Military vehicles take to the streets of Beijing in preparation for the October 1 anniversary parade. Photo: Reuters

Beijing bans kites, pigeon flying in preparation for China’s 70th anniversary parade

  • Balloons, drones also grounded as government imposes two-week restriction ahead of October 1 celebrations to mark founding of People’s Republic
  • More than 100,000 people expected to take part in ‘mass pageantry’ in Tiananmen Square
Topic |   People’s Republic of China at 70

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Military vehicles take to the streets of Beijing in preparation for the October 1 anniversary parade. Photo: Reuters
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