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 month 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, 1 month ago
The first line in the preface to Mao's Great Famine , by Frank Dikötter, states: Between 1958 and 1962, China descended into hell.He then goes on to describe it. By page 33, in the 420-page paperback edition, villagers in Gansu province are already ...South China Morning Post, 2 days ago
SHANGHAI — Disney had pushed China too hard, putting the company's plans for a new theme park here in limbo. Now, Robert A. Iger wanted to kick the yearslong negotiations into high gear. Mr. Iger, Disney's chief executive, took a corporate jet ...ACQ Magazine, 1 week ago How China won the keys to Disney's Magic Kingdom Today Online, 1 week ago
Mao Tse-Tung, Chinese communist party chairman standing in lead car, reviews the youthful Red Guards in Peking, Oct. 19, 1966. Zheng Zhisheng, a 25-year-old Chongqing University student, turned and waved to two fellow Red Guards sitting in the ...Business Insider UK, 2 weeks ago A son of the Cultural Revolution Philippine Daily Inquirer, 3 weeks ago Specter of Cultural Revolution seems to be still haunting China Asia Times Online, 1 month ago Xi, child of the Cultural Revolution Taipei Times Online, 1 month ago
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Bed bugs, Luo Yu thought when he was awakened by a biting sensation late at night on June 3, 1989. Luo, a colonel and head of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) General Staff Department's aviation equipment office, turned on the lights, checked the ...Epoch Times, 3 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, 4 weeks ago 50 Years On, Chinese President Xi Prefers To Bury Warning Lessons Of The Cultural Revolution International Business Times, 1 month 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, 1 month 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 month 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, 1 month ago 'It does harken back to Mao, this personality cult' Melbourne Age, 1 month ago China's Xi Assumes New Military Title, Aims to Reign Supreme: Analysts Radio Free Asia, 2 months ago
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