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  1. A confident nation doesn't ban celebrations

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's people genuinely have a reason to celebrate on October 1. The nation has made giant strides since it was founded 60 years ago; no other country can claim to have made such gains in so short a time. Parades, festivities and parties should be the order in every province, city and town. It is a shame that the government has dictated that public celebrations ...

  2. Joint KMT, Communist celebration suggested

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... by the Communists in 1949, Taipei claims the ROC moved to Taiwan. Taiwan celebrates Double Tenth on October 10- the same day as the Xinhai Revolution. Beijing's definition of the Xinhai Revolution ...

  3. Celebration rehearsal to close parts of capital

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing A huge rehearsal for the forthcoming celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic will close parts of Beijing on Saturday. ... preparations for celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary on October 1, with a sweeping security clampdown in force in and around the capital. Police have been cracking down on violent crimes since ...

  4. Tears, cheers and sweat flow as proud, young Beijingers celebrate

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... celebrated with tears, applause and uninhibited pride. Lou Peili's T-shirt was soaked with sweat and she had lost her voice from six hours of shouting nationalist slogans with the crowds under a huge television screen on Wangfujing Avenue, a popular shopping street in central Beijing. Yet the 19-year-old college student said celebrating the opening of the Games with three friends ...

  5. Lawsuit against comedian puts celebrity ads back in spotlight

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan When Beijing crosstalk fan Wang Litang felt he had been misled by a celebrity endorsement for a weight-loss product, he did what most mainland consumers would not dream of doing- ... and international celebrities to promote their products. Last month the Consumers' Association in Beijing issued its third 'endorsement' alert since 2004. Prompted by complaints from people ...

  6. Parks packed as capital celebrates end of Sars

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A million people filled Beijing's parks yesterday to celebrate the end of the city's Sars outbreak. Thousands poured into Longtanhu Park, the central venue for the celebrations, to take part in sports and games. 'It's been a long time since I've seen so many people out,' said Wang Guanmei, from south Beijing, who took her 19-month-old daughter along. ...

  7. Anson Chan in Beijing for victory celebration

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang will take part in official celebrations in Beijing this week marking the 60th anniversary of the victory in the Sino-Japanese war. Mrs Chan, who was in the capital yesterday to attend an international women's conference, said she would stay until Sunday for the celebrations. Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  8. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Faith can go on its merry way, but get the festive spirit and shop

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:47am by George Chen

    ... about Christmas. But I wonder how many people walking along Nanjing Road in Shanghai these days can really tell what the Bible says about Jesus Christ and why we celebrate Christmas nowadays. ... government departments and major state-owned enterprises in the city that they should refrain from big spending in holiday celebrations. How big is big? Is to print some holiday greeting cards ...

  9. News - China

    Fires kill 36 in China over new year festival

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 02:14pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... (HK$72.11million). It cited a statement from the fire department of the Ministry of Public Security. It didn’t say what caused the fires. The Lunar New Year celebration also known as Spring Festival ...

  10. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Business is blooming for entrepreneurial Beijing florist

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... this year?' In the past, many people cared more about the price. Now they focus more on design. How did you get your first opportunity to design for celebrity events? My first celebrity client was Li Xiang, the famous television hostess. She wanted to throw a 100th-day celebration for her baby daughter. A friend of mine was the planner of this event, and he asked me to take charge ...




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