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Banker Hopes to Be China's First Female Space Tourist

BEIJING — Fifty years after the late Mao Zedong said communist China could not "even put a potato into space," a 41-year-old female banker is paying $100,000 for just a few minutes of weightlessness. In the decades after Mao's cutting comments, ..., 1 day ago

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Today in History for September 9th

Highlights of this day in history: Inmates seize control of Attica prison in upstate New York; Mao Zedong, Communist China's founding leader, dies; Elvis Presley first appears on TV's Ed Sullivan Show; Soul singer Otis Redding born.
 USA Today1 week ago Today In History, September 21  Daily Times Nigeria1 day ago Hidden History, Purloined Present  Dissident Voice5 days ago Today in History - September 9  Daily Times Nigeria1 week ago
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Saving the Clangs, Songs, and Shouts of Old Beijing

A man selling drinks in a hutong in central Beijing (David Gray/Reuters) During Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward in 1958, Chinese citizens were encouraged to bang on pots and pans to drive the country's sparrows to death. Mao's thinking was that ...
 The Atlantic Cities3 days ago Huge project to divert rivers to Beijing, at the expense of regions  Japan Times1 week ago Quenching Beijing's thirst may stunt regional growth  The Hindu1 week ago Beijing's thirst may stunt regional growth  Finance 241 week ago

Pretoria to name street after Mao?

Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong was added to the list of possible names for streets and buildings in the South African capital Pretoria on Thursday despite protest from opposition parties. The ruling African National Congress pushed through ...
 IAfrica.com3 weeks ago S.Africa's Capital Considers Naming Street after Mao  Naharnet3 weeks ago Chairman Mao gets go ahead in Tshwane  IOL3 weeks ago AFP - SAfrica-China-politics-Mao  Namibia Press Agency3 weeks ago

Writer opened West's eyes to the truth about Mao's 'leap forward'

Pierre Ryckmans, a Belgian-born scholar of China who challenged a romanticised Western view of Mao Zedong in the 1960s, has died at his home in Sydney aged 78. Ryckmans, who was known by his pen name Simon Leys, fell in love with China at the age ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 month ago Pierre Ryckmans, who exposed Mao's hard line, dies at 78  Globe and Mail1 month ago Belgian Sinologist, author Pierre Ryckmans dies at 78  Taipei Times Online1 month ago Pierre Ryckmans who exposed Mao's hard line dies at 78  Big News Network1 month ago

ANC chooses Mao over Dalai Lama

First, the ANC-dominated Tshwane Metro Council has decided to name a street after Mao Zedong (previously known as Mao Tse-tung). During Mao's 27-year reign as chairperson of the Chinese Communist Party he was responsible for the deaths of between ... weeks ago LETTER: Mao supported ANC  BDlive2 weeks ago Mao Zedong a bizarre choice of icon for ANC to honour  BDlive2 weeks ago

Chronicle of events in Beidaihe

For more than 60 years, the country's most influential leaders, from Mao Zedong to Deng Xiaoping, have been moving their desks to a small costal town in the eastern tip of Hebei province between July and September to avoid the sizzling heat in ...
 CHINAdaily3 weeks ago How a small coastal suburb witnessed the rise of China  Asiaone3 weeks ago

The army and people in the liberated zones launch full-scale counter-attacks against Japanese invaders

, Mao Zedong made a declaration named The last battle against the Japanese invaders. (Photo/China's State weeks ago

Historic sands of time

Late Chairman Mao Zedong takes a vacation at the Beidaihe Beach Resort in 1954. Photo by Lyu Houmin / For China Daily Venerable vacation spot that hosted important meetings continues to evolve with country's development Already famous Beidaihe was ...
 CHINAdaily3 weeks ago

How China honors its late leaders

Party and State leaders nationwide give the highest honor to the commemoration of Chairman Mao Zedong's birth, according to news website For anniversaries of the birth of the nation's leaders who have died, Party and State leaders hold ...
 CHINAdaily1 month ago
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