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Wang Meng

Who said it?

So heart-warming that everyone in UK's missing me so much they want me to come home

Former Mirror editor Piers Morgan, in a tweet, laughs off calls for him to return to Britain over the phone-hacking scandal

Saturday, 6 August, 2011, 12:00am

Speed-skating star badly hurt in team brawl

China's speed-skating world championship team got involved in an internal 'conflict' during a training session in Qingdao on Sunday that resulted in four-time Winter Olympics gold medallist Wang Meng being injured 'pretty bad' and sent to hospital.

28 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Executives rejected for prestige academy

Several government officials and top executives of state-owned enterprises failed to make it through to the second round of voting for new honorary members for the prestigious Chinese Academy of Engineering.

5 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Do you know I am a People's Congress Deputy? Do you know we are world champions?

Olympic champion speed skater and accused brawler Wang Meng

It is indisputable that torture should not be used during interrogation. We ought to find out why there is such a belief among teachers

9 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Olympians blame police for clash

Controversy surrounding a clash between China's speed skating world championship team and police in the tourist town of Lijiang, Yunnan province has escalated.

One of the athletes wrote online on Tuesday that her teammates were attacked by dozens of local police officers the night before, prompting a public outcry.

9 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Passport problems dash Wang's hopes, but she vows to be back in 2014

Wang Xinyue, has a point to prove when she dons the Hong Kong colours as a speed skater at the Asian Short Track Championships in Japan in March.

'I want to be the Asian champion,' the 22-year-old said. 'I want everyone to know I am the best in the region after being deprived of the opportunity to take part in the Winter Olympics.'

31 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Mainland liberal speaks up for tolerance

Almost seven years after being forced to step down as culture minister, Wang Meng still considers himself as a 'tolerant' writer.

10 May 1996 - 12:00am

Plea for country to retain culture

CHINA should not abandon its culture in the process of modernisation, former cultural minister Wang Meng urged yesterday.

Instead, the Government should formulate a long-term blueprint to turn the entire nation into a cultural superpower in the next 30 years.

4 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Writers looking for new identity

MAINLAND writers have been forced to look for a new social identity after 15 years of economic reform, according to liberal writer Wang Meng.

Speaking at a University of Berkeley seminar, Mr Wang, a former Minister of Culture, said market factors had significantly changed the cultural landscape and writers' values.

10 Nov 1993 - 12:00am