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  1. Hunan party official is probed in hit-and-run

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang Village chief dead, struck by motorbike and car A senior cadre in the home town of Mao Zedong is being investigated for a hit-and-run death. Liu Yahui, who heads the party discipline unit in Shaoshan, Hunan province, allegedly played a part in the death of Tang Yunkui, chief of Shishan village, last Saturday. Quoting information provided by local police, Xinhua said ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. The Penguin History of Modern China

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... But this was in China in 1957 and Mao Zedong had deemed it politically expedient to put an end to the Hundred Flowers campaign, which had initially invited criticism of the Communist Party. Deng Xiaoping ... the Japanese invasion and the dark years under Mao, to the country's astonishing renaissance in the past three decades. There is nothing startlingly new here, but Fenby compiles a concise ...

  4. Pop artist keeps his restaurant customers hungry for more

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, Mao Zedong and Coca-Cola - all have been sources of inspiration for restaurateur and pop artist Patrick Saw. The SoHo restaurant and bar Hubbub, of which he ... Lichtenstein, his first attempts were tongue-in-cheek pieces about Mao Zedong. 'I chose Mao because he's an icon and instantly recognisable, especially after Warhol used him. My versions ...

  5. Star power

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Annabel Egan

    ... to his advantage. Despite serving with Mao Zedong on the long march, his father was jailed on fabricated charges during the Cultural Revolution and was rehabilitated only after Mao's death. ...

  6. The unofficial history

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... that future generations would know about the decade-long national catastrophe inflicted by Mao Zedong. The authorities ignored his entreaties. Now, without government support, a museum has been ... of Mao's 'little red book' to photographs showing officials being tortured by Red Guards. The museum is said to be the work of a former vice-mayor of Shantou, Peng Qian, but its spiritual ...

  7. Birth of bitterness

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in Jiangsu province, which is 240km away. Most Chinese leaders, like ordinary people, set great store by their birth place. For example, the local government has restored places associated with Mao Zedong in Shaoshan, Hunan province, and officials in Guangan county, Sichuan province, have done the same for their famous son, Deng Xiaoping. The government of Taizhou city is preserving ...

  8. Free spirit juggles job of converting old, private college into a university

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a PhD. Disillusioned by Taiwanese politics, he took to reading Mao Zedong's Little Red Book and found they had many thoughts in common. He turned into a 'long-haired hippy' ...

  9. Anti-corruption drive futile while 'princelings' thrive

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... based in Shanghai. Mainland academics say the current leadership should learn from Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. 'Mao sent his son to fight in the Korean war in the 1950s and he was killed ...

  10. Political tigers are an endangered species

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... as the brutal but charismatic Mao Zedong and the brilliant statesman Zhou Enlai. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin do not measure up to president Mikhail Gorbachev, who ...




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