Xi Jinping is no Mao Zedong

Aug 8, 2016

Xi Jinping is no Mao Zedong

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Much of the world is watching Chinese President Xi Jinping with suspicion as he re-centralizes authority and pursues a radical anti-corruption campaign that many think is a fig leaf for a political purge.

Giant gold statue of Mao demolished

Jan 8, 2016

Giant gold statue of Mao demolished

A gargantuan gold-painted statue of Communist China’s founding father, Mao Zedong, has suddenly been demolished, apparently for lacking government approval, state media said Friday, days after images of it went viral. Images of the statue of a seated Mao towering some 37 meters (121 ...