The Straits Times
Published on Sep 22, 2012

Mao Zedong's presence still lingers in China


A selection of archive images showcasing former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong’s lingering presence in China decades after his death.

China has yet to announce the start date for the 18th Communist Party Congress, the country’s biggest political meeting in 10 years, which will see the transfer of power from President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao to a new generation.