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Chiang Kai-Shek

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

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

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

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

Panic at the top

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

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Rohingya on agenda as Thein Sein visits Dhaka

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The Founding of a Republic (DVD)

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

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

The latest anti-smuggling crackdown in Jieshi has been going on for three weeks.

5 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Blink and you'll miss the stars

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

KMT restores Chiang's name to memorial

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

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

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

China: The Longest Journey 1850-1949

by Jonathan Fenby

FormAsia, HK$460

1 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

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