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  1. 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 ...

  2. Tourist held over theft of medal

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of stealing a medal that nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek presented to a hero general during the second world war. Police say Qiao Zhaoqing, 77, stole the medal from its display case on Friday ... a spokeswoman said. The Order of the Blue Sky and White Sun was awarded to General Hu Lien in 1943 for his bravery while leading troops against invading Japanese forces. Hu followed Chiang ...

  3. No interviews for visiting Super Girl

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The mainland's Super Girl Li Yuchun has been gagged by the authorities in Taiwan, where she arrived this week to take part in a pop concert. Although the singer appeared to be willing to answer journalists' questions after arriving at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport on Thursday, she had to keep quiet thanks to a government order ...

  4. Remembering China from Taiwan

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... speaker, Meyer describes in great detail several mainland families who moved to Taiwan with Chiang Kai-shek in 1949. 'Some of them I have known for 25 years and I have lived through many ...

  5. Conspicuous by its absence

    Posted Oct 06th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Franklin Roosevelt gave face to Chiang Kai-shek by treating China as a world power, insisting, for example, that China be made a permanent member of the security council when the United Nations ... by Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin, Roosevelt showed what he really thought of China by agreeing to give the Soviet Union special rights in China, even though Chiang ...

  6. The battle is over but the war goes on

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... that Chiang Kai-shek led the battle. Without democracy or a complete political change, it is hard to revise history and face the propaganda of the past,' he said. 'In China, history has been ... could we defeat Chiang Kai-shek? How are we going to pay you back? No, we do not want your reparations.' Since the end of martial law in 1987 and the democratisation of its politics ...

  7. The life and times of a true man of the world

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... of this was a long way from his childhood. In 1930s China, civil strife was brewing. Mr Anderson recalls the horror he felt as a child when, returning home from school, he witnessed a Chiang Kai-shek ... Singapore. We were looking up the road to Tai Po for Chiang Kai-shek to come on his white horse to rescue us. It didn't happen. After a while we realised that there was no hope of us being ...

  8. Nobel news nothing for Beijing to cry about

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and other constitutional rights, but Chiang Kai-shek, the then KMT leader, rejected them, which led to the collapse of talks and to the civil war. The Communist Party's espousal of those values ...

  9. Teacher sparks outcry with Mao comments

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... manipulated behind the scenes by some people who have sinister motives. I despise those people and will not cross-question.' Shooting from the hip Quotable quotes from Yuan Tengfei Chiang Kai-shek was a dictator under one-party rule. So was Mao Zedong Japanese [history] textbooks contain fewer fabrications than the Chinese ones. There is maybe only 5 per cent truth in Chinese ...

  10. Retracing the great escape

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... for the duration of the Pacific war, to save them from the Japanese military. After the war, most were returned to Beijing. Some went to Nanjing, and Chiang Kai-shek took 3,284 crates of what he considered ... an inventory was made and comprehensive cataloguing done. In 1957, an exhibition office was open to the public. Chiang Kai-shek planned this as a temporary solution, until he could recapture ...




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