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New Zealand holds events to celebrate Waitangi Day(Pexels)

New Zealand celebrates Waitangi Day with film night, kite festival and dance

ANI, Wellington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 07:53 AM IST
New Zealand celebrated the 181st anniversary of the day the Treaty of Waitangi was signed. The people of the country commenced the weekend with family activities and delicious food.
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Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan (REUTERS/Ann Wang)
Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan (REUTERS/Ann Wang)

On row over National Day, Taiwan says won’t be intimidated by China’s ‘hooligan’ officials

By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral | Taipei
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 01:10 PM IST
Taiwan’s foreign ministry comment came after the country accused Chinese diplomats of trying to charge into a diplomatic event in Fiji. It added the country will continue to celebrate its national day around the world.
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The episode reflects the undemocratic orientation of the Chinese embassy — much in line with the nature of the one-party regime in China(HT PHOTO)
The episode reflects the undemocratic orientation of the Chinese embassy — much in line with the nature of the one-party regime in China(HT PHOTO)

A reminder for China: India is free | HT Editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 07:19 AM IST
China should not think it can do in India what it does in its own country, and suppress the media. If it wants goodwill among Indians, it should instead reform its behaviour
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A man argues with riot police on China's National Day in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
A man argues with riot police on China's National Day in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Hong Kong police arrest 86 for protesting on China holiday

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral | Hong Kong
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 11:17 AM IST
Four district councilors were among those arrested on suspicion of ‘unauthorised assembly’ on National Day Holiday, which celebrates the founding of the People’s Republic of China, but has become a day of protest in Hong Kong.
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Flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square to mark National Day in Hong Kong, China (Paul Yeung/Bloomberg)
Flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square to mark National Day in Hong Kong, China (Paul Yeung/Bloomberg)

Riot police stationed in Hong Kong as China observes National Day

By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Karan Manral | Hong Kong
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 08:03 AM IST
Last year’s 70th anniversary witnessed fierce clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police. However, this year, authorities denied permission for a protest march this year, citing security and coronavirus concerns.
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A border personnel meeting between senior military officials of India and China on the latter’s National Day was held “with a lot of warmth” at Nathula Pass on Tuesday, according to an Indian Army officer.(File Photo/HT Photo)
A border personnel meeting between senior military officials of India and China on the latter’s National Day was held “with a lot of warmth” at Nathula Pass on Tuesday, according to an Indian Army officer.(File Photo/HT Photo)

India, China border meet at Nathula

By Press Trust of India | Nathula Pass
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 02:43 AM IST
The meeting took place days before the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India.
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The Chinese Islamic, Buddhist, and Daoist associations also held prayer meetings for the country. (Image used for representation).(Reuters Photo.)
The Chinese Islamic, Buddhist, and Daoist associations also held prayer meetings for the country. (Image used for representation).(Reuters Photo.)

Chinese flag raised in churches, prayer meetings in religious places ahead of National Day

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindusan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 03:52 PM IST
Beijing has been aggressively – and officially—pursuing the “sinicisation” of religions in China which could be broadly defined as an effort to mould religions practised in the country in line with the CPC’s objectives and the culture of the majority Han community.
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New weaponry are set to be unveiled at the October 1 military parade in China(HT Photo)
New weaponry are set to be unveiled at the October 1 military parade in China(HT Photo)

Fighter jets zoom in skies, missiles on China roads in prep for National Day

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 09:31 AM IST
Some advanced weapons will make their debut in the military parade, the scale of which is scheduled to be greater than the ones commemorating the 50th and 60th founding anniversary of the PRC, as well as the V-Day military parade in 2015, Cai Zhijun, deputy head of the office of the leading group for the military parade, said earlier.
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