BEIJING, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- China's top leaders will attend a commemoration to celebrate the 69th anniversary of victory in the anti-Japanese war, which falls on Sept. 3.
The event will see a grand ceremony held in Beijing in the morning of the anniversary.
China National Radio, China Central Television and China Radio International will live broadcast the event. Viewers can access the commemoration at several web portals including www.people.com.cn, www.xinhuanet.com, www.cctv.com.
China publishes historical sites, heroes commemorating Anti-Japanese War
BEIJING, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- China's State Council has released a list of 80 state facilities and sites commemorating the anti-Japanese war ahead of the 69th anniversary of the country's victory, which falls on Sept. 3.
Lugou Bridge in Beijing and the Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre are on the list, which is the first of its kind in the nation, according to a circular issued on Monday by the State Council. Full story
Xinhua Insight: China ratifies Martyrs' Day
BEIJING, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature on Sunday approved the establishment of a national day to commemorate martyrs.
The decision was made at the bi-monthly session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress which ended on Sunday. Full story