China usually holds a huge military parade every decade to mark its national day but says it will not be part of centenary celebrations in July. Photo: AFP China usually holds a huge military parade every decade to mark its national day but says it will not be part of centenary celebrations in July. Photo: AFP
China usually holds a huge military parade every decade to mark its national day but says it will not be part of centenary celebrations in July. Photo: AFP

China says there will be no military parade to mark Communist Party centenary

  • Senior official rules out lavish display but says new spaces will be created to showcase PLA history
  • Meanwhile, party history is to be taught at schools across the country this year

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
China usually holds a huge military parade every decade to mark its national day but says it will not be part of centenary celebrations in July. Photo: AFP China usually holds a huge military parade every decade to mark its national day but says it will not be part of centenary celebrations in July. Photo: AFP
China usually holds a huge military parade every decade to mark its national day but says it will not be part of centenary celebrations in July. Photo: AFP
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