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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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ABC News Turned Away From Tiananmen Square on Anniversary

News : ABC Headlines Blog (2 years ago)

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

France's de Gaulle enshrined in Chinese national museum

Arts : Artdaily (3 hours ago)

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

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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