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

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

    ... moment had arrived as the Communist government botched its economy with the disastrous 'Great Leap Forward', the outbreak of the Vietnam war and the prospect that the mainland might soon have a nuclear weapon, Chiang decided that the need to launch an counterattack and recover the mainland, which had been lost at the end of a bitter civil war in 1949, was urgent. He ...

  2. Late tycoon started out with a small rice store

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of US$6.8 billion, went to New Jersey last Saturday to inspect the US operations of the group. It also has operation centres and factories in Taiwan, the mainland, Indonesia and Vietnam ... in Hsintien township, Taiwan 1932 Opens rice store, his first business, at age 15 1943 Starts timber business, which booms after second world war 1954 Founds Formosa Plastics Corp, a PVC maker 1958 ...

  3. What's good for the goose

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... later expanded into a rice mill but he was forced to close it when the Japanese government, which ruled Taiwan at that time, imposed rice rationing during the second world war. Wang then tried ... surrendered at the end of the second world war and returned the island to China, Wang reopened his rice mill. In February 1947, the Kuomintang government on the mainland sent forces to Taiwan ...



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