I ran across the following sentence while listening to a short NPR News clip.
1. To China now, which less than a decade ago was still forcing women to get abortions if they had more than one child.
What bothers me is the part in bold print. First of all, is #1 a sentence? I'm not sure whether it's a sentence or not because of "To China."
My understanding is that the subject and the verb have been elided above, the full sentence being:
- Let's go to China now, which less than a decade ago ...
The reporter must have been dealing with international news from different countries, and introduced the report that way to explain that a new topic was going to be addressed.