Daily Archives: 9 septembre 2017

On 9 September in Asian history

ON 9 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 9, 2017

1141: Yelü Dashi, the Liao Dynasty general who founded the Qara-Khitai, defeats the Seljuq and Kara-Khanid forces at the Battle of Qatwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yel%C3%BC_Dashi


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Qatwan

1466: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshitane, 10th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who died on May 23, 1523
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshitane

1487: Death of Chinese Ming dynasty emperor Chenghua (1464-1487), born on December 9, 1447
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chenghua_Emperor
http://www.mingtombs.eu/emp/08chenghua/chenghua.html

1612: Death of Nakagawa Hidenari, Japanese warlord, born in 1570
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakagawa_Hidenari
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/97/Nakagawa_Hidenari.JPG

1850: Birth of Bharatendu Harishchandra, India, poet, dramatist, father of modern Hindi who died on January 6, 1885
http://www.varanasi.org.in/bhartendu-harishchandra
http://www.poemhunter.com/bharatendu-harishchandra/biography/

Bharatendu Harishchandra

1872: Birth of Phan Chu Trinh, Vietnamese nationalist who died on March 24, 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Chu_Trinh

1878: Birth of Sergio Osmena, 4th President of the Philippines, who died on October 19, 1961
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1273/today-in-philippine-history-september-9-1878-sergio-osme-a-sr-was-born-in-cebu-city

Sergi Osmena

1892: Birth of Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress, who died on October 18, 1961
http://www.silentera.com/people/actresses/Aoki-Tsuru.html

1905: Birth of Hussain Sha, Indian Saint, Philosopher ,Pithapuram who died on September 24, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brahmarishi_Hussain_Sha

1908: Birth of Shigekazu Shimazaki, Japanese admiral, killed in action on January 9, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigekazu_Shimazaki

1911: Birth of Kozaburo Yoshimura, Japanese film maker who died on November 7, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dzabur%C5%8D_Yoshimura

1920: Birth of Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician and scientist, who died on August 17, 1993
http://lsec.cc.ac.cn/fengkangprize/fkbib.html

1935: Birth of Gopal Baratham, Singaporean author who died on April 23, 2002
http://infopedia.nl.sg/articles/SIP_452_2005-01-22.html

1939: Burmese national hero U Ottama dies in prison after a hunger strike to protest Britain’s colonial government.

http://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/september-9-1939-ce-u-ottama-dies-in-burma-protesting-british-colonization

u-ottama

1942: A Japanese floatplane drops an incendiary bomb on Oregon in an attempt to set fire to the forests in Oregon and Washington. The forest did not ignite
http://www.eugeneleeslover.com/Japanese_bomb_Oregon.html
http://www.historynet.com/japanese-bomb-the-continental-u-s-west-coast.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdt8g57FQ38

1944: Beginning of the negotiations between Gandhi and Jinnah on the Muslim question (up to 22)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElEYZ_BJl0M&feature=player_embedded

1945: Japanese forces in China surrender to the Chinese Guomindang government representative general Ho Ying-chin
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/surrender02.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8768.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8lk0Te6LnU

1946: Birth of Hayato Tani, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayato_Tani


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ0McE9WY5s

1948: The People’s Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) is proclaimed by Kim Il-sung
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/History_of_North_Korea
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8774.html

1948-09-09

1949: Birth of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, president of Indonesia (2004-2014)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3725301.stm

1953: The USA give an 385 million USD aid to Indochina

1955: In Geneva, signature of a Sino-US agreement for the repatriation of US civil citizens

1959: Moscow condemns Beijing for its misconduct in Tibet and gives its support to India

1962: Beijing announces that a US U-2 airplane has been shot down over eastern China and accuses the USA to prepare a new war
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8774.html

1965: Autonomous Region of Tibet is formally founded

1967: Birth of Akshay Kumar, Indian actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0474774/bio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR7nyX6d1N8

1969: North Vietnam president Ho Chi Minh is buried in Hanoi
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ho-chi-minh-buried-in-hanoi

1976: Death of Chinese leader Mao Zedong, born on December 26, 1893
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/9/newsid_3020000/3020374.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mao-zedong-dies
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8776.html

http://www.biography.com/people/mao-tse-tung-9398142

1977: Birth of Chae Jung An, South Korean actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chae_Jung-An
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Chae_Jeong-an.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SuGVbNXmtA

1977: Inauguration of Mao Zedong Memorial hall
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8777.html

1982: Birth of Ai Otsuka, Japanese singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Otsuka

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRvIiIVoVNw

1983: Birth of Kim Jung-hwa, South Korean actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jung-hwa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3qyKuPo98M

1985: General and former Prime Minister Kriangsak and several military friends are arrested for plotting an abortive coup against the Prem Tinsulanonda government
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1295&dat=19850918&id=ceFHAAAAIBAJ&sjid=zo0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=5840,4634882

1990: Batticaloa massacre, massacre of 184 minority Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan Army in the eastern Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_Batticaloa_massacre

1992: Birth of Frencheska Farr, Filipina singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frencheska_Farr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU8UffBk7jk

1993: Former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos is buried in his homeland. The event occurred about four years after his death in exile

1996: Megawati Sukarnoputri, expelled from her Democratic Party of Indonesia, is banned to challenge the elections by the Government Commission

2001: Afghanistan’s military opposition leader Ahmed Shah Massood is fatally wounded in a suicide attack by assassins posing as journalists

http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/ASMassoud.html
http://fromthatflame.blogspot.com/2007/12/assassination-of-massoud.html
http://wn.com/ahmad_shah_massoud_1953-2001

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve1eV2AHK3A

2008: Death of Nouhak Phoumsavanh, former president of Laos (1992-1998), born on April 9, 1910
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/13/world/asia/13nouhak.html

2008: Court rules that Thailand Prime Minister Samak must resign
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/2008999398621985.html

2008: George Bush, the US president, announces that 8,000 troops will be pulled out of Iraq over the coming months and 4,500 sent to Afghanistan by January
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2008/09/2008991444715547.html

2009: Cambodia’s prime minister accused foreign judges and prosecutors at the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal of seeking to arrest new suspects as part of a plot by foreign governments to incite unrest

2012: As many as 100,000 protestors, according to organizers — gathered at a seaside park on Okinawa to demand that the plan to deploy 12 MV-22 Osprey aircraft on the island be scrapped, saying they are unsafe
http://asiancorrespondent.com/88983/thousands-protest-in-japan-against-osprey-aircraft/

2012: Sri Lanka’s ruling party wins provincial election.President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s United People’s Freedom Alliance won 14 seats in the Eastern Provincial Council, while the Tamil National Alliance secured 11, the Department of Elections

http://asiancorrespondent.com/88985/sri-lankas-ruling-party-wins-provincial-election/

2012: Elections results show that Hong Kong’s pro-democratic parties had been edged out in Sunday’s legislative poll by pro-Beijing rivals, but managed to retain their veto power over any constitutional changes proposed by the government
http://www.france24.com/en/20120909-hong-kong-votes-amid-anger-chinese-control-education-election
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/9532898/Hong-Kong-democrats-cling-to-seats-after-disappointing-results.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120910-370763.html

2013: Pakistan’s new President Mamnoon Hussain takes office
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/pakistans-new-president-hussain-takes-office
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23456284

2014: Death of Firoza Begum, Bangladeshi singer, born on July 28, 1930
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2014/09/09/firoza-begum-passes-away
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29145025

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJOxS43TUDE

2014: A Philippine official says the president discreetly met with a Muslim rebel leader last week in Manila and both helped untangle thorny differences over a proposed autonomy law they hope will end decades of bloody rebellion in the south
http://asiancorrespondent.com/126524/philippine-president-muslim-rebels-agree-on-autonomy-bill/

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)

North Korea : Republic Day (1948)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 9 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 9 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on September 9, 2017

1141: Yelü Dashi, the Liao Dynasty general who founded the Qara-Khitai, defeats the Seljuq and Kara-Khanid forces at the Battle of Qatwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yel%C3%BC_Dashi


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Qatwan

1942: A Japanese floatplane drops an incendiary bomb on Oregon in an attempt to set fire to the forests in Oregon and Washington. The forest did not ignite
http://www.eugeneleeslover.com/Japanese_bomb_Oregon.html
http://www.historynet.com/japanese-bomb-the-continental-u-s-west-coast.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdt8g57FQ38

1945: Japanese forces in China surrender to the Chinese Guomindang government representative general Ho Ying-chin
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/surrender02.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8768.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8lk0Te6LnU

1948: The People’s Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) is proclaimed by Kim Il-sung
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8774.html

1948-09-09

1953: The USA give an 385 million USD aid to Indochina

1955: In Geneva, signature of a Sino-US agreement for the repatriation of US civil citizens

1959: Moscow condemns Beijing for its misconduct in Tibet and gives its support to India

1962: Beijing announces that a US U-2 airplane has been shot down over eastern China and accuses the USA to prepare a new war

1990: Batticaloa massacre, massacre of 184 minority Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan Army in the eastern Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_Batticaloa_massacre

2001: Afghanistan’s military opposition leader Ahmed Shah Massood is fatally wounded in a suicide attack by assassins posing as journalists

http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/ASMassoud.html
http://fromthatflame.blogspot.com/2007/12/assassination-of-massoud.html
http://wn.com/ahmad_shah_massoud_1953-2001

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve1eV2AHK3A

2008: George Bush, the US president, announces that 8,000 troops will be pulled out of Iraq over the coming months and 4,500 sent to Afghanistan by January
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2008/09/2008991444715547.html

2012: As many as 100,000 protestors, according to organizers — gathered at a seaside park on Okinawa to demand that the plan to deploy 12 MV-22 Osprey aircraft on the island be scrapped, saying they are unsafe
http://asiancorrespondent.com/88983/thousands-protest-in-japan-against-osprey-aircraft/

2014: A Philippine official says the president discreetly met with a Muslim rebel leader last week in Manila and both helped untangle thorny differences over a proposed autonomy law they hope will end decades of bloody rebellion in the south
http://asiancorrespondent.com/126524/philippine-president-muslim-rebels-agree-on-autonomy-bill/

 

Holidays and observances

North Korea : Republic Day (1948)

On 9 September in South Asian history

ON 9 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in South Asian history”

Updated on September 9, 2017

1850: Birth of Bharatendu Harishchandra, India, poet, dramatist, father of modern Hindi who died on January 6, 1885
http://www.varanasi.org.in/bhartendu-harishchandra
http://www.poemhunter.com/bharatendu-harishchandra/biography/

Bharatendu Harishchandra

1905: Birth of Hussain Sha, Indian Saint, Philosopher ,Pithapuram who died on September 24, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brahmarishi_Hussain_Sha

1944: Beginning of the negotiations between Gandhi and Jinnah on the Muslim question (up to 22)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElEYZ_BJl0M&feature=player_Embedded

1959: Moscow condemns Beijing for its misconduct in Tibet and gives its support to India

1967: Birth of Akshay Kumar, Indian actor

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0474774/bio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR7nyX6d1N8

1990: Batticaloa massacre, massacre of 184 minority Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan Army in the eastern Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_Batticaloa_massacre

2001: Afghanistan’s military opposition leader Ahmed Shah Massood is fatally wounded in a suicide attack by assassins posing as journalists

http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/ASMassoud.html
http://fromthatflame.blogspot.com/2007/12/assassination-of-massoud.html
http://wn.com/ahmad_shah_massoud_1953-2001

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve1eV2AHK3A

2008: George Bush, the US president, announces that 8,000 troops will be pulled out of Iraq over the coming months and 4,500 sent to Afghanistan by January
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2008/09/2008991444715547.html

2012: Sri Lanka’s ruling party wins provincial election.President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s United People’s Freedom Alliance won 14 seats in the Eastern Provincial Council, while the Tamil National Alliance secured 11, the Department of Elections

http://asiancorrespondent.com/88985/sri-lankas-ruling-party-wins-provincial-election/

2013: Pakistan’s new President Mamnoon Hussain takes office
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/pakistans-new-president-hussain-takes-office
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23456284

2014: Death of Firoza Begum, Bangladeshi singer, born on July 28, 1930
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2014/09/09/firoza-begum-passes-away
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29145025

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJOxS43TUDE

On 9 September in Southeast Asian history

u-ottama

ON 9 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 9, 2017

1872: Birth of Phan Chu Trinh, Vietnamese nationalist who died on March 24, 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Chu_Trinh

1878: Birth of Sergio Osmena, 4th President of the Philippines, who died on October 19, 1961

https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1273/today-in-philippine-history-september-9-1878-sergio-osme-a-sr-was-born-in-cebu-city

Sergi Osmena

1935: Birth of Gopal Baratham, Singaporean author who died on April 23, 2002
http://infopedia.nl.sg/articles/SIP_452_2005-01-22.html

1939: Burmese national hero U Ottama dies in prison after a hunger strike to protest Britain’s colonial government.

http://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/september-9-1939-ce-u-ottama-dies-in-burma-protesting-british-colonizatio

u-ottama

1949: Birth of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, president of Indonesia (2004-2014)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3725301.stm

1953: The USA give an 385 million USD aid to Indochina

1969: North Vietnam president Ho Chi Minh is buried in Hanoi
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ho-chi-minh-buried-in-hanoi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qt6yxCfOYdw

1983: Birth of Kristine Hermosa, Filipina actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kristine_Hermosa
http://waytofamous.com/2405-kristine-hermosa.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQRLfeanpEw

1985: General and former Prime Minister Kriangsak and several military friends are arrested for plotting an abortive coup against the Prem Tinsulanonda government
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1295&dat=19850918&id=ceFHAAAAIBAJ&sjid=zo0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=5840,4634882

1992: Birth of Frencheska Farr, Filipina singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frencheska_Farr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU8UffBk7jk

1993: Former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos is buried in his homeland. The event occurred about four years after his death in exile

1996: Megawati Sukarnoputri, expelled from her Democratic Party of Indonesia, is banned to challenge the elections by the Government Commission

2008: Death of Nouhak Phoumsavanh, former president of Laos (1992-1998), born on April 9, 1910
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/13/world/asia/13nouhak.html

2008: Court rules that Thailand Prime Minister Samak must resign
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/2008999398621985.html

2009: Cambodia’s prime minister accused foreign judges and prosecutors at the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal of seeking to arrest new suspects as part of a plot by foreign governments to incite unrest

2014: A Philippine official says the president discreetly met with a Muslim rebel leader last week in Manila and both helped untangle thorny differences over a proposed autonomy law they hope will end decades of bloody rebellion in the south
http://asiancorrespondent.com/126524/philippine-president-muslim-rebels-agree-on-autonomy-bill/

On 9 September in Japan’s history

ON 9 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history”

Updated on September 9, 2017

1466: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshitane, 10th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who died on May 23, 1523
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshitane

1612: Death of Nakagawa Hidenari, Japanese warlord, born in 1570
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakagawa_Hidenari
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/97/Nakagawa_Hidenari.JPG

1892: Birth of Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress, who died on October 18, 1961
http://www.silentera.com/people/actresses/Aoki-Tsuru.html

1908: Birth of Shigekazu Shimazaki, Japanese admiral, killed in action on January 9, 1945

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigekazu_Shimazaki

1911: Birth of Kozaburo Yoshimura, Japanese film maker who died on November 7, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dzabur%C5%8D_Yoshimura

1942: A Japanese floatplane drops an incendiary bomb on Oregon in an attempt to set fire to the forests in Oregon and Washington. The forest did not ignite
http://www.eugeneleeslover.com/Japanese_bomb_Oregon.html
http://www.historynet.com/japanese-bomb-the-continental-u-s-west-coast.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdt8g57FQ38

1945: Japanese forces in China surrender to the Chinese Guomindang government representative general Ho Ying-chin
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/surrender02.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8768.html

https://youtu.be/W8lk0Te6LnU

1946: Birth of Hayato Tani, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayato_Tani

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ0McE9WY5s

1982: Birth of Ai Otsuka, Japanese singer and songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Otsuka

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRvIiIVoVNw

2012: As many as 100,000 protestors, according to organizers — gathered at a seaside park on Okinawa to demand that the plan to deploy 12 MV-22 Osprey aircraft on the island be scrapped, saying they are unsafe
http://asiancorrespondent.com/88983/thousands-protest-in-japan-against-osprey-aircraft/

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)

On 9 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 9 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Chinese history”

Updated on September 9, 2017

1141: Yelü Dashi, the Liao Dynasty general who founded the Qara-Khitai, defeats the Seljuq and Kara-Khanid forces at the Battle of Qatwan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yel%C3%BC_Dashi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Qatwan

1487: Death of Chinese Ming dynasty emperor Chenghua (1464-1497), born on December 9, 1447
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chenghua_Emperor
http://www.mingtombs.eu/emp/08chenghua/chenghua.html

1920: Birth of Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician and scientist, who died on August 17, 1993
http://lsec.cc.ac.cn/fengkangprize/fkbib.html

1945: Japanese forces in China surrender to the Chinese Guomindang government representative general Ho Ying-chin
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/surrender02.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8768.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8lk0Te6LnU

1955: In Geneva, signature of a Sino-US agreement for the repatriation of US civil citizens

1959: Moscow condemns Beijing for its misconduct in Tibet and gives its support to India

1962: Beijing announces that a US U-2 airplane has been shot down over eastern China and accuses the USA to prepare a new war

1965: Autonomous Region of Tibet is formally founded

1976: Death of Chinese leader Mao Zedong, born on December 26, 1893
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/9/newsid_3020000/3020374.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mao-zedong-dies
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8776.html

http://www.biography.com/people/mao-tse-tung-9398142

1977: Inauguration of Mao Zedong Memorial hall
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8777.html

2012: Elections results show that Hong Kong’s pro-democratic parties had been edged out in Sunday’s legislative poll by pro-Beijing rivals, but managed to retain their veto power over any constitutional changes proposed by the government
http://www.france24.com/en/20120909-hong-kong-votes-amid-anger-chinese-control-education-election
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/9532898/Hong-Kong-democrats-cling-to-seats-after-disappointing-results.html
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120910-370763.html