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  1. Generalissimo- Chiang Kai-shek and the China He Lost

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Generalissimo- Chiang Kai-shek and the China He Lost by Jonathan Fenby Free Press $155 What if Chiang Kai-shek's nationalists had beaten Mao Zedong's communists in 1949? This is a question to ponder after reading this richly fascinating biography of the No1 warlord written by former South China Morning Post editor Jonathan Fenby. Chiang, who took ...

  2. Trade links hostage to political hostility

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... protested against the '21 Demands' made by Japan for special rights in China to the government of Yuan Shikai. In 1927, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek levied fines of up to 150,000 yuan against Shanghai merchants who sold Japanese products. In 1930, following anti-Chinese riots in Korea- then under Japanese control- Chiang's Nationalist Party organised a boycott of Japanese ...

  3. Alternative history

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

    ... Michael Fahey, Taipei Ilike to take visitors to Taipei on a walking tour of the capital district, beginning at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and ending at the 228 Peace Park. ... For me, though, the highlights of the walk are the two museums at the beginning and the end- the lower level of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and the 228 Peace Museum, tucked away in a shady ...

  4. Coming in from the cold

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... As Beijing warms to Taiwan's Nationalists, Chiang Kai-shek's spy chief, Dai Li, is slowly getting the recognition he deserves for his part in China's history, writes Mark O'Neill In a beautiful 14th century building in Nanjing surrounded by well-kept trees and flowers stand wax figures from the Nationalist period, including Chiang Kai-shek, and black stone tablets ...

  5. Politics qualifies party's praise for US and Soviet help

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... with attention given to the Soviet support- which mainly went to Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist government- similar aid from the US had not so far been adequately acknowledged, said Professor Jing. ... in 1991 dedicated to the top US adviser, General Joseph Stilwell, who served as Chiang's chief of staff between 1942 and 1944. Mr Leung said the lack of open access on the mainland ...

  6. Family blasted over presidents' diaries

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei DPP attacks kin of Chiang Kai-shek and Chiang Ching-kuo who sent papers to US The family of former Taiwanese presidents Chiang Kai-shek and Chiang Ching-kuo have come ... window on history- including how Chiang Kai-shek lost the civil war and fled to Taiwan in 1949- are now kept at the Hoover Institute of Stanford University. Chiang's family decided ...

  7. Writing Women in Modern China

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... failed to find purchase in current generations. In Hong Kong, Confucian attitudes to the subservience of women, reinforced by the influx of Kuomintang and Chiang Kai-shek's New Life ...

  8. Taiwanese executives take flight of fancy

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... later at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport in Taoyuan. 'We all will board the same flight back [to the mainland] at 11.30am,' said Mr Kuo. He added: 'We didn't want ...

  9. Critics say Japan text still deceitful

    Posted May 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... without giving the number of deaths. China says 300,000 were killed. It says Nanking was captured because: 'Japanese military officials thought Chiang Kai-shek would surrender if they captured the Nationalist capital. They occupied that city in December. But he had moved his capital to Chongqing.' On the invasion of Shandong in the late 1920s, it says: 'Chiang Kai-shek ...

  10. Necessity is the motherland of post-revolution reinvention

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Chiang Kai-shek is being restored as the mainland replaces marxist mantras with a nationalist twist, writes Mark O'Neill 'You foreigners do not believe us, but we will take ... to Beijing. Turn the clock forward 23 years to May 2005, and we are walking through the former palace of Nationalist president Chiang Kai-shek in the centre of Nanjing, the capital chosen by Sun ...




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