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Chiang Kai-shek's name to be dropped from Taiwan memorial

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posted on Mar, 3 2007 @ 06:04 AM
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Chiang Kai-shek's name to be dropped from Taiwan memorial


Source Link: newsinfo.inquirer.net

TAIPEI -- Taiwan is planning to rename the memorial for its former president Chiang Kai-shek, officials said Saturday, the latest name-changing move by the independence-leaning government.

In a move strongly criticized by the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Party -- which Chiang led -- a government panel has tentatively decided to rename the landmark "Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall" in capital Taipei to "Taiwan Democracy Hall."

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