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  1. Curbing the waste of female talent

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The evolution of views on the role of women has pushed them closer to their aspiration for equality in many parts of the world. But long after Mao Zedong said women hold up half the sky, this is still not reflected globally in the workplace- whether in salaries or business leadership- or in politics. China, about which Mao was talking, is no exception. Culture and tradition have ...

  2. BOC to issue special banknote for HK

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Olympic banknote with an image of the iconic 'Bird's Nest' stadium on one side, instead of Mao Zedong, and it quickly became a collector's item. Demand for the Hong Kong note ...

  3. The weird and the wonderful

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... artists like to put their quirky spin on. Attempts include Liu Wei's Swimming Series, Wang Guangyi's Mao Zedong: No 2 of Red Box, Li Shan's younger and slimmer Mao and Korean Kim Dong-Yoo's Marilyn Monroe vs Mao Zedong, a Mao portrait made up of tiny images of Marilyn. But younger Chinese artists are not so obsessed with Chairman Mao and the baby cadres these days, ...

  4. The real promise of Nepal's Marxists

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... in the 1911-1948 Republican period, in which Mao Zedong led the Communist Party's rise to power. The direct parallels are a defunct monarchy, a debauched royal class, landlords and a rural population ... that Mao used to gain power. The current breadth of popular support for the Maoists creates the sense that their rise to power is inevitable. Their main obstacle is the US administration. It fears ...

  5. The old raw nerve

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... used to describe Mao Zedong's enemies in the 1960s and 70s. Such statements reinforce the idea that nothing has changed since the Cultural Revolution and that China is still under threat ...

  6. Taiwan under fire from PLA top brass

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... independence. Taiwan is a part of China. We want peaceful reunification, but don't force us to take action.' Major-General Shao is the daughter-in-law of late chairman Mao Zedong ...

  7. A strike at the heart of Nepal's terrified populace

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... The brutality of the rebels, who follow the teachings of China's revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, has been condemned by human rights groups. The economy has all but collapsed, taking the biggest ...

  8. Appeal for free speech greeted by media silence

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... breathtaking for the audience and embarrassing for the university officials sharing the dais, Mr Li bolstered his free-speech appeal with quotes from Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, and borrowed the late ...

  9. Afghanistan spelled out in 16 characters

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... harass; the enemy tires, we attack; the enemy retreats, we pursue.' Not many of the Taliban guerillas in Afghanistan have read Mao Zedong on guerilla warfare, but then, they knew how to do it anyway. The current crop of officers in the Western armies that are fighting them don't seem to have read their Mao either. 'The ability to run away is the essence of the guerilla,' ...


    Analysts say deterioration in Sino-Japanese ties triggered by betrayal of understanding reached 40 years ago

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... as the Senkakus in Japan. The understanding, reached by late premier Zhou Enlai and his Japanese counterpart Kakuei Tanaka, was endorsed by Mao Zedong in 1971, when both sides started discussing ...




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