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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    State media offer rare praise for reformer Hu Yaobang

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by VERAN YU

    ... Yaobang The mainland mourned late reformist leader Hu Yaobang yesterday on the 24th anniversary of his death- the first time he has been commemorated under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, ... ] Yaobang now," Zhou wrote. "As we remember Hu Yaobang, we should, just like him, have the determination to reform and the courage to innovate." In Zhou's commentary for the Hong ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Son of reformer Hu Yaobang rues lost chance for change, 25 years after his father’s death

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:41pm by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Twenty-five years after the death of respected liberal Hu Yaobang, his son laments the lack of progress on political front and press freedom Reformer's son regrets lost chance for change China missed a golden opportunity for political reform in the 1980s and it is doubtful when the next one will come, says a son of Hu Yaobang, the widely respected ...

  3. News - China

    Twenty-five years after his death, Hu Yaobang still remembered as pragmatic reformist

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 08:15pm by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Twenty-five years after his death, Hu Yaobang is still remembered by many, even including some of his former foes, as one of the most popular Communist Party leaders for his pragmatic reform policies and humanistic, liberal-leaning approach. The low-key visit to Hu Yaobang’s old residence last week by former president Hu Jintao is perhaps most telling ...

  4. News - China

    The man who questioned Mao: Hu Yaobang's colleagues look back

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Hu Yaobang, the liberal leader whose death sparked the Tiananmen Square protests, encouraged the public to reassess Maoist dogma The man who questioned Mao After ... efforts. The greatest achievement of Hu Yaobang- the country's liberal leader whose death sparked the massive Tiananmen protests of 1989- was to clear millions of political victims of false ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Remembering Chinese party leader Hu Yaobang still no easy task

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 01:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler On the anniversary of Hu Yaobang's death, thousands of Chinese quietly remembered the party leader who many thought was pushing for further political reform in the 1980s before the Tiananmen crackdown.  The 24th commemoration on Monday is the first under President Xi Jinping, whose father worked under Hu Yaobang. Hu has been credited with spurring economic ...

  6. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    Former Party leader Hu Yaobang's daughter denies allegations of wrongdoing

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:09pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Betsy Li Heng, the daughter of former Chinese Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang, has dismissed rumours about her private life and her association ... and in the Xiangshan mountains west of Beijing, as claimed in online posts. Photos of a purported residence had circulated online earlier in July. Her brother Hu Deping, a member of the Chinese People's ...

  7. News - China

    Hu Yaobang's pilgrims remember reform efforts in lead-up to Tiananmen tragedy

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:17am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui in Gongqingcheng, Jiangxi pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com 25 years after the death of Hu Yaobang, those who remember his reform efforts in the lead-up to the Tiananmen tragedy ... of daisies. He had travelled 650 kilometres to Gongqingcheng, in Jiangxi, for Ching Ming, the grave-sweeping festival, to honour Hu Yaobang, the late party general secretary whose life and death ...

  8. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Tycoon denies Hu Yaobang ties, China mediates in S Sudan

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 08:17am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Caixin Oil tycoon Wang Letian says that the family of former Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang was not linked to his deals for oilfields. China Dialogue Environmental officials ...

  9. Measuring up to the legacy of Hu Yaobang

    Posted Nov 20th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Like many political events in Chinese history, the move by Communist Party leader Hu Jintao to spearhead official commemoration of Hu Yaobang's 90th birthday raises many ... in Zhongnanhai? Or is the glare of fresh publicity on the incorruptible Hu Yaobang's past aimed at salvaging public confidence in the Communist Party's moral authority? Is it a curtain raiser ...

  10. Leaders see Hu Yaobang as example to party

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Cynthia Wan

    ... Yaobang to educate party members, one veteran China-watcher says. 'The speech by Vice-President Zeng Qinghong has asserted [Hu Yaobang's] work and his integrity,' Hong Kong-based ... Yaobang,' Mr Wang wrote, referring to Hu's dismissal for promoting the western ideas of democracy and rule of law in the mid-1980s. 'Today, there are too many pragmatic people who can ...




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