When did Wang Jingwei & Chen Bijun Marry?

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  Wang Jingwei & Chen Bijun wedding photo Wang Jingwei & Modern China sheds new light on one of the more popular topics of discussion surrounding Wang Jingwei: his wife Chen Bijun (1891-1959), and the relationship between them. Wang Jingwei’s poetic expressions of affection for his wife had been published in the Shuangzhaolou shicigao collection, where “Bingru” (Chen Bijun’s courtesy … 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

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

Preface to Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs by Wang Ke-wen

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In the preface to Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs, now posted in its entirety on Oriental History Review’s weixin, Professor Wang Ke-wen wrote that Wang Jingwei’s entire life should not be summarized and concluded as traitorious. Instead, Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs offers an opportunity for readers to face history with honesty. Professor Wang’s preface is the … Read More

“Free As the Wind—On Wang Jingwei,” hosted by Shum Yat-Fei

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On July 23, 2019, Radio Television Hong Kong invited Cindy Ho, Liang Jiyong and Chu On Pui to speak about Wang Jingwei on the program “Free As the Wind,” hosted by Shum Yat-Fei.  “Free As the Wind” (FM92.6) uses a relaxed, casual format to raise general awareness about a wide range of subjects. One of the hosts is Shum Yat-Fei, an … Read More