Black Swan Visits Beijing’s Tiananmen Square

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
September 6, 2021China in Focus

In a unique sighting in Beijing, a black swan appears in Tiananmen Square, the center of the city. A metaphor often associated with the bird’s presence is stirring speculation.

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Beijing bans men it deems aren’t masculine enough for TV—and labels them “girlie guns.”

Britain’s new aircraft carrier arrives in Japan for a permanent military presence in the Indo-Pacific region. This is countering China’s territorial claims.

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