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  1. News - China

    Mao Zedong's rice bowls auction for record HK$8m in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:05pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A set of rice bowls produced exclusively for Mao Zedong has been auctioned in Hong Kong on Thursday for a record HK$8 million ahead of the 120th ... are in stark contrast to a call in this month's edition of Seeking Truth, the Communist Party's leading magazine, to "learn from Mao Zedong's frugal thought and work style".  ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1264901/mao-zedongs-rice-bowls-auction-record-hk8m-hong-kong
  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Pitfalls in immigrant writer's road to becoming American

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BRON

    ... her own name. Sent to a labour camp in East China at 17, Min endured three years of hardship before a talent scout from Mao Zedong's wife Jiang Qing's Shanghai Film Studios recruited ... that Westerners are evil. I was convinced Americans would do me harm until Mao Zedong died and the flood of Western literature came in. We devoured it, we started reading things like Balzac and Dickens, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1223791/pitfalls-immigrant-writers-road-becoming-american
  3. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Deng Xiaoping: The Man Who Made Modern China, by Michael Dillon

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... He studied and worked in France and Moscow; before his 1926 return to China, he was converted to the communist cause. After joining Mao Zedong's revolt as a strategist, Deng made his ... Mao turned, riled by another, alleged, Deng trait: opportunism. Deng was exiled to Jiangxi province for re-education. Yet despite the humiliation he "was not disposed to brood and rapidly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1623646/book-review-deng-xiaoping-man-who-made-modern-china-michael-dillon
  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Diaries bear witness to momentous era of Chinese history

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:12pm by Oliver Chou

    ... to the Cultural Revolution, and from Chairman Mao Zedong to ill-fated novelist Xiao Hong, Xiao Jun had first-person experiences of them all. And he recorded it all in voluminous diaries. Now, ... characters mentioned in the diaries, including Mao Zedong, Zhu De, Zhang Wentian, Peng Zhen, etc. His numerous late-night conversations with Mao were especially valuable. What about the latest and? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1585871/diaries-bear-witness-momentous-era-chinese-history
  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Xu Jiang's sunflowers are symbol of a lost generation

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... will donate to the museum after the exhibition. Born in Fuzhou, Fujian province, to teacher parents, Xu's early childhood was happy and peaceful. However, as with many families during Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), his carefree life came to a sudden halt in 1968 when his parents were sent to a rural town to be "re-educated" by poor farmers. Xu, who was 13, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1618465/xu-jiangs-sunflowers-are-symbol-lost-generation
  6. Lifestyle - Books - SHORT STORIES

    Book review: The Dog: Stories by Jack Livings

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by Kit Gillet

    ... in an attempt to finish Mao Zedong's crystal sarcophagus in time for the opening of his mausoleum in 10 months' time. It is a herculean task, but in late 1976, with the Communist Party ... tale of post-Mao China. Within the pages of Livings' debut book, the everyday struggles of a handful of Chinese men and women take on an almost poetic tone. At their core, each ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1579141/book-review-dog-stories-jack-livings
  7. Lifestyle - Books - ECOLOGY

    Book review: Sacred Mountains, by Allerd Stikker

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by David Wilson

    ... addressed the mess, persuaded by public protests. In turn, Stikker hopes Beijing will clean up the mainland, spurred by Taoism. Despite Mao Zedong's stabs at quashing the faith, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1581698/book-review-sacred-mountains-allerd-stikker
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist Siu Leung-hing putting his stamp on iconic images

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie victoria.duthie@scmp.com Mona Lisa and Chairman Mao just some of the subjects of Siu Leung-hing's amazing mosaics The artist putting his stamp on iconic images There is a wry sense of irony in Siu Leung-hing's artworks- mosaics created using hundreds of stamps. Look closely at the striking portrait of Mao Zedong and you can see he is made out of stamps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543199/artist-siu-leung-hing-putting-his-stamp-iconic-images
  9. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Revolutionary Russia 1891-1991, by Orlando Figes

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:09am by Nick Walker

    ... a proclamation that goaded a suddenly competitive Mao Zedong into saying the same would apply to China overtaking Britain in the same way over the same period. From this point the two giant communist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1521862/book-review-revolutionary-russia-1891-1991-orlando-figes
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD BEIJING

    Postcard: Beijing

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... Sino-Foreign Film Co-production Forum by US director Stone regarding the mainland's unwillingness to address Mao Zedong's controversial legacy generated the most international headlines. "Mao has been lionised in dozens of Chinese films, but never criticised. It's about time. You've got to make a movie about Mao, about the Cultural Revolution. You do that, you open ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1502518/postcard-beijing

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