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.Saturday, 25 August, 2012, 2:50am
A medal said to have been presented to late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek and to have been buried with him is set to go on sale in Hong Kong - even though the government in Taipei has said "it would be impossible for the medal to appear for auction outside Taiwan".22 Aug 2012 - 4:32am
As the 18th Communist Party congress fast approaches, the leadership in Beijing is trying to do everything possible to stimulate popular enthusiasm and public spirit. But nothing seems to be working. The Bo Xilai affair continues to haunt the process of the upcoming power transition.19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...
Rohingya on agenda as Thein Sein visits Dhaka14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
It has been said The Founding of a Republic will only appeal to people born after the 1980s who are keen on Chinese history, elderly citizens who lived through the cultural revolution, or fans of local and mainland stars.29 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
The latest anti-smuggling crackdown in Jieshi has been going on for three weeks.5 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
It has been said The Founding of a Republic will only appeal to people born after the 1980s who are keen on Chinese history, elderly citizens who lived through the cultural revolution or fans of local and mainland stars.
If this is true, all viewers will be disappointed.18 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
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.
The restoration came 18 months after pro-independence former president Chen Shui-bian replaced the memorial's nameplate with 'National Taiwan Democracy Memorial Hall' in a bid to downplay Chiang's legacy in Taiwan.21 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
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 in the 1960s.
From the start of next month, visitors, including those from the mainland, will be allowed to visit Back Tzuhu, which has housed the secrets of Chiang's failed mission for nearly five decades.22 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
China: The Longest Journey 1850-1949
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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 three months.3 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
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
The last word of a phrase eulogising Taiwan's late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek was finally removed yesterday from the main gate guarding a three-decade-old memorial, evoking mixed responses to a government-led campaign to erase Chiang's legacy.
Some burst into tears while others uncorked wine after workers removed the words and placed them on the ground with a crane.8 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
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
From the South China Morning Post this week in: 196619 Jun 2007 - 12:00am