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Xi touted as new Deng Xiaoping by Chinese official media

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 00:39

As President Xi Jinping consolidated his power to emerge as a strong reformist leader, China`s official media has started comparing him with late Deng Xiaoping, who had overturned Mao Zedong`s rigid Communist ideology.

China`s Xi approaches Mao in state media mentions: Study

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 15:30

Chinese President Xi Jinping`s name has graced the pages of the Communist Party`s flagship newspaper more frequently than any other leader since founding father Mao Zedong, according to researchers.

Maoists form alliance to draft a pro-communist constitution

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:04

Nepal`s five leftist parties today announced a working alliance to exert pressure on major parties in the Constituent Assembly to draft a constitution in line with the ideology of China`s communist leader Mao Zedong.

Mao made "mistakes", says Chinese President

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 20:05

In a rare move, Chinese President Xi Jinping acknowledged that `Chairman` Mao Zedong made "mistakes" but asked people to adopt a "correct" historical view to judge a revolutionary figure, who had changed the face of the nation.

China marks Mao`s birth with noodles and red songs

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 14:54

Admirers of Communist China`s founder Mao Zedong celebrated the 120th anniversary of his birth Thursday with noodles and fireworks.

Books and videos commemorate Mao Zedong

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 11:52

A number of books and videos on former Chinese leader Mao Zedong - founder of the People`s Republic of China - were released to commemorate his 120th anniversary.

China celebrates Mao`s birthday, but events scaled back

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 11:39

China celebrated the 120th birthday of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China, on Thursday, but with scaled-back festivities as President Xi Jinping embarks on broad economic reforms which have unsettled leftists.

Mao fans bow before gold image of Communist China`s founder

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 20:13

Thousands of admirers of Communist China`s founder Mao Zedong flocked to his home town on Wednesday to bow before his graven image -- including one statue of solid gold -- before his 120th birth anniversary.

Mao`s achievements outweigh mistakes: State media poll

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 15:58

More than 85 percent of respondents in a Chinese state media survey said that Mao Zedong`s achievements outweigh his mistakes, as the country prepares to mark 120 years since the "Great Helmsman`s" birth.

120 years after birth, Mao`s presence lingers

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 23:30

Beijing: With his image gracing bank notes and staring out from Tiananmen Gate, Mao Zedong remains a constant presence in China 120 years after his birth, revered as hero who founded communist state.

$16 million gold Mao Zedong statue unveiled in Communist China

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 14:26

A gold and jade statue of Mao Zedong worth more than $16 million was unveiled Friday, in the latest example of Communist China`s indecision over how to commemorate its founding father`s 120th anniversary.

New chronicle on `Chairman` Mao released

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 00:17

A chronicle offering a rare glimpse into the life and career of `Chairman` Mao Zedong was released on Sunday.