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  • Giant statue for Chairman Mao

    BEIJING: A gargantuan gold-painted statue of Communist China’s founding father Mao Zedong has been erected in open countryside by a group of capitalists at a cost of 3 million yuan ($460,000), reports said...

    Despite being blamed for millions of deaths, Mao is still widely revered in China, where the Communist leadership tightly controls public discussion of history and seeks to use his legacy to shore up its support...

  • A dish for Chairman Mao

    One of the dishes she prepared was Chairman Mao’s red-braised meat, and the recipe is in Ms Dunlop’s splendid Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook: Recipes from Hunan Province...

    Apparently Mao loved the dish, and it was served frequently to him by his Hunanese chefs...

  • Xi joins Mao in Communist constitution, tightens grip on China

    BEIJING: Xi Jinping was elevated to the pantheon of China’s most powerful leaders on Tuesday as his name was enshrined in the Communist Party constitution alongside Chairman Mao...

    Communist China’s founder Mao Zedong, and the architect of its market reforms, Deng Xiaoping, are the only other Chinese leaders to have their names in the constitution — and only Mao was alive when his was included...

  • Warhol’s Mao portrait fetches $12.7m in HK auction

    HONG KONG: A classic Andy Warhol portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong fetched $12...

    The sale of the 1973 screen print by the legendary US pop artist attracted plenty of attention before going under the hammer in the semi-autonomous city owing to sensitivity about any use of Mao’s image in China...

  • No tears for Mao: 1976 death an imperial fall

    BEIJING: The death of Communist China’s founding father Mao Zedong 40 years ago this week was akin to the demise of an emperor and helped pave the way for the modern nation, says one of the few Westerners in Beijing at the time...

    Ragnar Baldursson, a young Marxist from Iceland, was a student in Beijing in September, 1976 when, after a year of upheavals, authorities announced the unthinkable — Mao was dead...

  • Live long and endure: how Mao’s body was preserved

    BEIJING: Days after Communist China’s founding father Mao Zedong died 40 years ago the problem of what to do with his corpse was becoming increasingly heated — literally...

    Mao himself had requested cremation, but powerful officials including his mercurial widow Jiang Qing decided he would join the likes of Vladimir Lenin and Ho Chi Minh in being embalmed and put on display...

  • Mao-made mayhem

    The Economist has recently cited a secret circular approved by Mao declaring war on “representatives of the bourgeoisie” who had “sneaked into the Communist Party, the government, the army and various spheres of life”...

    In this period, Mao was elevated to god-like status, with 350 million copies of his collected thoughts published in the ‘Little Red Book’...

  • Lecturer’s suicide: MAO principal removed

    LAHORE: The Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) on Monday removed principal of MAO College from the post following an inquiry that found him guilty of showing negligence in a matter of sexual harassment allegations against a lecturer who committed suicide...

    The deceased kept demanding the clearance certificate from the principal and the chairman of the anti-harassment committee but he was not entertained...

  • Careem acquires Delivery Chacha as it looks to expand

    Careem, the ride-hailing service that operates in several cities across Pakistan, has just announced the acquisition of Delivery Chacha, an on-demand delivery and errand service operating out of Karachi...

    While the precise financial details of the deal are not known, Nashit Iqbal, the founder of Delivery Chacha, will move to Careem, ProPakistani has learnt...

  • New health service delivery system within a month: minister

    PESHAWAR: The provincial government is set to implement the new system for improvement of health services delivery at the four teaching hospitals within a month in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to give efficient care to the patients...

    “The current system has failed to deliver, therefore, we are bringing about a paradigm change in the health delivery system to provide diagnostic and treatment facilities to the patients as desired,” provincial KP...

  • Health delivery system flawed, say activists

    KARACHI: Highlighting major gaps in the provincial health delivery system, speakers at a programme held on Wednesday urged the government to make health facilities functional by ensuring the presence of adequate medical staff, equipment and medicines at their respective centres...

    Head of the Indus Resource Centre Sadiqa Salahuddin, regional head of SPO, Karachi, Ellahi Bakhsh and registrar secretariat provincial ombudsman Sindh...

  • Car buyers being charged premium for spot delivery

    KARACHI: Demand for new cars has outstripped their production, and buyers are either paying premium (on money) on spot sales or are asked by the authorised dealers to wait for two to four months to get the delivery...

    As for Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited (PSMCL), the company’s engagement to meet the orders for Bolan and Ravi for Punjab Taxi Scheme is said to be the key reason for delayed delivery to private buyers...

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