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  1. News - Hong Kong - AUCTION

    Medal reportedly belonging to Chiang Kai-shek goes unsold at HK auction

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Lawrence Chung

    ... Amy Nip and Lawrence Chung in Taipei No bids at Hong Kong auction for medal attributed to Chiang Kai-shek A medal said to have been presented to late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek remained unsold at a Hong Kong auction yesterday amid doubts about its authenticity. The Order of Blue Sky and White Sun with Grand Cordon, which auction house Spink said was awarded to Chiang ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AUCTION

    Disputed Chiang Kai-shek medal to go on sale in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Au, Emily Tsang and Lawrence Chung in Taiwan Disputed Chiang medal to go on sale A medal said to have been presented to late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek and to have been ... China vice chairman Anna Lee said. Collector and scholar Chuk Hong-ming, who wrote a book about the medal, said the one held by Spinks was indeed worn by Chiang. "I don't think ...

  3. Details of Chiang Kai-shek's attempts to recapture mainland to be made public

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan will declassify a set of confidential documents on a failed military attempt by the late Kuomintang generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek to recover the mainland ... decades. The seven-hectare, crescent-shaped Back Tzuhu has been a restricted section of the Chiang Kai-shek Mausoleum in Tzuhu in the northern county of Taoyuan, according to previews ...

  4. Closing mausoleums of Chiang Kai-shek and his son brings relief, says relative

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Last weekend's closure of the mausoleums of former leader Chiang Kai-shek and his son Chiang Ching-kuo by the Taiwanese government is being viewed ... become a tourist attraction. 'Why shut it down?' said a tourist from Shanghai with one of the dozens of mainland tour groups that visited the Chiang Kai-shek mausoleum every day to see ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Museum resurrects Chiang Kai-shek

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Guangdong has rewritten a small part of history by installing a model of nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek in a museum in recognition of his contribution ... worked with Sun. 'We hope that children who come here will know what Chiang Kai-shek did during those periods. What he did later... they can find out from textbooks and from ...

  7. Chiang Kai-shek's former house gutted

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A former residence of late Taiwanese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek burned down before dawn on the scenic Yangming Mountain yesterday amid an escalating campaign to wipe out Chiang's legacy. The main hall of the 87-year-old Grass Mountain Villa on the outskirts of Taipei was destroyed by the fire. It started at 12.20am and was extinguished ...

  8. Chen's removal of plaque to Chiang Kai-shek a gimmick: KMT

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the Chinese characters for 'Chieh Shou Hall' or 'The Hall of the Eternally Longliving Chiang Kai-shek' was taken down on Saturday as part of Chen Shui-bian's government's efforts to sever the island's historical links with the mainland and end what remains of Chiang's influence. The plaque was replaced by a marble sign reading Presidential Office, ...

  9. KMT restores Chiang's name to memorial

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's Kuomintang government yesterday restored the name of Chiang Kai-shek to a Taipei hall built in memory of the island's late leader. ... that it was necessary. 'The restoration of the 'Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall' nameplate is in line with the legislature's decision and the due process of law, as the former administration ...

  10. Details of the Taipei landmark

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall was built in memory of late Nationalist, or Kuomintang, leader Chiang Kai-shek, who died in April 1975. Construction began in October 1976 ... a display room with exhibits of clothing worn by Chiang and historical documents and photographs. It also has a lecture hall, two art galleries and other function rooms. ...




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