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  1. News - China Insider - CHINA REFORM

    What message is Xi Jinping sending by quoting former Taiwan leader Chiang Ching-kuo?

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:16pm by Amy Li

    ... liberals have sometimes compared him to Chiang Ching-kuo, the former Taiwanese president who is credited for ending authoritarian rule with democratic reforms in Taiwan in the 1980s. The question ... Ching-kuo.  "When counting profit, you should count the profit for the whole world; when seeking fame, you should seek a fame that could last for thousands of generations." ...

  2. Chiang era ends with death of Ching-kuo's wife

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... on the mainland. The power of the Chiang name faded soon after Chiang Ching-kuo died in 1988. In 2000, the KMT ceased to be the ruling party after Chen Shui-bian of the pro-independence Democratic ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei The Russian wife of late Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo, Faina Chiang Fang-liang, died of cancer yesterday at the age of 88. Her death closed the final chapter ...

  3. Surviving son finally a Chiang

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei The biological son of late Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo has finally taken his father's last name to become a member of the family which ruled the island for four decades after 1949. The sole surviving son of the late leader had previously used the family name of his mother, Chang Ya-juo. He is now called John Chiang Hsiao-yen, a title kept out ...

  4. Temporary resting place

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... president Chiang Ching-kuo, dies and is placed in a stone coffin in a mausoleum 2km from his father's, pending formal burial on the mainland. Both mausoleums are protected by military police. 2004 Chiang Fang-liang, widow of Chiang Ching-kuo, agrees to a government plan to bury the two in Taiwan. She dies that year. 2005 The defence ministry proposes burying them at Wuchihshan, ...

  5. Chiang Kai-shek to be formally buried

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... by communist forces in the civil war in 1949. He had two sons, Ching-kuo and Wei-kuo. Ching-kuo later became president of Taiwan, but all of his three sons inherited his diabetes and died during ... Kai-shek was Taiwan's first president and he was succeeded by his son, Chiang Ching-kuo. Taiwan's Defence Ministry yesterday confirmed that Chiang Ching-kuo's widow, Chiang ...

  6. Alternative history

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Fahey

    ... them. The memorial hall was built by Chiang's son, Chiang Ching-kuo, in the late 1970s and for many years was one of Taipei's most popular tourist attractions. The hall's lower ... and the Japanese. The central concern of the exhibitions, though, is legitimacy. Chiang Ching-kuo's succession to power after his father was a throwback to imperial China- doubly illegitimate ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Cuba boxing coup a boost for Wu Ching-kuo's IOC presidency bid

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Groundbreaking tournament lifts Taiwanese boxing chief's Olympic bid Cuba coup a boost for Wu's IOC campaign Taiwan's International Olympic Committee (IOC) presidential candidate Wu Ching-kuo believes Cuba's historic first professional boxing bout in more than 50 years proves yet again to IOC members that he can deliver. The 66-year-old ...

  8. In for the long haul?

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... president died in 1975, his elder son Chiang Ching-kuo was the premier and remained in that post. Vice-president Yen Chia-kan officially took over the presidency. But then, a curious thing happened. ... the remaining years of the old man's presidency, Chiang Ching-kuo moved over to become president. Suddenly, the presidency became all-powerful once more, and the premier was simply his appointee ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Taiwan's Wu Ching-kuo says China 'understands' his IOC bid

    Posted May 28th 2013, 01:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Taiwanese world boxing chief is confident mainland officials will not oppose his ambitions to replace Jacques Rogge as president China 'understands' my IOC bid, Wu says Taiwan's Wu Ching-kuo has said Chinese officials "fully understand" his bid to lead the powerful International Olympic Committee (IOC) and would not oppose ...

  10. Sport - China - OLYMPICS

    Taiwanese boxing boss Wu Ching-kuo to seek top IOC post

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Taipei Boxing supremo joins crowded field to replace Jacques Rogge later this year Taiwan's Wu confirms bid for top IOC job Wu Ching-kuo of Taiwan has confirmed he is running for president of the International Olympic Committee, becoming the fourth candidate and the second from Asia bidding to replace Jacques Rogge. Wu, a 66-year-old architect who has been ...




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