China's Population Passed 1.3 Billion

China's population officially passed 1.3 billion citizens, with the birth of a baby boy early on Jan 6, 2005. The boy was born Thursday at the Beijing Maternity Hospital at 12:02 a.m. (1602 GMT Wednesday) to a father who works for Air China and a mother employed by Shell China, Xinhua said. The newborn baby's overjoyed father was quoted as saying his son would be blessed his whole life.China's