Page last updated at 12:08 GMT, Monday, 28 September 2009 13:08 UK

60 years of Communist Party rule


The Communist Party is preparing to mark 60 years' rule in China with celebrations they say will surpass those seen at the Beijing Olympics.

Security is tight ahead of the planned parades and fireworks displays which will involve millions of people.

Quentin Somerville reports from Beijing.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2018 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific