December 28, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, passed a resolution Saturday easing the countries one-child population control policy. The major policy change is expected to be implemented gradually with the NPC entrusting provincial congresses and their ...[read more]
November 15, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Communist Party of China (CPC) will loosen the nations one-child population control policy, according to documents released following the Third Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee held in Beijing earlier this week. The policy will allow families where one parent is an only child ...[read more]
August 11, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates and JURIST Guest Columnist Ira Paulo Pozon of the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines examine Philippine adherence to the One-China policy and its effect upon diplomatic relations with Taiwan through the Taiwan Economic and ...[read more]
July 10, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Columnist Volha Samasiuk holds an LL.M. from the University of Arkansas School of Law. In the second entry of a two-part series, she argues for changes in social policy to address food security... The dramatic population growth in developing countries raises concerns about particular ...[read more]
July 23, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On July 23, 2007, the UN Office of Legal Affairs rejected Taiwan's fifteenth bid for member state status, reiterating the One-China Policy and recognizing the People's Republic of China (PRC) as the legitimate government of China. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Liu Jianchao characterized ...[read more]
January 13, 2010
by Brian Jackson
One month after hackers attempted to access Chinese human rights activists' e-mail accounts through the Google Gmail service, the company announced on Tuesday that it would rethink its involvement in the Internet market in China, possibly pulling out of the country. Among the possible changes in... ...[read more]
November 13, 2007
by Michael Sung
The Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China said Monday that the government is working toward relaxing its strict policy of denying all HIV-positive aliens entry to the country. A ministry spokesperson said that the policy was initially put in place before the transmission of HIV wa... ...[read more]
July 27, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Taiwanese Foreign Minister James Huang said Friday that a national referendum on Taiwan's membership in the United Nations would proceed despite opposition from China. On Monday, the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs rejected Taiwan's fifteenth bid for member state status, reiterating t... ...[read more]
July 24, 2007
by Michael Sung
The United Nations Office of Legal Affairs rejected Taiwan's fifteenth bid for member state status Monday, reiterating the One-China Policy and recognizing the People's Republic of China (PRC) as the legitimate government of China. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Liu Jianchao character... ...[read more]
May 24, 2007
by Michael Sung
Chinese government authorities detained 28 people for either their alleged role in riots in southwestern China over the weekend or communicating information concerning the riots, according to reports from Xinhua, China's state media agency. Xinhua said that an estimated 300 to 3000 farmers disco... ...[read more]

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