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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Musical revolution

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... for more pop songs in the curriculum, saying the tunes should be chosen by popular vote, not a panel of experts. Some have even argued that more popular culture, ranging from books to movies, ...

  4. Now's the time of capitalist revolution with Chinese characteristics

    Posted Nov 01st 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... During the Cultural Revolution, Red Guards ransacked the family home in Shanghai but Rong stayed at home in Beijing, reading and planting flowers, unharmed. In 1979, Deng Xiaoping chose him ... father becomes vice-president, then the 'revolution' will have turned full circle. Jake van der Kamp is on holiday. ...

  5. It's a revolution for wizards from Oz

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... sevens revolution has only just begun says Gary Pearse, assistant coach of the current team and one of the greats of their past sevens teams in Hong Kong. Pearse and coach Glen Ella only recently ... and develop that relationship. 'The one problem rugby league players would have is the cultural challenge as there is a big difference between the two codes. There are some values in our game ...

  6. Green revolution- turning old shoes into new sports grounds

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... and Cultural Services Department can now lease out the pitches with a much-improved playing schedule and hence bring in greater revenue to offset maintenance costs. There is very little difference ...

  7. Knapp keen for video revolution

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay New Hong Kong coach Kevin Knapp has called for every single game in the Premier Division to be videotaped in a bid to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of players in the national squad as the SAR prepare to mount a serious campaign for medal glory at October's East Asian Games in Macau. 'I want to build a new hockey culture in Hong Kong similar ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Battle over treasure trove of Persian culture

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Robert Tait

    ... represents a treasure trove of ancient Persian culture endangered by organised plunder and intensive agriculture. Now Iranian cultural heritage officials are on a collision course with rural ... sensitive 300-hectare site. At least one farmer has been jailed and many others face imprisonment. The Cultural Heritage Department plans to issue compulsory purchase orders buying the tenant ...




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