Bao Bao's Odyssey

Bao Bao's Odyssey by Paul Ting Proverse Hong Kong

Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am

Mao's Invisible Hand

Mao's Invisible Hand edited by Sebastian Heilmann, Elizabeth Perry Harvard

This book attempts to answer one of the great puzzles of international politics. Twenty years after the demise of communism in the Soviet Union and Europe, how has the party remained in power in China and delivered three decades of remarkable growth?

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Carrying the full weight of a nation's great expectations

A girl from Mao's home town is hoping to capture the first gold

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Looking beyond Mao's legacy

Twenty-five years ago, the Communist Party of China issued a resolution on its history in which the Cultural Revolution was deemed 'responsible for the most severe setback and heaviest losses suffered by the party, the state and the people since the founding of the People's Republic'.

20 May 2006 - 12:00am

Mainland's 'most severe setback'

May 16, 1966 The Communist Party issues the May 16 notice announcing the start of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

15 May 2006 - 12:00am

Golden gifts

There is an old Chinese saying that you can find golden treasures in books. Teachers and parents love to tell this to their children to convince them that studying is the best ticket to a rich and prosperous career.

22 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Mao Mao bows out

Pink Mao Mao - Jackie Chan's favourite hang-out - is closing to make way for Gilbert Yeung Kei-lung's much-anticipated super-lounge Dragon-i.

Tonight's Candy Store party will be the last bash at the Emperor Hotel venue in Happy Valley before the Pink Mao Mao becomes a private members club. And it is going to be huge.

30 Oct 2002 - 12:00am