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  1. $1 million gold and diamond tribute to Deng unveiled

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... But not in the case of Deng Xiaoping, whose 1982 exhortation 'to get rich is glorious' ushered in two decades of unprecedented growth and prosperity for China. Created to mark the 100th anniversary of Deng's birth and his contribution to the country's modernisation, the 2.8kg sculpture- its base encrusted with diamonds to a total weight of 100 carats- was unveiled yesterday in Hong Kong. ...

  2. Politicians jump at chance to speak about change, but there needs to be a revolution

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... was Deng Xiaoping, an ardent fan of the sport. Yet how to change Chinese soccer for the long-term good? Ridding the game of its most destructive force- rampant corruption- will not ensure winning ... paramount leader Deng Xiaoping knew that something had to drastically change on the mainland as far back as: 1985 ...

  3. Deng's daughters arrive to open centenary exhibition

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Three daughters of late patriarch Deng Xiaoping will arrive in Hong Kong today and are expected to launch an exhibition on Thursday commemorating the centenary of their father's birth. Deng Lin, Deng Nan and Deng Rong may also meet Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa during their visit. The Deng retrospective, to be held at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan ...

  4. Nation turns out to mark Deng centenary

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... activities, toured exhibitions and visited historic sites associated with Deng Xiaoping on the 100th anniversary of his birth. In Shenzhen, authorities organised 200 pianists to play together to mark ... and hoped to draw inspiration from the late leader. 'Deng Xiaoping is the pride of Guangan, my hometown,' he said. 'I came here to pay my respects to Deng Xiaoping and I hope I can ...

  5. 'Parade of pilgrims' ends at Deng's home

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... state leader Deng Xiaoping. The starting site of the Guangan leg of the torch relay was deliberately selected as a memorial park built around two houses where Deng's family used to live. A sign hanging at the site reads 'report to comrade Xiaoping: our Olympic dreams become true'. 'Deng Xiaoping was the first state leader to say China should apply to host ...

  6. Chirac visits HK and finds wisdom in Deng's words

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael French President Jacques Chirac summed up the mixed success of his trade mission and charm offensive in China by repeating the words of the late paramount leader, Deng Xiaoping. 'He told me: 'Never forget, Mr Chirac, in China, time is longer than elsewhere',' the veteran European statesman said. 'And I have drawn much inspiration from ...

  7. Deng's daughter says exit wouldn't mean policy failure

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing A daughter of Deng Xiaoping yesterday dismissed suggestions that the possible early departure of Tung Chee-hwa would mean the failure of the 'one country, two systems' policy initiated by her father. Deng Nan defended Mr Tung's performance, saying that he should not take the blame for what had been happening in the city, including the two massive ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Thatcher wanted cheaper menu for Beijing banquet

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Associated Press

    ... while Deng Xiaoping worried over moves that might undermine Hong Kong's prosperity in the run-up to the 1997 handover. Personal papers released yesterday show the extensive preparations ... and shark's fin soup. Deng's worries, he told the then British prime minister, were that disturbances would be created not by governments but by individuals, "some Chinese, some ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tributes flow for Thatcher, giant of the 20th century

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by KC NG, AFP

    ... of giving up the city, though she later praised the "brilliance" of her opposite number in the 1982 negotiations, Deng Xiaoping. When this proved impossible, I saw the opportunity to preserve most of what was unique to Hong Kong through applying Mr Deng's ['one country, two systems'] idea In a 2007 radio interview with Hong Kong businessman David Tang ...

  10. News - China - OBITUARY

    Obituary: Yang Baibing backed 1989 crackdown and prospered from it

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Yang Baibing said to have signed the order for PLA to shoot Tiananmen protesters, but later fell foul of Deng Xiaoping General backed '89 crackdown Yang Baibing, one of the military strongmen who supported former paramount leader Deng Xiaoping's bloody crackdown on the 1989 pro-democracy protest in Tiananmen Square, has died ...




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