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  1. The famous Mao slogan, that he never even used

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen 'The Chinese people have stood up' is probably the most famous slogan on the mainland. Quiz any Chinese, from employees of multinational companies in Beijing's skyscrapers to barefoot farmers who have never left their half-hect ...

  2. Fractured Rebellion: The Beijing Red Guard Movement

    Posted Feb 06th 2011, 12:00am by Nick Frisch

    ... Nick Frisch Fractured Rebellion: The Beijing Red Guard Movement by Andrew Walder Harvard HK$431 The previous scholarly consensus on Mao Zedong's's Red Guards is that their warring factions split according to prior social status. Children of the ...

  3. Liu gets to grips with playing Mao

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze For mainland actors, few roles would be more daunting than that of Mao Zedong. Even Golden Horse Awards winner Liu Ye is flustered by the role. Now shooting The Founding of a Republic, in which he plays the young Mao, Liu said he had to figur ...

  4. Art in Turmoil

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Art in Turmoil edited by Richard King Hong Kong University Press HK$195 Even if you have had your fill of books about the Cultural Revolution and even if you don't care for the period's heroic images, buy Art in Turmoil for the in ...

  5. Karaoke club fined for posters of Mao holding microphone

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Mao Zedong loved to dance, and he might have liked singing, too. But depicting the former leader with microphone in hand put one Zhejiang karaoke club in strife. The 0576 KTV club in the Luqiao district of Taizhou put up two posters on National ...

  6. Well-connected trio promoted to generals

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk President Hu Jintao yesterday promoted three officers to the rank of general, including the son of ousted former president Liu Shaoqi, state media reported. Another is the son of general Zhang Zhen, now retired but who served between 1992 and ...

  7. Disgraced Lin Biao still beyond the pale

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Hopes for the rehabilitation of Lin Biao- the enigmatic Communist leader anointed heir apparent by Chairman Mao Zedong but later branded a national traitor after an apparent coup attempt, were dashed yesterday when official media c ...

  8. Family and friends mourn at vigil for Hua Guofeng

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Family and friends mourned former Communist Party chairman Hua Guofeng yesterday on the first day of an official vigil, although no top leaders made a public appearance to remember the man Mao Zedong appointed as his heir. The four-day service ...

  9. Creative strokes save artist from persecution

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor When the Red Guards came knocking on Li Cheung-sang's door, the painter, then 22, had every reason to be apprehensive. Before liberation, his father had been a wealthy capitalist and Li was an intellectual who shamelessly loved western ...

  10. Economist baffled by ban on his book

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Outspoken Mao Yushi may be the victim of a crackdown by authorities on publications and the media Well-known economist Mao Yushi has demanded an explanation from authorities for why one of his books was banned. 'The person who ...




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