People look at an information board as an armed Chinese paramilitary policeman atop an armoured vehicle patrols past Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AP People look at an information board as an armed Chinese paramilitary policeman atop an armoured vehicle patrols past Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AP
People look at an information board as an armed Chinese paramilitary policeman atop an armoured vehicle patrols past Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AP

Beijing grounds non-commercial flights as it goes on full alert for annual people’s congress

Entertainment and hobby aircraft including planes, helicopters, gliders, drones and hot-air balloons have been grounded until March 16

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People look at an information board as an armed Chinese paramilitary policeman atop an armoured vehicle patrols past Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AP People look at an information board as an armed Chinese paramilitary policeman atop an armoured vehicle patrols past Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AP
People look at an information board as an armed Chinese paramilitary policeman atop an armoured vehicle patrols past Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AP
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