Daily Archives: 6 novembre 2018

On 6 November in Asian history

ON 6 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 6, 2018

1231: Death of Japanese 83rd emperor Tsuchimikado (1198-1210), born on January 3, 1196
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Tsuchimikado

1913: Mohandas Gandhi is arrested for leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6th-november-1904-mahatma-gandhi-arrested-in-south-africa-for-leading-miners-march

1925: Death of the 12th emperor of the Vietnam Nguyen dynasty, Khai Dinh. He is succeeded by Bao Dai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kh%E1%BA%A3i_%C4%90%E1%BB%8Bnh

1931: Indian spiritual leader Meher Baba arrives in the United States for the first time
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meher_Baba

1942: During World War II, Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins


http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Carlson’s_patrol
http://ww2gravestone.com/people/carlson-evans-fordyce/
http://12tfw.org/longpatrol.pdf

1944: Birth of Takashi Koizumi, Japanese firm director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0463596/

1944: Except Port-Arthur, The Soviet Union give back the Manchurian harbors to the Chinese communists

1947: Birth of Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director, who died on June 29, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Yang
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2007/07/edward-yang-1947-2007/

1948: Huaihai Campaign, the largest operational campaign of the Chinese Civil War begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huaihai_Campaign
http://www.armchairgeneral.com/the-huaihai-campaign.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10549.html

1950: Nepal King Tribhuvan flees to India as he is deposed by Prime Minister Bahadur Rana and replaced by his grandson Gyenendra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribhuvan

1959: Death of José P. Laurel, president of the Philippine during the Japanese rule, born on September 3, 1891
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1330/today-in-philippine-history-november-6-1959-jose-p-laurel-died-unexpectedly-of-a-cerebral-hemorrhage
http://www.filipiknow.net/interesting-facts-about-president-jose-p-laurel/

jose-p-laurel

1963: Following the 1st November coup and execution of president Ngo Dinh Diem, coup leader General Duong Van Minh officially takes over leadership of South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/general-minh-takes-over-leadership-of-south-vietnam

1968: Opening of the Vietnam Peace talks in Paris

1970: The People’s Republic of China is recognized by Italy

1976: Birth of Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Hsu


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cZhpXZPBx4

1978: Birth of Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jolina_Magdangal


1979: Birth of Myolie Wu , Hong Kong famous star
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myolie_Wu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDMreZ8CE4w&feature=related

1981: Birth of Lee Dong Wook, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Dong_Wook

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1hz8RmMWgA

1985: Death of Sanjeev Kumar, Indian actor, born on July 8, 1938
http://www.indiaonlinepages.com/bollywood/actors/sanjeev-kumar.html
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/sanjeev-kumar/biography.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkZyBG8lFUs

1987: Yasuhiro Nakasone, Japanese premier since November 1982 quits his  position. He is succeeded by Noboru Takeshima

1989: Death of Japanese actor Yusaku Matsuda, born on August 25, 1950
http://www.midnighteye.com/features/yusaku_matsuda.shtml

2003: Chinese dissident He Depu is condemned to 8 years in prison
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/He_Depu

2005: The military junta of Myanmar begins moving its government ministries from Yangon to Pyinmana
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4416960.stm

2005: Death of Minako Honda, a Japanese “idol” pop-star and musical  singer, nicknamed as “Japan’s Madonna”, born on July 31, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minako_Honda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GWRZSlCCxs

2007: In Afghanistan, five members of the parliament, including former  minister and leader of opposion Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, are killed by an human  bomb
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/06/world/asia/06iht-afghan.4.8218459.html?_r=1

2008: Bhutan’s king Jigme Singye Wangchuck hands his eldest son, Jigme  Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, the Raven crown which gives him the title of Druk  Gyalpo, or Dragon King
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/11/200811624757933975.html

2008: Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou meets with the most senior  Chinese official to visit  the island in  nearly 60 years, Chen Yunlin, the president of the Association of Relations Across the Taiwan Straits
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/11/06/taiwan.china.envoy/index.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/07/world/asia/07taiwan.html

2008-11-06 Ma-Chen Yulin

2010: Death of Jo Myong-Rok, North Korean military official, born on July 12, 1928
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/08/world/asia/08joobit.html

2014: Pro-democracy protesters clash with police in Hong Kong for the first time in more than two weeks as pressure grows on demonstrators to abandon more than a month and a half of street occupations
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/11/protesters-clash-with-police-hong-kong-201411611305648718.htm

2015: Death of Ri Ul-sol, North Korean marshal and politician, born on September 14, 1921
https://www.nknews.org/2015/11/lee-ul-sol-last-of-n-koreas-original-partisans/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ri_Ul-sol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94cmt_9Ej4w

2015: China and Vietnam pledge to be « good neighbours » and agree to maintain peace in the South China Sea. It comes at the end of a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, the first of its kind for a decade
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34742682
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1876440/president-xi-jinping-tells-hanoi-parliament-china-and
 
2017: Two Kashmiri activists awarded Rafto Prize for human rights
https://www.trtworld.com/europe/two-kashmiri-activists-awarded-rafto-prize-for-human-rights-11944

All about Bhutan

6 NOVEMBER 2018

Bhutan’s Balancing Act between China and India

Bhutan would have more room for balancing maneuvers as the Sino-India relationship is getting warmer. India would not hinder Bhutan’s balancing act unless it hurts India’s core interests. China, of course, is willing to pursue closer relations with Bhutan, the only country in South Asia which has no diplomatic ties with China
http://ippreview.com/index.php/Home/Blog/single/id/825.html

19 OCTOBER 2018

Bhutan Voters Opt for New Party to Form Government in Its Third General Election

As Bhutan went to the polls on Thursday 18, a large number of voters turned up with a majority opting for the new political party, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), which secured 55.1% of the total votes
https://thewire.in/south-asia/bhutan-elections-druk-nyamrup-tshogpa-dnt
http://www.kuenselonline.com/bhutan-votes-for-change/

17 SEPTEMBER 2018

Bhutan ruling party defeated in election

Bhutan’s prime minister conceded defeat Sunday after the ruling party was knocked out in the first round of the small Himalayan nation’s third-ever election
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-keeps-close-eye-as-bhutan-polls-spring-surprise-result/articleshow/65831694.cms

9 AUGUST 2017

India must stop trampling on Bhutan’s sovereignty

Marco Hung says if left to China and Bhutan, the Doklam border dispute could be easily resolved. Instead, an overbearing New Delhi, mistaking Bhutan as its ‘protectorate’, has just made things worse
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2106074/india-must-stop-trampling-bhutans-sovereignty

29 JULY 2017

Why tiny Bhutan remains the wild card in China’s border standoff with India

For more than a month now, Indian and Chinese troops have been caught up in a standoff on an obscure piece of Himalayan territory known as Dolam, which is disputed between Bhutan and China. The fundamental question is the location of the so-called triboundary point – where all three countries meet
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2104417/why-tiny-bhutan-remains-wild-card-chinas-border-standoff

29 JUNE 2017

Tiny Bhutan protests to China over road building in disputed territory

The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has protested to its mighty neighbour China over road building in disputed territory that set off new frictions between Beijing and the Indian government on Thursday (June 29)http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/tiny-bhutan-protests-to-china-over-road-building-in-disputed-territory
http://www.beijingbulletin.com/news/253782652/bhutan-hopes-china-will-follow-bilateral-agreement-on-borders
http://www.sify.com/news/chinas-foray-into-tiny-bhutan-threatening-himalayan-peace-news-topnews-rg3ieMjgabajd.html

25 APRIL 2017

A judicious view of the emergence of modern Bhutan

The chief justice of a country emerging from a strongly monarchical past, Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuck says the modernizing kingdom can find its own path
http://www.atimes.com/article/judicious-view-emergence-modern-bhutan/

23 NOVEMBER 2016

Bhutan’s upper house rejects 4-nation traffic deal

The National Council (Upper House) of Bhutan rejected a regional traffic agreement between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) over concerns for environmental pollution and security threat
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2016-11/23/content_15530421.html

15 OCTOBER 2016

The China factor in India–Bhutan relations

China’s increasingly cosy relations with Pakistan, and more recently Nepal, has concerned India for many years. The country now appears to be expanding its presence in the Himalayas through negotiations with another of India’s neighbours: Bhutan
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/10/15/the-china-factor-in-india-bhutan-relations/

24 SEPTEMBER 2016

Evaluating Bhutan’s development

With a population of less than one million and nestled in the eastern Himalayas, this small country has adopted the sustainable development approach of gross national happiness (GNH), a measure of wellbeing that differs markedly from traditional measures such as gross national product (GNP)
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/09/24/evaluating-bhutans-development/

6 FEBRUARY 2016

Bhutan’s queen gives birth to a baby boy

Announcing the birth of The Gyalsey to the nation, Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay, said that it is the good fortune of the people of Bhutan that on this auspicious day His Royal Highness The Gyalsey is born, fulfilling the wishes and the prayers of the people.
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/bhutans-royal-couple-welcomes-first-child
http://www.kuenselonline.com/gyalsey-is-born-bhutan-receives-gift-most-precious/

19 AUGUST 2015

Bhutan reports US$42.87m of unused budget last year

In what is a matter of concern for planners and implementers, most government agencies continue to return a substantial amount of unused budgets to the finance ministry at the end of every fiscal year.

http://www.kuenselonline.com/nu-2-8b-of-total-budget-unused-last-year/

8 DECEMBER 2014

Bhutan for Bangladesh’s passage through India

Dhaka and Thimphu have sought Delhi’s cooperation in easing movement of trucks through Indian territory to expand bilateral trade and economic relations between Bangladesh and Bhutan
http://www.asianewsnet.net/Bhutan-for-Bangladeshs-passage-through-India-68708.html

5 NOVEMBER 2014

Bhutan proposes 30% quota for women in political parties

At least 30 percent of the 47 seats in a political party should be reserved for women.This is among the 15 clauses in the Election Act to be proposed for amendment in the upcoming parliament session.
http://www.asianewsnet.net/Bhutan-proposes-30-quota-for-women-in-political-pa-67076.html

21 JULY 2014

Bhutan: small kingdom with big diplomacy

A small kingdom with 770,000 people nestled in the heart of the Himalayas and sandwiched by some 2.8 billion people from the world’s two most populous nations
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/Bhutan-small-kingdom-with-big-diplomacy-30239031.html

27 DECEMBER 2013

Bhutan boost economy by powering India

So tiny Bhutan, with a new government looking for ways to grow the country’s economy, is not hesitating to tap its hydropower potential in collaboration with India. It hopes to increase the amount of electricity generated from the current 1,500MW to 10,000MW within seven years.

http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/bhutan-boost-economy-powering-india

2 AUGUST 2013

Bhutan’s ‘gross national happiness’ masks problems, says new prime minister

Bhutan’s lauded ‘gross national happiness’ is overused and masks problems with corruption and low standards of living in the country, according to the country’s new prime minister.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bhutan/10217936/Bhutans-gross-national-happiness-masks-problems-says-new-prime-minister.html

26 JULY 2013

Bhutan’s Thinley still on the happiness trail

The defeat of former Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley’s party in the Himalayan nation’s second general election this month came as a surprise to most observers, given his international stature. However, in hindsight, the reasons are discernible, and point to popular disapproval of his aggressive pursuit of what can be termed as « Bhutanese exceptionalism. »

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/SOU-01-260713.html

13 JULY 2013

Bhutan’s opposition party scores upset win

People’s Democratic Party storms to power after winning 32 seats out of 47 in nation’s second parliamentary elections.                        http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/2013713125727754144.html              http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/bhutan/10178571/Bhutan-opposition-sweeps-to-power.html

31 MAY 2013

Bhutanese brave mountains and monsoon for election

Voters in Bhutan braved heavy rain and treacherous mountain paths to cast their ballots on Friday as the « land of the thunder dragon » began electing a government for only the second time.                                                                                                           http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130531-426490.html

27 MARCH 2013

Bhutan’s second trip to the parliamentary polls

With its second general elections, Bhutan takes one more step towards securing its democratic gains.                                                                                         http://thediplomat.com/2013/03/27/bhutans-second-trip-to-the-parliamentary-polls/

30 JANUARY 2013

Booming Bhutan

The Happiest Place on Earth?                                                                                                                        http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/138797/john-berthelsen/booming-bhutan

26 JUNE 2012

Bhutan grieves for destroyed historic site

Bhutan is mourning the loss of Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, a four-century-old architectural wonder that had dramatically stood on a ridge at the confluence of two rivers before it burned to the ground over the weekend.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/26/world/asia/bhutan-dzong-fire/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

22 JUNE 2012

China, Bhutan look to establish formal ties

China and the remote Himalayan nation of Bhutan have agreed to establish diplomatic relations and resolve a long-standing border dispute, China’s foreign ministry said.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120622-354801.html

4 FEBRUARY 2012

Indian Govt lifts ban on export of essential Bhutan items

Bhutan has expressed happiness over acceptance of its request of exemption from application of any export bans on essential commodities. India has exempted Bhutan from the application of ban on export milk powder, wheat, edible oil, pulses and non-Basmati rice
http://www.thestatesman.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=399062&catid=40

4 NOVEMBER 2011

South Asia’s fledgling democracy

Jigme Thinley, the prime minister of Bhutan, has told Al Jazeera that his people will seek guidance from the country’s king, who will be asked to intervene if the fledgling democracy encounters any major governing problems. Thinley’s statement has been criticised by Tshering Tobgay, an
opposition leader, who says it reflects a lack of trust and confidence in the government’s capabilities
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/11/201111310720643833.html

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 6 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 6 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on 6 November 2018

1942: During World War II, Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins


http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Carlson’s_patrol
http://ww2gravestone.com/people/carlson-evans-fordyce/
http://12tfw.org/longpatrol.pdf

1944: Except Port-Arthur, The Soviet Union give back the Manchurian harbors to the Chinese communists

1948: Huaihai Campaign, the largest operational campaign of the Chinese Civil War begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huaihai_Campaign
http://www.armchairgeneral.com/the-huaihai-campaign.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10549.html

1968: Opening of the Vietnam Peace talks in Paris

2007: In Afghanistan, five members of the parliament, including former  minister and leader of opposion Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, are killed by an human  bomb
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/06/world/asia/06iht-afghan.4.8218459.html?_r=1

2008: Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou meets with the most senior  Chinese official to visit  the island in  nearly 60 years, Chen Yunlin, the president of the Association of Relations Across the Taiwan Straits
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/11/06/taiwan.china.envoy/index.html

2008-11-06 Ma-Chen Yulin

2015: China and Vietnam pledge to be « good neighbours » and agree to maintain peace in the South China Sea. It comes at the end of a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, the first of its kind for a decade
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34742682
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1876440/president-xi-jinping-tells-hanoi-parliament-china-and

On 6 November in South Asian history

ON 6 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on November 6, 2018

1913: Mohandas Gandhi is arrested for leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6th-november-1904-mahatma-gandhi-arrested-in-south-africa-for-leading-miners-march

1931: Indian spiritual leader Meher Baba arrives in the United States for the first time
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meher_Baba

1950: Nepal King Tribhuvan flees to India as he is deposed by Prime Minister Bahadur Rana and replaced by his grandson Gyenendra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribhuvan

1985: Death of Sanjeev Kumar, Indian actor, born on July 8, 1938
http://www.indiaonlinepages.com/bollywood/actors/sanjeev-kumar.html
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/sanjeev-kumar/biography.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkZyBG8lFUs

2007: In Afghanistan, five members of the parliament, including former  minister and leader of opposion Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, are killed by an human  bomb
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/06/world/asia/06iht-afghan.4.8218459.html?_r=1

2008: Bhutan’s king Jigme Singye Wangchuck hands his eldest son, Jigme  Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, the Raven crown which gives him the title of Druk  Gyalpo, or Dragon King
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/11/200811624757933975.html

2017: Two Kashmiri activists awarded Rafto Prize for human rights
https://www.trtworld.com/europe/two-kashmiri-activists-awarded-rafto-prize-for-human-rights-11944

 

On 6 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 6 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on November 6, 2018

1925: Death of the 12th emperor of the Vietnam Nguyen dynasty, Khai Dinh. He is succeeded by Bao Dai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kh%E1%BA%A3i_%C4%90%E1%BB%8Bnh

1959: Death of José P. Laurel, president of the Philippine during the Japanese rule, born on September 3, 1891
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1330/today-in-philippine-history-november-6-1959-jose-p-laurel-died-unexpectedly-of-a-cerebral-hemorrhage
http://www.filipiknow.net/interesting-facts-about-president-jose-p-laurel/
http://jakelacquias.wixsite.com/pinoyhistorian/jose-p-laurel-not-a-puppet-president

jose-p-laurel

1963: Following the 1st November coup and execution of president Ngo Dinh Diem, coup leader General Duong Van Minh officially takes over leadership of South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/general-minh-takes-over-leadership-of-south-vietnam

1968: Opening of the Vietnam Peace talks in Paris

1978: Birth of Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jolina_Magdangal


1983: Birth of Janette McBride, Filipina actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janette_McBride

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ElALjND4iw

1989: Birth of Shaina Magdayao, Filipina actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaina_Magdayao
http://www.fanpix.net/gallery/shaina-magdayao-2-pictures.htm

2005: The military junta of Myanmar begins moving its government ministries from Yangon to Pyinmana
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4416960.stm

2015: China and Vietnam pledge to be « good neighbours » and agree to maintain peace in the South China Sea. It comes at the end of a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, the first of its kind for a decade
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34742682
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1876440/president-xi-jinping-tells-hanoi-parliament-china-and

 

 

 

On 6 November in Japan’s history

ON 6 NOVEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on November 6, 2018

1231: Death of Japanese 83rd emperor Tsuchimikado (1198-1210), born on January 3, 1196
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Tsuchimikado

1892: Birth of Tatsuo Hoshino, Japanese writer, who died on June 4, 1968
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2368361/

Tatsuo Hoshino

1942: During World War II, Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign begins
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Carlson’s_patrol
http://ww2gravestone.com/people/carlson-evans-fordyce/
http://12tfw.org/longpatrol.pdf

1944: Birth of Takashi Koisumi, Japanese firm director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0463596/

1967: Birth of Fujiko Takimoto, Japanese actress
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1552

1982: Birth of Sowelu, Japanese pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sowelu

1987: Yasuhiro Nakasone, Japanese premier since November 1982 quits his  position. He is succeeded by Noboru Takeshima

1989: Death of Japanese actor Yusaku Matsuda, born on August 25, 1950
http://www.midnighteye.com/features/yusaku_matsuda.shtml

2005: Death of Minako Honda, a Japanese “idol” pop-star and musical  singer, nicknamed as “Japan’s Madonna”, born on July 31, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minako_Honda
http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-136/artist_name-minako_honda/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GWRZSlCCxs

2011: Japanese coastguard arrest the captain of a Chinese fishing boat for breaking Japanese fishing laws
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest+News/Asia/Story/A1Story20111220-317326.html

On 6 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 6 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on November 6, 2018

1944: Except Port-Arthur, The Soviet Union give back the Manchurian harbors to the Chinese communists

1947: Birth of Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director, who died on June 29, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Yang
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2007/07/edward-yang-1947-2007/

1948: Huaihai Campaign, the largest operational campaign of the Chinese Civil War begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huaihai_Campaign
http://www.armchairgeneral.com/the-huaihai-campaign.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10549.html

1976: Birth of Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Hsu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cZhpXZPBx4

1979: Birth of Myolie Wu , Hong Kong famous star
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myolie_Wu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDMreZ8CE4w&feature=related

2003: Chinese dissident He Depu is condemned to 8 years in prison
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/He_Depu

2008: Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou meets with the most senior  Chinese official to visit  the island in  nearly 60 years, Chen Yunlin, the president of the Association of Relations Across the Taiwan Straits
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/11/06/taiwan.china.envoy/index.html
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-11/06/content_10316005.htm

2008-11-06 Ma-Chen Yulin

2014: Pro-democracy protesters clash with police in Hong Kong for the first time in more than two weeks as pressure grows on demonstrators to abandon more than a month and a half of street occupations
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/11/protesters-clash-with-police-hong-kong-201411611305648718.htm

2015: China and Vietnam pledge to be « good neighbours » and agree to maintain peace in the South China Sea. It comes at the end of a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, the first of its kind for a decade
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34742682
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1876440/president-xi-jinping-tells-hanoi-parliament-china-and