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  1. Tsang escapes apology before cameras

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Kwok-hung. Mr Tsang on Friday likened democracy 'taken to its full swing' to the Cultural Revolution inspired by Mao Zedong. He apologised and retracted his remarks in a written statement ...

  2. 10 projects, 3 insistences, and 2 long hours

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung In February he borrowed from Mao Zedong to talk about the '10 major relationships'- the dilemmas facing Hong Kong. After his re-election we were told of the five pledges of consensus-building government. Yesterday, while setting out the new goals of his next five years, the chief executive was at it again. Demonstrating his weakness for mainland-style ...

  3. Five-year 'bonds' show interest in democracy

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... people to join the rally. Lawmaker Lee Wing-tat said the group swim was a propaganda ploy modelled after Mao Zedong's famous swim across the Yangtze river in 1956. In addition to Mr Lee, ...

  4. June 4, 1989

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Movement of 1919 for science and democracy to the rallies of the Cultural Revolution. It was there on October 1, 1949, that Mao Zedong proclaimed the establishment of the People's Republic ...

  5. Team of choice

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a persistent debate in China on the issue of 'red' or 'expert', that is, political reliability versus the ability to actually get things done. Mao Zedong favoured redness. Thus, he ... paramount leader. Deng, unlike Mao, put economic development ahead of political correctness. He was best known for saying: 'It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white as long ...

  6. Democracy can lead to chaos: Tsang

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... the quality of governance.' Hongkonger Lo Hoi-sing, who was at university in Guangzhou in the early years of the Mao Zedong-inspired movement, said it 'was a period of anarchy and mobocracy, ... was orchestrated by Mao to oust his rival Liu Shaoqi. 'Even the Chinese Communist Party has never affirmed the Cultural Revolution as a democratic movement. Is Mr Tsang trying to praise ...

  7. Basic learning

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sensitive issues, including historically whether wars with Mongols and Manchus should be taught as foreign invasions or civil wars. Mao Zedong, too, is controversial. While he founded the New China, ...

  8. Closing the 'one country, two systems' gap

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... These statements all stemmed from the third plenum of the Communist Party's 11th central committee of December 1978, when the party shifted from Mao Zedong's fixation on class struggle ...

  9. Democracy with Chinese characteristics?

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the administration and the Congress- but these days China is dealing with both the White House and Congress. It must be remembered that after the death of Mao Zedong, Deng had opposed blind compliance ...

  10. Careless talk

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... into the party constitution as Mao Zedong's 'closest comrade-in-arms and successor', the answer would have been a resounding yes. But if it had been asked after his plane crashed ...




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