Chinese Communist Party's centennial celebrations kept under wraps

Flags of the People's Republic of China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on display along a street in Hong Kong on June 28, 2021.
Flags of the People's Republic of China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on display along a street in Hong Kong on June 28, 2021.PHOTO: EPA-EFE
A group photo being taken at the National Art Museum in Beijing on June 24, 2021.
A group photo being taken at the National Art Museum in Beijing on June 24, 2021.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

BEIJING - Even as Beijing prepares to mark the centenary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on Thursday (July 1), celebratory events have been kept under wraps.

Those involved in an expected parade at Tiananmen Square have had to sign non-disclosure agreements, while last-minute changes have caught guests by surprise.

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