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  1. Obsession leads to cluster

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sascha Matuszak One of China's largest collections of private museums is hidden away, about an hour's drive to the west of Chengdu. Named after its founder, Fan Jianchuan, the Jianchuan Museum Cluster holds outstanding exhibitions on the Cultural Revolution, including one on the educated youth who were sent to the countryside during that period. The tragic waste ...

  2. Before the Deluge: The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges

    Posted Apr 25th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... through several dynasties and the Cultural Revolution, and anyone with a basic understanding of Chinese history can skip the explanations of what the Opium war or Cultural Revolution were. ... about the communities and cultures destined to be destroyed. The best parts of the book are the author's personal anecdotes and her descriptions of the history and daily lives of some ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... themselves, or relatives of victims of the Cultural Revolution and the famine during the Great Leap Forward. In the Post Magazine (same date), a cushion with Mao Zedong's face is featured ...

  4. Baptist professor is cream of the crop

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... and Cultural Revolution. He worked as a peasant in the fields and remembers the struggle to fill his stomach with rice shells and tree leaves. 'I was very pessimistic back then and thought ...

  5. Hu visits the 'birthplace' of historic reform

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... from the brink of collapse in the wake of the tumultuous 1966-76 Cultural Revolution. However, many analysts have sought to play down the historic significance of the village, saying ...

  6. How the last hunters in China became an endangered species

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... of China and the Cultural Revolution's liberalisation phase in the 1950s and 1960s, the Orochen were then resettled into brick houses and taught to survive on an agricultural existence. ... says she's committed to preserving this vanishing minority. 'The elderly experienced so much during the Cultural Revolution,' she says. 'They've lived in the forest ...

  7. Focus on food security amid rising prices

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Conference delegate, said that was far from enough to achieve food security for China. 'When I went back to the village where I had been sent to live and work [during the Cultural Revolution ...

  8. Daqing still a model, for now

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng For PetroChina, Asia's largest oil and gas producer and one of the region's most profitable companies, the old Cultural Revolution slogan 'Learn from Daqing ' would arguably read better as 'Earn from Daqing'. As the nation's largest oilfield and one of the longest-producing major fields in the world, Daqing is PetroChina's crown ...

  9. Alarming rate of soil erosion puts grain security, ecosystem at risk

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... to feed China's 1.3 billion people. Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward and the tumultuous Cultural Revolution left a trail of destruction across the nation's landscape, as trees were ...

  10. Everyone talks about the new Three Gorges dam on the Yangtze. But where does the river actually go from and to?

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... was clearly designed to demonstrate the Great Helmsman was in control and ready to launch the next bloody phase of his rule, the Cultural Revolution. In more recent years, the controversial Three ...




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