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Apple Daily mourners will be in no mood to celebrate the centennial of the Chinese Communist Party along with President Xi Jinping.   © Reuters
China up close

Analysis: On party's centennial, China drifts further from world

The media crackdown, based solely on domestic concerns, will one day backfire

KATSUJI NAKAZAWA, Nikkei senior staff writer | China

Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior staff writer and editorial writer at Nikkei. He spent seven years in China as a correspondent and later as China bureau chief. He is the 2014 recipient of the Vaughn-Ueda International Journalist prize for international reporting.

TOKYO -- Back in 1989, as China plunged into political upheaval following the Tiananmen Square crackdown, it became difficult to buy simple items like T-shirts.

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