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  1. A book lover's fairy tale in the making

    Posted Dec 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... contribute just a fraction of the store's revenue. Shuching Hsu, a key member of the Fangsuo team, said owner Mao Jihong, a 44-year-old Hunanese fashion designer who has been in Guangdong ... beginning, Mao and the designers intended to make the store different [from any other bookshops], offering not only books but also a sense of life,' she said. Fangsuo's designers ...

  2. Islanders vote to allow Taiwan's first casino

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that 40 per cent of voters took part in the referendum. Matsu is just 8 kilometres from Fuzhou, the capital city of Fujian province, and was one of the front-line battlefields when Mao Zedong tried to 'liberate' Taiwan in the 1950s and 1970s. Taiwan had been ruled by Mao's foe Chiang Kai-shek, who fled to the island after his Kuomintang army was defeated by Mao ...

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    China congress highlights contrast with Taiwan

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 03:27pm by Associated Press in Taipei

    ... overshadows Taiwan in almost every respect. But one area where Taiwan is envied by many in China is its freewheeling political system. Split since Mao Zedong’s Communist forces drove Chiang Kai-shek ...

  4. DPP shuns anniversary to focus on threats from mainland

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... on the mainland in 1949. 'They totally distorted the war history by saying that the war against Japan was led by Mao Zedong,' Mr Hau said. But he also said that in the past two years, ...

  5. Growing ties and exchanges as cultural ice across Taiwan Strait thaws

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... for safekeeping while warring against Mao Zedong's communist army in the 1940s. As a symbol of national patrimony and legitimacy for both Chiang's Republic of China and Mao's People's ... economy since Mao died, Taiwanese collectors spent much of the past decade pumping up the mainland's art market, which, at least before the world economy turned south last year, saw ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Taipei-Beijing trade deal offers hope of closer ties

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The signing of a trade pact between the mainland and Taiwan in Chongqing tomorrow is rich in symbolism; the city was the seat of Chiang Kai-shek's Kuomintang administration, and where Chiang and Mao Zedong met for talks. This only piques a sour taste in the mouths of those suspicious of Beijing's motives, the theme of a weekend protest rally organised by the opposition, ...

  8. Rapid spread of English 'is infecting Putonghua'

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution. In response, a Hong Kong left-wing newspaper wrote a critique of him that was 200,000 characters long. In the 1990s, the paper's editor apologised ...

  9. Deft moves

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... after being defeated by the forces of Mao Zedong on the mainland, had made Taiwan its last refuge against the communist revolution, and Mao was preparing an assault on the island ...

  10. Heroes and villains

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... recollections of Japanese barbarities. In China's case, this zeal contrasts with a continued cover-up of those of Mao Zedong and the Communist Party. What has been largely avoided by the victors ...




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