is no news in China and usually sparks little attention, but this case happening in Hunan still surfaces in the limelight as the moth...

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Sex ratio at birth

Chinese Society | Jun 30, 2013 AM

More than 30 million Chinese men will be lifetime bachelors by 2020 thanks to years of abnormally high gender imbalance at birth

Normally the sex ratio at birth stands between 102 to 107 to every 100 girls, but in China the sex ratio has remained averagely 120 for the last two ...

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Leftover women

Chinese Society | Apr 17, 2013 AM

Sheng nu – China's leftover women, single and unmarried in their late trenties and beyond

China is expected to have 30 million bachelors by 2020 thanks to one-child policy and persistent imbalanced sex ratio of newborns in favour of boys. ...

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Illegally imprison

Chinese Society | Dec 30, 2012 AM

Fujian officials illegally imprison a sexagenarian and his granddaughter for not paying family planning fine of 21000 RMB for the child's 'illegal' birth without a birth permit

At 13:30 on December 26th, Weibo user @天下应该是天下人的天下 posted three photos showing eight people, all of whom are children and old people, lock...

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Family planning

Chinese Society | Jun 24, 2012 PM

Shaanxi forced abortion victim branded traitor of China for being interviewed by foreign media

Following is a weibo(Chinese twitter) reports: @邓飞:#Zhenping Extra#Deng Jiyuan (husband of Feng Jianmei) has run away. Local officials are searchi...

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Family planning

Chinese Society | Jun 14, 2012 AM

Chinese officials forced woman to abort baby at 7 months for not paying fine of RMB40000

June 13, 2012, Xi'an - Feng Jianmei, a Chinese woman from northwestern Shaanxi Province of China was recently beaten by family planning officials and...

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