China has announced a major shift in its family planning policy: It will now allow couples to have up to three children.
The ruling communist party says it is scrapping a strict two-child policy in response to the rapidly rising number of older people in the population. Beijing has enforced birth limits for four decades. But it's now concerned that a demographic crisis could add to pressure on its economy.
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