• Tuesday
  • November 25, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:24am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 32 for mao zedong

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Ideologies and religions

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of patriotism and control. Anyone familiar with ideologies knows that they take on all the trappings of religion in order to ensure simple believers. They have divinities (Marx, Lenin and Mao). They have rituals (mass parades). They have scriptures (Das Kapital and Mao's Thoughts). They have saints (Li Peng) and they call for sacrifices (in most cases involuntary). Mr Tseng, living ...

  2. After Mao, a return to traditional values

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The image of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong stared back from newsstands on the front page of just one newspaper in Hong Kong yesterday- the South China Morning Post. The occasion was the 30th anniversary of Mao's death. Other newspapers buried their coverage inside, with the notable exception of a Beijing-backed English-language publication. This paper relegated a small ...

  3. Build a pantheon to all great thinkers, not a Confucius temple

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thereafter, the orthodoxy of Confucianism was abolished and intellectual dynamism and diversity appeared again. At the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949, chairman Mao Zedong put the orthodoxy of Marxism/Leninism/Mao Zedong thought above all others. It was only during the 'reform and opening up' of 1978 that the hold of this orthodoxy was broken and a new era ...

  4. Writing Women in Modern China

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... by China's women to claim the equality dangled by Mao Zedong. ...

  5. Extend spirit of Lei Feng to religion

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mainland authorities are concerned about the development of a moral vacuum in society. Their latest attempt to fill it is the relaunch of an iconic role model first held up to the people by Mao Zedong. People's Liberation Army soldier Lei Feng became a symbol of selflessness and good deeds to others after his accidental death in 1962. Now, to mark the 50th anniversary of his ...

  6. God-awful fears freeze school reform

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or Mao Zedong. Zen has warned that the government, under pressure from Beijing, might try to force Catholic schools to teach communist propaganda. Well, the government could be doing that now ...

  7. Relativity theory lost on Confucius

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... like Confucius can only be guessed at. What is clear, though, is that his ideas have been embraced or discarded by Chinese leaders over the centuries to fit their needs and uses. Mao Zedong ...

  8. Promotion of Confucius leads to confusion in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Square. It was positioned facing Mao Zedong's portrait. But the giant bronze statue was mysteriously removed overnight last week without any official explanation. ...

  9. Confucius stands up to Mao in Tiananmen

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... on a 1.6-metre marble base. That puts the great ancient sage in the same league as Mao Zedong, several other leading figures of the Communist movement such as Karl Marx, and Sun Yat-sen, founder ... side the portrait of Mao, 6 metres tall and 4.6 metres wide, looks out. Confucius' teachings were purged during Mao's Cultural Revolution (1966-76), in the power struggle with his ...

  10. A missed opportunity

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the excuse he did not have sufficient trucks, oil or money to bring his army across China. In his original plan, Mao Zedong wanted to capture Xinjiang in 1950, after he had secured control of the interior. But Mao was afraid that a year-long power vacuum would allow the republic to expand. So he sent an emissary to Urumqi, with a message from one of Tao's closest comrades-in-arms who ...




SCMP.com Account