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Last week, reporter Patty Wen and I spent some time in this part of Beijing south of Tiananmen Square called the Xuanwu district (the story appeared in today's Globe). The Chinese government doesn't want foreigners like Patty and I....
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Beijing Calls Tiananmen Crash ‘Terrorist Act,’ Detains Five

News : ABC Headlines Blog (10 months ago)

BEIJING  - Two days after a deadly fiery car crash in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, Chinese authorities officially called it as an “organized, premeditated violent terrorist act.” On Monday, a Jeep carrying three passengers plowed thr... Read Post

ABC News Turned Away From Tiananmen Square on Anniversary

News : ABC Headlines Blog (last year)

BEIJING – Security was tight at Tiananmen Square today with little sign — other than a large police presence — of the  24th anniversary of the notorious crackdown on dissidents there calling for democracy. The Chinese government has... Read Post

Zero hour in Tiananmen Square

Sports / Olympics : Boston Globe Olympics Blog (6 years ago)

(Text by Patty Wen / Globe Staff) BEIJING -- If there is any doubt that the Olympics is synonymous with patriotism here in Beijing, one only had to visit Tiananmen Square, where crowds of flag-waving Chinese gathered Friday night...... Read Post


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