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On 17 September in Asian history

ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 17, 2017

1192: Birth of Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun who was assassinated on February 13, 1219
http://everything2.com/?node_id=691877

1786: Death of Tokugawa Ieharu, 10th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate (1760-1786), born on June 20, 1737
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieharu

1867: Birth of Shiki Masaoka, Japanese poet who died on September 19, 1902
http://www.poemhunter.com/masaoki-shiki/biography/

1879: Birth of Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Indian Social Reformer who died on December 24, 1973
http://ambedkar.nspire.in/Periyar-E-%20V-Ramasamy.html
http://www.staff.uni-giessen.de/~gk1415/periyar.htm

1894: Battle of Yalu River, the largest naval engagement in the first Sino-Japan war
http://www.naval-encyclopedia.com/battles/battle-of-yalu-1894
http://sinojapanesewar.com/yalu.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9014.html

1894: Death of Deng Shichang, Chinese admiral, born in 1849
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deng_Shichang

1900: Battle of Mabitac. Filipino fighters outmaneuver and rout American forces on Luzon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mabitac

1904: Death of Raden Ajeng Kartini (Raden Ayu Kartini), Indonesian female hero, born on 21 April 1879
http://www.myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=kartini_indonesia_05_ul
http://belajjar.blogspot.fr/2011/07/biography-raden-ajeng-kartini.html

kartini

1906: Birth of Junius Richard Jayewardene, president of Sri Lanka from 1978 until 1989 who died on November 1, 1996
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/j-r-jayewardene-7199.php
http://jrjc.lk/j-r-jayewardene/

Japan: September 12, 1979 Tokyo President of Sliranka Junius Richard JAYAWARDENE at Japan National Press Club Photo by Kaku Kurita ƒXƒŠƒ‰ƒ“ƒJ‘哝—Ì

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1915: Birth of Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian painter who died on June 9, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M_F_Husain
http://www.contemporaryindianart.com/m_f_husain.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7308135.stm
http://www.google.fr/search?q=maqbool+fida+husain+paintings&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=tz90TonALdKp8AOSrZHqDQ&ved=0CDsQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=643

Maqbool Fida Husain

1917: Birth of Isang Yun, Korean composer who spent most of his creative career in Germany and died on November 3, 1995
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isang_Yun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAj8Z43-Gyw

1928: Birth of Syed Hussein Alatas, Malaysian academician and former politician who formed the Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan), who died on January 23, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syed_Hussein_Alatas

1930: Birth of Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian violinist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lalgudi_Jayaraman

1939: Beginning of the Battle of Changsha (up to October 6, 1939), the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://totallyhistory.com/battle-of-changsha-1939/

1945: Death of Yu Dafu a modern Chinese short story writer and poet, killed by the Japanese military police in Sumatra,  born on December 7, 1896
http://www.cctv.com/lm/176/71/88858.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Dafu

1949 : The state political party of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) which means “Dravadian Progress Federation” is founded by C.N Annadurai
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/17th-september-1949-political-party-dravida-munnetra-kazhagam-dmk-was-founded

1950: Birth of Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister from May 26, 2014
http://www.biography.com/people/narendra-modi
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/narendra-modi.html

narendra-modi-1

1953: Birth of Altaf Hussain, Pakistani founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23145377
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/Who’s-Altaf-Hussain/article14587077.ece

1957: Malaysia joins the United Nations

1957: In Thailand , after the coup d’Etat of General Sarit Thanarat, General Pibul Songkram goes in exile
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404705731.html
http://www.safran-arts.com/sarit-thanarat.html

1959: Beijing announces that Marshal Lin Biao succeeds disgraced Marshal Peng Dehuai as defense minister
http://chineseposters.net/themes/linbiao.php
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/lin-biao/index.htm

1962: Birth of Dustin Nguyen, Vietnamese American actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dustin_Nguyen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M8CUGN18x4

1963: After they did not recognize that the United Kingdom gave to it its territories in Borneo, the Federation of Malaysia breaks off its diplomatic relations with The Philippines and Indonesia

1965: Beginning of the Battle of Chawinda between Pakistan and India
http://defence.pk/threads/sialkot-tu-zinda-rahey-gha-picture-thread.395146/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chawinda

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUQjTHTy9k0

1968: Birth of Hong Kong artist Weng Hong (Yvonne Yung)
http://www.china.org.cn/top10/2011-06/14/content_22781549_5.htm
http://www.wenghong.hk/

1970: The People’s Revolutionary Government (PRG) for South Vietnam presents a new peace plan at the Paris talks
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/prg-presents-a-new-peace-plan

1973: Birth of Ada Choi, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_Choi
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=341

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOd3zu5ZmKw

1974: Bangladesh joins the United Nations

1977: In Pakistan, on charge to have order the killing of a political opponent in November 1974, Ali Bhutto who has been thrown out by General Zia-ul Haq is arrested

1980: Kim Dae-jung, leader of South Korea opposition is sentenced to death by a martial court

1983: Birth of Sanaya Irani, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanaya_Irani

1991: South Korea and North Korea become members of the United Nations

1995: Hong Kong last election under British rule

1996: A small North-Korean submarine runs aground South Korea. 24 North Korean soldiers commit suicide or are killed in the following days causing the death of 16 South Koreans and 26 wounded

1999: President Bill Clinton lifts restrictions on trade, travel and banking imposed on North Korea a half-century earlier

2001: World Trade Organization (WTO) successfully concludes negotiations on China’s entry
http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/pres01_e/pr243_e.htm

2002: Junichiro Koizumi is the first Japanese head of government to go to Pyongyang. North Korea admits the kidnapping of Japanese in the 70s and 80s
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/n_korea/pmv0209/index.html

2002: The Cardinal Kung Foundation, says that non official Chinese bishop Mgr Wei Jingyi has been arrested

2004: Tamil is declared the first classical language in India

2005: After its failure in the September 13 election, the Democratic Party of Japan elects Seiji Maehara as its new leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seiji_Maehara

2008: In Burma, the military authorities order around 5,000 people to leave two refugee camps in Laputta Township, according to local residents and international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) operating in the area

2008: In Thailand, Thaksin’s brother-in-law Somchai Wongsawat is elected new Thai prime minister
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/somchai-elected-new-thai-pm-1.517542
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7620257.stm

2009: Indonesia’s most-wanted militant Noordin Mohamed Top, who was linked by investigators to the 2005 Bali bombings, is killed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4302368.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noordin_Mohammad_Top

2010: Prime Minister Naoto Kan keeps to his « anti-Ozawa » principle as he reshuffles the Cabinet, awarding key positions to Diet members who have kept their distance from former DPJ Secretary General Ichiro Ozawa

2010: Japan says China has shipped drilling equipment to a disputed gas field in the East China Sea, fuelling diplomatic tensions between the Asian giants. China has previously refrained from unilateral drilling at Japan’s request
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11340220

2011: There is evidence linking the Haqqani militant network to Pakistan’s government, the US ambassador to Pakistan has said in a radio interview
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14960725
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/09/17/afghanistan.pakistan.haqqani/index.html

2012: Burma frees 514 prisoners in political reforms on humanitarian grounds in Burma, just days ahead of a trip by Aung San Suu Kyi to the United States
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/9548356/Burma-frees-514-prisoners-in-political-reforms.html

2012: Pakistan conducts a successful test fire of the indigenously developed multi tube Cruise Missile Hatf-VII (Babur), having a range of 700 kilometers and nuclear capable missile.
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/national/17-Sep-2012/pakistan-tests-nuclear-capable-missile
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/17/13913915-reports-pakistan-test-fires-nuclear-capable-missile

2012: Major electronics firms Panasonic and Canon have temporarily suspend production at factories in China after a territorial dispute triggered violent anti-Japanese protests
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-19620114
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-japan/japan-brandname-firms-shut-china-plants-after-protest-violence-idUSBRE88F00H20120917

2013: Bangladesh’s top court sentences a senior Islamist opposition leader to death for mass murder during the country’s 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. Abdul Quader Molla, 65, the fourth-highest-ranked leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, is the first politician to be found guilty. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/09/201391735611372698.htmlhttp://www.voanews.com/content/bangladesh-sentences-islamic-leader-to-death-for-war-crimes/1751139.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/17/world/asia/bangladesh-islamist-death-sentence/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bangladesh/10315433/Islamist-leader-sentenced-to-death-in-Bangladesh.html

2013: Rights group Amnesty International awards its highest honour to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot in the head last year by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education
http://dawn.com/news/1043512/malala-receives-top-amnesty-award

2014: Chinese president Xi Jinping begins a maiden visit to India with both sides seeking to reset the relationship between Asia’s rival superpowers
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/chinas-xi-makes-maiden-india-visit-seeking-reset-ties http://tribune.com.pk/story/763520/chinese-premiers-visit-to-india-of-talks-investment-and-existential-threats/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PM-Modi-welcomes-Xi-Jinping-in-Ahmedabad-India-China-sign-3-pacts/articleshow/42728040.cms

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 17, 2017

1894: Battle of Yalu River, the largest naval engagement in the first Sino-Japan war
http://www.naval-encyclopedia.com/battles/battle-of-yalu-1894
http://sinojapanesewar.com/yalu.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9014.html

1900: Battle of Mabitac. Filipino fighters outmaneuver and rout American forces on Luzon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mabitac

1939: Beginning of the Battle of Changsha, up to October 6, 1939) the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://totallyhistory.com/battle-of-changsha-1939/

1963: After they did not recognize that the United Kingdom gave to it its territories in Borneo, the Federation of Malaysia breaks off its diplomatic relations with The Philippines and Indonesia

1965: Beginning of the Battle of Chawinda between Pakistan and India
http://defence.pk/threads/sialkot-tu-zinda-rahey-gha-picture-thread.395146/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chawinda

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUQjTHTy9k0

1996: A small North-Korean submarine runs aground South Korea. 24 North Korean soldiers commit suicide or are killed in the following days causing the death of 16 South Koreans and 26 wounded

1999: President Bill Clinton lifts restrictions on trade, travel and banking imposed on North Korea a half-century earlier

2002: Junichiro Koizumi is the first Japanese head of government to go to Pyongyang. North Korea admits the kidnapping of Japanese in the 70s and 80s
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/n_korea/pmv0209/index.html

2010: Japan says China has shipped drilling equipment to a disputed gas field in the East China Sea, fuelling diplomatic tensions between the Asian giants. China has previously refrained from unilateral drilling at Japan’s request
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11340220

2012: Pakistan conducts a successful test fire of the indigenously developed multi tube Cruise Missile Hatf-VII (Babur), having a range of 700 kilometers and nuclear capable missile.
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/national/17-Sep-2012/pakistan-tests-nuclear-capable-missile

2014: Chinese president Xi Jinping begins a maiden visit to India with both sides seeking to reset the relationship between Asia’s rival superpowers
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/chinas-xi-makes-maiden-india-visit-seeking-reset-ties http://tribune.com.pk/story/763520/chinese-premiers-visit-to-india-of-talks-investment-and-existential-threats/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PM-Modi-welcomes-Xi-Jinping-in-Ahmedabad-India-China-sign-3-pacts/articleshow/42728040.cms

On 17 September in South Asian history

Maqbool Fida Husain

ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 17, 2017

1879: Birth of Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Indian Social Reformer who died on December 24, 1973
http://ambedkar.nspire.in/Periyar-E-%20V-Ramasamy.html
http://www.staff.uni-giessen.de/~gk1415/periyar.htm

1906: Birth of Junius Richard Jayewardene, president of Sri Lanka from 1978 until 1989 who died on November 1, 1996
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/j-r-jayewardene-7199.php
http://jrjc.lk/j-r-jayewardene/

Japan: September 12, 1979 Tokyo President of Sliranka Junius Richard JAYAWARDENE at Japan National Press Club Photo by Kaku Kurita ƒXƒŠƒ‰ƒ“ƒJ‘哝—Ì

1915: Birth of Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian painter who died on June 9, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M_F_Husain
http://www.contemporaryindianart.com/m_f_husain.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7308135.stm
http://www.google.fr/search?q=maqbool+fida+husain+paintings&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=tz90TonALdKp8AOSrZHqDQ&ved=0CDsQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=643

Maqbool Fida Husain

1930: Birth of Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian violinist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lalgudi_Jayaraman

1949 : The state political party of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) which means “Dravadian Progress Federation” is founded by C.N Annadurai
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/17th-september-1949-political-party-dravida-munnetra-kazhagam-dmk-was-founded

1950: Birth of Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister from May 26, 2014
http://www.biography.com/people/narendra-modi
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/narendra-modi.html

narendra-modi-1

1953: Birth of Altaf Hussain, Pakistani founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23145377
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/Who’s-Altaf-Hussain/article14587077.ece

1965: Beginning of the Battle of Chawinda between Pakistan and India
http://defence.pk/threads/sialkot-tu-zinda-rahey-gha-picture-thread.395146/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chawinda

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUQjTHTy9k0

1974: Bangladesh joins the United Nations

1977: In Pakistan, on charge to have order the killing of a political opponent in November 1974, Ali Bhutto who has been thrown out by General Zia-ul Haq is arrested

1983: Birth of Sanaya Irani, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanaya_Irani

2004: Tamil is declared the first classical language in India

2011: There is evidence linking the Haqqani militant network to Pakistan’s government, the US ambassador to Pakistan has said in a radio interview
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14960725
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/09/17/afghanistan.pakistan.haqqani/index.html

2012: Pakistan conducts a successful test fire of the indigenously developed multi tube Cruise Missile Hatf-VII (Babur), having a range of 700 kilometers and nuclear capable missile.
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/national/17-Sep-2012/pakistan-tests-nuclear-capable-missile

2013: Bangladesh’s top court sentences a senior Islamist opposition leader to death for mass murder during the country’s 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. Abdul Quader Molla, 65, the fourth-highest-ranked leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, is the first politician to be found guilty. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/09/201391735611372698.htmlhttp://www.voanews.com/content/bangladesh-sentences-islamic-leader-to-death-for-war-crimes/1751139.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/17/world/asia/bangladesh-islamist-death-sentence/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bangladesh/10315433/Islamist-leader-sentenced-to-death-in-Bangladesh.html

2013: Rights group Amnesty International awards its highest honour to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot in the head last year by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education
http://dawn.com/news/1043512/malala-receives-top-amnesty-award

2014: Chinese president Xi Jinping begins a maiden visit to India with both sides seeking to reset the relationship between Asia’s rival superpowers
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/chinas-xi-makes-maiden-india-visit-seeking-reset-ties http://tribune.com.pk/story/763520/chinese-premiers-visit-to-india-of-talks-investment-and-existential-threats/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PM-Modi-welcomes-Xi-Jinping-in-Ahmedabad-India-China-sign-3-pacts/articleshow/42728040.cms

On 17 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 17, 2017

1900: Battle of Mabitac. Filipino fighters outmaneuver and rout American forces on Luzon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mabitac

1904: Death of Raden Ajeng Kartini (Raden Ayu Kartini), Indonesian female hero, born on 21 April 1879
http://www.myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=kartini_indonesia_05_ul
http://belajjar.blogspot.fr/2011/07/biography-raden-ajeng-kartini.html

kartini

1928: Birth of Syed Hussein Alatas, Malaysian academician and former politician who formed the Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan), who died on January 23, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syed_Hussein_Alatas

1957: Malaysia joins the United Nations

1957: In Thailand , after the coup d’Etat of General Sarit Thanarat, PM General Pibul Songkram goes in exile
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404705731.html
http://www.safran-arts.com/sarit-thanarat.html

1962: Birth of Dustin Nguyen, Vietnamese American actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dustin_Nguyen

1963: After they did not recognize that the United Kingdom gave to it its territories in Borneo, the Federation of Malaysia breaks off its diplomatic relations with The Philippines and Indonesia 

1970: The People’s Revolutionary Government (PRG) for South Vietnam presents a new peace plan at the Paris talks
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/prg-presents-a-new-peace-plan

2008: In Burma, the military authorities order around 5,000 people to leave two refugee camps in Laputta Township, according to local residents and international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) operating in the area

2008: In Thailand, Thaksin’s brother-in-law Somchai Wongsawat is elected new Thai prime minister
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/somchai-elected-new-thai-pm-1.517542
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7620257.stm

2009: Indonesia’s most-wanted militant Noordin Mohamed Top, who was linked by investigators to the 2005 Bali bombings, is killed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4302368.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noordin_Mohammad_Top

2012: Burma frees 514 prisoners in political reforms on humanitarian grounds in Burma, just days ahead of a trip by Aung San Suu Kyi to the United States
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/9548356/Burma-frees-514-prisoners-in-political-reforms.html

On 17 September in Japan’s history

ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 17, 2017

1192: Birth of Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun who was assassinated on February 13, 1219
http://everything2.com/?node_id=691877

1786: Death of Tokugawa Ieharu, 10th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate (1760-1786), born on June 20, 1737
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieharu

1867: Birth of Shiki Masaoka, Japanese poet who died on September 19, 1902
http://www.poemhunter.com/masaoki-shiki/biography/

1894: Battle of Yalu River, the largest naval engagement in the first Sino-Japan war
http://www.naval-encyclopedia.com/battles/battle-of-yalu-1894
http://sinojapanesewar.com/yalu.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9014.html

1939: Beginning of the Battle of Changsha, up to October 6, 1939) the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://totallyhistory.com/battle-of-changsha-1939/

2002: Junichiro Koizumi is the first Japanese head of government to go to Pyongyang. North Korea admits the kidnapping of Japanese in the 70s and 80s
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/n_korea/pmv0209/index.html

2005: After its failure in the September 13 election, the Democratic Party of Japan elects Seiji Maehara as its new leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seiji_Maehara

2010: Prime Minister Naoto Kan keeps to his « anti-Ozawa » principle as he reshuffles the Cabinet, awarding key positions to Diet members who have kept their distance from former DPJ Secretary General Ichiro Ozawa

2010: Japan says China has shipped drilling equipment to a disputed gas field in the East China Sea, fuelling diplomatic tensions between the Asian giants. China has previously refrained from unilateral drilling at Japan’s request
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11340220

2012: Major electronics firms Panasonic and Canon have temporarily suspend production at factories in China after a territorial dispute triggered violent anti-Japanese protests
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-19620114
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-japan/japan-brandname-firms-shut-china-plants-after-protest-violence-idUSBRE88F00H20120917

 

On 17 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 17, 2017

1894: Battle of Yalu River, the largest naval engagement in the first Sino-Japan war
http://www.naval-encyclopedia.com/battles/battle-of-yalu-1894
http://sinojapanesewar.com/yalu.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9014.html

1894: Death of Deng Shichang, Chinese admiral, born in 1849
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deng_Shichang

1939: Beginning of the Battle of Changsha, up to October 6, 1939) the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://totallyhistory.com/battle-of-changsha-1939/

1945: Death of Yu Dafu a modern Chinese short story writer and poet, killed by the Japanese military police in Sumatra,  born on December 7, 1896
http://www.cctv.com/lm/176/71/88858.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Dafu

1959: Beijing announces that Marshal Lin Biao succeeds disgraced Marshal Peng Dehuai as defense minister
http://chineseposters.net/themes/linbiao.php
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/lin-biao/index.htm

1968: Birth of Hong Kong artist Weng Hong (Yvonne Yung)
http://www.china.org.cn/top10/2011-06/14/content_22781549_5.htm
http://www.wenghong.hk/

1973: Birth of Ada Choi, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_Choi
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=341

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOd3zu5ZmKw

1995: Hong Kong last election under British rule

2001: World Trade Organization (WTO) successfully concludes negotiations on China’s entry
http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/pres01_e/pr243_e.htm

2012: Major electronics firms Panasonic and Canon have temporarily suspend production at factories in China after a territorial dispute triggered violent anti-Japanese protests
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-19620114
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-japan/japan-brandname-firms-shut-china-plants-after-protest-violence-idUSBRE88F00H20120917

2014: Chinese president Xi Jinping begins a maiden visit to India with both sides seeking to reset the relationship between Asia’s rival superpowers
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/chinas-xi-makes-maiden-india-visit-seeking-reset-ties http://tribune.com.pk/story/763520/chinese-premiers-visit-to-india-of-talks-investment-and-existential-threats/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PM-Modi-welcomes-Xi-Jinping-in-Ahmedabad-India-China-sign-3-pacts/articleshow/42728040.cms