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  1. The long road home for Mao's exiled youth

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The project is dedicated to the tens of millions of zhi qing (educated youth) who were mobilised under a call from Mao Zedong to leave their urban homes during the 1950s and '70s and endure ... to remember the historical era and educate more people about it. Can you elaborate more on the background of zhi qing? In 1955, Chairman Mao advocated that any intellectuals who were able to work ...

  2. Patriotic hurdle

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... was called in for a photo opportunity with the mayor and party chief, whose broad smiles concealed their aversion to his sweat. Moral: better Liu Xiang than Mao Zedong. ... are indifferent to the propaganda. It does not touch them.' Lin Li, a 50-year-old shopkeeper, said National Day was marked with real enthusiasm 20 years ago. 'In Mao's time, when you sent ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Feted crystal ball gazer peers deep but conservatively at 2007 Morgan Stanley property analyst Kenny Tse stuck his neck out last year with his annual Ten Surprises list. Sceptical as some people were at the time, if you had taken his advice and b ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Zoo hits back at plan to house diplomats

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to the sprawling compound of spacious guesthouses and lawns where Mao Zedong used to stay when he visited Shanghai. It gave the citizens of the nation's most crowded city a welcome day out to see its ...

  6. Shanghai Chinese Painting Academy Collection

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... pieces, sumptuous paintings worth an estimated $100 million. The Long March Series- Life (2004) by Shi Dawei, in haunting shades of grey, has Mao Zedong in his prime as the central figure. ...

  7. China guides

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... as the city's Jewish community, street food and Mao Zedong memorabilia. The tone is light, sometimes tongue-in-cheek, but never flippant. More a pre-trip reference or armchair travel read ...

  8. Reporters told to take ideology test

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... required to pay more than 1,400 yuan for the week-long course. The two-part course includes theoretical study of Marxism, Leninism, Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xiaoping Theory and Jiang Zemin's ...

  9. Shopping heaven in Shanghai

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by David Johnson

    ... especially when it comes to items that are considered of low value to locals such as pop-culture paraphernalia like cake tins with Mao Zedong on the lid. One place that displays the change ... Tucked in a basement room in an apartment complex, the place is a treasure trove of information, insight and art. The period of the Cultural Revolution, from 1966 to 1976, when Mao forced all ...

  10. Long-distance call

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite her parentage, Dr Cindy Pan has had mixed results with Putonghua. A few years ago, she was in Beijing filming a documentary about first-generation Australians and their parents returning to their country of origin. Spotted filming outside Mao Zedong's mausoleum, she was approached by security officers wanting to know where the group was from. Pan replied ...




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