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  1. Crowds flock to see floats at Tiananmen

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... the crowd. 'For the first time, I see what it means to place national pride above all,' she said. 'Being in the parade was a very proud moment of my life; it's a story I'll ... not watch the National Day parade in person on Thursday because of security restrictions were determined to get a glimpse of the floats. 'The street is busy with tourists making their way ...

  2. Members of the gay and lesbian community turn out to paint the town pink with pride

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong's gay and lesbian community put on a colourful display of pride yesterday, marching in the city's second annual pride parade to celebrate homosexuality. ... traditional. I don't think I would accept gay people as friends.' The annual gay pride parade also attracted groups of supporters from the mainland and Taiwan. League of Social Democrats ...

  3. Excited viewers filled with pride after tuning in

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... wanted to make sure none of his family would miss the parade, and tried unsuccessfully to wake his son and daughter-in-law. At 9.30am, shortly before the parade was to start, he warned them ... are very proud of our country, and we lead a very good life.' Gong was one of hundreds of millions of people across the country who tuned in to watch the military and civilian parade marking ...

  4. Fired with pride, then fried in the Victoria Park heat

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Tens of thousands of people joined a parade celebrating the 12th anniversary of Hong Kong's 1997 return to Chinese sovereignty, with dances and music along the busy ... the past year. Yesterday's celebration began with a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square. About 2,000 participants watched a marine parade and fly-past performed by the disciplined ...

  5. Hyatt boss ends celebrations with pride... of lion dancers

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... for the real action- a traditional Chinese ceremony in the lobby. Not content with just one lion dance for luck, general manager Gordon Fuller hired a whole pride of loud and colourful performers. ... and imitation gold coins raining down, the lions' eyes were dotted and Fuller (pictured) was even invited to lead them on a parade and back down to the lobby. 'I didn't know they were ...

  6. 60th anniversary parade will show the military's modernisation

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The October 1 military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China would aim to display the fruits of the country's defence and military ... in 2007 uniforms. A separate Xinhua report said preparations for the parade were already under way. '[Previous parades] have left a wonderful and deep impression on everyone in the country, ...

  7. Confusing messages leave spectators with a sinking feeling

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Qingdao, Shandong It was a moment of joy and pride for many when the country's modern PLA Navy fleet, accompanied by dozens of foreign warships, began an unprecedented parade in Qingdao to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its founding. But for most of those who braved the cold and strong wind, waiting all day to get a glimpse of the parade ...

  8. Pride and prejudice

    Posted Nov 27th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... of gay rights group Rainbow Association, hopes the event will draw media attention to same-sex issues. Most people think society is more open since the second gay pride parade was staged ... supporters at this year's gay pride parade, including straight people. 'The internet has helped gay people find more support and acceptance,' he says. 'Denial is not as bad ...

  9. Security tightened ahead of naval parade

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Qingdao, Shandong Security around Qingdao port, scene of tomorrow's naval parade, has been stepped up, with sailors guarding the entrance. A taxi driver, who refused ... 28, said he was less interested in weaponry and naval ships than the sailing events during the Olympics last year, but hosting both the naval parade and the Olympic Games were sources ...

  10. How best to mark birthday of the nation?

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... support for such a show. They said a parade would inspire national pride and unity, and showcase the nation's economic and military strength. But there is also a small but growing chorus ... will be the celebration for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic on October 1- an occasion meant to inspire national pride and joy, and to celebrate China's emergence ...




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