Springing into service

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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