APTOPIX China Party Centenary

A man uses his smartphone to film a large video screen showing Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking during an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of China’s Communist Party at Tiananmen Square, outside a shopping mall in Beijing, Thursday, July 1, 2021. China’s ruling Communist Party is marking the 100th anniversary of its founding with speeches and grand displays intended to showcase economic progress and social stability to justify its iron grip on political power. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)