Deng Xiaoping

National identity: poll

Hong Kong students are often criticised for their apathy towards political affairs.

But a recent poll on the top news stories of the past decade showed students are not as politically indifferent as they seem.

Friday, 1 June, 2007, 12:00am

Party turns up the heat on reformists

The Communist Party has stepped up a public counter-attack against reformists in the raging political debate ahead of this autumn's crucial party congress, using its mouthpiece to reject calls for democratic change.

26 May 2007 - 12:00am

China, too, must heed lessons of the past

Mainland leaders speak frequently of the need to take heed of history; Premier Wen Jiabao did precisely that earlier this month when addressing Japan's parliament, telling lawmakers that to do so 'is not to dwell on hard feelings, but to remember and learn from the past'.

25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

New queries on internet delay

18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

NPC Briefs

Transmission mystery 'biggest H5N1 hurdle'

4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

New Li Peng book lacks insights into Tiananmen

Former premier and National People's Congress chairman Li Peng has published a fifth diary revealing slices of history from when he was head of the State Council and the congress.

22 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

10th anniversary of Deng's death a low-key affair

The mainland marked the 10th anniversary of Deng Xiaoping's death yesterday in a low-key fashion with minimum coverage by the official media.

20 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland still awaits its next big leap forward, says reformist

China must go beyond Deng Xiaoping , whose legacy continues to influence every facet of people's lives on the mainland 10 years after his death, or there will be no way out of its present problems.

That is according to Zhu Houze , whose liberal views won him the reputation as one of the party's most outspoken propaganda chiefs when he was one of its key spokesmen.

20 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Deng's dream

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the death of paramount leader Deng Xiaoping , father of our 'one country, two systems'. How do you think his vision for Hong Kong has shaped up? Write to us

20 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Author of Zhao book asked to stop sales

Mainland authorities have been putting pressure on Zong Fengming , the author of a book on ousted Communist Party chief Zhao Ziyang , to take it off the shelves after it went on sale in Hong Kong this month.

14 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Living out Deng's dream

Monday will be the 10th anniversary of the death of paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, who envisioned the policy of 'one country, two systems' - the reality in Hong Kong since July 1, 1997.

14 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

The mainland bumpkin has the last laugh

Hong Kong Chinese used to laugh at mainlanders. We seemed to think they were all country bumpkins. We had a name for them: 'Ah Charn' - a character straight out of a soap opera on TVB in the early eighties.

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Reform must come first, says journalist

A former editor of the Communist Party's mouthpiece newspaper has urged the central government to push forward with reform of the political system to sustain the country's economic growth and social stability.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

The Writing on the Wall: China and the West in the 21st Century

The Writing on the Wall: China and the West in the 21st Century

by Will Hutton Little, Brown; Free Press HK$320

It is high time for a fresh look at China, and this intellectually searching, politically challenging book by one of Britain's most incisive economic journalists sparkles with new ideas.

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Huang Hua

University student Huang Hua and American journalist Edgar Snow met in 1936, when communists and nationalists were vying for power across China. Both were communist sympathisers whose paths would cross for the next four decades as China first turned communist, then sought diplomatic recognition from the US.

10 Dec 2006 - 12:00am