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
  • In Taiwan, teens protest statues honoring former ruler Chiang Kai-shek
    Nearly 40 years after Chiang Kai-shek's death, statues of the autocratic leader continue to loom ... But sentiment is likely to eventually tilt against Chiang's image, say student leader Tung and othe...
    08/11/2014 - 2:18 am | View Link
  • Cheers, jeers as Taiwan dismantles Chiang characters
    Nearly every major city in Taiwan has streets named after the late strongman ruler, but the present government has embarked on a campaign to erase his ever-present image, including ... "Taiwan is not ...
    02/17/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Chiang Kai-shek
    Chiang Kai-shek (/ ˈ tʃ æ ŋ k aɪ ˈ ʃ ɛ k, dʒ i ˈ ɑː ŋ /; 31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.He was recognized by much of the ...
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    Etymology. The city has a number of other names, and some historical names are now used as names of districts of the city; among them there is the name Jiangning or Kiangning (江寧), whose former character Jiang (江, Yangtze) is the former part of the name Jiangsu and latter character Ning (寧, simplified form 宁; "Peace") is the short name of Nanjing.
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    Taiwan votes to erase Chiang Kai-shek’s authoritarian legacy with new law
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