'Mao plot' general's daughter calls for historical reckoning

The daughter of a Chinese Communist military commander accused of plotting to overthrow Mao and killed in a mysterious plane wreck has called for a full accounting of history, a report said on Thursday.

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.

Mao still relevant in China, insists his grandson

China`s ruling Communist Party might have veered away from Mao Zedong`s ideology with rapid economic reforms but Maoist theories are not outdated even though "China has changed a lot".