When the Cultural Revolution began in 1966, it didn't matter that future Chinese President Xi Jinping's father, Xi Zhongxun, was a veteran and leader in the Communist Revolution. He was a representative of the bourgeoisie that China needed to purge, ... Yahoo! News, 1 week ago
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A marathon movement to fight for religious freedom kicked off on April 25, 1999 at Zhongnanhai, the central headquarters for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), when over 10,000 practitioners of the Falun Gong spiritual discipline made a peaceful ...Epoch Times, 3 weeks ago
LONDON—Fifty years ago this month, Mao Zedong launched China's Cultural Revolution—a decade of chaos, persecution and violence, carried out in the name of ideology and in the interest of expanding Mao's personal power. Yet, instead of reflecting ...Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1 day ago Specter of Cultural Revolution seems to be still haunting China Asia Times Online, 1 week ago Xi, child of the Cultural Revolution Taipei Times Online, 1 week ago The Cultural Revolution: a storm that swept through China Irish Times, 2 weeks ago
By Hiroyuki Sugiyama / Yomiuri Shimbun Senior Writer YANAN, China — It has been 50 years since Mao Zedong, present-day China's founding father, launched the Cultural Revolution — a period of domestic turmoil that brought destruction and chaos ...The Japan News, 2 days ago 50 Years On, Chinese President Xi Prefers To Bury Warning Lessons Of The Cultural Revolution International Business Times, 1 week ago
As Chinese activist and scholar Teng Biao sat at home on the east coast of America, more than 13,000km (8,000 miles) away his wife and nine-year-old daughter were preparing to embark on the most dangerous journey of their lives. My wife didn't tell ...MSN UK, 6 days ago
Unique vocational studies combine classroom and practical instruction As the only foreigner working in Shandan, a remote county in Gansu province between the Gobi Desert and the Tibetan-Qinghai Plateau, Michael Forde occasionally feels isolated ...China Development Gateway, 1 week ago
Beijing: Having long possessed a politician's mastery of well-timed theatre, Wen Jiabao waited three hours deep into his final news conference as premier to deliver a performance destined to be remembered. Pausing frequently for effect and with his ...Melbourne Age, 2 weeks ago 'It does harken back to Mao, this personality cult' Melbourne Age, 2 weeks ago China's Xi Assumes New Military Title, Aims to Reign Supreme: Analysts Radio Free Asia, 1 month ago
TOKYO -- An all-girl pop group portrayed by some as the Chinese version of Japan's AKB48 is now in the political spotlight -- for singing the praises of the disastrous 1966-1976 Cultural Revolution during a recent concert. The 56 Flowers concert ...Nikkei Asian Review, 2 weeks ago
SEOUL, May 9 (UPI) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to North Korea's Kim Jong Un after Kim was appointed to the new position of chairman of the Workers' Party. In the missive, Xi said North Korea's party had produced ...UPI, 2 weeks ago
As China publishes its online database of Communist Party approved Tibetan Buddhist reincarnations, with more than 400 names added last week, a vibrant online debate among Chinese and Tibetan netizens has followed a scathing critique of policies on ...International Campaign for Tibet, 3 weeks ago
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