The People's Daily front-paged a report on October 1, of the flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China on October 1, 2020. Other national newspapers like China Economic Daily etc. also carried similar reports on their front pages.
 The State Council held a National Day reception at the Great Hall of the People on September 30 evening to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Party and state leaders such as Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng, Wang Qishan and nearly 500 Chinese and foreigners gathered together to celebrate the birthday of the Republic. In his speech on the occasion, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang praised Chinese President Xi Jinping's leadership and contribution to fighting the epidemic. He also said "we will continue to unswervingly, fully and accurately implement the principles of "one country, two systems," 'Hong Kong people ruling Hong Kong' and 'Macao people ruling Macao' " and said China will "promote the practice of "One Country, Two Systems" with stability and long-term progress".  He said also that China will continue to implement "the major policies for work on Taiwan, adhere to the one-China principle and the "92 Consensus", resolutely oppose and contain any "Taiwan independence" separatist actions and external interference, strengthen cross-strait exchanges and cooperation, and promote the peaceful development, integration and development of cross-strait relations and the reunification of the motherland". 

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