The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing its family planning policies and allowing all couples to have two children, a result parents say of the stresses of urban life.
Many consumers have found a way to cope with the knowledge that products they like have been made unethically: They simply forget they ever knew it.
Martin Schneider often got things done faster than a female colleague, Nicole Hallberg, who worked at the same small employment services agency. He figured this was because of his extra experience.
For the second time in three months, Apple is facing questions about working conditions at its Chinese suppliers.