Chiang Ching-Kuo

'I will appeal ... I am innocent'

Lily Chiang Lai-lei was ready to talk two days before she was found guilty of fraud.

Friday, 10 June, 2011, 12:00am


The government has just announced a three-month public consultation on whether to build a third runway at Chek Lap Kok airport. Public consultations have also been held recently on a regulatory framework for the property management industry, health care reform, the updating of air quality objectives, whether to establish an independent insurance authority, and a climate change strategy.

8 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Chiang grandson loses KMT poll

John Chiang, the grandson of late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek, yesterday conceded defeat in a shock result in the KMT primaries for Taiwan's legislative elections in January.

The 69-year-old, three-term legislator lost by a paper-thin margin to Lo Shu-lei, an outspoken at-large legislator, the KMT said.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

In for the long haul?

The election of Dmitry Medvedev as Russian president, to succeed Vladimir Putin, is being viewed with consternation in certain quarters. Is Mr Putin seeking to prolong his rule by picking a protege who will, in effect, let him run the country by appointing him prime minister? Mr Putin has already served eight years as president, the constitutionally imposed limit.

5 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Released reporter keen to cover Olympics, despite family's fears

Freed journalist Ching Cheong wants to go to Beijing to cover the Olympics, as he continues his career in reporting China's news after being released from a mainland prison.

He would also like to help resolve any crisis between the mainland and Taiwan if war broke out.

'The Olympics has been the Chinese people's dream for a century,' he said.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Ching's release helps heal old wounds

Ching Cheong broke down in tears last week when he learned his father had died while he was serving a five-year jail sentence following his conviction by a mainland court of spying for Taiwan.

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

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

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 as 'liberation' by the generalissimo's great-grandson.

29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Blood spilled in battle over Taipei memorial

Politician's aide drives truck over journalist

The first blood has been shed in the political standoff between the Taipei city and Taiwanese governments over the removal of late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek's name from a memorial.

7 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

'My mother communicates with me better because of the course'

Chiang On-yin began attending Against Child Abuse sessions when she was 10.

Miss Chiang said her mother had joined the group's course on how to be a good parent and had suggested she visit the centre.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Four decades of oppression where KMT found refuge

Taiwan imposed martial law soon after Chiang Kai-shek and his Kuomintang forces were defeated by the communists at the end of the civil war in 1949 and fled to the island to set up a provisional government.

16 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Temporary resting place

1959 Then-Taiwanese president Chiang Kai-shek orders the building of a guesthouse set among pavilions and by a lake at Tzuhu, about 90 minutes' drive south of Taipei, because he believes the area resembles his birthplace in Xikou, Zhejiang province .

8 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Passion and principle

For three decades, patriotism and a desire to see China prosper was a hallmark of the conduct of Hong Kong journalist Ching Cheong.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Alternative history

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. The Japanese built the district as a showcase of their colonial rule. Beside the buildings that housed the colonial administration are schools and Taiwan's first modern hospital, museum and park.

8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Ching's friends petition for fair trial

Friends of Hong Kong-based journalist Ching Cheong, who is accused by the mainland of spying for Taiwan, have begun collecting signatures for a petition urging the central government to give him an open and fair trial.

Former classmates and friends from the University of Hong Kong said the 'patriot and family man' they knew for decades would never spy for Taiwan.

11 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Surviving son finally a Chiang

The biological son of late Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo has finally taken his father's last name to become a member of the family which ruled the island for four decades after 1949.

8 Mar 2005 - 12:00am