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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi follows in Mao's footsteps on path to consolidate power

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... sleep, undertake morning drills and stand sentry, along with other ordinary soldiers. On this front, Xi appears to have taken a page from Mao Zedong , who launched a similar shake-up in the 1950s. Mao used the opportunity to strengthen his control of the military and forced many powerful generals into retirement. As Xi works to consolidate his own power, he has repeatedly reached ...

  2. Bo's appeal and his fall both reflect Mao's legacy

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... legitimacy. Let's start with the possible return of the Cultural Revolution, which was launched by Mao Zedong and unleashed 10 years of terror and horror on the Chinese people, history, culture ... agenda. Since Bo launched his twin campaigns of 'sing red and striking black', organising singing contests of Mao-era songs and cracking down on organised criminals and their protectors ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can China's new leaders finally lay to rest ghosts of the Cultural Revolution?

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... in 1967, at the height of the Cultural Revolution. In 1966, Mao Zedong had launched the mass political movement, intending to remove "capitalists" who had infiltrated the party. ... actress who was arrested and tortured after she accidentally broke a bust of Chairman Mao. In the end, she committed suicide. She was only 19. Also last week, another Cultural Revolution story, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Maoist attitude to dissent is blocking China's road to the rule of law

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by IRA BELKIN

    ... Ira Belkin says that Xi Jinping's pledges onrule of law will ring hollow as long as Mao Zedong's definition of enemies of the party remains the basis of dealing with dissent Now ... process? Is it possible that, despite all of the enormous changes in Chinese society, the guiding principle of the party is still the Maoist ideology expressed in the Chairman Mao Zedong's ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Mystery over lone vote against Xi

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Li

    ... as a search term on China's Twitter-like service. For some commenters, it brought to mind the fate of a delegate widely believed to have voted "no" when Mao Zedong was elected head of the new communist government in 1949. According to some historical accounts, Zhang Dongsun, a philosopher and former CPPCC delegate, was destroyed by Chairman Mao for his alleged actions. He ...

  6. Party strives to keep bad emperors away

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Who was the last emperor of China? If it's a history question, you would say Puyi. But if it's a political science question, most people would say Mao Zedong. A key political issue confronting China and its future has to do with understanding this characterisation of Mao and how to prevent another 'emperor' from emerging under ...

  7. Open up

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joseph Stalin as well as Mao Zedong, the politburo was more decorative than functional, and they could dictate party policy and the fate of the other leaders. Even under Deng Xiaoping's ...

  8. News - China

    Han Suyin loved China but turned a blind eye to its excesses

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... for herself as a bridge between East and West. Han, who openly lauded Mao Zedong and his Cultural Revolution, was castigated as an apologist, but her talent, beauty and glamorous life enthralled even ... was invited regularly to China, where she was received by Premier Zhou Enlai a dozen times, and continued her visits throughout the years of the Cultural Revolution. She was received by Mao in 1966 ...


    Former Red Guard apologises to his victims of Cultural Revolution

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by WU NAN

    ... discussion of the disastrous persecution instigated by Mao Zedong has occurred at crucial moments. "Last year's scandal involving Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai and his red culture movement ... as a refutation of Mao's reign caused controversy among liberals. ...

  10. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Follow the money along the road to ruin of Deng's vision

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... of the founding fathers who were instrumental in Mao Zedong's rise to power in 1949. Mao changed the world by meeting US President Richard Nixon, and Immortals such as Deng Xiaoping engineered ... of Mao's economic tsar- founded or run firms with combined assets of US$1.6 trillion as of last year. That's equivalent to almost a fifth of China's gross domestic product. More than ...




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