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Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

  Today, the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China is held at the Tian’anmen Square in Beijing. The magnificent military parade is divided into four major categories: aerial flag bearing units, infantry formations, military hardware and aircraft, according to China Daily. The showcase includes around 15,000 military personnel, 160 aircraft, 580 military hardware, 59 formations and joint military band in total, making it the biggest military parade in recent history. For the 15 infantry formations, troopers march in square formations representing various branches of the military, including researchers, female soldiers, military reserves,…


Is China Ready for the New Legal Era?

As an immigrant living abroad, it’s only natural to follow the social changes back home. Almost instinctively, one observes such issues as the rapid economic development, fresh cultural phenomena, numerous legal debates and the topic of human rights, to just name a few. Not long ago, a white paper issued by the Chinese State Council Information Office caught my attention. The paper, titled “New Progress of Human Rights in China”, presented in six parts the progress of human rights in China: improving the legal framework to ensure human rights; promoting law-based administration; enhancing judicial protection of human rights; consolidating social…