Li Ka-shing is a Hong Kong billionaire tycoon who has played a great role in not only Hong Kong’s prosperity but in China’s as well. He is respected not only for his achievements in business and industry but also for his rise from humble beginnings in Chaozhou, China.
Kang Sheng 康生 was a sinister character from modern Chinese history who was both Chairman Mao’s close confidant and creator of China’s Secret Police.
February 1972 “The week that changed the world”. We pick up where we left off last week with President Nixon’s historic visit to the PRC.
Thirty-eight years ago President Nixon visited Peking, as it was called then, and jump started the normalization of relations between the two great nations of The United States and the People’s Republic of China. This was a story that played out over three years and culminated in one of the great geopolitical media events of the 20th century. Continue reading “CHP-008 Nixon’s Visit to China Pt 1”
This week we look at the Tang dynasty Empress Wu Zetian, the only woman from Chinese history to rule China as an emperor in her own name. Continue reading “CHP-007 Wu Zetian”