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  1. Rising voice of the people opens door to era of change

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... But the country's farmers only earn an average $300 a year and the gap is expected to widen. New leaders have also begun to address serious national imbalances. Mr Hu and Mr Wen ditched late leader Deng Xiaoping's favourite slogan, 'Let some people get rich first'. Although Deng's policy played a significant role in pushing through economic reforms in the 1980s and 1990s, it also ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Mixed opinions on Deng Yujiao verdict

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li and Choi Chi-yuk The decision to allow a hotel waitress from Hubei's Badong county who killed a local official to walk free was met with mixed feelings. The trial of Deng ... who were allowed to attend the hearing. Deng was found guilty of intentionally causing bodily harm but allowed to go free after the court ruled she had acted in self-defence, had turned ...

  4. Peng takes his fight to Shenzhen

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... that jailed him for six years to honour a Hong Kong judgment that found he was unlawfully stripped of a $450 million stake in the listed company he founded with Deng Xiaoping's niece. A 10-year ... years later, is also in line for a major damages payout from Ding Peng, niece of the late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping. The businessman had in early 1993 turned to Ms Ding for help ...

  5. The unofficial history

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Last weekend, I went to Shantou, on the Guangdong coast. Deng Xiaoping designated the city, which used to be known as Swatow, a special economic zone in 1980. But for me, ... of the Communist Party. In April 2000, he wrote an article in the Guangdong newspaper Nanfang Ribao, in which he tackled the problem posed by the four principles enunciated by Deng in 1979, and which all ...

  6. Birth of bitterness

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Zedong in Shaoshan, Hunan province, and officials in Guangan county, Sichuan province, have done the same for their famous son, Deng Xiaoping. The government of Taizhou city is preserving ...

  7. Anti-corruption drive futile while 'princelings' thrive

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... based in Shanghai. Mainland academics say the current leadership should learn from Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. 'Mao sent his son to fight in the Korean war in the 1950s and he was killed on the battlefield. He earned the respect of the entire nation,' one said. Deng reportedly gathered his family members soon after ordering a crackdown on student demonstrations on June 4, 1989. Realising ...

  8. Rapid growth has benefited officials most, survey finds

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the country's bureaucratic system and were allowed to get rich first when Deng Xiaoping was leader. The report's authors said two factors might have influenced public perception that officials were ...

  9. Woman who killed cadre demanding sex charged with assault

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan The hotel worker who killed a cadre who demanded sex in Hubei has been charged with assault instead of murder, mainland media have reported. On May 10, Deng Guida, a low-level town official in Badong county, and two colleagues demanded that 21-year-old pedicurist Deng Yujiao have sex with them. Although Deng Yujiao told them she was not a prostitute, Deng Guida ...

  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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