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  1. News - China - OBITUARY

    Zhuang Zedong, key to China-US ping-pong diplomacy, dies at 73

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 09:00pm by Associated Press and Global Post

    ... said. The event caught the attention of Chinese leader Mao Zedong who swiftly offered an invitation to the Americans. “Zhuang Zedong not only knows good ping-pong, he knows good diplomacy too,” ... Associated Press and Global Post Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in 1971’s groundbreaking “ping-pong diplomacy” between China and the US, has died. He was 73 and long struggled with cancer. ...

  2. News - China - OBITUARY

    Zhou Weishi, a pioneer of the performing arts in China, dies aged 98

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:34am by Oliver Chou

    ... to hard labour. In 1964, he advised Zhou Enlai on the staging of The East is Red, a music and dance epic performed in Beijing's Great Hall of the People in the hope of blunting chairman Mao Zedong's growing opposition to "bourgeois elements". But the show, involving more than 3,000 performers, was not enough to stop the country's descent into the Cultural Revolution. ...

  3. News - China - OBITUARY

    Phuntso Wangye, Tibetan communist who urged reconciliation, dies at 91

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... Army troops into the remote mountain region in 1951 and served as a translator for Chinese leaders Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai during talks with the Dalai Lama in 1954. Phuntso was later purged ... said they let him escape an even worse fate during the political chaos of Mao's Cultural Revolution, according to the Tibetan leader's biographer Melvyn Goldstein. Later, Phuntso ...

  4. News - China - OBITUARY

    ‘Chinese revolutionary’ author Han Suyin dies at 95

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 08:21am by AFP

    ... by the thrice-married Han, as well as her meetings with Indira Gandhi, Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, earned her a worldwide reputation. The writer’s biggest work was a five-volume autobiography, while other writings included biographies of Mao and Zhou, and a study on Tibet. She had been one of the few foreigners to be able to visit communist China in the early years of the regime. In a 1968 interview ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Amiri Baraka, activist writer allied with Black Power Movement, dies

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AP

    ... into alleys/and take their weapons leaving them dead/with tongues pulled out and sent to Ireland." He was as eclectic as he was prolific: his influences ranged from Ray Bradbury and Mao Zedong ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    US authority on Chinese art James Cahill dies at the age of 87

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:54pm by NYT

    ... In 1973, Cahill was among the first group of American art historians to visit China after president Richard Nixon's historic meeting with Mao Zedong in Beijing the previous year. They were ...

  7. News - China - OBITUARY

    Writer Han Suyin dies at 95

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during the early days of communist rule and the Cultural Revolution. She was well known on the mainland for her biographies of Mao Zedong and late premier Zhou Enlai. Han returned to China from ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Last goodbye to Chak Nuen-fai, a patriot who saw reason

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... leftist riots for printing the pro-Beijing Hong Kong Evening News, New Afternoon News and Tin Fung Daily, which carried seditious articles. But Chak, who once worshipped Mao Zedong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Leftist publisher Chak Nuen-fai dies, aged 93

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... worshipped Mao Zedong and the Communist Party, became a critic of the mainland authorities in the past decade. He rejected the idea that those calling for democratisation across the border were ...

  10. News - China - OBITUARY

    Former People's Daily chief editor Hu Jiwei sought Tiananmen vindication

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... the truth about the Tiananmen pro-democracy movement must be told, his close relative said. Li, a former secretary to Mao Zedong, and Du, a former propaganda chief, are also reform-minded party ...



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