A retouched picture released by Xinhua shows Mao Zedong, chairman of the Communist Party, riding a horse during the civil war with the Kuomintang in 1947. Photo: AFP A retouched picture released by Xinhua shows Mao Zedong, chairman of the Communist Party, riding a horse during the civil war with the Kuomintang in 1947. Photo: AFP
A retouched picture released by Xinhua shows Mao Zedong, chairman of the Communist Party, riding a horse during the civil war with the Kuomintang in 1947. Photo: AFP
Frank Ching
Opinion

Opinion

Frank Ching

Mao Zedong thought Japan did the Communist Party a great favour by invading China. Can Hong Kong agree with that?

  • The Chinese leader believed his party could not have come to power if the Japanese had not invaded. Hong Kong’s education secretary, in framing the issue about the DSE exam question as one of political correctness, is missing the point

A retouched picture released by Xinhua shows Mao Zedong, chairman of the Communist Party, riding a horse during the civil war with the Kuomintang in 1947. Photo: AFP A retouched picture released by Xinhua shows Mao Zedong, chairman of the Communist Party, riding a horse during the civil war with the Kuomintang in 1947. Photo: AFP
A retouched picture released by Xinhua shows Mao Zedong, chairman of the Communist Party, riding a horse during the civil war with the Kuomintang in 1947. Photo: AFP
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