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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Pitfalls in immigrant writer's road to becoming American

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BRON

    ... her own name. Sent to a labour camp in East China at 17, Min endured three years of hardship before a talent scout from Mao Zedong's wife Jiang Qing's Shanghai Film Studios recruited ... that Westerners are evil. I was convinced Americans would do me harm until Mao Zedong died and the flood of Western literature came in. We devoured it, we started reading things like Balzac and Dickens, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1223791/pitfalls-immigrant-writers-road-becoming-american
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Great leap forward ordered in quality of Mao souvenirs

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Mao Zedong may be the most famous face in the mainland, but the makers of souvenirs that bear his image have been struggling to get it right. In the run-up to the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic, officials in his home province of Hunan have announced a campaign to improve the standard of Chairman Mao souvenirs. The items, ranging from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689467/great-leap-forward-ordered-quality-mao-souvenirs
  5. Sabotage: The Mafia, Mao and the Death of the Queen Elizabeth

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... William Wadsworth Sabotage: The Mafia, Mao and the Death of the Queen Elizabeth by Brian Izzard Amberley Publishing Nobody was convicted of the burning and sinking of the Seawise University, off Tsing Yi, on January 9, 1972. An official inquiry attributed at least nine fires on the former Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth to arson, but there was insufficient evidence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003483/sabotage-mafia-mao-and-death-queen-elizabeth
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    No way back

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is in a world of the past.” Zhang, 63, was one of China’s “sent-down youth” (zhiqing) – a scheme initiated by Mao Zedong in the late 1950s to encourage city youths to settle in the countryside and live ... In the second of a two-part series looking at the lasting effects of social engineering projects initiated in the 1950s, Hannah Xu meets some of Mao's 'sent-down youth' who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1098987/no-way-back
  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Liberal economist Mao Yushi warns of a 'leftist revival' in China

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Prominent liberal Mao Yushi says he has been the target of increasing attacks by people angry over his criticism of patriarch Mao Zedong Economist warns ... was bombarded last month by insults and even death threats by anonymous callers angered by his criticism of the party's patriarch, Mao Zedong. Then, he was singled out by a conservative newspaper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1246186/liberal-economist-mao-yushi-warns-leftist-revival-china
  8. If it's Chairman Mao's pork, it must be a Ningxiang pig

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Being able to recite the thoughts of Mao Zedong has long ceased to be a priority for mainland youth, but everyone knows the late chairman loved to eat braised pork. Officials in his home province, Hunan, now want to standardise the way Chairman Mao's pork and other regional classics are cooked. The province's food quality supervision and testing institute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704915/if-its-chairman-maos-pork-it-must-be-ningxiang-pig
  9. Mao makes a comeback in little red book shop

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is a magnet for die-hard fans of former chairman Mao Zedong and ardent leftists to post articles bashing liberals. 'When we started the book shop we wanted to provide a platform ... have suddenly jumped to 20,000 yuan,' he said. 'The hottest demand is for books about the global financial crisis.' He says sales of the shop's staple, works on Mao, also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673537/mao-makes-comeback-little-red-book-shop
  10. News - China

    China’s painful past displayed under political shadow

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 06:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Chengdu

    ... Jianchuan has opened six museums about the ten year period beginning in 1966 when China’s then-leader Mao Zedong called on ordinary citizens to struggle against entrenched interest groups ... setback” for the party. Mao Zedong set the period of lawlessness in motion to boost his authority, previously undermined by the disastrous effort to modernise China known as the “Great Leap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1074888/chinas-painful-past-displayed-under-political-shadow

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