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  1. The unsung war heroes

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... war epic, Saving Private Ryan, and Sparkling Red Star, a mainland animation about the Red Army released earlier this year. Assembly is based on the Huaihai Campaign in 1948, when Red Army ... officers. After holding hundreds of heavily-armed KMT soldiers at bay for four hours, Gu's ill-equipped unit is wiped out. Up to this point, Assembly is a captivating war movie with perhaps ...

  2. Party's library is a rich source of war records

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... against the Japanese invasion of China. In a commemorative exhibition at the library, large photos show in chronological order the start of the eight-year war against Japan with the Marco Polo Bridge Incident on July 7, 1937, as well as the victory in the Battle of Taierzhuang on April 6, 1938. There are also pictorial and written accounts of the final stage of the war, when China ...

  3. Officials tout 'red culture' to cure woes

    Posted Dec 27th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to the party's orthodox 'red culture'. In a study session last week, Guangdong Communist Party boss Wang Yang said lessons drawn from the brutal civil war, which saw the defeat of Kuomintang ... on the mainland, which was started by one of his rivals in the next top party leadership reshuffle, Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai. 'The book The War of Liberation has underlined the imperatives ...

  4. Shooting helps lift votes for embattled KMT

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's Kuomintang barely held on to three of five mayoral posts up for grabs in tense elections yesterday, a day after the son of the party's honorary chairman was shot and badly wounded. Analysts said the shooting fac ...

  5. Western democracy rejected by leftists

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... awareness of the differences between Western and Chinese-style democracy. It says such awareness will help defend against the 'Western conspiracy to sow division' in China. The war ...

  6. Revolutionary humour no laughing matter for cadres

    Posted Sep 01st 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang In his famous essay Funny, But Not Vulgar, George Orwell hailed the subversive role of political humour, saying 'every joke is a tiny revolution'. Its revolutionary impact may have dulled somewhat in Western-style democracies, where p ...

  7. KMT poll loss in key region a midterm test for Ma

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The ruling Kuomintang suffered a setback in local polls yesterday seen as a midterm test of the popularity of Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and his government. But analysts said the setback would have little impact on cross-str ...

  8. KMT re-election 'to rebuild image'

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang will elect a new central standing committee on November 14, following the resignations of all the committee members over a voting bribery scandal. Registration starts today for those who want to run for seats on ...

  9. Graft probe targets key official in Guizhou

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk The top political adviser in Guizhou province has been suspended from his position and is being investigated for an alleged serious breach of party discipline, state media said yesterday. Huang Yao, chairman of the Guizhou Provincial People&# ...

  10. Another top cadre snared as crackdown continues

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng A vice-governor of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region has become the latest high-ranking cadre to be investigated for corruption in a growing nationwide crackdown. Li Tangtang was suspected of 'serious violations of discipline' and investi ...




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