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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    War hero's son sorry for persecution of his teachers during Cultural Revolution

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Chen Xiaolu apologises for his misdeeds during Cultural Revolution ahead of Maoist Bo's trial Hero's son sorry for persecution of his teachers The son of a war hero and military leader has publicly apologised for torturing and persecuting his teachers during the Cultural Revolution, amid a wave of red nostalgia across the country ahead ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Liberal economist Mao Yushi warns of a 'leftist revival' in China

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... record and his tumultuous Cultural Revolution, in which millions were persecuted as neighbour turned on neighbour in a drive to root out capitalism and impose his doctrines. In January- before he ... feel they have missed out on the benefits of the economic boom. Qu said the social changes since China opened its doors in the late 1970s have made a return of the Cultural Revolution less ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Premier recalls major turning point for nation

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... yesterday, he spared a moment to recall one day in one of the poorest counties in China during the Cultural Revolution as one of his most memorable experiences. "It was in 1977, when I was working in the fields, the day I learned that I had been accepted to university," Li said after the end of the NPC session yesterday. Li was a "sent-down youth" during the Cultural ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    What Hong Kong can expect from Li Yuanchao, likely next Beijing link-man

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... to enter the prestigeous Fudan University after the social upheavals of the Cultural Revolution. The university, under the leadership of the famous "first geometer of the Orient", Su ... to protect him in Mao Zedong's purges during the Cultural Revolution. Like many of the children of revolutionaries, he was "sent down" to the country to work as a labourer. He ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Files 'closed' on catastrophes of past, top party historian Xie Chuntao says

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Files 'closed' on catastrophes of past The Communist Party is unlikely to ever open all the files on its recent painful past, including the Cultural Revolution ... botched industrialisation campaign, and the 1966-1976 Cultural Revolution are two of the country's most sensitive historical events in modern times. During the Cultural Revolution, children ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Critics may pose more harm than officials who take bribes, says party’s former personnel chief

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 07:19pm by Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com

    ... struggle” – an extremely leftist Maoist theory that was seen as being behind the notorious Cultural Revolution. The article sparked a nationwide ideological debate. The former party personnel chief ... the party.” Zhang comments came in a lengthy article published by the Red Flag Manuscript, a bi-weekly magazine run by the party theoretical magazine, Qiushi. In his article, “To Promote Red Culture ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Is class struggle back on agenda? Mere mention of Mao-era slogan stirs fears

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:33am by Minnie Chan

    ... be a feature of Chinese society. The term is redolent of the Cultural Revolution era and its re-emergence fanned concern the far left is making a comeback. Red Flag Manuscript, a biweekly run ... the Cultural Revolution, arguing the country had to rid itself of "class enemies"- the bourgeois forces attempting to return society to capitalism. Such rhetoric helped stoke the Red Guards ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping faces challenge of governing through two opposing schools of thought

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:51am by Cary Huang

    ... During the Cultural Revolution, Mao launched a campaign denouncing Confucians and glorifying Legalists. But Xi sees both schools of thought as relevant to modern politics. Analysts note that Xi ... culture, as exemplified by Confucianism, and said the Communist Party is the successor to such traditions. But analysts say the two schools of thought are contradictory and combining them in modern ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Deng Xiaoping: The Man Who Made Modern China, by Michael Dillon

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... in power speaks of a man who valued consensus, rather than unnecessary conflict, and who certainly did not want a repetition of the violence and persecution of the Cultural Revolution years," ... that ousted Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists. The Communist Party duly seized power and Deng soared through its ranks, becoming general secretary in 1956. During the Cultural Revolution, however, ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Plenum's lack of action on Zhou Yongkang suggests party divisions, analysts say

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:01am by Keira Lu Huang, Andrea Chen, Minnie Chan

    ... Zhou's case will be handled. The former domestic security chief and former Politburo Standing Committee member is the most senior party official to face a graft probe since the Cultural Revolution. There were strong reasons to believe that a statement about Zhou would be made at this plenum. "Rule by law" was the main topic for the four-day meeting of senior leaders, ...




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