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  1. Tortured for protecting ancient artefacts

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill For Ma Chengyuan, as for other intellectuals, the blackest years of the communist era were the Cultural Revolution. Chairman Mao Zedong ordered the Red Guards to destroy the 'four olds', including art from the pre-revolutionary era. As they rampaged through the homes of terrified collectors, Ma slept in his office to field telephone calls and sent museum staff ...

  2. Chance visit provides a road to riches

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was excited because he had fulfilled his dream of visiting the land of Mao Zedong, who he had worshipped as a young leftist at college in Calcutta. But Mr Chakraborty's maiden voyage ... Company and the rest is history. 'I have made my fortune in China. But money is not everything- nothing has given me more joy than saluting the embalmed Mao Zedong lying in state ...

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    Village helps keep peasant painting a hot commodity

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the Cultural Revolution after criticising party chairman Mao Zedong for being undemocratic. However, his punishment could have been far worse. 'The peasants in Jinshan, under the strong influence ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. A leader haunted by history?

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Few realise that, within 20 days of assuming power, he visited Xibaipo, in Hebei province. This was where Mao Zedong stopped briefly on March 23, 1949 to reflect before moving towards the Fragrant Hills to enter Beijing. Mao said: 'Today is the day I go to the capital to take the examination.' Arriving at Xibaipo, Mr Hu said: 'Today this examination continues.' ...

  6. Symbolic gesturing

    Posted Apr 18th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... fung shui, but such cures prove attractive because they appear to offer miraculous remedies in a brief period of time. Symbols such as the choy mao ('wealth cat') and the money frog ...

  7. Dunkin' masters

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am

    ... seeing Mao Zedong's widely publicised swims in the late 1960s and 70s, which were designed to show the ageing chairman was still in charge of the country. 'Didn't Chairman Mao tell ...

  8. Sex with five or six women 'all part of fate-changing ritual'

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A truck driver who a young model alleged duped her into having sex as part of a Taoist Mao Shan ritual told the court yesterday that he had sex with five or six women as part of rituals to 'change their fate' over a 10-year period. Testifying in the District Court yesterday, Au Yeung Kwok-fu, a self-proclaimed Mao Shan practitioner, said he had learned Mao Shan ...

  9. Model tells court of sex 'ritual' with truck driver

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prosecutor Terence Wai said Au Yeung, who claimed to be a Taoist Mao Shan master, performed rituals on the model that involved oral sex and sexual intercourse, claiming they would change her luck, between April and December 2007. The model said her agency manager brought up the topic of changing her luck during a phone conversation that April. Her manager told her that she knew a Mao Shan ...

  10. Through the past, darkly

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... Samantha Kierath The past came to Wang Gang like snowflakes. It was 1999 and three years since he had started, but not finished, writing English, the book that was to become his best-selling coming-of-age tale. Wang, by then a published author and televis ...




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