Deng Xiaoping

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Deng Xiaoping

A 20th-century Chinese statesman. Active in the Communist Party of China throughout his entire career, he served as China's de facto leader from 1978 until 1992. He was the major force behind China's pro-market reforms, including the establishment of a private sector and the acceptance of international trade. His reforms are credited with turning China into a global economic player. Deng lived from 1904 to 1997.
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We could tap on their expertise and learn how to manage better than them." (Selected Works of Deng Xiao Ping, 1993: 378) Since Singapore and China established formal diplomatic relations in 1990, the two governments have maintained a warm relationship at the highest level, as evident from the frequent mutual visits of either country's top leaders.
But it is unlikely that any radical changes will take place while Premier Deng Xiao Ping is alive because the balance of power within the Chinese bureaucracy will remain essentially the same.
AS DENG XIAO PING ONCE SAID: "THERE CAN'T BE TWO TIGERS ON THE SAME HILL."
Then there were the great Marxist visionaries and revolutionaries like Karl Marx and Lenin, and Mao Zedong and Deng Xiao Ping who dreamed and envisioned a new communist society, and earthshaking new order of things in China and the former Soviot Union.
Hong Kong and Macau are Special Administrative Regions, existing under the benign edict of Deng Xiao Ping's "One Country, Two Systems." Each of the three regions could continue to have their own political, legal, economic, and financial affairs, including external relations with foreign countries.
Either way, what it means is "Congratulations and be prosperous!" - the only greeting, among all the world's languages, whereby the greeter commands the greeted to thrive and succeed (in Deng Xiao Ping's words, "To be rich is glorious").