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  1. Dissidents call for greater reforms

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... had bowed to the authoritarian government since witnessing the suppression of the June 4 democracy movement in 1989. 'All the social elites and media have refused to take social ... that China has to undergo social unrest because the government has hesitated to make reforms,' Wang Dan said. 'I have never regretted my participation and suffering in the June 4 movement ...

  2. 'Reform uncertainties' at root of Tiananmen movement

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan State media have made a rare commentary on the Tiananmen Square crackdown- saying the pro-democracy movement was triggered by uncertainties and insecurities brought about ... over two decades'. It was the first mainland newspaper commentary on the subject in the run-up to the 20th anniversary of the crackdown. 'We were feeling insecure about China ...

  3. Love and destiny in the dark summer of '89

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... and marketing. He also joined the New York-based Human Rights in China organisation that year. 'I learned a lot of skills in dealing with the media after feeling overwhelmed by countless ... entwined with history. Chiang, daughter of Taiwanese immigrants to the US, was teaching English at the China University of Geosciences in Beijing while she researched family origins ...

  4. Charm offensive takes a cultural leap

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Sabate, a 27-year-old humanities student from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. Mr Sabate seems a ripe target for Beijing's efforts to boost the appeal of China Inc to the rest ... gimmicks in promoting Chinese culture overseas. China is hoping to emulate the soft power success of Japan and the United States by extending the overseas reach of its culture industry and has made ...

  5. Lawyer sues media outlets for bias against Henan natives

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A court in Beijing has accepted a 900,000 yuan (HK$1.02 million) lawsuit filed by a lawyer from Henan against four mainland media outlets over alleged discrimination against ... subsidiary the Shanghai Evening Post, as well as the chief editor of Shanghai Media Group. 'The four defendants published false reports about me and have damaged my interests,' Mr Li said. ...

  6. Deng's son leaves disability post

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Deng Pufang, the eldest son of former mainland leader Deng Xiaoping, has retired as chief of the China Disabled Persons' Federation after 20 years in charge, state media ... by Mao Zedong. Mr Deng vowed to fight for benefits for the disabled, and founded the China Welfare Fund for the Disabled in 1984 and the federation four years later. In 1990, he also set up ...

  7. The view from China: Cautious optimism over thawing of ties

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... State media yesterday applauded Premier Wen Jiabao for his 'ice-breaking' achievements during his landmark visit to Japan, but were only cautiously optimistic in their editorials about prospects for further development in ties between the two countries. Almost every mainstream media outlet devoted generous coverage to Mr Wen's human touches - such as his tai chi ...

  8. China, war shop of the world? Arms industry poised to be global player

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The military parade Beijing staged this month was not just a show of its growing military strength but an opportunity for the fledgling arms industry to tout its wares. China ... Mainland defence companies would have seen it as a good introduction for their foreign clients. Cheung, who has spent years monitoring China's defence industry and released a well-received ...

  9. World misunderstands China's military expenditure, say experts

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan What China includes and does not include in calculating its military budget is the reason the outside world fails to understand its real defence expenditure, military experts said. Andrei Chang, chief editor of the Canadian-based Kanwa Asian Defence Monthly and a long-time observer of China's military, said he doubted that even the 14.9 per cent increase ...

  10. China's political force

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... in membership, rendering the claim that the PLA is also a national armed force purely academic. Over the past two decades, China has pushed vigorously to turn the PLA into a modern fighting force. Its ... in the transfer of power. In the past 60 years, the military has twice intervened to decide who should be China's next supreme leader. The first time happened in October 1976, when Mao's heir ...




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