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 China and fought both the Japanese and the communists.
    12/6/2017 - 10:23 pm | View Link
  • Taiwan votes to erase Chiang Kai-shek’s authoritarian legacy with new law
    The so-called transitional justice bill, which was passed late on Tuesday, means that streets and schools will be renamed and statues taken down. It also paves the way for a full investigation into Chiang’s ... airport and his image being scrapped ...
    12/6/2017 - 10:24 am | View Link
  • No plan to remove Chiang Kai-shek statues or change names: officials
    Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) Taiwan government officials on Wednesday dismissed rumors that roads and schools named after Chiang Kai-shek's (蔣中正 ... Minister Lee Hsiang-jow (李翔宙) said that statues and photos of former President Chiang Kai-shek at ...
    12/6/2017 - 8:23 am | 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 politicians. 1947 Feb 27: Tobacco Monopoly Bureau enforcement ...
    03/12/2017 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Chiang Kai-shek slowly fades from view in Taiwan
    You used to see Chiang Kai-shek’s image everywhere in Taiwan. But lately, the man who led the Republic of China for nearly half a century has gradually been disappearing from view. In recent years, statues and busts of Mr Chiang, who died in 1975 ...
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