Xinhua News AgencyDecember 2, 2013 10:06
NANJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Family planning authorities in east China confirmed on Monday that famous film director Zhang Yimou and his wife, Chen Ting, had violated the country's family planning policy.
The couple's three children were born in Beijing in 2001, 2004 and 2006 without approval certificates from family planning authorities, said the family planning bureau of the Binhu District of Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province. Zhang and Chen were officially married in September 2011.
The pair violated the country's population and family planning law, according to the statement.