Daily Archives: 12 juin 2018

Philippines home affairs and society

12 JUNE 2018

Philippine army kills 28 pro-IS militants, preempts Eid Fitr bombings

The Philippines armed forces have killed 28 members of the pro-Islamic State Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in military operations to pre-empt attacks by the militants
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/philippine-army-kills-28-pro-is-militants-preempts-eid-fitr-10424824

30 MAY 2018

Philippine Congress passes autonomy bill for volatile Muslim region

The Philippines moved a step closer on Wednesday (May 30) to ending decades of conflict on its resource-rich island of Mindanao, after lawmakers approved a bill that will eventually allow self-rule for the country’s Muslim minority
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/philippine-congress-passes-autonomy-bill-for-volatile-muslim-region
https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/31/1820342/house-passes-bangsamoro-basic-law-227-11
https://www.rappler.com/nation/203707-house-of-representatives-approves-bangsamoro-basic-law

11 MAY 2018

Philippines chief justice, Duterte’s critic, expelled by Supreme Court colleagues

The Philippine Supreme Court voted on Friday to remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for allegedly failing to file statements of assets and liabilities as required by law
http://www.dw.com/en/philippines-chief-justice-dutertes-critic-expelled-by-supreme-court-colleagues/a-43737003
https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/12/1814510/supreme-court-ousts-sereno
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/989609/ouster-ruling-on-sereno-a-legal-abomination-says-sc-justice

9 MAY 2018

Manila’s top envoy to Beijing hails landmark deal opening up China to influx of 500,000 migrant workers

A top-level Philippine envoy to Beijing on Wednesday revealed that the two countries were close to a deal which would see the number of Filipino migrants employed in China swell to 500,000 – more than double the estimated current total
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2145421/william-j-lima-hails-landmark-deal-opens-china-influx

9 APRIL 2018

Duterte urges Congress to ‘fast-track’ impeachment of top judge

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has told members of parliament they must « fast-track » the impeachment of the country’s top judge after she hinted that he might be behind the moves to sack her
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/duterte-urges-congress-fast-track-impeachment-top-judge-180409150254908.html
https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/04/10/1804532/sereno-must-be-out-supreme-court-duterte

2 APRIL 2018

Philippines: Detained senator De Lima calls for greater protection of rights defenders under Duterte

Detained senator Leila de Lima renewed her call for greater protection for human rights defenders in the Philippines as the threat number of attacks against continues to rise under President Rodrigo Duterte
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2018/04/philippines-de-lima-calls-for-greater-protection-of-rights-defenders-under-duterte/#2y9YfxEMxZF7ULXK.99
https://asianews.network/2018/04/03/profile-leila-de-lima/

11 MARCH 2018

At least 44 militants killed in clash with Philippines troops

At least 44 pro-Daesh militants were killed and 26 more were wounded when Philippine soldiers shelled positions held by the rebels in southern Maguindanao province, the army said on Sunday
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/03/11/555102/Philippines-Daesh-militants-soldiers-military-Marawi-Abu-Sayyaf
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/974381/biff-casulaties-in-battle-with-army-maguindanao

5 MARCH 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to skip Asean summit in Australia amid backlash over human rights record

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is skipping a regional summit in Australia this month, his spokesman said Monday, as he faces international censure for Manila’s deadly drug war
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/diplomacy/article/2135765/philippine-president-rodrigo-duterte-skip-asean-summit-australia

26 FEBRUARY 2018

‘Happy anniversary’: Calls for Philippine senator De Lima’s release from prison

Human rights groups have marked the anniversary of de Lima’s incarceration by calling for an end to her imprisonment. Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia reiterated their call for her immediate and unconditional release
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2018/02/happy-anniversary-calls-philippine-senator-de-limas-release-prison/#5FS5rUepZJQ7xyPo.99

21 FEBRUARY 2018

Duterte bans Rappler reporters from presidential palace

The president of the Philippines has ordered that two journalists be banned from entering the presidential palace, an act one Filipino reporters’ rights group described as « appalling and extremely unbecoming » of a president
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/duterte-bans-rappler-reporters-presidential-palace-180220130842018.html
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/970379/roque-duterte-felt-betrayed-by-rappler-reporter
https://beta.philstar.com/headlines/2018/02/21/1790003/lorenzana-presidential-guards-have-no-right-harm-threaten-rappler-personnel

19 FEBRUARY 2018

Philippines arrests suspected former leader of Daesh Takfiri

Philippine police have arrested a suspected former leader of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group during a raid on his apartment in the capital Manila
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/02/19/552901/Philippines-Daesh-leader-arrest
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2133859/philippine-forces-arrest-egyptian-ex-islamic-state
https://beta.philstar.com/headlines/2018/02/20/1789586/arrested-foreigner-tagged-recruiter

8 FEBRUARY 2018

ICC examining complaint against Duterte over drug war deaths

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has informed the Philippines that it has begun a preliminary examination of a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte that accuses him of crimes against humanity, his spokesman said on Thursday
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/icc-examining-complaint-against-duterte-over-drug-war-deaths-14980
http://www.manilatimes.net/icc-begins-probe-war-drugs/379107/
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2018/02/duterte-ready-personally-defend-international-criminal-court/#PvV2UvZ2UMgArDeq.97

1 FEBRUARY 2018

Philippine security forces capture top Maoist guerilla leader following the failure of peace talks

Philippine security forces arrested the head of the Communist movement’s armed wing following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to target guerilla leaders after peace talks collapsed, police and human rights lawyers said on Thursday
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2131506/philippine-security-forces-capture-top-maoist-guerilla
http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/02/01/18/baylosis-undergoes-inquest-after-arrest-in-qc
http://www.manilatimes.net/ndf-consultant-peace-talks-govt-arrested/377677/

29 JANUARY 2018

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte suspends anti-graft official after bank records ‘leak’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday punished an anti-graft prosecutor suspected of leaking his bank records after an opposition politician had accused Duterte of corruption
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2131061/philippines-president-rodrigo-duterte-suspends-anti-graft
http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/01/30/1782688/palace-suspends-deputy-ombudsman-melchor-arthur-carandang
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/641373/suspension-of-deputy-ombudsman-an-impeachable-offense-says-trillanes/story/

8 JANUARY 2018

 Duterte’s pastor takes over Catholic leadership, signalling better ties

Strained relations between President Rodrigo Duterte and the Catholic Church are likely to improve with the top Catholic religious leaders in Davao City – Duterte’s hometown – taking over the helm of one of the institutions staunchly critical of Duterte
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2018/01/dutertes-pastor-takes-catholic-leadership-role-starting-2018-better-terms-church/#q4uwkxRfEPYZREaL.97

 

On 12 June in Asian history

ON 12 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on June 12, 2018

1107: Birth of Emperor Gaozong (1127-1162) of Chinese Song dynasty, who died on November 9, 1187
http://www.learnchinesehistory.com/emperor-gaozong-tang-dynasty/
http://islaminchina.wordpress.com/2007/10/16/emperor-gaozong-of-tang-dynasty-%E5%94%90%E9%AB%98%E5%AE%97/

1559: Birth of Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Japanese samurai who died on November 30, 1719
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamamoto_Tsunetomo

1898: Philippine Declaration of independence by Emilio Aguinaldo (constitution of Malolos)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_Declaration_of_Independence

http://www.msc.edu.ph/centennial/declaration.html
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/philippineindependence.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1177/today-in-philippine-history-june-12-1898-aguinaldo-formally-proclaimed-the-philippine-independence-in-kawit-cavite

1905: The Servants of India Society is established in Pune, by Gopal Krishna Gokhale
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Servants_of_India_Society
http://indiatogether.org/stories/2002/rd1002.htm
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/gopal-krishna-gokhale.html

1929: Birth of Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jameel_Jalibi

Jameel Jalibi

1930: Birth of Son Sen, Khmer Rouge leader, killed on Pol Pot order on June 10, 1997
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Son_Sen

 

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

1932: Birth of Padmini, Indian actress who died on September 24, 2006
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padmini_(actress)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-june-1932-padmini-indian-film-actress-and-dancer-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2QZeL69DiI&list=PLHxMpchGUGgUoVtEq46ggPRBtnTS-rxWv

1944: Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong announces that he would support Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek in the war against Japan

1946: Death in a war camp in Malaya of Count Hisaichi Terauchi, Japanese fieldmarshal, born on August 8, 1879
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hisaichi_Terauchi

1948: The Singapore Federation of Trade Unions (SFTU) and the Pan Malayan Federation of Trade Unions (PMFTU) are outlawed

1951: In Burma, first legislative elections
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_general_election,_1951%E2%80%9352

1952: The USSR declares the September 1951 San Francisco Peace Treaty with Japan invalid

1958: In Japan, second Nobosuke Kishi government
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Kishi_Nobusuke

1958: Burma’s premier since 1948 U Nu is replaced by Ba Swe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ba_Swe

1962: In Laos, agreement between the three Princes leading to a coalition government

1962 : The « June 12 » Philippines Independence Day, is observed for the first time
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1653/today-in-philippine-history-june-12-1962-the-june-12-independence-day-was-observed-for-the-first-time

1965: In Saigon, military coup. General Thieu acts as head of state, an General Ky as chief of the government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1965_South_Vietnamese_coup

1967: Tension between New Delhi and Beijing: Indian diplomats are accused of spying by China

1968: Birth of Htay Kywe, Burmese activist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Htay_Kywe

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JISfn-kZHPI

1970: Beginning of the Battle for the control of  Kompong Speu in Cambodia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kompong_Speu
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-for-control-of-kompong-speu-in-cambodia

15 Jun 1970, Along Highway 4, Kompong Speu, South Vietnam --- Kompong Speu, South Vietnam: At the Northern edge of town of Kompong Speu, 25 miles Southwest of Phnom Penh, fighting between Vietcong, North Vietnamese and Cambodian forces in the center of town is still continuing. Photo shows Cambodian soldiers are lined in position along Highway 4. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

1970: Birth of Lee Byung-hun, Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Byung-hun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNMh0RTjzpU

1973: Opening, in Seoul, of a two-day meeting of the coordination committee between the two Koreas

1975: Indian premier Indira Gandhi is found guilty of corruption and barred from holding office for six years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/12/newsid_2511000/2511691.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indira-gandhi-convicted-of-election-fraud

1976: Death of Gopinath Kaviraj, Indian philosopher and scholar, born on September 7, 1887
https://cidabhasa.wordpress.com/2011/06/11/pt-gopinath-kaviraj-atribute/
http://www.anandamayi.org/devotees/f6.htm

Gopinath Kaviraj

1978: Death of Guo Moruo, Chinese writer
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Guo_Moruo
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5679.html

Guo Moruo
1980: Death of Masayoshi Ohira, 68th Japanese Prime Minister from December 1978 to June 1980, born on March 12, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masayoshi_%C5%8Chira

1987: Birth of Ryu Deok-hwan, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryu_Deok-hwan
http://www.cinemasie.com/en/fiche/personne/ryudeokhwan/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVN6fe1OgSU

1991: Massacre of 152 minority Tamil civilians by the Sri Lankan Army in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Kokkadichcholai_massacre

1996: In Bangladesh polls, BNP loses to Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League but emerges as the largest opposition party in the country’s parliamentary history with 116 seats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladeshi_general_election,_June_1996

2007: Abu Dujana, leader of the military operations of the Jemaah Islamiyah is arrested in Java. He is supposed to be responsive for attacks against Marriot Hotel and the embassy of Australia
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/jun/13/indonesia.ianmackinnon
http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/06/12/indonesia.terror/

2009: The Security Council condemns the 25 May nuclear test by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and tightened sanctions widening the ban on arms imports-exports, and calling on Member States to inspect and destroy all banned cargo to and from that country on the high seas, at seaports and airports
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2009/sc9679.doc.htm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2009/06/200961216133166258.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8097370.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/13/world/asia/13nations.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/KF13Dg01.html

2017: Panama cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2098038/panama-establishes-diplomatic-ties-china-blow-taiwan
http://www.theindependentbd.com/post/99210
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201706130005.aspx


Holidays and observances

Philippines: Independence Day (Araw ng Kalayaan)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 12, 2018

1898: Philippine Declaration of independence by Emilio Aguinaldo (constitution of Malolos)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_Declaration_of_Independence

http://www.msc.edu.ph/centennial/declaration.html
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/philippineindependence.htm

1944: Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong announced that he would support Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek in the war against Japan

1952: The USSR declares the September 1951 San Francisco Peace Treaty with Japan invalid

1967: Tension between New Delhi and Beijing: Indian diplomats are accused of spying by China

1970: Beginning of the Battle for the control of  Kompong Speu in Cambodia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kompong_Speu
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-for-control-of-kompong-speu-in-cambodia

15 Jun 1970, Along Highway 4, Kompong Speu, South Vietnam --- Kompong Speu, South Vietnam: At the Northern edge of town of Kompong Speu, 25 miles Southwest of Phnom Penh, fighting between Vietcong, North Vietnamese and Cambodian forces in the center of town is still continuing. Photo shows Cambodian soldiers are lined in position along Highway 4. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

1973: Opening, in Seoul, of a two-day meeting of the coordination committee between the two Koreas

1991: Massacre of 152 minority Tamil civilians by the Sri Lankan Army in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Kokkadichcholai_massacre

2007: Abu Dujana, leader of the military operations of the Jemaah Islamiyah is arrested in Java. He is supposed to be responsive for attacks against Marriot Hotel and the embassy of Australia
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/jun/13/indonesia.ianmackinnon
http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/06/12/indonesia.terror/

2009: The Security Council condemns the 25 May nuclear test by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and tightened sanctions widening the ban on arms imports-exports, and calling on Member States to inspect and destroy all banned cargo to and from that country on the high seas, at seaports and airports
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2009/sc9679.doc.htm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2009/06/200961216133166258.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8097370.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/13/world/asia/13nations.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/KF13Dg01.html

2017: Panama cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2098038/panama-establishes-diplomatic-ties-china-blow-taiwan
http://www.theindependentbd.com/post/99210
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201706130005.aspx

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Independence Day (Araw ng Kalayaan)

On 12 June in South Asian history

ON 12 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 12, 2018

1929: Birth of Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jameel_Jalibi

Jameel Jalibi

1932: Birth of Padmini, Indian actress who died in 2006
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padmini_(actress)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-june-1932-padmini-indian-film-actress-and-dancer-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2QZeL69DiI&list=PLHxMpchGUGgUoVtEq46ggPRBtnTS-rxWv

1967: Tension between New Delhi and Beijing: Indian diplomats are accused of spying by China

1975: Indian premier Indira Gandhi is found guilty of corruption and barred from holding office for six years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/12/newsid_2511000/2511691.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indira-gandhi-convicted-of-election-fraud

1976: Death of Gopinath Kaviraj, Indian philosopher and scholar, born on September 7, 1887
https://cidabhasa.wordpress.com/2011/06/11/pt-gopinath-kaviraj-atribute/
http://www.anandamayi.org/devotees/f6.htm

Gopinath Kaviraj

 1991: Massacre of 152 minority Tamil civilians by the Sri Lankan Army in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Kokkadichcholai_massacre

1996: In Bangladesh polls, BNP loses to Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League but emerges as the largest opposition party in the country’s parliamentary history with 116 seats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladeshi_general_election,_June_1996

On 12 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 12 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 12, 2018

1898: Philippine Declaration of independence by Emilio Aguinaldo (constitution of Malolos)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_Declaration_of_Independence

http://www.msc.edu.ph/centennial/declaration.html
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/philippineindependence.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1177/today-in-philippine-history-june-12-1898-aguinaldo-formally-proclaimed-the-philippine-independence-in-kawit-cavite

1948: The Singapore Federation of Trade Unions (SFTU) and the Pan Malayan Federation of Trade Unions (PMFTU) are outlawed

1951: In Burma, first legislative elections
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_general_election,_1951%E2%80%9352

1958: Burma’s premier since 1948 U Nu is replaced by Ba Swe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ba_Swe

1962: In Laos, agreement between the three Princes leading to a coalition government

1965: In Saigon, military coup. General Thieu acts as head of state, an General Ky as chief of the government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1965_South_Vietnamese_coup

1968: Birth of Htay Kywe, Burmese activist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Htay_Kywe

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JISfn-kZHPI

1970: Beginning of the Battle for the control of  Kompong Speu in Cambodia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kompong_Speu
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-for-control-of-kompong-speu-in-cambodia

15 Jun 1970, Along Highway 4, Kompong Speu, South Vietnam --- Kompong Speu, South Vietnam: At the Northern edge of town of Kompong Speu, 25 miles Southwest of Phnom Penh, fighting between Vietcong, North Vietnamese and Cambodian forces in the center of town is still continuing. Photo shows Cambodian soldiers are lined in position along Highway 4. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

2007: Abu Dujana, leader of the military operations of the Jemaah Islamiyah is arrested in Java. He is supposed to be responsive for attacks against Marriot Hotel and the embassy of Australia
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/jun/13/indonesia.ianmackinnon
http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/06/12/indonesia.terror/

2012: Thailand’s government postpones voting in parliament on controversial « reconciliation » proposals that have stoked political tensions in the divided kingdom. The bills are strongly opposed by opposition MPs who fear they will be used to grant an amnesty to fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra
 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Independence Day (Araw ng Kalayaan)

On 12 June in Japan’s history

ON 12 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on June 12, 2018

1559: Birth of Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Japanese samurai who died on November 30, 1719
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamamoto_Tsunetomo

1952: The USSR declares the September 1951 San Francisco Peace Treaty with Japan invalid

1958: In Japan, second Nobosuke Kishi government
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Kishi_Nobusuke

1980: Death of Masayoshi Ohira, 68th Japanese Prime Minister from December 1978 to June 1980, born on March 12, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masayoshi_%C5%8Chira

 

On 12 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on June 12, 2018

1107: Birth of Emperor Gaozong (1127-1162) of Chinese Song dynasty, who died on November 9, 1187
http://www.learnchinesehistory.com/emperor-gaozong-tang-dynasty/
http://islaminchina.wordpress.com/2007/10/16/emperor-gaozong-of-tang-dynasty-%E5%94%90%E9%AB%98%E5%AE%97/

1944: Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong announced that he would support Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek in the war against Japan

1967: Tension between New Delhi and Beijing: Indian diplomats are accused of spying by China

1978: Death of Guo Moruo, Chinese writer
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Guo_Moruo
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5679.html

Guo Moruo

2017: Panama cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2098038/panama-establishes-diplomatic-ties-china-blow-taiwan
http://www.theindependentbd.com/post/99210
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201706130005.aspx