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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hard rocker Aaron Lewis apologises for mangling US national anthem at World Series

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 09:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Singer apologises for mangling anthem Hard rocker Aaron Lewis, who has harshly criticised other stars for mangling America's national anthem ... country in the world," he said. Ironically, Lewis himself had denounced pop stars who flub the national anthem after high-profile mistakes by Christina Aguilera and Cyndi Lauper. The national ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1626825/hard-rocker-aaron-lewis-apologises-mangling-us-national-anthem-world
  2. News - China Insider - MUSIC

    Terrible rendition of China's national anthem makes Venezuelan military band a laughing stock

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 02:04pm by Chris Luo

    ... with a rendition of the Chinese national anthem. Unfortunately the military band performing the March of the Volunteers appeared to have forgotten to tune their instruments or properly learn the piece. ... the clip around with glee, branding it the “Venezuelan adaptation” of the national anthem. “I admire our leader and officials for being able to maintain their composures,” one comment read under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1557448/terrible-rendition-chinas-national-anthem-makes-venezuelan
  3. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT AFFAIRS

    Taiwan's ex-premier slammed for singing Chinese national anthem

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:41pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... political agenda Hau 'wrong to sing mainland anthem' Taiwanese former premier Hau Pei-tsun came under fire yesterday for singing the Chinese national anthem in Beijing, a move ... the Japanese invasion. But following the Chinese civil war, the song was later adopted as a national anthem by the Communist Party after coming to power. The Nationalists, defeated by the communists, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549631/taiwans-ex-premier-slammed-singing-mainlands-national-anthem
  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French justice minister under fire for refusing to sing national anthem

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Justice minister under firefor refusing to sing anthem France's justice minister faces calls to resign for refusing to sing the national anthem during ... herself not singing the national anthem by speaking of stage karaoke," said UMP leader Jean-Francois Cope. "She is a minister. There are certain things one does not say, that one does ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511408/french-justice-minister-under-fire-refusing-sing-national-anthem
  5. News - World

    100,000 sing national anthem in Kiev's main square as political crisis persists

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:18pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kiev Ukrainians sing anthem in Kiev's main square At least 100,000 Ukrainians sang the country's national anthem in Kiev's main square on New Year's ... decision to ditch a key deal with the European Union. Opposition leaders had called on Ukrainians to come to the Maidan on New Year's Eve and sing the national anthem in an act of defiance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1395139/100000-sing-national-anthem-kievs-main-square-political-crisis-persists
  6. News - World - SWITZERLAND

    Contest arranged in Switzerland to write a modern national anthem

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Contest organiser says army knives, alphorns and cuckoo clocks can be included in lyrics Swiss asked to compose a modern anthem Thousands of Swiss people will soon be racking their brains for words that rhyme with Alps, cuckoo clocks and chocolate, after the country launched a search for a new national anthem. The Swiss Public Welfare Society, which aims to foster national ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296804/contest-arranged-switzerland-write-modern-national-anthem
  7. News - China

    Disgraced ex-Beijing mayor's funeral denied national anthem and flag

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 05:15pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... wishes for the national anthem to be played and the coffin wrapped in the Communist Party's red hammer and sickle flag were also refused, the source said. Chen had been stripped of his party ... of the national or the Beijing municipal leadership attended the funeral. The source spoke of a heavy police presence at the Changping funeral parlour, with cell phone signals being deactivated and a ban ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1258524/disgraced-ex-beijing-mayors-funeral-denied-national-anthem-and-flag
  8. Musical spoof- national anthem reborn as ring tone

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan A parody of the national anthem calling all men 'losers' and mentioning Godzilla is proving a hit as a mobile-phone ring tone. The lyrics of the emotive and militant ... anthem. '[The law] provides that The March of the Volunteers should be used as the national anthem, but does not impose any restriction on its use,' said a spokeswoman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551477/musical-spoof-national-anthem-reborn-ring-tone
  9. Gum ad pulled from airwaves for using the national anthem

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

    ... of China's national anthem. Wrigley's US headquarters said on Tuesday the company 'deeply regretted not recognising the source of the music' during the creation of the commercial, ... The March of the Volunteers as its background music. 'The Wrigley Company offers its sincerest apology for any offence caused by the use of a portion of the Chinese national anthem in an Orbit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578341/gum-ad-pulled-airwaves-using-national-anthem
  10. Subtitles to feature in new series of national anthem broadcasts on TV

    Posted Sep 30th 2006, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung A new series of TV broadcasts featuring the national anthem- and, for the first time, subtitles for the lyrics- will be launched on Hong Kong television channels on National ... series adds subtitles. Rock Chen Chung-nin, convenor of the committee's working group on national education, said yesterday that it decided to include the singing of the anthem because 49 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/565948/subtitles-feature-new-series-national-anthem-broadcasts-tv

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