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  1. Plan put for museum on Cultural Revolution

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing A proposal to build a Cultural Revolution Museum has been submitted to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference by 48 top scientists and writers ... of China. The proposal is the first to call for an official Cultural Revolution Museum by CPPCC members in 18 years, although Ba Jin, a former CPPCC vice-chairman and contemporary writer, had been ...

  2. Grand Canal relics 'in danger'

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... if not thousands, of cultural relics along the massive South-North Water Transfer Project. Liu Qingzhu, director-general of the Institute of Archaeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said ... planning for the conservation of cultural relics. What they did has violated the law,' he said. 'There are only a few years left, but there is no money for the research and preservation. ...

  3. Hu attends former first lady's funeral

    Posted Oct 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... yesterday morning at a simple funeral. The funeral was attended by President Hu Jintao and Jia Qinglin, chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Wang was jailed for 12 years in 1967 and remained a painful reminder of the Cultural Revolution's excesses. State media were conspicuously low-key about the funeral. Online postings simply mentioned ...

  4. Anglican head notes winds of change

    Posted Oct 24th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... a notable change in the Chinese government's attitude towards religion although he also expressed concerns over the harassment of Christians. Wrapping up a rare two-week visit in China, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said his discussions with Chinese officials and religious leaders included topics such as environmental protection, Sino-Vatican relations, the Dalai Lama, ...

  5. Long Marcher's life of dedication to party

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... president of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries. Some overseas media reports said the nursery provided a strong network of political connections for Mr Zeng. Deng was widowed in 1972 during the Cultural Revolution, and later worked in the Government Offices Administration in the State Council. She kept a low profile in her old age, focusing ...

  6. The double-edged sword of 'Greater Tibet'

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Dalai Lama in the 18th century. Greater Tibet, on the other hand, refers to Tibet plus Amdo and Kham, which are culturally and religious under heavy Tibetan influence. So-called Greater Tibet ... by the 13th Dalai Lama, who tried to push for it after the collapse of the Qing dynasty. In 1913, Britain, which wanted to create a buffer state in Tibet, put pressure on the newly formed Chinese ...

  7. Artists fight to save their village from demolition

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... the government take over the management of the camp? Then it would be legal. The government is not just destroying buildings, but culture.' Mr Huang said the developer was willing to hand over ... place to communicate with Chinese artists. He said such a community could serve as a bridge to help Chinese artists develop reputations abroad. The developer has spent more than 10 million yuan ...

  8. Wen vows campaign to root out corruption

    Posted Oct 01st 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... ahead with economic and political, cultural and social reforms, boost productive forces, strengthen the democratic and legal systems and resolutely fight against corruption to build a clean ... was the first remark by a Chinese leader on corruption since the city's party secretary, Chen Liangyu, was sacked. Mr Chen, a member of the Politburo, has been placed under investigation over ...

  9. Rural pay more important than GDP growth

    Posted Feb 10th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... deputy director of the office of the Communist Party's central leading group on financial work. Mr Chen said: 'Peasants make up the majority of the Chinese population. If farmers ... but whether these can bring about sustainable growth of farmers' income and continuously improve their material, cultural and living standards.' He said the central government would pump ...

  10. China's rights report on US 'valid, but political'

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... discrimination, and the wealth gap as evidence of US failures to protect the rights of its people. The Chinese report focuses on social and economic rights such as the rights to food and education ... said is, since both countries have human rights problems, we should not talk about them.' The Chinese report was simply retaliation for US accusations on China's situation, instead ...




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