U.S. court keeps jurisdiction in dispute over Chiang diaries

ocus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/04
By: Oscar Wu and Y.F. Low

Los Angeles, Sept. 3 (CNA) A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

relinquish U.S. jurisdiction in a dispute over ownership of a collection of historic documents belonging to two late Republic of China presidents, Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) and his son Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), U.S.-based Courthouse News Service reported Thursday.

The documents, which include the personal diaries of the two late presidents, were loaned to Stanford University in 2004 by Ching-kuo’s daughter-in-law, Chiang Fang Chih-yi (蔣方智怡).

Taiwan’s Academia Historica and eight descendants of the two presidents have claimed rights to the papers.     [FULL  STORY]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.