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  1. A British cultural revolution? Clueless UK education secretary may need some history lessons

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... secretary, admits it- and proudly, too. Writing in The Daily Telegraph this week, Gove said he wanted nothing less than a 'cultural revolution' for Britain's education system ... has that been more needed than in education, where I am happy to confess I'd like us to implement a cultural revolution just like the one they've had in China.' Oh my gosh! He ...

  2. Open letter calls for end to media censorship

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as the Cultural Revolution and the anti-rightist campaign. Dai Qing, an author and activist, said even if there was a 0.001 per cent chance the petition would lead to change then it must be done. The open ... Staff Reporters in Beijing A group of former high-ranking political and cultural officials published a rare, strongly worded open letter to the top legislature calling mainland media ...

  3. Bo Xilai hones English to get message across in Chongqing

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... crackdown', omitting any mention of organised criminal gangs in a city plagued by corruption and crime. Critics say Bo's campaigns mark a return of Cultural Revolution-style controls. The latest ... content. Earlier this year, Bo garnered the support of 42 internet companies to extol the 'revolutionary spirit' and pass on 'red culture' on their websites. ...

  4. Class issue officially ignored

    Posted Sep 26th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... not know who is Zhao Ziyang, just as some student leaders in 1989 had never heard of Wei Jingsheng.' He said that, during the Cultural Revolution, more than 10,000 intellectuals like Yu were ...

  5. Qu Leilei

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Francesca Fearon

    ... Francesca Fearon BEFORE THE REVOLUTION Most of my generation lived through a similar experience to mine during the Cultural Revolution. Now, living in the West, I find people ... didn't know anything was wrong for a long time. The Cultural Revolution began in the universities in 1966: my parents became targets because they were intellectuals as well as senior officers. ...

  6. Coffee revolution hits the home of China's finest tea

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing An agrarian revolution of sorts is under way in the prefecture of Pu'er, source of the world famous Pu'er tea, located in the southwestern part of Yunnan ... in big cities, playing an important role in promoting a coffee culture and appealing especially to white-collar workers and expatriates. But today the circle of coffee lovers is expanding ...

  7. A cradle of revolution turns into a nightclub

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... the nationalists and rose to prominence during the Cultural Revolution as Mao Zedong's second-in-command Ye Jianying, 1897-1986 A teacher at the academy, he was a marshal of the PLA and chairman ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou A protected building of the historic Huangpu Military Academy- formerly known as the Whampoa Military Academy- and the cradle of China's modern revolutions ...

  8. Cradle of 1911 revolution to get facelift in URA project

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A street in Central that was a cradle of the 1911 Chinese revolution is to get a facelift and a link to nearby historic sites under a plan drawn up by the Urban Renewal ... The society initiated several attempts to overthrow the Qing rulers. After the quick failure of two revolutions in 1895 and 1900, Yang's 52 Gage Street apartment, at the end of Pak Tsz Lane, ...

  9. E-book publishers predict revolution

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in iPhones and iPads, and will be available through the Apple App store, with prices ranging from US$0.99 to US$4.99. Handheld Culture will have more than 200 titles at the fair, said executive ...

  10. Remote revolution takes off

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... Encouraging a better balance doesn't necessarily mean reducing working hours because the growth of mobile technologies is changing how and where we work. The remote work revolution is upon us ... factors are driving a shift in work behaviour and compelling firms to reshape and become more agile in an increasingly competitive business environment. They are demography, culture, technology, ...




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