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Up, Close and Personal

Swiss photographer Walter Bosshard’s photographs of Mahatma Gandhi and Mao Zedong present them in unprompted moments before they became world icons, and tell stories of nationalism and resistance.

China widens personality cult around 'unrivaled helmsman' Xi Jinping

Wang Jianlin, head of real estate and leisure conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group, was quoted by a Beijing newspaper as saying that he was "overwhelmed by emotions'' listening to Xi's speech at the party congress.


China unveils new leadership line-up with no clear successor to Xi Jinping

Xi and Premier Li Keqiang were the only members of the previous PSC to retain their posts while all the new appointees are aged above 60.

Women fail to crack China's glass ceiling as party picks new leaders

In the new Politburo, only one of its 25 members is a woman -- Sun Chunlan, head of the party body charged with outreach to non-Communists. It is her second term and she is likely to retire in five years.

Mao's 36 metre-high gold-painted statue comes up in China village

The 36 metre-high statute made up of concrete and steel has been installed in an open countryside in Tongxu county near Kaifeng in the central Henan province by farmers and local entrepreneurs who funded its construction.

Chinese man jailed for splashing ink on Mao Zedong portrait

Evidence of the ink attack was quickly cleaned up, and order was rapidly restored on the square.


Veteran Radio Beijing Hindi announcer dies in China

She had been suffering from ill-health from some time.

Bhagwat ‘praises’ Mao for focus on physical fitness

Bhagwat told the gathering that his organisation was involved in nation building as the task could not be left to any leader, party or institution.

An outsider’s eye

I was born and educated in Burma in the local medium but had to leave because I was a foreigner.

Enter the broom

The respect that all these people deserve and have been denied is what the broom expects to restore.