By: Oscar Wu and Y.F. Low
Los Angeles, Sept. 3 (CNA) A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to
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]