May 31, Monday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. China’s Communist Party says it will allow married couples to have up to three children instead of two in hopes of slowing the impact of an aging population.
2.Japanese tennis player Osaka Naomi has been fined 15,000 dollars for skipping a post-match news conference at the French Open. The organizers of the Grand Slam tournaments warned of possible expulsion from the tournament and future Grand Slam suspensions if she continues to ignore “her contractual media obligations.”
3. Vietnam’s health authorities say a new coronavirus variant has been found in four people infected with a variant first discovered in India.