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  1. Ren Sihong

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong AsiaWorld-Expo Tomorrow to May 26 Mainland painter and sculptor Ren Sihong often plays with the image of Mao Zedong, turning the Great Helmsman into a manga-like 3D caricature. ... broadcast exercises of the 1950s and 60s. Shortly after the establishment of the People's Republic of China under Mao, everyone from factory and mine workers, students to officials had ...

  2. slice of life

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On a serious note, the New China News Agency finally released a report of a speech made by Chairman Mao Zedong 20 years previously on April 25, 1956. In it Mao criticised those who 'condemned ... that Stalin's mistakes amounted to only 30 per cent of the whole,' said Mao, and that all things considered, Stalin was still a great Marxist. 'That is only fair,' said Mao. He went ...

  3. Students swap campus comforts for the rigours of military drill

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sun Tianhang, Mao Junjie and Zhang Yuanjie are second-year students in the business administration department in the Communications University of China. They tell Jane Cai why they applied ... and accidents. So in my mind, soldier is a lofty profession.' Mao Junjie, 20, majoring in international economics and trade. 'I'm from Wuqing county in Tianjin. I'm the only son ...

  4. 40 years on, the people of Mao's brave new world

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Over 10 bloody years, the Cultural Revolution caused the deaths of millions. But at the time of its genesis- 40 years ago this week- the brainchild of Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong was supposed to be a great new wave of socialism and to entrench Maoism as China's central political ideology. From its beginning, Mao encouraged Red Guards and the masses to rebel and seize power ...

  5. Education chief helped son cheat in exam

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai A county education bureau chief in Hunan was found to have helped his son cheat on the national college entrance exam last week, according to state media. Mao Huadong, director ... yesterday. At the liberal arts examination last Tuesday morning, Mao's son was found with a small note by the deputy instructor of his testing room. That triggered the initial investigation ...

  6. Mao offered 10m women for trade with US

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Mao Zedong proposed sending 10 million women to the United States during talks with top US envoy Henry Kissinger in 1973, according to newly released ... according to documents on Sino-US ties between 1973 and 1976 released by the US State Department on Tuesday. In a long conversation that stretched past midnight at Mao's residence on February ...

  7. Mao's 'education through labour' system under fire

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... in 50 years, he said. The education-through-labour regime was introduced by chairman Mao Zedong in 1957 to purge adversaries, so-called rightists and liberal-minded intellectuals ... through labour' system because it is unconstitutional. The 69 academics, including economist Mao Yushi and law professor He Weifang, sent letters to the NPC's Law Committee ...

  8. Tribute to a passionate revolutionary

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of 450,000 items related to Mao Zedong memorabilia. Mr Pan started his collection in 1988, as people began throwing away badges, pins and other items from the 1950s and 1960s. Inspired by the spirit ... of the mainland. 'I want to collect the Red Army's spirit... and preserve it, so that it can shine forever,' he says. Mr Pan calls Mao a great leader, pointing out that he united all ...

  9. Masters of sound, image and sculpture come together

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... long come with a strong sense of social consciousness. A fan of slogans and word play, his most widely known piece is Chairman Mao 10,000 RMB, in which the political slogan '10,000 years for Chairman Mao' is spelt out using 10,000 yuan worth of banknotes that bear Mao Zedong's image. Wing Shya Best known for his photography, Hongkonger Wing Shya is also a filmmaker, ...

  10. An appetite for destruction

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... work is on the walls, however, which means a third party is looming large over the conversation: Chairman Mao. 'I'm still fascinated by China,' Kiefer explains. 'The first time I went was in 1993, for three months. When I was asked to do a show in Hong Kong, I was re-activating the mystery of Mao.' This re-activation has taken the form of painting flowers ...




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