The widow of Zhao Ziyang, the late Communist Party chief removed from office for opposing the military crackdown against student democracy protestors in 1989, has died.Friday, 27 December, 2013, 2:57am
More than 100 mourners flocked to a traditional house in a quiet alleyway in Beijing yesterday morning to pay their respects at the home of the late Zhao Ziyang on the eighth anniversary of the ousted party chief's death.18 Jan 2013 - 3:55am 1 comment
Chinese netizens discreetly paid tribute to the late Communist Party chief Zhao Ziyang on social network sites on the 8th anniversary of his death on Thursday.17 Jan 2013 - 5:44pm
Dozens of mourners gathered in a small alleyway just off Beijing's premier shopping street, Wangfujing, yesterday to pay tribute to late Communist Party chief Zhao Ziyang on the 93rd anniversary of his birth.18 Oct 2012 - 7:18am
To fast-track its growth on the mainland, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) has appointed Margaret Ren, a well-known banker and relative of a former premier, as China chairman, according to an internal memorandum seen yesterday by the South China Morning Post.17 Oct 2012 - 2:57am
'A loving husband, sincere and honest' was how neighbours characterised Zhao Dengyong So it came as a shock when the 26-year-old was blamed for a suicide bombing last month.
Four people, including the alleged suicide bomber, were killed and 16 others injured in the attack on a county office in Qiaojia county, Yunnan province, on May 10.9 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Yet another anniversary of the bloody 1989 Tiananmen crackdown passed off rather peacefully, without a major hitch or signs of much headway having been made in the quest for a review of the official verdict on one of modern China's most tragic events.6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Those who knew Zhao Dengyong describe the 26-year-old as well-mannered and find it hard to believe he could be behind an explosion that killed four and injured 16 at a community office in Yunnan.
His landlord, Peng Zixiang, 51, said Zhao (pictured) caused no trouble other than sometimes being short on the rent.13 May 2012 - 12:00am
Internet users have flocked to pay tribute to Zhao Ziyang, the Communist Party chief purged in the wake of the June 4 crackdown 22 years ago, at online memorials in the lead-up to next Thursday's Ching Ming tomb-sweeping festival.28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
All eyes were on Premier Wen Jiabao's last post-NPC press conference on Wednesday. But Wen, 70 in September and a year from retirement after nine years in the job, gave a much less energetic performance than usual in his three-hour press conference at the conclusion of the annual National People's Congress session.18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am