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  1. Liu gets to grips with playing Mao

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze For mainland actors, few roles would be more daunting than that of Mao Zedong. Even Golden Horse Awards winner Liu Ye is flustered by the role. Now shooting The Founding of a Republic, in which he plays the young Mao, Liu said he had to figure out how to deal with the stress of playing the historical personality. 'I would go jogging in the studio and feel better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725101/liu-gets-grips-playing-mao
  2. Karaoke club fined for posters of Mao holding microphone

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Mao Zedong loved to dance, and he might have liked singing, too. But depicting the former leader with microphone in hand put one Zhejiang karaoke club in strife. The 0576 KTV club in the Luqiao district of Taizhou put up two posters on National Day of Mao in his classic pose: back straight, chin up, left hand raised to address the crowd. But instead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696220/karaoke-club-fined-posters-mao-holding-microphone
  3. Hu tracks tradition in Red Flag limo and Mao suit

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... military historian Jiang Tingyu said during the online broadcast of the National Day celebration on Dayoo.com. Of China's paramount leaders, only Mao Zedong and Deng actually commanded field ... Woods Lee President Hu Jintao put on a 'Mao suit' for his inspection of China's military forces yesterday, tracking a National Day tradition handed down from late paramount ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694243/hu-tracks-tradition-red-flag-limo-and-mao-suit
  4. Mao's jet to be sold to make room for parking

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Zhuhai Chairman Mao Zedong's personal airliner is on sale after the owner concluded he preferred more parking space to keeping the country's former 'Air Force ... the chairman's last wife. Its British manufacturer sold it to a Pakistani buyer in 1969. It then passed on to Mao. It was apparently one of three Trident jets of the same model that the Chinese air force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654870/maos-jet-be-sold-make-room-parking
  5. Beijing faces pressure to act against Mao critics

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... backing, but said citizens had ways of exercising their rights and defending Chairman Mao Zedong was one of those constitutional rights. What sparked the campaign was Mao Yushi's review of Xin's book on Mao Zedong, called The Fall of the Red Sun, that was published on the economics information website Caing.com last month. The 5,000 character review- it can no longer be read ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969259/beijing-faces-pressure-act-against-mao-critics
  6. Row over German safe-sex ad has Mao-lovers wriggling

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo What do Mao Zedong, Adolf Hitler and Osama bin Laden have in common? Besides being mass murderers, all three have been featured as human spermatozoa in a German advertisement ... offensive. An elderly netizen wrote in the popular website, Sina.com: 'I am a former worker who is now 70. I have thought about it a lot and I still cannot understand why these people defend Mao ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681993/row-over-german-safe-sex-ad-has-mao-lovers-wriggling
  7. Hometown looks to Mao to take the helm of tourism revival

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to help revive an economy sinking fast? Well, try Maoism, or at least Mao lookalikes, to revive tourism. Each year, millions of fans visit Shaoshan, the hometown of Mao Zedong, in Hunan, ... have been putting out a nationwide call for actors and impersonators to compete as Mao lookalikes. Well, if the bastions of western capitalism are nationalising their key industries left, right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663626/hometown-looks-mao-take-helm-tourism-revival
  8. Film banned by Mao becomes a modern hit

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Sixty-one years after being labelled 'reactionary propaganda' by Mao Zedong, 'the first banned film of New China' went back ... triggered online curiosity and sparked widespread discussion about its implications, giving momentum to a critical re-evaluation of Mao's purging of intellectuals to establish his absolute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997130/film-banned-mao-becomes-modern-hit
  9. Economist baffled by ban on his book

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Outspoken Mao Yushi may be the victim of a crackdown by authorities on publications and the media Well-known economist Mao Yushi has demanded an explanation from ... is better,' Professor Mao said yesterday. 'If this is [an order from] the publicity department of the Communist Party, then the person who made the decision should talk to me. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/464070/economist-baffled-ban-his-book
  10. Long march to London: will Mao's poems inspire volleyball team?

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Can Mao Zedong's poetry rekindle the fighting spirit of the Chinese women's volleyball team in time for next year's London Olympics? The team, with only five ... course on some of Mao's poems, the China Volleyball Association said on its website. The study and reading of the poems represent another sign of a revived push for 'red culture' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966851/long-march-london-will-maos-poems-inspire-volleyball-team

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