10 must-reads for today

Visitors at an exhibition, "A Panorama of the May Fourth Movement", in the New Culture Movement Memorial Museum in Beijing last Friday.
Visitors at an exhibition, "A Panorama of the May Fourth Movement", in the New Culture Movement Memorial Museum in Beijing last Friday.PHOTO: NYTIMES

1May Fourth Movement

President Xi Jinping yesterday commemorated the centenary of China's student-led May Fourth Movement by urging young Chinese to be loyal to the communist party and the country. The 1919 May Fourth uprising was a turning point in Chinese history as students and workers revolted against the country's feudal traditions and the treatment by imperialist powers after World War I. WORLD A16

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