Mao Zedong

Chinese professor sacked after criticising Mao online

A Chinese professor has been sacked after he criticised Chairman Mao Zedong on his 123rd birthday in an commentary he posted online that enraged leftists.

Jan 10, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang asks govt to follow Xi Jinping as 'core leader'

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang asks govt to follow Xi Jinping as 'core leader'

Li asked the official departments to strictly follow the Party's political discipline and regulations, improve supervision, resist corruption and withstand risks.

Oct 29, 2016, 18:01 PM IST
Xi Jinping now becomes China's most powerful; enjoys status like Mao Zedong

Xi Jinping now becomes China's most powerful; enjoys status like Mao Zedong

A key meeting of the CPC has called on all its members to "closely unite around the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core.

Oct 27, 2016, 18:23 PM IST
China needs another Mao, Xi fits the bill: Official media

China needs another Mao, Xi fits the bill: Official media

Analysts said the call to make Xi a strongman leader was an attempt to raise Xi's status to the equivalent of "Great Leader".

Oct 23, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

Hong Kong leader calls for unity with China as protesters gather

Hong Kong`s leader called on the city to unite behind its current political system Saturday in the face of increasing calls for independence from China, as protesters were bundled from the auditorium where he was speaking.

Oct 01, 2016, 07:34 AM IST

China marks Mao Zedong anniversary, but President Xi Jinping makes no mention

Chinese state media on Friday marked the 40th anniversary of the death of the founder of modern China, Mao Zedong, with articles praising him, but President Xi Jinping visited a school and did not mention the day.

Sep 09, 2016, 19:09 PM IST
Taiwan fishermen pack flags, noodles, set sail for disputed South China Sea "island"

Taiwan fishermen pack flags, noodles, set sail for disputed South China Sea "island"

Five Taiwanese fishing boats set sail for Taiwan`s sole holding in the South China Sea on Wednesday in protest against a court ruling that deems it a rock rather than an island, limiting its rights to surrounding resource-rich waters.

Jul 20, 2016, 10:45 AM IST