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  • Standoff at LAC

    Standoff at LAC

    China is on the horns of a dilemma. Can it afford to risk losing the sovereignty over a part of its proud belt and road project? That would not be the end of the saga of sovereignty. At stake would be Hong Kong, Tibet and Xinjiang, the Muslim province to its west which Mao Zedong captured rather curiously in 1950; it was formerly known as East Turkestan.

    June 6, 2020
  • Leaked documents reveal China’s ‘no mercy’ plan for Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang

    Leaked documents reveal China’s ‘no mercy’ plan for Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang

    Inmates are made to undergo months or years of indoctrination and interrogation aimed at transforming them into secular and loyal supporters of the Communist party, which is a far-reaching step since Mao Zedong's cultural revolution of 1966.

    November 18, 2019
  • Mao to Ma!

    Mao to Ma!

    Jack Ma, China’s richest man and the guiding force behind its biggest e-commerce company, has been inducted as a member of the country’s pivotal entity called the Communist Party of China.

    December 2, 2018
  • Gun & Little Red Book

    Gun & Little Red Book

    In the 20 years of Mao Zedong's leadership from 1936 to 1955, he personified a "valuepack" of talented leaders who willingly surrendered their personal ego to the glorification of the man. There was no defection, no open quarrel, no power struggle — a phenomenon seldom witnessed anywhere in the world, and certainly unknown in China's history

    September 2, 2018
  • Xi = Mao

    Xi = Mao

    The epithet has gone beyond the merely metaphorical. Xi Jinping is now China’s “President for life” with Sunday’s overwhelming vote to scrap the two-term limit and thus amend the Constitution, and add clauses to strengthen the party’s dominant role in politics and matters of state. Only two “no” votes were cast, with three abstentions and …

    March 14, 2018
  • Mao, Deng, Xi

    Mao, Deng, Xi

    Xi Jinping has scripted history and the crafting of historiography in the Communist Party of China’s 19th congress signifies the start of a “new era” ~ the President’s pivotal expression at the Great Hall of the People. Tuesday’s unanimous vote of the 2,300 delegates to incorporate Xi’s Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a …

    October 27, 2017