Founder and Participant: Wang Jingwei’s Associations

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Society of Collective Wisdom (Annotated by Ho Mang Hang) Wang Jingwei’s significance in the Guomindang and Chinese political arena makes it easier to overlook his activities and accomplishments in other areas. Before going to Japan, the young Wang Jingwei and his peers from the same village had organized Qunzhishe to encourage practical learning. During the Tongmenghui period, he formed an … Read More

Was Wang Jingwei Truly Universally Condemned?

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一九三七年,民眾歡迎汪精衛歸國。

When Wang Jingwei returned to China from overseas in January, 1937, he was greeted by an enthusiastic crowd. (Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs, pp. 118-123) Photo from Shibao BimonthlyClearly, Wang Jingwei was a controversial figure subject to much debate. For years, we have heard about attacks on his activities and character. In our last issue, new archival material … Read More

The 1939 Assassination Attempt on Wang Jingwei

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汪精衛替曾仲鳴逝世週年的《曾仲鳴先生殉國紀念冊》致辭

Much has been written about the assassination that took place in March 1939 in Hanoi. Most recently, Ho Mang Hang’s eye-witness account, and Wang Jingwei’s own writing was been published for the first time in Wang Jingwei & Modern China. Aside from clarifying details about the incident, these recollections provide clues as to how the event affected Wang Jingwei. On … Read More

Carrie Koo Mei Remembers Wang Jingwei

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Koo Mei

As a witness of the tumultuous time, my memories remain fresh. I am grateful to your father (Ho Mang Hang) for documenting this moving period in history. This series of books is very successful and meaningful, and will certainly bring deeper understanding and respect for Wang Jingwei. Carrie Koo MeiCarrie Koo Mei, well-known singer, actress, painter and author, is the … Read More

Exciting New Year Activities

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Following our successful July 2019 launch, we are excited to start the new year with the following activities in Taipei and Hong Kong. We look forward to meeting you at these events that explore Wang Jingwei’s relevance to today’s events: Wang Jingwei—(Mis)Perception and Reality The six-volume series Wang Jingwei & Modern China will be presented at the Taipei International Book … Read More

Happy New Year from Wang Jingwei & Modern China

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Painting by Wang Wenxun

As we welcome 2020 and the Chinese New Year, we extend best wishes to our readers with this painting by Wang Jingwei’s daughter Wang Wenxun, dedicated to Ho Mang Hang’s parents. Thanks to your support, the six-volume Wang Jingwei & Modern China is not only selling well in Taiwan and Hong Kong, the series is a topic of great interest and … Read More

Wang Jingwei’s Pivotal Decision

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汪精衛前往河內之對話

On December 18, 1938, Wang Jingwei traveled from China to Hanoi with his family and a few close associates in order to advocate for peace with Japanese authorities as a person out of office while living overseas. Before leaving China, as Ho Mang Hang recalled, Wang’s nephew Wang Qi pleaded with him to reconsider. Even if the decision to negotiate … Read More