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  1. Cyberpolice silence high-profile think tank

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... closed.' Unirule, founded by economist Mao Yushi (pictured) and a number of liberal academics in July 1993, has been vocal in opposing one-party rule on the mainland. Mao warned on Wednesday ...

  2. News - China

    Could Mao Zedong's great grandchildren be making long march to US universities?

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 01:41pm by Chris Luo

    ... Could Harvard be on the cards for the great grandchildren of China's revolutionary leader Mao Zedong? Granted, they are currently still 10 and five years old. But their father, PLA major general Mao Xinyu, said he would be open to the possibility of his children studying abroad. Mao Xinyu is one of the founding leader's four grandchildren, and the only one fathered ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Pro-Bo Xilai party not seen as threat in China, but demand for rights

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 11:12am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... and pro-Mao Zedong rhetoric, was jailed for life in September after being found guilty of corruption and abuse of power. An appeals court upheld the sentence last month. The establishment ...

  5. News - China Insider - Live blog

    Live blog: Bo Xilai leaves court for life imprisonment in elite prison

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 08:36am by Staff Reporter

    ... Party Secretary Chen Liangyu was sentenced to 18 years in prison on charges of bribery and abuse of power in 2008. He did not appeal. Mao Zedong's wife Jiang Qing was given a suspended ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    No Darkness at Noon in Jinan

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... follow it on television and the internet. But it is really a show trial, much like those of Madame Mao and the Gang of Four more than three decades ago. The novel, an essential part of a 20th ... the French Revolution. No such confessions came from Madame Mao; or from Bo today. Chinese show trials follow a different script. Like Jiang Qing, a defiant Bo lashed out at his accusers, including ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Bo Xilai's cries of defiance after he is sentenced to life in prison for corruption

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... As the princeling son of the late revolutionary Bo Yibo , Bo was seen as a standard-bearer for the party's more conservative wing. His campaigns to revive Mao Zedong-era culture and to crack down ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In China, justice serves the cause of party politics

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by STEVE TSANG

    ... rules of the game for the top leadership post-Mao Zedong. Given the volatility of politics under a consultative Leninist system, no top-level leader would dare implement such a change. After ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Creature comforts inside prison for corrupt officials

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... party elder Bo Yibo , was jailed in Qincheng after being branded a "counter-revolutionary" in the Cultural Revolution. A more notorious inmate was Jiang Qing , widow of Mao Zedong ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Critics warn the public not to fall for Bo Xilai’s oratory flair

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 01:17pm

    ... life.   “I would have given Wang a good trashing,” the Beijing-based economist Jin Yanshi wrote in a microblog post. “Bo Xilai’s political ideas were based on Mao Zedong, but his politics were far less heartless and cruel than Mao’s, and in the end he fell because of a shrew, a vile servant and an unfilial son.” Hundreds of similar comments have appeared on microblogs, some calling ...




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