Beijing's Population Is Shrinking, and China Is Fine With That

Beijing's Population Is Shrinking, and China Is Fine With That
- Bejiing's population has dropped for the first time in at least 17 years, according to state media, suggesting government efforts to tackle traffic jams, ... The number of people in China's capital dropped by 22,000 -- or 0.1 percent -- to 21.7 million at the end of last year, the China Daily reported Monday.