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  1. China: The Longest Journey 1850-1949

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... alleyways of historical China than Jonathan Fenby. With treatments of Hong Kong, the Dragon Throne and Chiang Kai-shek behind him and the handover-era editorship of the South China Morning Post ... close the Qing innings at 268 years. Cue the arrival of Chiang Kai-shek and the Kuomintang's rise and fatal political and military tango with the Communists. Mao's emergence ...

  2. Voice for China

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Chiangs decamped after their post-civil war flight, has become a contemporary miracle, an Asian dragon. Of course, one should never forget the chaos and bloodshed that Chiang Kai-shek ... and cruelty meted out and participated in by her, her husband and family. Madame Chiang gave voice- perhaps the only recognised and authoritative-sounding voice of her era- to raise awareness ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Skirting the law is way of life for residents in Guangdong town

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai The latest anti-smuggling crackdown in Jieshi has been going on for three weeks. As of late last month, officials in Lufeng city, which oversees Jieshi town, said they had detained 11 people and raided more than 500 workshops and warehouses. Mor ...

  5. What's in a name?

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... references to the late Kuomintang leader, Chiang Kai-shek, is being countered with equally unsound moves by opponents. Last weekend, Mr Chen ordered that the landmark National Chiang Kai-Shek ... Party ended 51 years of nationalist KMT rule, erasing Chiang's legacy became a priority. Statues have since been toppled, but with national elections less than a year away, and a knife-edge ...

  6. Chiang mausoleums to reopen for a day

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan's Defence Ministry will reopen the mausoleums of Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek and his son Chiang Ching-kuo on Saturday after closing them for more than ... has said he will seek public opinion on whether to change the title of a memorial in Taipei back to the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. Its title was changed to Taiwan Democracy Memorial Hall ...

  7. Another salvo launched against Chiang's legacy

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

    ... on the grounds that the government should not waste money and resources on a 'dictator'. 'Chiang Kai-shek was not only a dictator, he was also the chief culprit of the 228 Incident,' ... to take care of the mausoleum. Mr Yu's demand followed a DPP call for the authorities to remove all bronze statues of Chiang in public places and rename Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... years ago, widely regarded as a watershed in its democratic development. Taiwan had been under martial law after Chiang Kai-shek's Kuomintang took refuge following its defeat in the 1949 civil war, until Chiang's son and successor Chiang Ching-kuo lifted it in 1987. A photo exhibition on human rights at the National 228 Memorial Museum is part of the commemorations. A feast ...

  10. The Founding of a Republic (DVD)

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... them- some actors appear for mere seconds. Apart from Tang Guoqiang and Zhang Guoli, who play Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek, very few of the reported 170 cast members leave an impression. Even ...




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