Springing into service


There were no goose steps from these dance students at the Yunnan Arts University in southern China's Kunming city as they showed off their balletic moves on Thursday at a performance during a compulsory military training for freshmen.

All students entering universities in China are required to undergo the 15-day programme to instil patriotism in the young generation. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 08, 2018, with the headline 'Springing into service'. Print Edition | Subscribe