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  • After eight years of wallowing in the Chen Shui-bian Ch'en Shui-pien mire, compounded by the deterioration of the international economic environment, Taiwan's economic recovery will be, inevitably, slow in coming.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • In February 1998 it was reported that Ch'en Yung-t'ai, director of Taiwan's Aurora Foundation, an educational foundation, had located and purchased the stolen heads of all 18 arhats from Zishou Temple on the international market.

    Off With the Heads

  • Ch'en wished to return the arhats to the temple; in order to do this, he had to arrange for special dispensation from the authorities in

    Off With the Heads

  • With the help of diplomatic organisations in Taipei and Shanghai, Ch'en eventually succeeded in presenting all 18 heads to China's cultural relics authorities.

    Off With the Heads

  • [LARGERIMAGE] Ch'en Yung-tai, a Taiwanese businessman, was responsible for purchasing all 18 arhats and restoring them to the Zishou temple.

    Off With the Heads

  • Actually, two of the eight were women: Lü Hsiu-lien and Ch'en Chü.

    Women's Place

  • At the death of Wang Ch'en (d. 392) ,99 who was the governor of

    Lives of the Nuns

  • Therefore Huan Hsüan wanted [Yin Chung-k'an] to be appointed as governor [to replace the deceased Wang Ch'en].

    Lives of the Nuns

  • At the same time, a certain Huan Hsüan (369-404) 101 in Chiang-ling [the provincial capital of Ching], who had always been blocked in his own plans by Wang Ch'en, heard that Wang Kung would be the replacement, and he was already afraid of Kung.

    Lives of the Nuns

  • In his discussion of the events of 1927 Jerome Ch'en (Mao and the Chinese Revolution, pp. 129-33) shows how the troops over whom the Communists gained control played a crucial role in establishing the Red Army and the Communist bases, despite setbacks and defeats, of which there were many more to come.

    Revolution in America?


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