Chinese netizens were outraged to find that Xinhua state news agency has been posting on Twitter since March, despite an official block on the Western micro-blog.
Mainland media were awash with praise for two young heroes last week - 29 year-old teacher Zhang Lili and 31-year-old PLA soldier Shen Xing .
University students in Guangzhou have responded enthusiastically to the central government's call to 'learn from Lei Feng'.
Mainland authorities are concerned about the development of a moral vacuum in society. Their latest attempt to fill it is the relaunch of an iconic role model first held up to the people by Mao...
It was a rare fresh morning in February and the clocks were striking eight. On a corner in central Beijing, about six kilometres north of Tiananmen Square, a group of primary-school children with...
As China's leaders know, the country's current economic growth model is unsustainable
World Bank president Robert Zoellick in Beijing
Propaganda during the Cultural...
The Communist Party has kicked off a high-profile campaign to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of an icon, in what is being seen as an effort to fill a moral vacuum in society.
In some of Shanghai's busiest subway stations, the revered visage of Lei Feng gazes out over bustling commuters like the ghost of propaganda past.
Rich urged to spend more
Hong Kong Museum of History
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The boyish face of the mainland's model soldier, Lei Feng , has recently appeared in two unlikely places - promoting condoms and doing good deeds in an online game.
The name of a sociology professor at Peking University, quoted in Saturday's page A6 report on the mainland's memorial day for model worker Lei Feng was misspelled. He is Xia Xueluan , not Xia...