A poster showing Chairman Mao Zedong is displayed in downtown Beijing in February 1967, towards the tail-end of Mao’s “Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution”. Hong Kong students may learn more in their new history classes than our pro-Beijing lawmakers bargained for. Photo: AFP
Gary Cheung
Opinion

Opinion

Gary Cheung

Are Beijing loyalists really ready for modern Chinese history to be taught to all Hong Kong students?

Gary Cheung says a new curriculum will give local secondary pupils the chance to study a number of ‘inconvenient truths’ about the nation’s post-1949 history

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A poster showing Chairman Mao Zedong is displayed in downtown Beijing in February 1967, towards the tail-end of Mao’s “Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution”. Hong Kong students may learn more in their new history classes than our pro-Beijing lawmakers bargained for. Photo: AFP
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