Paul Mooney

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How Humiliation Drove Modern Chinese History

The British destruction of Beijing's Summer Palace in the 19th century encapsulates how the emotion played a major role in forming modern China.<p>Beijing's Summer Palace, in winter. (David Gray/Reuters)<p>In June 1840, following the breakdown in negotiations with the Qing Dynasty over the trade of opium …

Can Xi Jinping's Mao-style clean-up campaign revive public trust?

<b>On a sunny Saturday morning in Beijing's Tuanjiehu neighbourhood park, a few hundred retirees have gathered to sing songs from their childhood. Many of the lyrics celebrate China's Communist Party founder, Mao Zedong.</b><p>"The mountain and the river are smiling," they croon. "Chairman Mao's thoughts are …

Market Awaits 'Unprecedented' Reforms In China

Next month, China’s leaders will outline at the Communist Party’s Third Plenum precisely how they plan on slowly cracking the door open on the economy.<p>“We expect some positive reform info from Communist Party leaders,” said Marc Tommasi, head of international investment strategy for Manning & …

Tiananmen crash: China police 'seek Xinjiang suspects'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1023000/1023517_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524738363_bfaba8b1ee0e4f63a44a1332fd65f5a3<p><b>Police in China have named two suspects linked to a "major incident" in Beijing, after a deadly car crash in Tiananmen Square, state media report.</b><p>The …

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Today In Horrible Photoshops: Officials (Not) Visiting An Elderly Woman

In the sizable annals of bad photoshop jobs, this one belongs in the first chapter. The picture you see above was taken in Ningguo, Anhui province, …