Chinese man gets 14-month jail term for defacing Mao portrait

A Chinese court has sentenced a man to 14 months in jail for defacing the giant painting of Communist leader Mao Zedong displayed near Beijing`s Tiananmen Square, state media reported.

China TV host's mocking of Mao Zedong draws fire, applause

China's state broadcaster is investigating one of its hosts after a video of him insulting Mao Zedong was leaked online, causing a stir and rekindling debate on the complicated legacy of the father of communist China.

China to probe state TV host for insulting Mao Zedong

 China`s main state broadcaster, CCTV, will investigate one of its anchors after a video of him insulting the founder of modern China, Mao Zedong, went viral on social media sites.

Confucius the Redeemer symbol of Xi`s Chinese Dream

 Arms outstretched like Rio de Janeiro`s Christ the Redeemer, a towering Confucius statue stands in the seaside resort that hosts the Chinese Communist leadership`s summer retreat, opposite a hulking monument to President Xi Jinping`s dreams.

China censors behind the curve in TV breasts row

Chinese censors should pay more attention to public opinion, a state-run newspaper argued Wednesday, after an online backlash over the removal of all cleavage from a TV show about China`s only female emperor.

Chinese city makes `socalist values` mandatory: Report

A Chinese city is attempting to force its eight million residents to memorise and recite a series of "socialist values," state-media reported Friday, with spot-checks to ensure conformity.

Chinese President's 'Xi Dada Loves Peng Mama' video goes viral

A rare romantic video showing the blossoming love story of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his celebrity wife Peng Liyuan including photographs of their cherished moments from their visit to Gujarat has gone viral online.

Don`t copy us, Mao had told Indian Maoists

Mao Zedong may have clandestinely backed the Naxalite movement but the Chinese revolutionary leader told Indian Maoists in the late 1960s not to blindly copy the tactics that brought him to power.

Don`t copy us, Mao had told Indian Maoists

Mao Zedong may have clandestinely backed the Naxalite movement but the Chinese revolutionary leader told Indian Maoists in the late 1960s not to blindly copy the tactics that brought him to power.

Xi touted as new Deng Xiaoping by Chinese official media

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.