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  1. Shocking novella is too much for censors

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing Celebrated author Yan Lianke's depiction of lovers desecrating Mao books at a PLA base leads to the confiscation of magazine edition Yan Lianke wants ... commander at a PLA base during the Cultural Revolution become entangled in a doomed affair. A master of black humour, Yan has the two lovers smashing Mao icons and urinating on Mao books as they try ...

  2. Sex, Mao and censorship

    Posted Mar 20th 2005, 12:00am by Yan Li

    ... of the National People's Congress (which has just ended), traditionally a time when censors grow anxious about perceived challenges to Communist Party rule. The novella 'slanders Mao Zedong ... as Mao's signature phrase, written in his own calligraphy outside the gate of Zhongnanhai in Beijing, where China's leaders live and work. Dawang is reluctant, but also attracted to Lian. ...

  3. State audit shames but lacks power to blame, say experts

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... but mainland scholars say efforts to stamp out graft will not succeed without support from all levels of officialdom. Mao Shoulong, a professor with Renmin University's School of Public ... for the state auditors. 'The auditors have achieved more power with their openness, which has been seen in audit reports from the past three years,' Professor Mao said. 'It is a step ...

  4. Rubbing shoulders with a giant

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mao to Mozart. At age 10, Wang travelled to the United States to perform, eventually moving there to study at Yale and then Julliard. The four young musicians, (from left) Darryl Tse, John ...

  5. Unmasking the false god Mao

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sin-ming Shaw Should Mao Zedong's huge portrait still hang above the front gate of Tiananmen Square? Should China's ruling party still call itself communist? These are not idle ... are proud of being ethnic Chinese, a similar percentage are ashamed of the conduct of the mainland government. Enshrined in the Chinese constitution are the following words: 'Mao Zedong ...

  6. High hopes the once-mighty Mao suit may make a comeback

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... formalities to show the proletarian roots of the new People's Republic. Former leader Mao Zedong eagerly endorsed a menu of four dishes and a soup for state dinners. He also opposed ... Alice Yan With increased ties between the mainland and the international community, diplomats have spurned the Mao suit in favour of its sharply tailored western counterparts. But former ...

  7. Fredric Mao Chun-fai

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Property developers eyeing the West Kowloon cultural district project have suddenly started taking an interest in sponsoring local arts. Good news or bad? Fredric Mao Chun-fai Artistic director of the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre: 'It's good that property developers have expressed an interest in local culture and arts and that they want to participate in it by way ...

  8. Chinese Propaganda

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a collection of posters from the golden era of Chinese communist propaganda, Chairman Mao Zedong radiates like a deity in sometimes stylish, but often ridiculous posters. Daily, 10am-7pm. J Gallery, The Peninsula hotel, Salisbury Road, TST, Kowloon. Inquiries: 2369 9062. Ends Mar 31 ...

  9. A marathon walk on the wilder side of art

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a statuette of Chairman Mao Zedong, which I'd bought in Beijing, and used it to begin a series of exchanges with people who I randomly met along the way to Ruijin, where the Long March actually ... for a Tibetan girl's necklace. A calligrapher gave me his work of a Mao poem, which was exchanged for a prescription from a barefoot doctor. A soldier gave me a blank notebook in exchange ...

  10. Giant Mao sculpture mooted to lure tourists

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan A youthful Mao Zedong will tower over the Hunan capital Changsha if a local leader's plan to build the world's tallest statue is realised. The proposal to build ... at Juzizhou of the young Mao Zedong, taller than New York's [46.5 metre] Statue of Liberty and the [88 metre] Lingshan Buddha in Wuxi, Jiangsu. 'This future statue will be the symbol of our ...




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