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Xie Fei

Director slams unwritten film censorship rules in mainland

Mainland director Xie Fei made a scathing attack on film censorship, saying "unwritten rules" against taboo subjects in movies stifled the industry.

Friday, 4 January, 2013, 9:41pm 4 comments

Director calls for new China film rating system

Famous Chinese film director Xie Fei published an open letter on the internet on Saturday, making a case for the replacement of China’s current censoring mechanism with a motion picture rating system.

17 Dec 2012 - 6:42pm

Party politics

Everyone who endured last month's 16th party congress - a humourless week-long affair, thankfully held just once every five years - will be glad to learn that communism and comedy are not necessarily mutually exclusive concepts.

11 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Top cadre in hospital

NPC vice-chairman Xie Fei was seriously ill in a Beijing hospital yesterday.

The official China Central Television moved to quash speculation over the absence from the NPC session opening of the Politburo member and former Guangdong provincial party secretary.

It showed footage of Guangdong Party Secretary Li Changchun visiting Mr Xie, 67, in hospital.

6 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Top cadres face off for Guangdong post

Guangdong cadres are doing their best to ensure that a native son succeeds Communist Party Secretary Xie Fei , who is expected to step down soon after the 15th Party Congress this year.

Mr Xie, 64, is being offered a 'second-line' position of either National People's Congress vice-chairman or a vice-chief of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

10 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Province in bid to win PLA backing

GUANGDONG officials are spearheading a national drive to salute the People's Liberation Army (PLA) as the 'steel Great Wall' that protects the party and country.

Provincial and municipal cadres from the rich southern province have showered honour and material support on soldiers in the Guangzhou Military Region in the run-up to the August 1 Army Day.

25 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Officials hindered in porn battle

GUANGDONG officials have been hindered by loopholes in legislation in their battle to crack down on publishers who have flooded the streets of Guangzhou with pornography, according to the China News Service.

12 May 1993 - 12:00am