Articles about Mao Zedong

China stepping up ideological education to legitimize Xi's regime

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.

Chinese Parliament unanimously re-elects President Xi Jinping for second term

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.

China ups defense spending to 8.1%, fueling global concerns

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.

Xi Jinping becomes most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong

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.

No country can meet Dalai Lama without offending China

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."

Xi heralds "new era" for China during Communist Party congress

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.

Dalai Lama invokes "Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai" over Doklam standoff

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.

Leave religion, or face punishment: Chinese Communist Party

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.

China objects to US delegation's visit to China

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."

Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India

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.

Tibet Issue: CPC finds officials guilty of funding Dalai Lama

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".

Chinese President made head of new military, civilian reforms committee

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.

Children educated to become Maoist rebels

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.