More news from the China files. The government is evidently thinking about easing its one-child per family rule, according to Time.
In place for over three decades, the law was initially passed after population growth was blamed for fatal food shortages.
The domestic fall-out of a policy shift is likely to have both positive and negative aspects, and the consequences for China's role on the world stage are not yet clear.
Policy wonks specializing on territorial disputes, however, are united in agreeing that the back seats of the nation's minivans are likely to become increasingly contentious spaces in the years ahead.