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... practice providing the platform for the helmsman to test theories; and also the Yangtze river carrying the real cruise ship S.S. Bashan where the International Conference on Macroeconomic Management ('Bashan Boat Conference' or 'Bashan Conference') took place when Zhao Ziyang was the premier.

"Zhao Ziyang was very sympathetic towards the pro-democracy movement of 1989, and he opposed the Tiananmen massacre [that followed]," He told RFA. "He told the students [it was coming], with no regard for his own position, so that they could make preparations to leave and avoid even greater loss of ...
And I think it is still correct to say that the essential distinguishing feature of ChiSoc is the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party. Translated and edited by Luisetta Mudie. Bao Tong, former political aide to the late ousted premier Zhao Ziyang, is under continual surveillance and frequent house arrest at ...
He was tasked with pushing for political reforms under late liberal leader Zhao Ziyang, and helped draft a bold report delivered to the party congress in 1987 that called for deeper political reform of the party and the government. He left when the office was dismantled in 1989, following a purge of liberal ...
By Hiroyuki Sugiyama / Yomiuri Shimbun Senior WriterAt the recently finished annual session of the National People's Congress, Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated that the “reform and opening up” program that had shaped China since it was launched in 1978 by Deng Xiaoping would continue.
The most prominent example is arguably when, in 1989, Premier Li Peng tried to replace General Secretary Zhao Ziyang over his handling of the Tiananmen Square student protests that would lead to bloodshed on June 4. Xi may be seeking way to avoid the instability brought by political succession by ...
The whole world has heard about the constitutional amendments made at the recent session of the National People's Congress (NPC). One of them enshrined Xi Jinping Thought for a New Era into the constitution, making it the sixth political thought-form listed there after Marxism, Mao Zedong Thought, ...
In late July, the Chinese University Press in Hong Kong released a trove of previously unpublished documents about Zhao Ziyang, the bold reformer who served as China's premier (1980-1987) and Communist Party general secretary (1987-1989). Containing almost 500 documents that were smuggled out ...
But that honor has been denied to Zhao Ziyang, the party leader ousted in 1989, when Deng Xiaoping, his powerful elder, sided with conservatives who blamed Mr. Zhao for letting student protesters get out of control. Mr. Zhao died in 2005, still an official pariah under house arrest, and even now his name ...


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