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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  • The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan
    2018 may be considered the “year of the vandal” in Taiwan, if statues ... Chiang Kai-shek is undergoing something of a performance review. From a grassroots perspective, the verdict doesn’t appear goo...
    10/29/2018 - 4:46 am | View Link
  • 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 - 10:10 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
  • 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 (/ ˈ tʃ æ ŋ k aɪ ˈ ʃ ɛ k, dʒ i ˈ ɑː ŋ /; 31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also known as Generalissimo Chiang or Chiang Chungcheng and romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi, was a politician 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.
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    Tributes to Taiwan’s former dictator Chiang Kai-shek will be removed across the island after lawmakers voted in favour of the mandatory axing of symbols of its authoritarian past.
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