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Hong Kong police adopt ‘goose step’ marching to boost patriotism

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Hong Kong police adopt ‘goose step’ marching to boost patriotism

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The official switch will take place on the city’s 25th anniversary of Chinese rule, a crucial political event that Chinese President Xi Jinping is widely ...

Hong Kong police will officially swap British-style marching for the “goose step” used in mainland China on July 1, as the city sheds signs of its colonial past under Beijing’s growing control.“To promote patriotism and enhance the awareness of national identity, the Hong Kong Police Force will fully adopt Chinese foot drills from July 1,” the HKPF said in a statement to Bloomberg News.

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Author / Journalist: Kari Lindberg

Category: Nation Politics

Topics: List Police Plan Hong Subscription July Kong Page Comment Sites

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Readership Location: Japan

Published Date: 2022-06-27, 14:42:16

News Timezone: GMT +9:00

Language: English

Original Article Length: 219 words

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News ID: 556093

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