Sept. 3, 2015 – China’s Military Parade: range of media coverage

  • September 3, 2015
  • China


People’s Daily: “Four Important Points of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Speech for V-Day Parade” and “Highlights of V-Day Commemoration”

The Guardian: “China military parade commemorates second world war victory – as it happened”

Daily Mail: “12,000 troops, hundreds of tanks… and a missile that can destroy an AIRCRAFT CARRIER ‘with one hit’: China displays its ever-growing might to mark Japan’s WWII defeat (but locals are banned from watching)” (+pictures and video)

New York Times: “China’s Military Parade Celebrates World War II Victory” 

Washington Post: “China to cut 300,000 soldiers, speed up military modernization”

Forbes: “Why Did Park Geun-hye Mark The End Of World War II In Beijing?”

Los Angeles Times: “Communists’ version of China’s wartime record frustrates Taiwan”

Taipei Times: “A Chinese parade of guest list diplomacy”

The Diplomat: “Was Japan’s Ex-Premier Missing from China’s Military Parade?”

Dong-a Ilbo: “Military parade demonstrates China’s rise, and Park’s choice”

Chosun Ilbo: “Park Attends China Parade”

Strait Times: “China flexes its military muscle at parade”

Japan Times: “China criticizes Abe’s view of war history at massive military parade, vows to cut troop numbers”

Yomiuri: “Analysis / China parade far from ‘future-oriented’”