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单独二胎

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ID: 2412 Advanced
实行了三十多年的“独生子女”政策终于有了重大的改变。2013年,夫妻双方有一方是独生子女就可以生二胎了。那中国人是怎么看这个新政策的呢?“单独”家庭到底想不想生二胎呢?
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双方 shuāngfāng bilateral, both parties
户籍 hùjí permanent residence
推行 tuīxíng to implement
门缝 ménfèng the crack made by opening a door slightly
老婆,你看新闻没,从三月一日起,上海“单独二胎”政策就开始实施了。
lǎopó ,nǐ kàn xīnwén méi ,cóng sānyuè yīrì qǐ ,Shànghǎi “dāndúèrtāi ”zhèngcè jiù kāishǐ shíshī le 。
Honey, did you see the news? From March 1st, Shanghai's “two children for only children” policy will start to be implemented.
早知道啦,夫妻双方只要有一方是独生子女,而且有一方是上海户籍就可以申请生第二个孩子了。
zǎo zhīdào la ,fūqī shuāngfāng zhǐyào yǒu yīfāng shì dúshēngzǐnǚ ,érqiě yǒu yīfāng shì Shànghǎi hùjí jiù kěyǐ shēnqǐng shēng dìèr gè háizi le 。
I've known about that for a while. In a couple, as long as one of the parties is an only child and one of them has Shanghai residency then they can apply to have a second child.
计划生育推行了三十年,现在终于打开一条门缝了。
jìhuàshēngyù tuīxíng le sānshí nián ,xiànzài zhōngyú dǎkāi yī tiáo ménfèng le 。
Reproductive planning has been going on for thirty years. Now there's finally a crack in it.
现在中国社会老龄化越来越严重,放开“单独二胎”也是为了缓解人口老龄化带来的危机。
xiànzài Zhōngguó shèhuì lǎolínghuà yuèláiyuè yánzhòng ,fàngkāi “dāndúèrtāi ”yě shì wèile huǎnjiě rénkǒu lǎolínghuà dàilái de wēijī 。
Nowadays the aging of Chinese society is becoming more and more serious. Allowing the “two children for only children” program is for the sake of slowing the crisis that population aging brings.
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