The number 70 formed by fireworks over Tiananmen Square during the evening gala to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Photo: Reuters
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Parade more about peace than war

  • For some, the showcase of military prowess could appear threatening but China’s rise is also built on its commitment to a peaceful world

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The number 70 formed by fireworks over Tiananmen Square during the evening gala to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Photo: Reuters
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