Across Taiwan, his image and name are everywhere — on statues and street signs and at a lavish memorial hall in the capital. Chiang Kai-shek was long heralded as a national hero who worked to unify China and fought both the Japanese and the communists. But now many Taiwanese view Chiang as a despot...

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  • Taiwan has statues of him everywhere. Now many want Chiang Kai-shek's image removed
    Across Taiwan, his image and name are everywhere — on statues and street signs and at a lavish memorial hall in the capital. Chiang Kai-shek was long heralded as a national hero who worked to unify Ch...
    12/6/2017 - 10:03 pm | View Link
  • Taiwan steps up move to review Chiang Kai-shek legacy
    It was not until 1990 that Mr Pan, then 50, learnt that his father was deemed a critic of the Kuomintang (KMT) and its leader Chiang Kai- shek and killed by a firing squad, alongside other local polit...
    03/12/2017 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • The Face of Taiwan’s Past Is Slowly Fading From View
    More than 200 statues of Chiang Kai-shek, the Chinese Nationalist leader who died in 1975, have been moved to a park near his mausoleum in Taoyuan County in northern Taiwan. Billy H.C. Kwok for The Ne...
    08/4/2016 - 10:31 pm | View Link
  • Some China tourists eager to see free-wheeling democracy in action in Taiwan
    China has regarded Taiwan as a renegade province since Chiang Kai-shek's defeated ruling Nationalists fled to the island after losing the Chinese civil war to Mao Zedong's Communists. It has never ren...
    01/12/2016 - 6:09 pm | View Link
  • Taiwan's opposition says Ma-Xi meeting without democratic oversight
    The meeting in Singapore will be the first between the two sides since the Chinese civil war ended in 1949. Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists fled to Taiwan following their defeat by Mao Zedong's Communi...
    11/3/2015 - 12:16 pm | View Link
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    Chiang Kai-shek statues ... The party stated Lee's actions damaged the party's image. In response, Lee said he regretted the party's expulsion decision, but that he had no plans to join the DPP. ... "Cihu Mausoleum—The quiet and beautiful resting place of President Chiang Kai-shek". Taiwan Ministry of Culture.
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  • Taiwan has statues of him everywhere. Now many want Chiang ...
    Across Taiwan, his image and name are everywhere — on statues and street signs and at a lavish memorial hall in the capital. Chiang Kai-shek was long heralded as a national hero who worked to unify China and fought both the Japanese and the communists.
    08/25/2018 - 4:31 am | View Website
  • In Taiwan, Young Protesters and Ex-Presidents Chafe ...
    Statues of Chiang, once ubiquitous in Taiwan, are gradually being moved to a park in Taoyuan. Many support the removal of Chiang’s likeness from Taiwan’s currency and of his name from roads ...
    08/7/2018 - 5:35 am | View Website
  • In Pictures: Taiwan protesters pelt red paint at statue of ...
    Protesters threw egg shells filled with red paint onto a statue of former leader Chiang Kai-shek at one of Taiwan’s best-known landmarks Friday, as the island grapples with its authoritarian past.
    07/20/2018 - 12:59 pm | View Website
  • Taiwan protesters pelt paint at famous Chiang Kai-shek ...
    Protesters threw egg shells filled with red paint onto a statue of former leader Chiang Kai-shek at one of Taiwan's best-known landmarks Friday, as the island grapples with its authoritarian past.
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