A visitor poses for photos in front of a portrait of Mao Zedong on the south gate of the Forbidden City in Beijing last month. Security is tight in the capital ahead of the party congress next week. Photo: EPA

Airbnb pulls listings, drones banned as Beijing goes into lockdown for party congress

Security is tight in the capital and across the country to ensure the event goes off without a hitch

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A visitor poses for photos in front of a portrait of Mao Zedong on the south gate of the Forbidden City in Beijing last month. Security is tight in the capital ahead of the party congress next week. Photo: EPA
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