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  1. Plan put for museum on Cultural Revolution

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing A proposal to build a Cultural Revolution Museum has been submitted to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference by 48 top scientists and writers ... of China. The proposal is the first to call for an official Cultural Revolution Museum by CPPCC members in 18 years, although Ba Jin, a former CPPCC vice-chairman and contemporary writer, had been ...

  2. Archivists start hunt for relics of the Cultural Revolution era

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Artefacts associated with the Cultural Revolution are scattered around the world, but mainland archivists are only now starting to collect them for study, the minister of culture said in Beijing yesterday. Asked why there was no official Cultural Revolution museum, Sun Jiazheng said officials at museums throughout the nation were collecting material for research ...

  3. No spit, but plenty of polish in Beijing

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of the 1960s Cultural Revolution and Mao's Red Guards, who roamed the countryside and ousted closet capitalists, often violently. The youthful hysteria of that turbulent era, however, has been ... and what not to do,' said Luan, who was rather hoping for some exclusive shopping therapy, an injection of culture and a bit of hotel pampering. Instead, she, and millions of visitors like ...


    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Baoguosi. One day a newspaper article said pre-Cultural Revolution photographs owned by the People's Daily had been thrown out by mistake. That Sunday in Panjiayuan he spotted some of them. He ... the circulation of non-confidential government cultural documents so it's all perfectly legal. Beijing's relentless razing of old buildings over the past decade has also played a key role. When ...

  5. Another Beijing Cultural Relic gone

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... since been torn down. The government also refused to make the city simply a political and cultural hub, instead making it the centre for everything- often blamed for problems such as traffic ... the residence from being harmed during the Lunar New Year [fireworks celebration],' Kong Fanzhi, director of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Cultural Heritage, was quoted by Xinhua as saying. ...

  6. Crackdown on dissent targets culture and art

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporters in Beijing Authorities have cancelled a string of arts and cultural events in Beijing amid a widening crackdown in which dozens of rights activists and religious figures ... potential and imaginary opposition to the government, extending to the cultural sphere. Religion has also become a target, with police rounding up worshippers of the Shouwang Protestant Church ...

  7. Funeral committee 'followed'

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and prominent intellectuals seeking to introduce western philosophy and liberal ideas into China during the 1980s after the Cultural Revolution. Mr Liu said Bao edited a series of books on philosophy, ...

  8. Road to eco-ruin

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... the meat?' 'No. Just to kill them,' he smiled again. During the Cultural Revolution, Guandi was a gulag where intellectuals were tortured. The old party secretary must have been ... and destructive. Remember how the Red Guards of the Cultural Revolution launched their movement from Beijing. There must have been a reason other than ideology, because the same behaviour is occurring now ...

  9. Problems at home

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... a fellow at the University of Hong Kong's Centre of Asian Studies and a specialist on the Chinese diaspora. 'It especially stems from the Cultural Revolution. China was separated from ... practices; to learn how to deal with your boss and your colleagues.' Their lack of knowledge of the local work culture is one reason mainland companies are reluctant to employ haigui. ...

  10. Persistence pays off as dentist fills cultural void with groundbreaking small theatre

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was in the military. I got my persistence from my father and my taste from my mother. I joined the army during the Cultural Revolution and started university when admissions resumed in 1977. I became a dentist ...




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