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Chinese sculptor moulds memory of Mao

YAN'AN, China (Reuters Life!) - Sculptor Wang Wenhai has dedicated his life to one man - China's controversial former paramount leader Mao Zedong.Full story

Confucius statue vanishes from Tiananmen

A large statue of ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius, controversially erected outside a Communist Party museum in central Beijing, has quietly been removed from its plinth. Full story

Q+A: Rural prosperity key to China's future

China's government believes that improving incomes and welfare in the countryside is crucial to securing economic growth and averting discontent that could fester into threats to Communist Party rule. Here are some questions and answers about China's countryside and the policies of President Hu Jint Full story

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  A look at China's cultural revolution

1987: NBC News looks back at the Cultural Revolution, during which millions of Chinese were displaced or killed at the orders of Mao Zedong.

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