Sino File by Cary Huang
Is Taiwan trying to erase links to mainland China, or forget a bloody past?
Beijing sees legislation to remove all tributes to former leader Chiang Kai-shek as a political move paving the way to independence, but there are good reasons Taiwan may want to move on from the former dictator’s legacy
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.