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New rule requires Chinese children to visit ageing parents

New rule requires Chinese children to visit ageing parents

Updated 2 January 2013, 22:30 AEDT

China has passed a new law that means adult children who don't visit their elderly parents regularly will face legal action.

The law does not specify the frequency of such visits, but it does reflect the government's latest efforts to grapple with social issues driven by its drive towards development.

Presenter: Kanaha Sabapathy

Speaker: Professor Kerry Brown, director, China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney

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