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On 25 January in Asian history

ON 25 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 25, 2019

1067: Death of Yingzong, the 5th emperor (1063-1067) of the Chinese Song Dynasty, born on February 16, 1032
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Yingzong_of_Song_China
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Emperor%20Yingzong%20of%20Song&item_type=topic

1497: Birth of Go-Nara, 115th Japanese Emperor (1526-1557) who died on September 27, 1557
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Nara

1573: In Japan, Battle of Mikatagahara, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Mikatagahara
http://realjapan.typepad.com/hamamatsu_hakujin/2004/09/the_battle_of_m.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hirate_Hirohide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggqz0X517bM

1873: Emissary from Aceh holds talks with the American consul in Singapore, but USA help will be rejected by Washington. The Dutch will respond with war

1885: Birth of Kitahara Hakushu, Japanese poet who died on November 2, 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitahara_Hakushu

1889: Birth of Zhang Zhengqiu, Chinese Shanghai screenwriter, director and playright, who died on July 16, 1935
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_Zhengqiu

1900: Birth of Yojiro Ishizaka, Japanese writer who died on October 7, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C5%8Djir%C5%8D_Ishizaka

1913: Birth of Huang Hua, Chinese statesman and diplomat, who died on November 24, 2010
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/huang-hua-politician-and-diplomat-who-played-a-leading-role-in-bringing-china-out-of-international-isolation-2152957.html

1914: An Indian mass meeting in Durban unanimously endorse the agreement between General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi regarding voluntary registration, poll tax, recognition of Indian marriages and other matters
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/durban-mass-meeting-endorses-smuts-and-gandhi-agreement

1922: Yan Huiqing becomes Prime Minister of the Republic of China
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/w-w-yen-yan-huiqing-%E9%A1%8F%E6%83%A0%E6%85%B6/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1100.html

1929: Birth of Thai Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Thai cardinal, archbishop of Bangkok
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Michai_Kitbunchu
http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bkitb.html

1931: Mahatma Ghandi is freed by the British

1932: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Chinese National Revolutionary Army begins its defense of Harbin

1933: Birth of Corazon Aquino president of Philippines from February 1986 up to June 1992, who died on August 1, 2009
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/897/today-in-philippine-history-january-25-1933-cory-aquino-was-born-in-manila
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/philippines/p/Biography-of-Corazon-Aquino.htm
http://www.biography.com/people/corazon-aquino-9187250

1942: Thailand, ally of Japan, declares war to Allied countries
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thailand-declares-war-on-the-united-states-and-england

1942: Birth of Shinobu Tsukasa, Japanese kumicho (supreme Godfather) of the largest yakuza organization
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenichi_Shinoda
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4499854.stm

1942: Japanese take Kendari on Sulawesi (East of Indonesia)

1949: Death of Makino Nobuaki, Japanese statesman, born on November 24, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makino_Nobuaki

1954: Death of Narendra Nath Roy, Indian revolutionarist, born on March 21 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manabendra_Nath_Roy
http://www.iep.utm.edu/roy_mn/

1957: Death of Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist, born on February 7, 1871
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshi_Shiga

1958: Birth of Kavita Krishnamurthy, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kavita_Krishnamurthy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04iYfhk6t3E

1961: Birth of Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivian_Balakrishnan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJufrg3u2pk

1961: Birth of Willie Revillame, Filipino game show host and comedian
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1258300/bio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCCj0pPGSHw

1969: First plenary session of the formal Paris Peace talks is hold
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-plenary-session-of-the-formal-paris-peace-talks-is-held

1970: Death of Eiji Tsuburaya, Japanese film producer, born on July 7, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eiji_Tsuburaya
http://godzilla.wikia.com/wiki/Eiji_Tsuburaya

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4Uq9wdPjcc

1971: Himachal Pradesh becomes the 18th Indian state
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/25-january-1971-himachal-pradesh-18th-state-of-india-was-created

1972: President Nixon reveals that Henry Kissinger has secret meetings in Paris with North Vietnam representatives

1975: Bangladeh President Mujibur Rahman establishes a presidential regime with only one party which reinforce his power
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/sheik-mujibur-rahman

1980: Mother Teresa is honored with India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna
http://www.indianetzone.com/28/mother_teresa_social_reformer.htm

Mother Teresa Bharat Ratna 1980-01-25

1981: Jiang Qing, widow of Mao Zedong, and Zhang Chunqiao « brains » of the Gang of Four are sentenced to death with a two-year execution reprieve


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/maos-widow-sentenced-to-death
http://www.crimemagazine.com/widow-chinese-leader-mao-zedong-was-sentenced-death-1981

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVw4nJ8SCR4&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91LEZxKlkrc

1983: Tokyo protests about possible transfert of Soviet SS-220 ballistic missiles from West to Far-East

1983; China’s supreme court commutes Jiang Qing’s death sentence to life
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2199&dat=19830125&id=0aoyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=eugFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5488,4555807&hl=fr

1989: First non-official visit of Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen to Bangkok

1989: Birth of Mikako Tabe, Japanese stage and film actress
http://mydramalist.com/people/702-tabe-mikako
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Tabe_Mikako
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1960050/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64BhUB-ggWI&feature=related

1998: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide attack on Sri Lanka’s Temple of the Tooth, killing 8 people and injuring 25 others
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/9801/25/sri.lanka.blast/index.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/50366.stm

2006: Su Tseng-chang becomes Taiwan Prime Minister through May 21, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Tseng-chang

2009: Sri Lankan troops seize the last town held by separatist Tamil Tiger fighters, Mullaittivu
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/2009125133055917676.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7849684.stm

2011: Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka’s jailed former army chief, has lost an appeal to retain his parliamentary seat
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/201112591238557218.html

2013: Death of Shozo Shimamoto, Japanese painter, born on January 22, 1928 http://artasiapacific.com/News/MemoryOfShozoShimamotoGutaiArtistHonored
http://www.shozo.net/prof/indexe.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CxWe8M0low

2013: China will decrease aid to Pyongyang if it goes ahead with a planned nuclear test state-run media said in an unusually frank warning
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9827061/US-and-China-come-together-over-defiant-North-Korea.html
http://thediplomat.com/china-power/china-changing-its-tune-on-north-korea/?goback=%2Egde_108552_member_207922736

2014: The Philippines agree the final section of a peace deal with Muslim rebels fighting a long-running insurgency in the south of the country
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/97735/govt-milf-seal-accord
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25896408

2015: U.S. President Barack Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke a deadlock on a long-stalled civilian nuclear pact,  with both leaders noting their « friendship » as the catalyst for closer diplomatic ties.
http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-modi-discuss-relations-between-us-india/2612582.html
http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/pm-obama-announce-nuke-breakthrough-115012600043_1.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-30930581

2015: More than 30 Philippine police commandos are killed in a clash with fighters from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) while hunting a top criminal suspect in the country’s south
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2015/01/dozens-police-commandos-killed-philippines-150125143349426.html
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/667844/at-least-27-elite-cops-killed-in-clash-with-biff-in-maguindanao-reports
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamasapano_clash

 

Holidays and observances

India: National Voters’ Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 25 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 25, 2019

1573: In Japan, Battle of Mikatagahara, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Mikatagahara
http://realjapan.typepad.com/hamamatsu_hakujin/2004/09/the_battle_of_m.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hirate_Hirohide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggqz0X517bM

1873: Emissary from Aceh holds talks with the American consul in Singapore, but USA help will be rejected by Washington. The Dutch will respond with war

1932: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Chinese National Revolutionary Army begins its defense of Harbin

1942: Thailand, ally of Japan, declares war to Allied countries
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thailand-declares-war-on-the-united-states-and-england

1942: Japanese take Kendari on Sulawesi (East of Indonesia)

1969: First plenary session of the formal Paris Peace talks on Vietnam is hold
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-plenary-session-of-the-formal-paris-peace-talks-is-held

1972: President Nixon reveals that Henry Kissinger has secret meetings in Paris with North Vietnam representatives

1983: Tokyo protests about possible transfert of Soviet SS-220 ballistic missiles from West to Far-East

1989: First non-official visit of Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen to Bangkok

1998: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide attack on Sir Lanka’s Temple of the Tooth, killing 8 people and injuring 25 others
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/9801/25/sri.lanka.blast/index.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/50366.stm

2009: Sri Lankan troops seize the last town held by separatist Tamil Tiger fighters, Mullaittivu
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/2009125133055917676.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7849684.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/2009126143222571233.html

2013: China will decrease aid to Pyongyang if it goes ahead with a planned nuclear test state-run media said in an unusually frank warning

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9827061/US-and-China-come-together-over-defiant-North-Korea.html

http://thediplomat.com/china-power/china-changing-its-tune-on-north-korea/?goback=%2Egde_108552_member_207922736

2014: The Philippines agree the final section of a peace deal with Muslim rebels fighting a long-running insurgency in the south of the country
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/97735/govt-milf-seal-accordhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25896408
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/391486/philippines-muslim-rebels-clear-final-peace-deal-hurdle

2015: More than 30 Philippine police commandos are killed in a clash with fighters from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) while hunting a top criminal suspect in the country’s south
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2015/01/dozens-police-commandos-killed-philippines-150125143349426.html
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/667844/at-least-27-elite-cops-killed-in-clash-with-biff-in-maguindanao-reports
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamasapano_clash

On 25 January in South Asian history

ON 25 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 25, 2019

1914: An Indian mass meeting in Durban unanimously endorse the agreement between General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi regarding voluntary registration, poll tax, recognition of Indian marriages and other matters
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/durban-mass-meeting-endorses-smuts-and-gandhi-agreement

1931: Mahatma Ghandi is freed by the British

1954: Death of Narendra Nath Roy, Indian revolutionarist, born on March 21 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manabendra_Nath_Roy

1958: Birth of Kavita Krishnamurthy, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kavita_Krishnamurthy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04iYfhk6t3E

1971: Himachal Pradesh becomes the 18th Indian state
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/25-january-1971-himachal-pradesh-18th-state-of-india-was-created

1975: Bangladeh President Mujibur Rahman establishes a presidential regime only one party which reinforce his power
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/sheik-mujibur-rahman

1980: Mother Teresa is honored with India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna
http://www.indianetzone.com/28/mother_teresa_social_reformer.htm

Mother Teresa Bharat Ratna 1980-01-25

1998: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide attack on Sir Lanka’s Temple of the Tooth, killing 8 people and injuring 25 others
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/9801/25/sri.lanka.blast/index.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/50366.stm

2009: Sri Lankan troops seize the last town held by separatist Tamil Tiger fighters, Mullaittivu
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/2009125133055917676.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7849684.stm

2011: Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka’s jailed former army chief, has lost an appeal to retain his parliamentary seat
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/201112591238557218.html

2015: U.S. President Barack Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke a deadlock on a long-stalled civilian nuclear pact Sunday, with both leaders noting their « friendship » as the catalyst for closer diplomatic ties.
http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-modi-discuss-relations-between-us-india/2612582.html
http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/pm-obama-announce-nuke-breakthrough-115012600043_1.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-30930581

 

Holidays and observances

India: National Voters’ Day

On 25 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 25 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on January 25, 2019

1873: Emissary from Aceh holds talks with the American consul in Singapore, but USA help will be rejected by Washington. The Dutch will respond with war

1929: Birth of Thai Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Thai cardinal, archbishop of Bangkok
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Michai_Kitbunchu
http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bkitb.html

1933: Birth of Corazon Aquino president of Philippines from February 1986 up to June 1992, who died on August 1, 2009
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/897/today-in-philippine-history-january-25-1933-cory-aquino-was-born-in-manila
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/philippines/p/Biography-of-Corazon-Aquino.htm
http://www.biography.com/people/corazon-aquino-9187250

1942: Thailand, ally of Japan, declares war to Allied countries
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thailand-declares-war-on-the-united-states-and-england

1961: Birth of Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivian_Balakrishnan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJufrg3u2pk

1961: Birth of Willie Revillame, Filipino game show host and comedian
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1258300/bio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCCj0pPGSHw

1969: First plenary session of the formal Paris Peace talks is hold
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-plenary-session-of-the-formal-paris-peace-talks-is-held

1972: President Nixon reveals that Henry Kissinger has secret meetings in Paris with North Vietnam representatives

1975: Birth of Dat Phan, Vietnamese stand-up comedian
http://www.shayne-michael.com/links.php?searchFor=Dat%20Phan&findBio=full
http://www.datphan.com/

2014: The Philippines agree the final section of a peace deal with Muslim rebels fighting a long-running insurgency in the south of the country
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/97735/govt-milf-seal-accord
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25896408

2015: More than 30 Philippine police commandos are killed in a clash with fighters from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) while hunting a top criminal suspect in the country’s south
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2015/01/dozens-police-commandos-killed-philippines-150125143349426.html
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/667844/at-least-27-elite-cops-killed-in-clash-with-biff-in-maguindanao-reports
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamasapano_clash

On 25 January in Japan’s history

ON 25 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on January 25, 2019

1497: Birth of Go-Nara, 115th Japanese Emperor (1526-1557) who died on September 27, 1557
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Nara

1573: In Japan, Battle of Mikatagahara, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Mikatagahara
http://realjapan.typepad.com/hamamatsu_hakujin/2004/09/the_battle_of_m.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hirate_Hirohide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggqz0X517bM

1885: Birth of Kitahara Hakushu, Japanese poet who died on November 2, 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitahara_Hakushu

1900: Birth of Yojiro Ishizaka, Japanese writer who died on October 7, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C5%8Djir%C5%8D_Ishizaka

1932: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Chinese National Revolutionary Army begins its defense of Harbin

1938: Birth of Shotaro Ishinomori, Japanese manga author who died in 1998)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shotaro_Ishinomori
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=6650

1938: Birth of Leiji Matsumoto, Japanese creator of anime
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiji_Matsumoto
http://www.anime-cel.com/ourstuff/leiji.htm

1942: Thailand, ally of Japan, declares war to Allied countries
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thailand-declares-war-on-the-united-states-and-england

1942: Birth of Shinobu Tsukasa, Japanese kumicho (supreme Godfather) of the largest yakuza organization
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenichi_Shinoda
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4499854.stm

1942: Japanese take Kendari on Sulawesi (East of Indonesia)

1949: Death of Makino Nobuaki, Japanese statesman, born on November 24, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makino_Nobuaki

1957: Death of Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist, born on February 7, 1871
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshi_Shiga

1970: Death of Eiji Tsuburaya, Japanese film producer, born on July 7, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eiji_Tsuburaya
http://godzilla.wikia.com/wiki/Eiji_Tsuburaya

1982: Birth of Sho Sakurai, Japanese singer and actor
http://mydramalist.com/people/246-sakurai-sho

1983: Tokyo protests about possible transfert of Soviet SS-220 ballistic missiles from West to Far-East

1987: Death of Hiroaki Zakoji, Japanese composer and pianist, born on January 20, 1958
http://www.ezakoji.com/

1989: Birth of Mikako Tabe, Japanese stage and film actress
http://mydramalist.com/people/702-tabe-mikako
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Tabe_Mikakohttp://ww
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1960050/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64BhUB-ggWI&feature=related

2013: Death of Shozo Shimamoto, Japanese painter, born on January 22, 1928 http://artasiapacific.com/News/MemoryOfShozoShimamotoGutaiArtistHonored
http://www.shozo.net/prof/indexe.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CxWe8M0low

 

On 25 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 25 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 25, 2019

1067: Death of Yingzong, the 5th emperor (1063-1067) of the Chinese Song Dynasty, born on February 16, 1032
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Yingzong_of_Song_China
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Emperor%20Yingzong%20of%20Song&item_type=topic

1889: Birth of Zhang Zhengqiu, Chinese Shanghai screenwriter, director and playright, who died on July 16, 1935
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_Zhengqiu

1913: Birth of Huang Hua, Chinese statesman, who died on November 24, 2010
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/huang-hua-politician-and-diplomat-who-played-a-leading-role-in-bringing-china-out-of-international-isolation-2152957.html

1922: Yan Huiqing becomes Prime Minister of the Republic of China
http://www.thechinastory.org/ritp/w-w-yen-yan-huiqing-%E9%A1%8F%E6%83%A0%E6%85%B6/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1100.html

1932: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Chinese National Revolutionary Army begins its defense of Harbin

1981: Jiang Qing, widow of Mao Zedong, and Zhang Chunqiao « brains » of the Gang of Four are sentenced to death with a two-year execution reprieve

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/maos-widow-sentenced-to-death
http://www.crimemagazine.com/widow-chinese-leader-mao-zedong-was-sentenced-death-1981

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVw4nJ8SCR4&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91LEZxKlkrc

1983; China’s supreme court commutes Jiang Qing’s death sentence to life
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2199&dat=19830125&id=0aoyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=eugFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5488,4555807&hl=fr

2006: Su Tseng-chang becomes Taiwan Prime Minister through May 21, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Su_Tseng-chang

2013: China will decrease aid to Pyongyang if it goes ahead with a planned nuclear test state-run media said in an unusually frank warning

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9827061/US-and-China-come-together-over-defiant-North-Korea.html

http://thediplomat.com/china-power/china-changing-its-tune-on-north-korea/?goback=%2Egde_108552_member_207922736