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  1. Making the grade

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... the past 30 years, since Deng Xiaoping declared it as one of the four pillars to making China the greatest economic power in the world. The biggest reforms kicked off in 1985, when Deng presided ...

  2. Cause for celebration

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... at the country can see the distance it has travelled since Deng Xiaoping set it on the road to reform and opening up 30 years ago. There have been revolutionary breakthroughs, such as the willingness ...

  3. The Penguin History of Modern China

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... But this was in China in 1957 and Mao Zedong had deemed it politically expedient to put an end to the Hundred Flowers campaign, which had initially invited criticism of the Communist Party. Deng Xiaoping ... famine in Henan to mollify Madam Chiang Kai-shek, the imperious wife of the Nationalist leader? And how long did it take Deng Xiaoping to munch his way through the box of croissants- a favourite ...

  4. Military parade to be 'stately but frugal'

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... and political muscle. Political analysts say the parade will also ceremonially cement President Hu Jintao's legacy as a leader on a par with second-generation leader Deng Xiaoping, who presided ...

  5. Regional report cards put Asia on firm footing to weather storm

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... of pursuing development- via democracy or as governed by so-called Asian values. To paraphrase paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, it doesn't matter whether the cat is black or white, so long ...

  6. Hundreds brave snow to pay tribute

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by I-ching Ng

    ... described Zhao as a monumental figure and a pioneer of rural reforms in the late 1980s and the subsequent success of the open-door policy, which Deng Xiaoping took credit for. 'Zhao's ...

  7. A safe pair of hands at a critical time for China

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... he was an acceptable compromise in a struggle for power between the Gang of Four led by Mao's widow Jiang Qing and reformist forces led by Deng Xiaoping. Hua lacked a strong power base, ... and toughness to prevent Deng from easing him out of power. But famously and ironically, one of his first acts, for which his brief reign will forever be remembered, was to clear an obstacle to Deng ...

  8. Progress, but at what cost to the nation?

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... malaise since 1949, Deng Xiaoping was convinced that the key to ending poverty and backwardness, and to pursuing modernisation, was to reform and integrate with the world by opening up. ...

  9. Aftershocks hit province as relay route is fixed

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the cities of Mianyang and Guanghan were named as 'torch display' centres. Organisers selected Guangan, the hometown of late state leader Deng Xiaoping; the tourist city of Leshan ...

  10. Mr China

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Mr China by Tim Clissold Robinson $145 Tim Clissold captures well the first flood of foreign investment in China. His true story takes place just after the southern tour of paramount leader Deng Xiaoping in 1992, when mainland sentiment turned suddenly bullish as US$400 million poured in from American investors in one year. Clissold, a Briton, helped run a fund ...




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