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  1. Xinhua reporter attacked

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang A Xinhua reporter covering a protest in Hunan was beaten by hotel guards while police looked on, in the latest incident of violence against mainland journalists. Liu Feixiao and her colleague Ming Xing were in Shaoshan to cover the 110th anniversary of the birth of Mao Zedong. While passing by the Panlong Villa hotel on Wednesday, the two reporters saw police ...

  2. Stage is set for fourth generation to make waves

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... reforms, was set out at the sixth plenum of the party's seventh congress. In 1962, Mao Zedong used the eighth plenum of the 10th congress to set the militant tone of the tumultuous Cultural ... denunciations of the Gang of Four (Mao Zedong's wife Jiang Qing, Wang Hongwen, Zhang Chunqio and Yao Wenyuan), who were blamed for inciting the Cultural Revolution. Plenums of the more recent party ...

  3. Mao biography marches off shelves

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Alister McMillan The new biography of Mao Zedong has stamped itself as one of the year's hottest books, as stores scrambled yesterday to find more copies. Since its launch on Thursday, all Hong Kong book store chains have reordered the controversial Mao: The Unknown Story by Jon Halliday and his wife, Wild Swans author Jung Chang. The biography claims Mao was responsible ...

  4. Waning attraction

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and was driven away to his next appointment. The house contains a mine of information about the person who was the second most powerful Chinese of the 20th century, after Mao Zedong. There are portraits ... just as his lifetime enemy, Mao, was to people on the mainland. Liu Jun, 50, the manager of a sports stadium in Shanghai, was visiting Xikou for the second time. 'The generations change. ...

  5. Enterprising Wenzhou an ideal haven for corrupt officials

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Jiang Qing, the wife of chairman Mao Zedong, used to call Wenzhou 'the tail of capitalism' which had to be cut off. She was right. Before and during the communist era, the city of about seven million on the southeast coast of Zhejiang province, had been a centre of private enterprise and private capital. The People's Bank of China's ...

  6. Malaysian guerilla's story stirs bitter memories

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... decades. The memoir combines childhood experiences, his passage to communism and the purges and hardship of life in jungle camps. It also documents Chin Peng's dealings with Mao Zedong, Deng ...

  7. Pilgrimage puts focus on shared ancestry

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... calligraphy carvings of writings by leaders such as Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Zedong and Jiang Zemin proclaiming Emperor Huang, also known as Huangdi, as the first ancestor of the Chinese ...

  8. Strongman era comes to an end

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of Mao Zedong in 1976 was followed by a palace coup in which his widow, Jiang Qing, and several of her closest political associates were arrested. This paved the way for Deng Xiaoping, who had twice been purged by Mao, to return to power by shunting aside Hua Guofeng, Mao's chosen heir. Deng scrapped class struggle, which had been so close to Mao's heart, and focused ...

  9. Li-Young Lee

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Stella Dong

    ... origins are complicated. Indonesia is where his father, Lee Kuo Yuan, a former physician to Mao Zedong, fled during the anti-rightist campaign with Lee's mother, a great grand-daughter ...

  10. Slice of life

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... with China. Under the headline 'We must not snub 600 million customers', Wilson said Mao Zedong aimed to sweep away the old China of slums and squalor, and industrialise the vast country ...




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