Grandson of Mao Zedong and his handwriting

| September 21st, 2011

From Xinhua:

Mao Xinyu, grandson of China’s founding father Mao Zedong,. In 2010, His promotion to the rank of major general in the army his grandfather co-founded eight decades ago has put him under the spotlight of the Chinese public. Many people questioned his qualification of the promotion and decried it was a promotion of nepotism and "Promotions and government appointments should depend on a person’s ability, not their name, even if that name is Mao."

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Weekly wrap-up, 2010 #50

| December 13th, 2010

Tuesday Hostage situation in the street caught on camera

A hostage situation was developed in City of Guiyang, Guizhou province. A man was caught stealing a motorcycle by the public  took a young girl hostage with his knife to get away. Eventually the hostage was successfully rescued and the criminal booked. The entire hostage rescue process was captured on camera.

Wednesday Head of Post Office drives drunk, killing 5 children

5 children were hit and killed by a drunk driver. This tragic […]Read more…

Should Mao Zedong’s Birthday be a National Holiday of China?

| September 29th, 2009

The People’s Republic of China is about to turn 60, how to evaluate and pay tribute to the founding leader of the Chinese Communist Party Mao Zedong (毛泽东) once again became a topic of discussion.

Remarks of Mao Zedong’s grandson causes concern

Mao Zedong’s only grandson, senior colonel Mao Xinyu (毛新宇) said in an press interview, the birthday of the founding leader should be set as the national holiday, to be widely publicized, so that future generations can always remember. He […]Read more…