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    1. May 17, 2016

      China declares cultural revolution a ‘total mistake’

      Fifty years on from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, which unleashed a decade of violence across the country...

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      May 16, 2016

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    3. May 13, 2016

      China deploys amnesia on 50th anniversary of Cultural Revolution

      On Monday one of the most infamous anniversaries in the history of Chinese Communist party rule will pass without...

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      May 12, 2016

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    5. May 6, 2016

      Hou Hanru, Chinese-born artistic director of Rome’s MAXXI museum

      Growing up in China during the cultural revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, Hou Hanru remembers the Red Guards visiting...

    6. April 29, 2016

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      The Cultural Revolution: A People’s History, 1962-1976, by Frank Dikötter, Bloomsbury, RRP£25/$32, 432 pages The...

    7. April 1, 2016

      China media: Pressed into service

      When President Xi Jinping paid a New Year’s visit to China Central Television in February, the welcoming banner on the...

    8. March 30, 2016

      China tussles over legacy of cultural revolution

      The 50th anniversary this year of the start of China’s tumultuous cultural revolution is turning into a political tug...

    9. January 8, 2016

      Golden Mao monolith heads for the scrapyard

      A towering 36-metre golden statue of Mao Zedong erected in a village in China’s rural Henan province this week was...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      December 10, 2015

      Guarding Mao

      A paramilitary policeman wearing a mask stands guard in front of the giant portrait of Chinese late chairman Mao...

    11. November 27, 2015

      Red-letter day for Mao and Labour at Sotheby’s

      A letter written by Chairman Mao in 1937 to Clement Attlee calling for Britain to join the “life and death struggle”...

    12. FT Alphaville

      November 26, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - GSK expects China growth

      GSK expects to see a return to growth in China, amid Mao quotations and Autumn statements. FT Opening Quote, with...

    13. November 25, 2015

      Autumn Statement: John McDonnell turns to Mao’s ‘Little Red Book’

      Labour MPs were left dumbstruck after their shadow chancellor fished out a copy of Chairman Mao’s “Little Red Book” and...

    14. November 25, 2015

      Autumn Statement: Osborne’s tax credit U-turn is sign of weakness

      The British parliament customarily receives the chancellor of the exchequer’s set-piece statements in silence so,...

    15. November 6, 2015

      Du Runsheng, Chinese farm reformer, 1913-2015

      From the air, the flat fields of the North China plain look striped. The legacy of Du Runsheng, the “father of rural...

    16. November 4, 2015

      President Xi’s historic gesture to Taiwan

      Often overused, the word “historic” richly applies to the upcoming meeting between Xi Jinping, China’s president, and...

    17. November 4, 2015

      China and Taiwan leaders set for high-stakes summit

      When the presidents of China and Taiwan hold an unprecedented summit in Singapore on Saturday, neither will need...

    18. October 2, 2015

      Openings: The fruit of the Holy Spirit

      Mangoes were unknown in northern China until 1968, according to cultural historian Alfreda Murck. In that year, a...

    19. September 22, 2015

      Osbo risks tragic role in Chinese opera if mismatch ignored

      Nixon in China is one of the many fine operas you may sleep through during evenings at Covent Garden or The Met. The...

    20. August 16, 2015

      Ancient origins of President Xi’s harsh brand of justice in China

      When President Xi Jinping became general secretary of China’s Communist party, he promised to strengthen rule of law....

    21. August 9, 2015

      What if Mao still ran China?

      With the Chinese economy slowing and the stock market bubble bursting, debate is raging inside and outside the country...

    22. July 8, 2015

      Question & Answer: China’s share trading suspensions

      If corporate management, like diplomacy, can be said to be war by other means, China’s two most famous military...

    23. The World

      April 26, 2015

      Abe's date with history in Washington

      By Richard McGregor Shinzo Abe’s visit to the US this week is by any measure a significant moment. Japan’s prime...

    24. April 9, 2015

      Chinese TV anchor suspended for anti-Mao comments

      A top anchor on China’s state television network has been suspended after a video in which he insulted Mao Zedong went...

    25. March 24, 2015

      Datong: The Chinese Utopia, Hong Kong City Hall Theatre — review

      In Hong Kong, one of the few enclaves where educated Chinese can engage freely in cultural discourse, the opera stage...

    26. March 22, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew: China watcher who offered Beijing a model

      On his first visit to China as Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew — whose great-grandfather came from Guangdong...

    27. January 9, 2015

      People’s Uber takes socialist chauffeuring to Shanghai’s streets

      Uber has caused disruption on the world’s roads. Now it is shaking up the social order in China, offering bargain...

    28. October 24, 2014

      American who reached Beijing before Mao and never left

      Young westerners who ventured to China during the 1980s were surprised to hear a thick Brooklyn accent echoing down the...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      September 12, 2014

      Selling Mao

      Carlos Barria/Reuters A woman sells a portrait of China’s late chairman Mao Zedong at a busy street in Shanghai ...

    30. September 5, 2014

      Job titles for passports and why short is sweet on Classic FM

      The retired MI5 agent, Peter Wright, in his autobiography reported that his boss, Martin Furnival Jones, described his...

    31. September 4, 2014

      Wheels come off China’s bike-share schemes

      Bicycle sharing schemes in China, kingdom of the humble pushbike, are increasingly being shunned by commuters whose...

    32. August 28, 2014

      Hong Kong anti-corruption agents raid media mogul Jimmy Lai’s home

      Hong Kong authorities have raided the home of Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon and fierce critic of the Chinese government,...

    33. August 25, 2014

      The past of a foreign country is an unfamiliar world

      The years before 1914 were a turbulent time in China. A series of treaties imposed by imperialist powers extorted 130m...

    34. FT Alphaville

      August 8, 2014

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    35. July 22, 2014

      Chinese tourists flock to sites that deify Chairman Mao

      Red tourism: Let a million Chinese bloom Fancy getting shot at by a mock-Red Army guerrilla, sleeping on a brick bed...

    36. July 16, 2014

      China’s lottery bet pays off as World Cup sends sales soaring

      Beijing’s bet on the lottery – a state-run exception to China’s ban on gambling – appears to be paying off handsomely...

    37. June 27, 2014

      Trader who tapped Tehran to power China

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      June 4, 2014

      Renminbi use surges in home of US dollar

      It is the monetary equivalent of what Chairman Mao called “bombarding the headquarters”. China’s renminbi is rapidly...

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