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Jiang Yanyong

Newsman's memorable forays into China

Mike Wallace, the legendary American journalist who died on Saturday night, was admired by some on the mainland for confronting top Chinese leaders Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin over contentious issues before television cameras.

Tuesday, 10 April, 2012, 12:00am

Jiang rested at home as media reported his 'death'

Jiang Zemin was resting at home last week when news media - reporting amid intense speculation over his health - said the former president had died, sources who have been briefed about Jiang's health said yesterday.

13 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Out of Mao's Shadow

Out of Mao's Shadow by Philip Pan Picador, HK$128

13 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Pressure point

The US House of Representatives last week voted 422 to 1 to adopt a resolution calling on China to end repression in Tibet. And Beijing, as expected, responded by accusing Washington of interfering in its internal affairs. Many people say, with good reason, that such public condemnation of China will not achieve anything and may even be counterproductive.

18 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Curbs on views of academics in media

Ban reflects growing anxiety at reports on 'public intellectuals' speaking out

Beijing has banned discussions in the media on the role of intellectuals in the development of the mainland.

A source said the Publicity Department, which supervises propaganda and ideological control, issued an order last week barring reports on the topic of 'public intellectuals'.

22 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

In Brief

First budget gains Tang praise among the young

15 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Tiananmen doctor back in Beijing

Jiang Yanyong, the retired military doctor who made a written appeal to the Politburo for a reappraisal of the 1989 student movement, returned to Beijing yesterday, saying he and his family were 'very well'.

'There is no need to worry,' he told the Sunday Morning Post.

14 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

A patriot's lone voice inspires hope

However well-intended he may be, Jiang Yanyong would be condemned as a troublemaker, if not a rebel, in some quarters of the ruling Communist Party because of his untimely appeal for a reappraisal of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

14 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Doctor free to travel despite letter row

Amid a roundup of dissidents and protesters during the ongoing NPC session, retired military doctor Jiang Yanyong went to the remote province of Xinjiang after his controversial letter calling for a reappraisal of the Tiananmen crackdown became public.

12 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Doctor who exposed cover-up wins official recognition

The retired PLA surgeon is named by state-run media for the first time

The state-run media has finally recognised the contribution of a retired People's Liberation Army doctor who exposed government efforts to cover up the Sars crisis.

17 May 2003 - 12:00am

Local hero

Jiang Yanyong, the retired People's Liberation Army doctor whose disclosure campaign forced the central government to come clean on Sars, should be given an international award for bravery. Dr Jiang, 72, wrote to the international media on April 6, challenging then health minister Zhang Wenkang's assertions that Beijing was safe and that the Sars situation was under control.

5 May 2003 - 12:00am