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  1. Poor defence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Albert Cheng Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen attended a special Legislative Council session on Thursday to explain his part in recent revelations of his friendly ties with tycoons and address the issue of potential conflicts of interest. The whole affair is beyond doubt a trial by media and public opinion or, worse, a Hong Kong-style cultural revolution. Under existing ...

  2. Publish democracy plan soon, says Anson Chan

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Will Clem

    ... to 'heartfelt smiles' in the city's residents. Asked whether Mr Tsang's warning last week that radical democracy could lead to chaos such as the Cultural Revolution was a true reflection ...

  3. Good company and fair fights

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Cultural-Revolution- inspired bombs, strikes and demonstrations in 1967. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  4. Second move for Tsang threatens HK's green dreams

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

    ... Central Mao's legacy lingers In her letter 'Mao's errors admitted' (May 24), Elsie Tu asks: 'Why raise [the Cultural Revolution] now that the error has been admitted ... and the number of victims, have never be revealed; Not one apology has been issued to the Chinese people; No compensation has been paid; Public debate on the Cultural Revolution is banned; and The same ...

  5. Tung urged to pardon 1967 rioters

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... place against the backdrop of the Cultural Revolution on the mainland, corruption and a bad economy in Hong Kong. The riots claimed 51 lives, with 15 deaths caused by bomb attacks. The Chief ...

  6. A paradigm shift

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the Cultural Revolution. Fifty-one lives were lost in the violence that brought Hong Kong to a standstill, including 15 people who died in bomb blasts orchestrated by radical leftists. Their reputation severely tarnished by the riots, the left sequestered itself from mainstream society until the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976, when it saw the need to reintegrate into society ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On the assumption that Mr Tsang's 1967 agitation had succeeded, Hong Kong would have suffered the Cultural Revolution. He would certainly not have acquired two master's degrees; the livelihood ... virtue in the Chinese culture. I believe Mrs Chan's remark fell between the stools of Churchillian magnanimity and Chinese modesty. A first-rate politician would have calibrated her words ...

  8. Democracy will rectify bad policies

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... representation, it owes it to itself to install individuals who are committed to Hong Kong. Out with those who slavishly followed Mao's cultural revolution mayhem but now support any sleazy mainland ...

  9. Hong Kong calling

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... on the mainland by the Cultural Revolution. The home affairs secretary welcomed Mrs Chan on her first day as a legislator by ridiculing her as a 'sudden democrat' and saying she 'suddenly ...

  10. SCMP Debate

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In this dimension, I would expect them to address the sensitive issues such as the June 4 Tiananmen incident, and to show their stands vis-a-vis the Cultural Revolution. During election forums, I challenged ... government? Two, how would their government make a difference as compared with the present government. I would not expect revolutions and I could appreciate difficulties in deviating from the status ...




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