Weird News: Ahead of military parade China gives away 620,000 TVs - PressFrom - United Kingdom
  •   
  •   

Weird News Ahead of military parade China gives away 620,000 TVs

12:45  29 september  2019
12:45  29 september  2019 Source:   qz.com

Could a Dragonfly’s Killer Instinct Be Adapted for Military Missiles?

Could a Dragonfly’s Killer Instinct Be Adapted for Military Missiles? The Dragonfly, one of the most adept predators on the planet, could lend its hunting skills to guided missiles.

China wants images from its upcoming military parade to be inescapable. To that end, it’s given away over 620 , 000 TVs . The Communist Party of China will But what good is a massive display of power if not everyone sees it? With that in mind, authorities are donating the 32-inch LCD TVs —made by a

China distributes 620 , 000 TV sets to poor households so they can watch National Day parade . With China ’s much-anticipated National Day parade only a few days away , thousands of Chinese soldiers are in Beijing working on their goose-stepping and putting on their best emotionless expressions.

China wants images from its upcoming military parade to be inescapable. To that end, it’s given away over 620,000 TVs.

The Communist Party of China will celebrate the 70th anniversary of its rule on Oct. 1, most notably with a parade expected to showcase some of the world’s most advanced missiles, drones, and other weapons. But what good is a massive display of power if not everyone sees it?

Chinese troops practice marching ahead of a October 1 military parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on the outskirts of Beijing, China September 25, 2019. © Provided by Atlantic Media, Inc. Chinese troops practice marching ahead of a October 1 military parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on the outskirts of Beijing, China September 25, 2019. With that in mind, authorities are donating the 32-inch LCD TVs—made by a domestic brand, of course—to ensure that poor Chinese households can’t miss the proceedings, according to Xinhua.

Dublin Traffic: Here's a list of road closures in the capital ahead of National Services Day Parade

Dublin Traffic: Here's a list of road closures in the capital ahead of National Services Day Parade The parade will see thousands of people take to the streets to show their support for the members of the emergency services

Ahead of the 70th birthday of the People’s Republic of China , more than 620 , 000 donated With their homegrown TV sets, families will be able to gather together and watch what promises to be China ’s grandest parade of all-time, featuring new military equipment, soldiers marching in unison, and

China distributes 620 , 000 TV sets to poor households so they can watch National Day parade . With China ’s much-anticipated National Day parade only a few days away , thousands of Chinese soldiers are in Beijing working on their goose-stepping and putting on their best emotionless expressions.

It’s hard to imagine a Western government doing that. Then again, in China the media is controlled by the state, so Beijing has a vested interest in ensuring content it’s approved is as widely seen as possible.

What’s more, Chinese leader Xi Jinping seems to have a thing for parades—and for being seen in them. State media showed him overseeing a parade in sand-swept Inner Mongolia in 2017 and the country’s biggest-ever display of naval power last year in the South China Sea.

Related Slideshow: Population policies in 10 countries around the world (provided by Photo Services)

For anyone living in mainland China, images of him overseeing next week’s parade will be even harder to escape.

GEORGE MAGNUS: Don't be fooled by China's impressive show of military strength - it is a wounded behemoth .
GEORGE MAGNUS: As a nuclear-capable missile designed to evade US defences rumbled past the cheering crowds, the message from Beijing yesterday could scarcely have been clearer. It was a special anniversary for China’s 1.4 billion people, with the capital centre stage for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic.Fifteen thousand military personnel marching in lockstep, 580 pieces of high-tech ground weaponry, drones and low-flying fighter jets all featured.The Dongfeng 41, a nuclear-capable missile, was unveiled; analysts said the weapon could strike America in 30 minutes.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 16
This is interesting!