Then-Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang (C-R) and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (C-L) exchange documents on December 19, 1984 in Beijing over the Hong Kong handover. Thatcher was an "outstanding" leader who wisely compromised over Hong Kong's ... MSN Philippines, 1 month ago
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PERSONAL HABITS: She made her own bed and shopped for a present for detained former Chinese leader Zhao Ziyang IT is difficult to separate some of my personal memories of Margaret Thatcher -- mundane but revealing -- from the sweeping judgments of ...New Straits Times, 1 month ago Politics aside, there was a human side to Thacher Lebanon Daily Star, 1 month ago The human Thatcherby Chris Patten* Zaman, 1 month ago
MANILA, Philippines - Daniel Caluag finally won a big one as a Philippine athlete as he bagged the gold medal in the eighth Asian BMX Cycling Championships in Singapore last Sunday. Caluag, a 26-year-old Fil-Am whose parents are from Bataan and ...ABS-CBN News, 1 day ago Caluag proves worth in Asian BMX race Malaya Business Insight, 1 day ago
A former British colony, Hong Kong became a self-administered region of China in 1997, and despite pressures from Beijing, remains free of state censorship. In 2012, Hong Kong hosted 34.9 million visits by Chinese nationals, many on shopping sprees.CNBC, 4 days ago What Thatcher Won over Hong Kong RealClearWorld, 1 month ago
As China announces the investigation of a top planning official for corruption, more high-profile cases are likely to follow as the administration of President Xi Jinping seeks to consolidate power during its first year in office, analysts said on ...Radio Free Asia, 1 week ago
Another political hot potato has landed in the lap of new leader Xi Jinping with the publication of a book in Hong Kong that challenges the Communist Party's version of its past. In 1971, Mao Zedong's vice chairman Lin Biao perished in a ...Epoch Times, 2 weeks ago
Since becoming General Secretary at the 18th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) last November, Xi Jinping has talked about the China Dream (zhongguo meng) at least five times. On all these occasions, Xi has equated the China Dream ...Jamestown Foundation, 3 weeks ago
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While China's tightly controlled media has publicly lauded late reformist premier Hu Yaobang on the anniversary of his death this week, any change in the ruling Chinese Communist Party's stance on the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement ...Radio Free Asia, 1 month ago Sensitive Words: Hu Yaobang Remembered and More China Digital Times, 1 month ago China media: Revisiting Tiananmen BBC, 1 month ago
Chinese Web users skirted the country's tough Internet censors to pay homage to former communist party leader and popular reformerHu Yaobang, whose death 24 years ago sparked the . Hu's support for free market reforms and more governmenttransparency ...Elites TV, 1 month ago
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