In the rainforests of Costa Rica lives a species of spider that sometimes displays a strange and ghoulish habit.Sunday, 16 December, 2012, 3:51am
The anti-national education movement is a farce. It rather resembles a self-fulfilling prophecy which, according to Wikipedia, is "a delusion declared as truth when it is actually false" and "may influence people either through fear or logical confusion".15 Sep 2012 - 1:17am
Hong Kong-based journalists drew on their own experience of education on the mainland yesterday to warn that national education lessons will become a form of brainwashing if implemented in the city's schools.27 Aug 2012 - 9:12pm
The government is standing firm on the introduction of national education in primary school classrooms in September, despite a storm of controversy.
Top officials yesterday lined up to back the plan, with Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor saying withdrawing the subject just two months before it is due to be taught for the first time would disappoint many.27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
If there is one bold statement of a resurgence in 'red culture', it is the blockbuster Beginning of the Great Revival, aimed at drumming up support for the Communist Party on its 90th anniversary.2 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
The culture chief of the central government's liaison office has called national education in schools 'necessary brainwashing' - suggesting the Hong Kong curriculum should be promoting the state's way of thinking.12 May 2011 - 12:00am
Mainland propaganda authorities have banned the media from reporting on a Supreme People's Court review of a long-running plagiarism case against a prominent law professor.15 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Propaganda chief says campaigns successful in wielding influence during critical times
Media controls and government propaganda campaigns helped the Communist Party survive a series of crises in the first half of the year, according to the nation's propaganda chief.6 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Ancient sites, alluring natives, exotic markets - these are what you usually see in adverts for holiday tours. But industry leader Wing On Travel is breaking new ground with a tour to North Korea that will, no doubt, offer valuable lessons in history and geopolitics, or at least a heavy dose of state propaganda.23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Brainwash - The Secret History of Mind Control
by Dominic Streatfeild
Hodder, HK$14812 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Communist party calls for more vigilance against online forces that 'divide' and 'westernise' the nation
Cyberspace has been declared an ideological battleground on the mainland.
A spate of articles in Communist Party-controlled media has called for increased vigilance against hostile forces using the internet to 'divide' and 'westernise' China.9 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
Q: Why would we need hypnosis? What is your understanding of hypnosis? What will you tell those people who think hypnosis is mysterious or even wizardry?28 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
When Japanese cognitive scientist turned criminal psychologist Hideto Tomabechi began researching the subconscious in the 1980s, mobile phones were the size and weight of bricks and a bulging bank balance was required to buy one.15 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
Vietnam Behind the Lines: Images from the War 1965-197515 Mar 2004 - 12:00am
I wonder if RoadShow can let us know what is the difference between broadcasting to a captive audience and commercial brainwashing.
At least at home or in the car we have an on-off switch. And now we are going to be bombarded with rubbish on the KCR.10 Jan 2003 - 12:00am