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  1. Retired army engineers stage rally over pension

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... saying 'Implement the central government's policy' and 'Admit we are nuclear soldiers'. They identified themselves as the 'Guangdong veterans of the People's ... Ivan Zhai About 100 retired military engineers in Guangdong who had worked on China's atomic weapons programme protested outside the provincial government building yesterday, ...

  2. Grand ceremony today to celebrate 30 years of reform

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ...;continue the reform'. The People's Liberation Army's General Political Department organised one of the earliest events, on the second day of the year, asking all retired officers to share ... will start at 10am at the Great Hall of the People and all major mainland media, including China Central Television, Xinhua and China National Radio, will broadcast it live, Xinhua reported. ...

  3. 'March of the Volunteers' anthem endured a long route to acceptance

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... and Chinese in Egypt, the Soviet Union and some other European countries during the second world war. When the People's Liberation Army had all but defeated the Kuomintang in the summer of 1949, ... in the constitution as soon as Mao Zedong had finished the inauguration of the People's Republic. In fact, the national anthem's journey to formal acceptance is as twisting as the march it portrays, ...

  4. 'It's been a long time since anybody mentioned war'

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Thirty years after China's war with Vietnam, trade has replaced fighting and the former battlegrounds have been transformed into bustling markets, writes Ivan Zhai in the second of a three-part series When the People's Liberation Army trucks first took Zhang Qingqiang and other new recruits to the heavily militarised Sino-Vietnamese border in Pingxiang, ...

  5. Survey reveals student apathy about movement

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... seem to find any relevance at all. Results of a People's Daily survey of 12,000 university students, released yesterday, the 90th anniversary of the movement, revealed that the top answer ... this year has dropped by 50 per cent from a year ago. Also in the People's Daily survey, when asked about their most important goal in life, nearly half of students chose living 'a healthy ...

  6. Leftists make comeback, blaming crisis on free-market liberalism

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... to the failure of the free-market system are totally wrong because they misunderstand the crisis,' said Mr Zhou, a former deputy chief editor of the People's Daily. 'I believe ... to the unfolding global financial crisis that has undermined confidence in free-market liberalism. Beijing, of course, will not be making political U-turns any time soon. For the most part, it has stuck ...

  7. Beijing can learn from 'little brother' Hanoi's reform steps

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... The liberal Zhou Ruijin, a former deputy editor-in-chief at the People's Daily who first wrote about the 'Hanoi experience' three years ago, argues political changes in Vietnam ... In the small family of Asia's socialist states, Vietnam has long played little brother, both politically and economically, to China. But some mainland liberal scholars and government think-tanks ...



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