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....
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
A statue of French president Charles de Gaulle was unveiled in Beijing on Friday to be permanently displayed in the National Museum on Tiananmen Square in an exceptional honour for a foreign head of state. The bronze, by Jean Cardot... Read Post
(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