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  1. Stick to your winning formula, Beijing

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Wayne Morrison

    ... an economy mired in the ruins of the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution. Austere central planning gave way to material incentives and market forces that made China the world's fastest-growing economy. ...

  2. Inspiration for novels drawn from life in gulag

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... depiction of life in a Chinese gulag. Zhang is a leading writer of the 'literature of scar' genre- stories that appeared in literary journals after the Cultural Revolution exposing ... Bill Savadove Zhang Xianliang was born in Nanjing city, Jiangsu province, in December 1936. He moved to the Ningxia region in 1955 and worked at a party cultural school. He was sentenced ...

  3. A Thousand Years of Good Prayers

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... by the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), but not young enough to have emerged uncontaminated by Mao Zedong's malignant policies. Many of the 10 mostly contemporary stories in her debut collection ... doppelganger becomes obsolete. Almost science fiction in its improbable yet feasible scenarios, it makes for curious reading, although Sinophiles may recognise cultural and historical references. Fans ...

  4. The Exhibition

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red Humour International Wu Shanzhuan's multi-media collaboration with Inga Svala Thorsdottir (above) shows the parodies of the Cultural Revolution. 10am-9pm, The Atrium, Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central. Inquiries: 2118 3388. Ends today ...

  5. The Music

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Music Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra Yangbanxi and Yellow River The orchestra (right) performs yangbanxi operas or 'revolutionary model operas' developed during the Cultural Revolution. Today, Tai Po Civic Centre, Auditorium, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po; Fri, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, Auditorium, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan. Shows at 8pm. $60-$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 ...

  6. Museum's dark lessons rile authorities

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Shantou Almost 30 years after the painful and shameful excesses of the Cultural Revolution ended, a museum dedicated to the upheaval has opened in the Chenghai township ... caught up with their daily concerns than with reflecting upon the catastrophe inflicted on millions of Chinese people from 1966 to 1976. The Cultural Revolution Museum received no publicity ...

  7. Scholar always in a rush to make up for lost time

    Posted Dec 28th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Ding Xueliang is always in a rush because he lost 10 years to the Cultural Revolution. He could not stop talking while being photographed for this story. The conversation started ... the Cultural Revolution broke out and he became a red guard. That did not stop him from reading, though. He acquired many history and philosophy books when he and other red guards seized a school ...

  8. Gang of Four member Zhang Chunqiao dies

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Zhang Chunqiao, a member of the Gang of Four during the Cultural Revolution in the late 1960s and mid 1970s which triggered unprecedented political upheaval in China, has died ... was officially blamed for the excesses of the Cultural Revolution, launched by Mao as part of his campaign to consolidate power and purge political rivals within the party. Zhang, born in 1917 ...

  9. Talking 'bout a revolution

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 1996. While out walking with his grandson nine years ago, Peng came across mass graves of people killed during the 1966-76 Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. The graves are still ... and was himself persecuted during the Cultural Revolution, was shaken. He vowed to erect a memorial to the dead. He consulted a number of people on the topic, including Feng Jicai, deputy chairman ...

  10. The unofficial history

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... that was not the main attraction; it was that the place is now home to China's first unofficial museum dedicated to the Cultural Revolution. Although news of the museum had appeared in the Hong Kong press, ... created. It is a three-storey pavilion designed to resemble the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. Inside are thousands of photographs, drawings and articles from the Cultural Revolution, from copies ...




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