China: Unnatural Selection

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Thirty years after China introduced its one-child policy, there are growing calls to scrap the controversial system as the nation faces new social dilemmas. Today, China’s fertility rate is below the replacement level, providing fewer workers to support a rapidly growing elderly population. http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/101east/2012/01/20121575219300198.html

China bans foreigners’ travel to Tibet

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 Amid simmering unrest, China bans foreigners’ travel to Tibet: Beijing has banned foreign tourists from traveling to Tibet, reports from the region said Thursday. The news comes amid growing unrest in the Chinese-ruled region, including self-immolations by ethnic Tibetans. http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/07/12110036-amid-simmering-unrest-china-bans-foreigners-travel-to-tibet?lite