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  1. 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
  2. News - China - CULTURE

    Chairman Mao's female impersonator lets curse fill purse

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:29am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Mao's woman impersonator lets curse fill purse Chen Yan was once a businesswoman. Now, she spends her days impersonating the Great Helmsman. The 57-year-old Sichuan native earns a living with silent, 40-minute performances, in which she switches between waving to crowds, like Mao Zedong once did at Tiananmen Gate, and smoking and staring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1362345/chairman-maos-female-impersonator-lets-curse-fill-purse
  3. Detours: In Mao's footsteps

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Chris Taylor After the Olympics draws to a close, you might want to follow in the footsteps of China's most famous leaders and head to Mao's birthplace in the city of Changsha, ... of Mao's first experiments in politics, and it is still possible to visit the former office of the Hunan Communist Party Committee guarded by an enormous statue of Mao in classic 'taxi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648916/detours-maos-footsteps
  4. Comment - Blogs

    CCTV news presenter takes on China's radical left

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 08:37am by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Neo-Maoist leader and Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics professor Han Deqiang, who assaulted an elderly man  earlier this month for criticising Mao Zedong, has become a vehicle for antagonism toward excess patriotism that has spread widely following recent anti-Japanese mob violence. Han became even more of a target after he took to Sina Weibo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1049218/cctv-news-presenter-takes-chinas-radical-left
  5. News - China

    Photograph of Chairman Mao goes under the hammer for 391,000 yuan

    Posted May 10th 2013, 06:47pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Picture was taken by late leader's wife An original photo of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong went under the hammer on Friday in Beijing, and sold for 391,000 yuan (HK$490,490). The picture, taken by his wife Jiang Qing, shows Chairman Mao sitting in a chair in front of Lushan Mountain in 1961. Originally black and white, the photograph later had colour added ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1234708/photograph-chairman-mao-goes-under-hammer-340000-yuan
  6. Paintings vanish from Mao rostrum

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Eight paintings are missing from the rostrum where Mao Zedong announced the founding of the People's Republic of China, the latest scandal involving cultural institutions on the mainland. The paintings were donated to the Tiananmen Rostrum in the 1990s by five artists, including Cheng Shifa and Wang Chengxi, according to an unnamed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977077/paintings-vanish-mao-rostrum
  7. Sex, Mao and censorship

    Posted Mar 20th 2005, 12:00am by Yan Li

    ... of the National People's Congress (which has just ended), traditionally a time when censors grow anxious about perceived challenges to Communist Party rule. The novella 'slanders Mao Zedong ... as Mao's signature phrase, written in his own calligraphy outside the gate of Zhongnanhai in Beijing, where China's leaders live and work. Dawang is reluctant, but also attracted to Lian. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493552/sex-mao-and-censorship
  8. News - China - ART

    Mao envelope for Bo Xilai's father sold for 6.55m yuan

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 12:59pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... envelope by Mao Zedong addressed to Bo Xilai’s father, Bo Yibo, and another Chinese military leader has fetched 6.55 million yuan (HK$8.28 million) at the China Guardian’s Autumn Auctions in Beijing yesterday. A photo of the envelope uploaded by the China Guardian auction house on its official Sina Weibo account. Photo: SCMP “To Mr Fu Yisheng and Mr Bo Yibo,” Mao wrote in brush. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1365199/maos-envelope-bo-xilais-father-sold-655m-yuan
  9. News - China

    Mao portraits in anti-Japan protests a cause for concern for leaders

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Mao's 'return' a worry for government The unexpected brandishing of images of Mao Zedong in anti-Japan rallies is more worrying than welcome for the Chinese government, even if it has sanctioned or encouraged such protests, analysts say. Some protesters were seen carrying portraits of Mao and making references to him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1040993/mao-portraits-anti-japan-protests-cause-concern-leaders
  10. Echoes of Mao in rural health postings

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Graduates face mandatory work in countryside Young doctors are being sent to work in rural areas and underdeveloped western regions, echoing Chairman Mao's 1968 campaign ... as their parents might have been to answer Mao's call for volunteers. 'I'll go if I have to, but I'm certainly reluctant,' said a 24-year-old graduate of the medical school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452862/echoes-mao-rural-health-postings

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