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 ...

Chinese TV host to be punished for insulting Mao in private

Aug 11, 2015

Chinese TV host to be punished for insulting Mao in private

Chinese authorities ordered a state broadcaster to punish a popular TV celebrity for insulting Communist Party founder Mao Zedong at a private dinner, state media reported. Bi Fujian was a talent show host on China Central Television when a video circulated in April showing ...