Daily Archives: 9 janvier 2018

On 9 January in Asian history

ON 9 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 9, 2018

727: Birth of Dai Zong, Chinese emperor who died on May 23, 779
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Daizong_of_Tang

1127: Invading Jurchen soldiers from the Jin Dynasty besiege and sack Bianjing (Kaifeng), the capital of the Song Dynasty of China, and abduct Emperor Qinzong and others, ending the Northern Song Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1150: Chinese Emperor Xizong of Jin is murdered by Prince Hailing in a coup d’état
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xizong_of_Jin

1283: Song Prime Minister Wen Tianxiang, prisoner of the Yuan for four years is executed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wen_Tianxiang

1562: Death of Amago Haruhisa, Japanese warlord, born on March 4, 1514
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amago_Haruhisa

1624: Birth of Empress Meisho, 109th emperor of Japan (1629-1643) and the seventh woman to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne, who died in December 1696
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Meish%C5%8D

1760: Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat
http://chemicalhorn.blogspot.fr/2004/10/barari-ghat-battle-of.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dattaji_Rao_Scindia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marathas


1779: The British troops meet a large Maratha army at Talegaon and are defeated. This shattered the prestige of the British so low that they had to enter into a humiliating Treaty of Wadgaon by which the British had to surrender all the territories acquired by the Company since 1773
http://www.importantindia.com/9642/first-anglo-maratha-war/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talegaon_Dabhade

1920: Birth of Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar and philanthropist who died in October 1988
http://www.hakim-said.com.pk/

1927: Birth of Sunderlal Bahuguna, Indian environmentalist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunderlal_Bahuguna
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-january-1927-sunderlal-bahuguna-environmentalist-was-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_-y_usyHwg

1934: Birth of Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer, who died on September 27, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahendra_Kapoor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apcCTqnXAf8

1945: US forces land on Luzon island (Philippines) with 67,000 soldiers
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/867/today-in-philippine-history-january-9-1945-general-macarthur-landed-at-bonuan-in-lingayen-pangasinan
http://pangasinan.gov.ph/2011/01/‘mcarthur-landed-first-in-lingayen-not-dagupan’-fmr-gov-estrella/

1957: Indonesian political party Masjumi withdraws from the government, causing the governing coalition to collapse
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Masjumi

1965: Birth of Farah Khan, Indian film director and choreographer
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007134/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farah_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB3AfnbI0rc

1972: Death of Chinese-Architect Liang Sicheng, born on April 20, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liang_Sicheng
http://www.scapegoatjournal.org/docs/03/03_Zhu_SearchHighAndLow.pdf

1972: RMS Queen Elisabeth is destroyed by fire in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong
http://rmhh.co.uk/ships/pages/RMS%20Queen%20Elizabeth%201.html

1974: Birth of Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood director, actor, producer, singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farhan_Akhtar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihrUJG9b4o4

1976: Birth of Raghava Lawrence, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raghava_Lawrence
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RVyC9M4bVw

1983: Birth of Sharad Malhotra, Indian television actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharad_Malhotra

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynb_8kMr2ok

1987: Chinese/Vietnamese border fights. 1500 Chinese killed according Vietnamese medias
ttp://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1987-01-09/news/0100090089_1_xuyen-chinese-troops-vietnam
http://articles.latimes.com/1987-01-08/news/mn-3216_1_sino-vietnamese

1987: Birth of Mao Inoue, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Inoue

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

1988: Death of Jukichi Uno, Japanese actor born on 27 September 1914
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0881303/

1989: First visit (up to 20) by a Thai Foreign minister to Vietnam since 1976

1990: Birth of Melissa Ricks, Filipina actress 
http://www.pinoystop.com/bio/celebrity-profile/751/melissa-ricks-biography

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onF9bAmL-vY

1993: First meeting of Myanmar National Convention in charge of writing a new constitution

1995: Death of Souvine Souphanouvong, President of Laos (1975-1986), born on  July 13, 1909
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituariesprince-souphanouvong-1568367.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfFW4oaaEsY

1997: General Ershad, President of Bangladesh from 1982 to 1990, in jail for corruption since 1991 is freed

1998: Death of Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate, born on October 4, 1918
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1981/fukui-bio.html

1998: Death of Charito Solis, Filipino  actress, born on October 6, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charito_Solis

2001: Shenzhou 2, an unmanned Chinese spacecraft is launched with a monkey, a dog and a rabbit on board
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhou_2

Shenzhou 2

2002: Chinese philosopher Wang Ruoshui dies in Boston. A firm believer in communism, he spaced out Mao Zedong during the Cultural revolution and expelled from the Communist party in 1987
http://www.hrichina.org/content/4584
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/feb/08/guardianobituaries.china

2004: Death of Nissim Ezekiel, Indian Jewish poet and critic, born on December 16, 1924
http://www.poemhunter.com/nissim-ezekiel/biography/
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/mar/09/guardianobituaries.india

2009: The Sri Lankan army captures Elephant Pass, the strategic causeway linking the Jaffna peninsula with the mainland
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7819386.stm

2010: In China, Dhondup Wangchen, a Tibetan film-maker, is sentenced to six years in prison by Chinese authorities. The director was arrested in March for a documentary about ordinary Tibetan’s grievances with China
http://www.france24.com/en/20100107-china-jails-tibetan-director-dhondup-wangchen-six-years-documentary-tibet

2012: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is acquitted in a surprise end to a politically charged sodomy trial
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16463989
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/01/201219295952572.html

2013: Death of Anscar Chupungco, Filipino monk and theologian, born on November 10, 1939
http://www.varsitarian.net/witness/20130211/top_liturgist_fr_anscar_chupungco_73
http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/90517/fr-anscar-chupungco-filipino-benedictine-who-tangled-with-pope-benedict

Anscar Chupungco

2013: Vietnam convicts 14 activists of ‘anti-state plot’ Thirteen were jailed for between three and 13 years, while one received a suspended sentence. Most are Catholics, and they include bloggers and students.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20955432

http://www.rfa.org/english/news/vietnam/trial-01082013181353.html

2014: More than a hundred agents are « intercepting, harassing and intimidating » monks, nuns and ordinary members of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, denying access to the Long Quang Pagoda in Hue. Those who are arrested have come from various parts of the country to join the celebration
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Vietnamese-police-block-Buddhist-Memorial-Day-celebrations-29993.html

2014: China has taken its feud with Japan to the UN, questioning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s « erroneous outlook » on history after he visited a shrine commemorating former leaders convicted as war criminals
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/01/china-takes-japan-shrine-dispute-un-20141912939172706.html

2015: In Sri-Lanka, new President Maithripala Sirisena and his new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe both took the oath of office in Colombo’s Independence Square on Friday hours after Rajapakse conceded defeat, in what is being touted as one of the most peaceful in the island’s history
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2015/01/sirisena-sworn-as-sri-lanka-president-20151914215538168.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30738671

2015: In Malaysia, death of former Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Yaakub, born on January 3, 1928. The 88 year old, held office as the fourth head of state between April 2, 1981 and April 2, 1985
http://www.nst.com.my/node/69087

2016: Visiting Japan, the prime minister of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, calls on China to resume dialogue with envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama
http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/4868-sikyong-calls-for-dialogue-says-tibetans-in-tibet-face-harsh-suppression

2017: Pakistan completes nuclear triad, launches missile Babur-3 from submarine, giving the country a credible second strike capability
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/pakistan-completes-nuclear-triad-launches-missile-babur-3-from-submarine_1965794.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2060852/watch-pakistan-test-fire-first-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/babur-3-five-things-to-know-about-the-pakistans-1st-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise-missile_1965804.html

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Black Nazarene (Manila)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 9 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 9 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 9, 2018

1127: Invading Jurchen soldiers from the Jin Dynasty besiege and sack Bianjing (Kaifeng), the capital of the Song Dynasty of China, and abduct Emperor Qinzong and others, ending the Northern Song Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1760: Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat

http://www.imamreza.net/eng/imamreza.php?id=10481
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marathas


1779: The British troops meet a large Maratha army at Talegaon and are defeated. This shattered the prestige of the British so low that they had to enter into a humiliating Treaty of Wadgaon by which the British had to surrender all the territories acquired by the Company since 1773
http://www.importantindia.com/9642/first-anglo-maratha-war/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talegaon_Dabhade

1945: US forces land on Luzon island (Philippines) with 67,000 soldiers
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/867/today-in-philippine-history-january-9-1945-general-macarthur-landed-at-bonuan-in-lingayen-pangasinan
http://pangasinan.gov.ph/2011/01/‘mcarthur-landed-first-in-lingayen-not-dagupan’-fmr-gov-estrella/

1987: Chinese/Vietnamese border fights. 1500 killed Chinese killed according Vietnamese medias
ttp://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1987-01-09/news/0100090089_1_xuyen-chinese-troops-vietnam
http://articles.latimes.com/1987-01-08/news/mn-3216_1_sino-vietnamese

1989: First visit (up to 20) by a Thai Foreign minister to Vietnam since 1976

2009: The Sri Lankan army captures Elephant Pass, the strategic causeway linking the Jaffna peninsula with the mainland
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7819386.stm

2014: China has taken its feud with Japan to the UN, questioning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s « erroneous outlook » on history after he visited a shrine commemorating former leaders convicted as war criminals
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/01/china-takes-japan-shrine-dispute-un-20141912939172706.html

2017: Pakistan completes nuclear triad, launches missile Babur-3 from submarine, giving the country a credible second strike capability
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/pakistan-completes-nuclear-triad-launches-missile-babur-3-from-submarine_1965794.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2060852/watch-pakistan-test-fire-first-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/babur-3-five-things-to-know-about-the-pakistans-1st-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise-missile_1965804.html

 

On 9 January in South Asian history

ON 9 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet, type “On (day + month) in South Asian history »

Updated on January 9, 2018

1760: Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat
http://chemicalhorn.blogspot.fr/2004/10/barari-ghat-battle-of.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dattaji_Rao_Scindia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marathas


1779: The British troops meet a large Maratha army at Talegaon and are defeated. This shattered the prestige of the British so low that they had to enter into a humiliating Treaty of Wadgaon by which the British had to surrender all the territories acquired by the Company since 1773
http://www.importantindia.com/9642/first-anglo-maratha-war/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talegaon_Dabhade

1920: Birth of Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar and philanthropist who died in October 1988
http://www.hakim-said.com.pk/

1927: Birth of Sunderlal Bahuguna, Indian environmentalist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunderlal_Bahuguna
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-january-1927-sunderlal-bahuguna-environmentalist-was-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_-y_usyHwg

1934: Birth of Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer, who died on September 27, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahendra_Kapoor

1965: Birth of Farah Khan, Indian film director and choreographer
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007134/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farah_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB3AfnbI0rc

1974: Birth of Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood director, actor, producer, singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farhan_Akhtar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihrUJG9b4o4

1976: Birth of Raghava Lawrence, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raghava_Lawrence
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RVyC9M4bVw

1983: Birth of Sharad Malhotra, Indian television actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharad_Malhotra

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynb_8kMr2ok

1997: General Ershad, President of Bangladesh from 1982 to 1990, in jail for corruption since 1991 is freed

2004: Death of Nissim Ezekiel, Indian Jewish poet and critic, born on December 16, 1924
http://www.poemhunter.com/nissim-ezekiel/biography/
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/mar/09/guardianobituaries.india

2009: The Sri Lankan army captures Elephant Pass, the strategic causeway linking the Jaffna peninsula with the mainland
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7819386.stm

2010: In China, Dhondup Wangchen, a Tibetan film-maker, is sentenced to six years in prison by Chinese authorities. The director was arrested in March for a documentary about ordinary Tibetan’s grievances with China
http://www.france24.com/en/20100107-china-jails-tibetan-director-dhondup-wangchen-six-years-documentary-tibet

2015: In Sri-Lanka, new President Maithripala Sirisena and his new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe both take the oath of office in Colombo’s Independence Square after Rajapakse conceded defeat
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2015/01/sirisena-sworn-as-sri-lanka-president-20151914215538168.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30738671

2017: Pakistan completes nuclear triad, launches missile Babur-3 from submarine, giving the country a credible second strike capability
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/pakistan-completes-nuclear-triad-launches-missile-babur-3-from-submarine_1965794.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2060852/watch-pakistan-test-fire-first-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/babur-3-five-things-to-know-about-the-pakistans-1st-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise-missile_1965804.html

 

 

On 9 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 9 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 9, 2018

1945: US forces land on Luzon island (Philippines) with 67,000 soldiers
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/867/today-in-philippine-history-january-9-1945-general-macarthur-landed-at-bonuan-in-lingayen-pangasinan
http://pangasinan.gov.ph/2011/01/‘mcarthur-landed-first-in-lingayen-not-dagupan’-fmr-gov-estrella/

1957: In Indonesia, Masjumi Party withdraws from the government, causing the governing coalition to collapse
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Masjumi

1987: Chinese/Vietnamese border fights. 1500 killed Chinese killed according Vietnamese medias
ttp://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1987-01-09/news/0100090089_1_xuyen-chinese-troops-vietnam
http://articles.latimes.com/1987-01-08/news/mn-3216_1_sino-vietnamese

1989: First visit (up to 20) by a Thai Foreign minister to Vietnam since 1976

1990: Birth of Melissa Ricks, Filipina actress
http://www.celebrityring.info/Melissa_Ricks.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onF9bAmL-vY

1993: First meeting of Myanmar National Convention in charge of writing a new constitution

1995: Death of Souvine Souphanouvong, President of Laos (1975-1986), born on  July 13, 1909
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituariesprince-souphanouvong-1568367.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfFW4oaaEsY

1998: Death of Charito Solis, Filipino  actress, born on October 6, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charito_Solis

2012: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is acquitted in a surprise end to a politically charged sodomy trial
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16463989
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/01/201219295952572.html

2013: Death of Anscar Chupungco, Filipino monk and theologian, born on November 10, 1939
http://www.varsitarian.net/witness/20130211/top_liturgist_fr_anscar_chupungco_73
http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/90517/fr-anscar-chupungco-filipino-benedictine-who-tangled-with-pope-benedict

Anscar Chupungco

2013: Vietnam convicts 14 activists of ‘anti-state plot’ Thirteen were jailed for between three and 13 years, while one received a suspended sentence. Most are Catholics, and they include bloggers and students.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20955432

http://www.rfa.org/english/news/vietnam/trial-01082013181353.html

2014: More than a hundred agents are « intercepting, harassing and intimidating » monks, nuns and ordinary members of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, denying access to the Long Quang Pagoda in Hue. Those who are arrested have come from various parts of the country to join the celebration
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Vietnamese-police-block-Buddhist-Memorial-Day-celebrations-29993.html

2015: In Malaysia, death of former Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Yaakub, born on January 3, 1928. The 88 year old, held office as the fourth head of state between April 2, 1981 and April 2, 1985
http://www.nst.com.my/node/69087

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Black Nazarene (Manila)

On 9 January in Japan’s history

ON 9 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on January 9, 2018

1562: Death of Amago Haruhisa, Japanese warlord, born on March 4, 1514
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amago_Haruhisa

1624: Birth of Empress Meisho, 109th emperor of Japan (1629-1643) and the seventh woman to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne, who died in December 1696
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Meish%C5%8D

1945: US forces land on Luzon island (Philippines) with 67,000 soldiers
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/867/today-in-philippine-history-january-9-1945-general-macarthur-landed-at-bonuan-in-lingayen-pangasinan

1979: Birth of Tomiko Van, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomiko_Van
http://vantomiko.free.fr/website-fr/

1987: Birth of Mao Inoue, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mao_Inoue

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

1988: Death of Jukichi Uno, Japanese actor born on 27 September 1914
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0881303/

1998: Death of Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate, born on October 4, 1918

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1981/fukui-bio.html

2014: China has taken its feud with Japan to the UN, questioning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s « erroneous outlook » on history after he visited a shrine commemorating former leaders convicted as war criminals
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/01/china-takes-japan-shrine-dispute-un-20141912939172706.html

On 9 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 9 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on January 9, 2018

727: Birth of Dai Zong, Chinese emperor who died on May 23, 779
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Daizong_of_Tang

1127: Invading Jurchen soldiers from the Jin Dynasty besiege and sack Bianjing (Kaifeng), the capital of the Song Dynasty of China, and abduct Emperor Qinzong and others, ending the Northern Song Dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1150: Chinese Emperor Xizong of Jin is murdered by Prince Hailing in a coup d’état
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Xizong_of_Jin

1283: Song Prime Minister Wen Tianxiang, prisoner of the Yuan for four years is executed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wen_Tianxiang

1972: Death of Chinese-Architect Liang Sicheng, born on April 20, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liang_Sicheng
http://www.scapegoatjournal.org/docs/03/03_Zhu_SearchHighAndLow.pdf

1972: RMS Queen Elisabeth is destroyed by fire in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong
http://rmhh.co.uk/ships/pages/RMS%20Queen%20Elizabeth%201.html

2001: Shenzhou 2, an unmanned Chinese spacecraft is launched with a monkey, a dog and a rabbit on board
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhou_2

Shenzhou 2

2002: Chinese philosopher Wang Ruoshui dies in Boston. A firm believer in communism, he spaced out Mao Zedong during the Cultural revolution and expelled from the Communist party in 1987
http://www.hrichina.org/content/4584
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/feb/08/guardianobituaries.china

2010: In China, Dhondup Wangchen, a Tibetan film-maker, is sentenced to six years in prison by Chinese authorities. The director was arrested in March for a documentary about ordinary Tibetan’s grievances with China
http://www.france24.com/en/20100107-china-jails-tibetan-director-dhondup-wangchen-six-years-documentary-tibet

2014: China has taken its feud with Japan to the UN, questioning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s « erroneous outlook » on history after he visited a shrine commemorating former leaders convicted as war criminals
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/01/china-takes-japan-shrine-dispute-un-20141912939172706.html

2016: Visiting Japan, the prime minister of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, calls on China to resume dialogue with envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama
http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/4868-sikyong-calls-for-dialogue-says-tibetans-in-tibet-face-harsh-suppression