Articles about Mao Zedong
01 Jul 2018
China stepping up ideological education to legitimize Xi's regime
A recent New York Times report on mandatory ideological education in Chinese universities reveals fault lines between China's emergent, worldly youth, and the country's long history of Maoist ideology.
17 Mar 2018
Chinese Parliament unanimously re-elects President Xi Jinping for second term
Xi Jinping has been re-elected as the President of China for a second five-year tenure by the country's rubber-stamp parliament, National People's Congress (NPC), days after it scrapped the two-term rule for the Presidency, allowing him to have a life-long tenure.
05 Mar 2018
China ups defense spending to 8.1%, fueling global concerns
For the second year, China's economic growth forecast for 2018 (6.5%) stood at the lowest since 1992.
24 Oct 2017
Xi Jinping becomes most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong
The Chinese Communist Party has voted to enshrine President Xi Jinping's ideology in its constitution.
21 Oct 2017
No country can meet Dalai Lama without offending China
It's been 58 years since the Dalai Lama fled to India seeking refuge after an unsuccessful revolt against China, but the country is still bitter about the Tibetan spiritual leader, whom it considers a "separatist."
18 Oct 2017
Xi heralds "new era" for China during Communist Party congress
The Communist Party congress, China's largest political event, is underway in Beijing.
09 Aug 2017
Dalai Lama invokes "Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai" over Doklam standoff
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama knows how difficult it is to deal with China.
19 Jul 2017
Leave religion, or face punishment: Chinese Communist Party
The Chinese Communist Party (CPC), infamous for its religious intolerance, recently issued a strict directive to its members to 'give up religion and become firm Marxists or face punishment.
11 May 2017
China objects to US delegation's visit to China
Beijing has condemned the recent meeting of a US Congress delegation with the Dalai Lama saying the move "sent a very wrong signal to the world about Tibet independence."
03 May 2017
Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India
The Naxalist/Maoist violence has been termed India's biggest internal threat. Starting in the 60s as an agrarian uprising against feudalism, the violence has acquired a new dimension, targeting symbols of capitalism including corporate houses and mining companies.
02 May 2017
Tibet Issue: CPC finds officials guilty of funding Dalai Lama
In an untoward development, the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) revealed that some of its officials had been funding the Dalai Lama, "undermining the fight against separatists".
24 Jan 2017
Chinese President made head of new military, civilian reforms committee
Chinese President Xi Jinping was appointed as the head of the Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development.
18 Oct 2016
Children educated to become Maoist rebels
According to recent disclosures by surrendered Maoist rebels and seizure of Maoist documents, there exist Maoist schools that groom students to become aspiring rebels.