Chiang Kai-shek


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Chinese military and political figure

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As per to Chu, when the Wanda Line is completed, it will take only 17 minutes to travel between New Taipei's Zhonghe Senior High School and Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall -- a route of nearly 9 km that can easily take half an hour by car in city traffic.
examines different conceptions of democracy in the speeches and public writing of Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo.
Such is certainly the case with Hannah Pakula's The Last Empress, which presents us, in unprecedented detail, with the life of May-ling Soong [1898-2003], far better known to the world as Madame Chiang Kai-shek.
Jay Taylor's masterful biography of Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975), first published in 2009, is now available in paperback, with a new postscript that assesses documentation unavailable when Taylor completed his manuscript in 2008.
This episode obviously weakened Chiang politically, but far more importantly, it drove the final wedge between Chiang Kai-shek and the CCP.
At a time when Taipei and Beijing are planning to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the Republic of China and the 1911 Revolution, re-evaluating Chiang Kai-shek is, thus, in the wind, a sign of the realpolitik of fading Chinese communism and the improving, at times even cordial, cross-Strait political atmosphere.
The "Dictator" turned out to be Chiang Kai-shek, the ruler of mainland China prior to his overthrow by Communist forces.
Chiang Kai-shek understood that if conflict broke out between the French and the Vietnamese, China would be blamed and embroiled because he had recognized French sovereignty in Indochina when he authorized his representatives to sign the 28 February agreement.
Dissatisfied with the stories Hemingway brought back from China, especially one about meeting Chiang Kai-shek and his wife, May-ling Soong, Ingersoll set out to follow Hemingway's footsteps in China less than three weeks after Hemingway's final piece ran in PM.
Hannah Pakula, The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China.
Chiang Kai-shek knew more about communist infiltration than Marshall.
Taiwan reinstated guards of honor on Saturday at a Taipei memorial to former President Chiang Kai-shek after they had been removed by the former independent-minded government of Chen Shui-bian.
Japan started to conquer the rest of China, Chiang Kai-Shek and his forces were unable to stop the mighty Japanese armies.
It will be awarded by Wellesley College in the US, a prestigious women's university which has Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek among its former students.
The enormous jet -- with its enlarged upper fuselage that can accommodate three times the cargo by volume of a standard 747-400 freighter -- gracefully took off under rainy skies from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (formerly Chiang Kai-Shek International Airport).