Saturday, October 3, 2009

China parade marks anniversary

A nice show of retro-decadence if you ask this blogger. Pretty impressive nonetheless and indicative of China's emergence as a global power. Although, as many articles here in the West have pointed out, this type of parade was not meant to scare Western observers. Rather it was meant to dazzle and impress the 1.4 billion Chinese, and that it did...

Oct 1 - China puts up a spectacularly choreographed show of military might to mark the 60th anniversary of the birth of the People's Republic of China.

Puja Bharwani of Reuters reports.