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  1. News - China

    Mao Zedong's granddaughter among China's richest people

    Posted May 08th 2013, 05:31pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Mao Zedong's granddaughter has become one of China's richest people, according to an annual ranking of the nation's richest 500. Kong Dongmei, ... "The House of Mao will never engage in business," Mao's only known grandson Mao Xinyu, a major general in the People's Liberation Army, reportedly  pledged, perhaps to avoid ...

  2. Old hand offers perfect souvenir thanks to poster boy Mao

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Mao posters and post-Cultural Revolution period works of art. I had many of these Mao portrait posters, including of Zhou Enlai, which were given away in the early days but are now increasingly rare,' he said. To share his China pride, Chua wants to give a lucky reader one of his original Mao posters (73.5cm x 53cm), which depending on your taste is either very patriotic ...

  3. Games push Mao off note

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller in Beijing Mao Zedong's image has been left off a commemorative Olympic banknote, making the former communist leader the first official loser of this summer's Games. ... isn't that different from the old one, but it looks weird without Mao Zedong's head,' said marketing executive Chao Yan, 28. 'Mao Zedong is the symbol of China. It's a bit ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Looking beyond Mao's legacy

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... and led by Comrade Mao Zedong '. He had confused right and wrong and 'the people with the enemy'. The resolution held that 'chief responsibility for the grave 'left' error of the Cultural Revolution- an error comprehensive in magnitude and protracted in duration- does indeed lie with Comrade Mao Zedong'. Mao's death in 1976 brought the Cultural ...

  6. Mao's drug lesson for the world

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... been a public debate- with shades of grey and layers of complexity- both historically and currently. It was the communist revolution that erased opium from mainland China. Mao Zedong, with his ... the big barons. We either do what Mao did- allow our governments to be totalitarian on this issue and implement a scorched-earth policy- or we legalise opium and other drugs to break the back ...

  7. Ah Pak

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... to the provision of public housing, suggests controversial economist Mao Yuxuan. Mr Mao takes a stern attitude towards the corrupting influence of comfort on upward mobility, and his particular concern in this regard is the insidious convenience of the downward mobility, in a manner of speaking, provided by toilets. Ergo, the thoughtful Mr Mao concludes in his blog that public housing units should ...

  8. Bo's appeal and his fall both reflect Mao's legacy

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... legitimacy. Let's start with the possible return of the Cultural Revolution, which was launched by Mao Zedong and unleashed 10 years of terror and horror on the Chinese people, history, culture ... state capitalism, with officials colluding with businessmen to make enormous profits at the expense of ordinary people, but it still upholds so-called Mao Zedong thought as one of its guiding ...

  9. A book lover's fairy tale in the making

    Posted Dec 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... contribute just a fraction of the store's revenue. Shuching Hsu, a key member of the Fangsuo team, said owner Mao Jihong, a 44-year-old Hunanese fashion designer who has been in Guangdong ... beginning, Mao and the designers intended to make the store different [from any other bookshops], offering not only books but also a sense of life,' she said. Fangsuo's designers ...

  10. Festival must-sees

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... consequences of Mao Zedong's 1960s campaign of sending intellectuals to work in the country's hinterlands by tracking a man's melancholic homecoming to Beijing, 40 years he left ...




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