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  1. A confident nation doesn't ban celebrations

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

    ... 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 ... a single parade. If the drills and rehearsals that have been taking place across Beijing for the past few months are any guide, television viewers are going to be impressed. The occasion ...

  2. Home best place to view the People's Parade

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei It's the People's Parade, but you'd better stay home to watch it unless you are one of the lucky few with a ticket to the festivities at Tiananmen Square next Thursday. With 180,000 participants, 60 floats, a 5,000-strong choir, and 80,000 primary and middle school pupils forming 49 patterns in two hours, the People's Parade this year would ...

  3. Lockdown in the capital ahead of military parade

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... of the military parade and celebrations today to mark 60 years of Communist rule. Heightened security could be seen everywhere in the capital, especially in downtown areas along the parade route ... tonight's elaborate fireworks display. Most hotels, office buildings and shops along the parade route and many of those within the third ring road were ordered by authorities to close early ...

  4. Second parade test run

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The second rehearsal for the National Day parade marking the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China will be held late tomorrow ... parade. More than 200,000 people were involved in last weekend's rehearsal, which went smoothly. ...

  5. Beijing to shut for birthday parade's final rehearsal

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

    ... Kristine Kwok Downtown Beijing will grind to a halt as major roads are sealed off, and shops and office buildings shut for the last rehearsal of the massive parade to mark the People's Republic of China's 60th birthday. As preparations for the celebration on October 1 reach their peak, today is the first time a good part of the operations will be frozen on a work ...

  6. PLA needs marching girls for big day parade

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michele Wong Beijing has started to prepare for a grand military parade to commemorate next year's 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, according to media reports. The authorities have posted announcements online and on community boards, calling for women interested in participating in the parade to register with the military. Candidates ...

  7. National pride and outrage over marathon girl's epic run

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... near Sanya. The marathon of marathons has exercised commentators on the mainland. Is this an admirable form of national pride and Olympic spirit, or is this patriotism and parental ambition ...

  8. Spending on festivities cut amid hard times- except on security measures

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... 200,000 people will participate in the parade and celebrations in Tiananmen Square, compared with the million who marked the republic's first four 10-yearly anniversaries and the 500,000 ... a highly anticipated military parade including never-before-seen weaponry. 'That is the Communist way of reinforcing its legitimacy of rule, by showing off achievement made under its ...

  9. PLA gesture

    Posted Aug 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Will the presence of 13 pro-democracy legislators at the anniversary parade of the People's Liberation Army on Sunday lead to better communication between these politicians and Beijing? Share your views: write to us. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Making noise- the intrinsic protest of rock bands in Beijing

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

    ... to the spectacle. They were curious. They often had their hands clasped to their ears, wincing. I don't think they had ever heard anything quite that loud before. "They took pride ...




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