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HK bookseller likens China detention to 'Cultural Revolution'

Jun 19, 2016 - 4:14 PM

The people of Hong Kong are heroes As long as we keep fighting there is hope says bookseller Lam Wing kee

DISAPPEARANCE. A flyer that reads 'Missing: Impossible' with the photos of 5 booksellers hangs on the entrance to Causeway Bay Books in Hong Kong on February 5. File photo by Jerome Favre/EPA

China media is silent 50 years after Cultural Revolution

May 16, 2016 - 7:46 PM

May 16 marks half a century since the 1966 declaration of the movement But the People s Daily mouthpiece of the ruling Communist Party carried no articles about the anniversary

50TH ANNIVERSARY. A picture made available May 12, 2016 shows a vendor sitting beside a stall that displays various items depicting the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong at the Panjiayuan flea market in Beijing, China, May 8, 2016. The 50th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution falls on May 16, although this chapter in China's history is not openly discussed in the mainland due to accounts of persecution that happened during the period against intellectuals deemed enemies of the state. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

S. Africa's China ambassador 'compares Mandela to Mao'

Dec 11, 2013 - 1:39 PM

In the days since Mandela s death Chinese state print and broadcast media have run reports highlighting the late South African leader s praise of Mao

Media magnate Murdoch divorces 3rd wife

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:17 AM

A source close to News Corp said the couple had a pre nuptial agreement but did not elaborate

'BROKEN DOWN IRRETRIEVABLY.' Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng at the 85th Academy Awards last February 24