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China reforms: Government unveils economic and social changes

16 November 2013 Last updated at 09:59 GMT

The Chinese government has announced a series of economic and social reforms, signalling some of the biggest changes in the country for decades.

Its policy of restricting most couples to having only a single child is being relaxed, labour camps are being abolished, and the free market will play a bigger role in future.

Lucas de Jong reports.