A policeman stands guard as paramilitary officers prepare for the anniversary events at Tiananmen Square on Monday. Photo: AP
A policeman stands guard as paramilitary officers prepare for the anniversary events at Tiananmen Square on Monday. Photo: AP

Traffic shut down, security tight in Beijing ahead of Communist Party centenary

  • Roads closed and public transport disrupted in parts of the Chinese capital
  • Celebrations to start with a ceremony but it’s not known what else is planned

A policeman stands guard as paramilitary officers prepare for the anniversary events at Tiananmen Square on Monday. Photo: AP
A policeman stands guard as paramilitary officers prepare for the anniversary events at Tiananmen Square on Monday. Photo: AP
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