Tag archive for ‘Hu Jintao’
Pigeons fly next to a Chinese national flag on top of a building near the Chang'an Avenue in central Beijing
By Team Folks On Friday, November 2nd, 2012
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Pigeons set China Congress security plans aflutter

Potentially sinister threats to China’s ruling Communist Party sit unnoticed in cages perched on a rooftop above a small alleyway in southwestern Beijing. Not dissidents. Pigeons. Pigeons fly next to a Chinese More...

Participants sing in front of a screen showing China's late Chairman Mao Zedong during a revolutionary song concert in celebration of the Communist Party's 90th anniversary, in Chongqing municipality July 1, 2011. China's ruling Communist Party must ensure economic growth and its iron grip on stability do not slacken, President Hu Jintao said on Friday, using the party's 90th anniversary as a show of unity ahead of a tricky leadership succession. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS)
By Team Folks On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Children of Mao’s wrath vie for power in China

By Chris Buckley (Reuters) – Forty five years before ambitious Chinese politician Bo Xilai fell from power accused of flirting with Cultural Revolution extremism, he stood as a teenager in front of a baying More...

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By Team Folks On Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
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Swamy Controversy & India Studies in the 21st century

“The rhetoric accompanying the Subramanian Swamy affair has obscured the seismic shift of the simultaneous rise of India and the decline of Indology. In desperation Indologists have begun courting Islamists.” More...

By Team Folks On Sunday, November 7th, 2010
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Obama comes job-shopping

By Kanchan Gupta A friend on Twitter, @naveenks, made the most profound comment on US President Barack Hussein Obama’s visit to India, which officially begins tomorrow morning: “There was a time when Indian More...