China has a law that mandates children to care for their elderly parents

China enacted a law (effective July 2013) for adult children to visit and care for their elderly parents.

 

Sources:

 

Official document in Chinese

http://www.gov.cn/flfg/2012-12/28/content_2305570.htm

 

News article in Chinese

http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-30/014227533702.shtml

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-law-forces-adult-children-to-visit-and-care-for-their-elderly-parents-8681677.html (accessed on 18 August 2014)

Meng, M. & Hunt, K. (3 July 2013). New Chinese law: Visit your parents, CNN, http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/02/world/asia/china-elderly-law/index.html (accessed on 18 August 2014)