Tag Archives: memorial

Traveling Taiwan: Sun Yat-sen & Chiang Kai-shek Memorial (Part 12 of 24)

History in a nutshell: Sun Yat-sen lead the Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuo Min Tang or KMT party), overthrew the Qing dynasty of China, and became the first President of the Republic of China. When he passed away, Chiang Kai-shek was … Continue reading

Posted in History | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Reactions to Michael Jackson’s death in Asia

The death of Michael Jackson has unleashed a lot of craziness here in Los Angeles, as it has been the location of his death and memorial service, as well as “home base” for the Jackson Family (via their Encino compound). … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Entertainment, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments