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On 13 June in Asian history

ON 13 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 13, 2019

1256: Death of Tankei, Japanese sculptor, born in 1173
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tankei
http://freakytrigger.co.uk/japanese-arts/sculpture/tankei.htm

Tankei

1584: Birth of Miyamoto Musashi, Legendary Samurai warrior, artist, and author of The Book of Five Rings who died on June 13, 1645
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyamoto_Musashi

1645: Death of Miyamoto Musashi, Japanese sworsdman, born on June 13, 1584
http://www.samurai-archives.com/musashi.html

1858: The Sino-Russian Treaty of Tianjin is signed. One of several others treaties under the same name with France, Great-Britain and the United States
https://www.historytoday.com/archive/months-past/treaties-tianjin

1900: China’s Boxer Rebellion against foreigners and Chinese Christians erupts into violence in Beijing after Baron von Kettler, the German minister to China killed a man with his walking stic
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Boxer_Rebellion

1905: Birth of  Xian Xinghai, Chinese composer (The Yellow River), who died on October 30, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xian_Xinghai


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x396th_yellow-river-lang-lang

1928: Birth of Li Ka-shing, Hongkong billionaire
http://www.woopidoo.com/biography/li-ka-shing/index.htm

1931: Death of Shibasaburo Kitasato, Japanese physician, born on January 29, 1853
http://www.discoveriesinmedicine.com/General-Information-and-Biographies/Kitasato-Shibasaburo.html

1935: Birth of Samak Sundaravej, shortly Thai Prime Minister in 2008, who died on November 24, 2009
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212682.stm

1944: Birth of Ban Ki-moon, former United Nations General Secretary
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban_Ki-moon

1948: Death of Osamu Dazai, Japanese writer, born on June 19, 1909
http://smartcontentz.hubpages.com/hub/Osamu-Dazai-a-Japanese-Rebel-with-a-Cause-A-Review-of-Return-to-Tsugaru

1949: Former emperor Bao Dai arrives in Saigon after three years in self exile in Hong Kong
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/pentagon/pent5.htm

1951: U.N. troops seized Pyongyang, North Korea
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2831019

1952: Soviet mission in Tokyo loses its diplomatic status

1958: China’s first atomic reactor, built with Russian help, begins operating

1969: Soviet Union refuses to resume border talks with China

1971: The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers on Vietnam War
https://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/new-york-times-begins-to-publish-sections-of-pentagon-papers-june-13-1971-092666
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/20/us/pentagon-papers-post.html

1973: US Kissinger and North Vietnamese Le Duc Tho sign a new peace agreement
https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v42/d67

1978: Birth of Mikako Ichikawa, Japanese actress and model
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0406732/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikako_Ichikawa

 

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

1978: Death of modern novelist Liu Qing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5701.html

1997: Death of Nguyen Manh Tuong, Vietnamese lawyer and intellectual, born in 1909
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Manh_Tuong

1999: Death of Yoshiki Iwama, Japanese screenwriter, born on October 1929
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0412534/

2000: In Pyongyang, start of the first inter-Korean summit since 1953, between Kim Dae-jung and Kim Jong-il (up to 15)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2000/jun/14/northkorea3
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/55a/index-cba.html


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eS_d7nwFMA0

2002: François Cheng is the first China-born writer to join the prestigious French Académie Française
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Cheng

2002-06-13 François Cheng

2002: In Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai is elected chairman of the Loya Jirga
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1782079.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2043606.stm

2002: In Nepal, Defense minister says that security forces killed 500 Maoist rebels

2003: Death of Malik Meraj Khalid, former caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan (November 1996-February 1997)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2003/jul/31/guardianobituaries.pakistan
http://www.dawn.com/news/106497/meraj-khalid-passes-away

2006 : Death of Hiroyuki Iwaki, Japanese conductor, born on September 6, 1932
http://www.theage.com.au/news/arts/great-conductor-dies-in-japan-at-73/2006/06/13/1149964531464.html

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMdN9jSp8-I

2008: China and Taiwan sign a landmark deal on tourism
http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticlePrintPage.aspx?id=1916385&language=en

2009: North Korea warns that it will increase its nuclear activities and could launch military action against the US and allies after the UN Security Council announced new sanctions over last month’s atomic test
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/06/200961361534368421.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8098484.stm

2010: Pakistani officials reject allegations that their country’s powerful intelligence agency still supports the Taliban and other Afghan insurgents after a paper from a Harvard academic accused the agency of continued links to the rebels
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/06/13/afghanistan.taliban.isi/index.html

2010: A capsule of the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa, containing particles of the asteroid 25143 Itokawa, returns to Earth.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10285973

2011: Migrant workers clash with police for a third consecutive night outside the southern city of Guangzhou. About 1,000 protesters set fire to cars and damaged government buildings on Sunday night near the city in China’s manufacturing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13746989

2012: Death of Ustad Mehdi Hassan, Pakistan’s legendary classical singer who captivated millions of music fans across South Asia. He was 84
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/06/2012613105952254143.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18421080

2012: Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi leaves Burma on her first trip to Europe since 1988 to formally accept the Nobel Peace Prize that thrust her into the global limelight two decades ago.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/9328365/Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-heads-to-Europe-for-historic-trip-out-of-Burma.html

2014: Chinese police arrest prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/13/world/asia/china-human-rights-lawyer-arrest/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2018: Pan-democrats ejected from Hong Kong’s Legislative Council amid checkpoint debate
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/pan-democrats-ejected-from-hong-kongs-legislative-council-06132018112122.html
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/06/13/five-democrats-kicked-express-rail-joint-checkpoint-debate-bill-reaches-endgame-legislature/
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/video-gallery.htm?vid=1401561

China sciences and technology

13 JUNE 2019

17 nations to join China’s space station

The China Space Station is set to welcome aboard nine international scientific projects from 17 countries covering a wide range of research areas, the China Manned Space Agency and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs announced on June 12, 2019 in Vienna, Austria
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/0/148/229/1560401201469.html?newsId=85677

5 JUNE 2019

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time

China has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/05/china-launches-rocket-from-yellow-sea-platform-for-first-time
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-05/china-space-launch-from-the-sea/11183722

17 APRIL 2019

China to enhance international space cooperation

China will promote aerospace development, strengthen international cooperation and contribute Chinese wisdom, plans and strength in man’s peaceful utilization of outer space, said an official with China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Wednesday
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/48/13/176/1555497702177.html?newsId=68154

3 JANUARY 2019

China lands spacecraft in world’s first mission to far side of moon

China reached a milestone in space exploration on Thursday (Jan 3), landing a vehicle on the far side of the moon for the first time in history, state media announced
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/chinese-spacecraft-nears-landing-on-far-side-of-moon
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/03/c_137717085.htm
https://www.france24.com/en/20190103-china-space-probe-change-4-makes-first-ever-landing-far-side-moon

8 DECEMBER 2018

China launches rover for first landing on far side of the moon

China launched a ground-breaking mission Saturday to land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and the US
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/197/206/185/1544256236923.html?newsId=55864
https://www.trtworld.com/life/china-launches-pioneering-mission-to-far-side-of-moon-22294

28 OCTOBER 2018

China’s First Private Rocket Launch Fails

Zhuque-1, Сhina’s first privately-built rocket failed after launching from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center Sunday
https://sputniknews.com/science/201810281069285350-china-commercial-rocket-zhuque-fail/
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/chinese-privately-developed-rocket-fails-to-reach-orbit

27 JUNE 2018

Man charged with illegally exporting anti-submarine devices to China

A Chinese national has been charged in the United States for conspiring with an entity affiliated with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to illegally ship devices used in anti-submarine warfare to China
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/27/asia/chinese-national-military-technology-charges-intl/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fedition_asia+%28RSS%3A+CNNi+-+Asia%29
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-massachusetts-crime-china/u-s-accuses-chinese-man-of-smuggling-anti-submarine-warfare-devices-idUSKBN1JI0BE

2 JUNE 2018

China launches new Earth observation satellite

China on Saturday launched a new Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-6, which will be mainly used in agricultural resources research and disaster monitoring
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/88/217/54/1527933021253.html

23 MAY 2018

How China acquires ‘the crown jewels’ of U.S. technology

The U.S. fails to adequately police foreign deals for next-generation software that powers the military and American economic strength
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/22/china-us-tech-companies-cfius-572413

24 APRIL 2018

China to launch Chang’e-5 lunar probe in 2019

China plans to launch the Chang’e-5 lunar probe next year, which is expected to bring lunar samples back to the Earth, according to Pei Zhaoyu, deputy director of the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration (CNSA)
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/123/180/20/1524583595933.html

9 APRIL 2018

China’s ‘space dream’: A Long March to the moon

The plunge back to Earth of a defunct Chinese space laboratory will not slow down Beijing’s ambitious plans to send humans to the moon
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/china/china-s-space-dream-a-long-march-to-the-moon-1.2198318

20 APRIL 2017

First cargo spacecraft boosts China’s space dream

 China on Thursday launched its first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, into space, a crucial step for the country in building a space station by approximately 2022
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2017-04/20/content_15602807.html
http://www.euronews.com/2017/04/20/one-small-step-china-launches-first-cargo-spacecraft

18 NOVEMBER 2016

Touchdown for Chinese astronauts after record space mission

Two mainland astronauts touched down safely on the grasslands of Ulanqab, in Inner Mongolia, on Friday, ending a month-long mission in China’s bigger quest to establish a permanent space station
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2047229/two-chinese-astronauts-safely-back-earth-after-nations
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-11/18/content_15528179.html

3 NOVEMBER 2016

Long March 5 rocket makes maiden flight

The arrival of the CZ-5 means the gap between China and the US in space has narrowed from decades to years and the game will change profoundly from now on, according to several space analysts
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2042760/chinas-most-powerful-rocket-lifts-island-launch-centre
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/news/2016-11/03/content_15520812.html

17 OCTOBER 2016

China successfully launches manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 to orbiting laboratory

China has launched two astronauts into space on a mission to dock with an experimental space station. The launch marks the latest stage in the country’s developing space program
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37670842
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2028653/china-launches-manned-mission-orbiting-space-laboratory
http://www.dw.com/en/china-launches-shenzhou-11-two-man-space-mission/a-36056920

15 SEPTEMBER 2016

China launches second trial space station

China has moved a step forward in its ambitious pursuit of building a permanent space station, with the successful launch of its Tiangong 2 experimental space lab into orbit on Thursday night
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37370278
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160916_02/

25 JUNE 2016

China inaugurates new spaceport as it continues aggressive quest for the stars

China blasted off its Long March-7 new generation carrier rocket on a successful inaugural voyage on Saturday from a new launch centre, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/25/china-inaugurates-new-spaceport-as-it-continues-aggressive-quest/
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1981496/sleepy-longlou-countdown-becoming-cape-kennedy-hainan
http://www.ecns.cn/2016/06-25/215688.shtml

22 APRIL 2016

China approves Mars probe program

China’s Mars exploration program has been formally approved by the central authorities, Xu Dazhe, director of China National Space Administration, announced on Friday
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-04/22/content_15421324.html

20 SEPTEMBER 2015

China launches new workhorse ‘Long March’ rocket with 20 ‘micro satellites’ aboard

China on Sunday launched a new, smaller type of rocket from its « Long March » family which will be primarily used for carrying satellites aloft, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1859957/china-launches-new-workhorse-long-march-rocket-20-micro
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-09/20/c_134641510.htm

24 OCTOBER 2014

China launches orbiter for lunar mission

China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang’e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country’s first moon mission with a return to Earth.
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2014-10/24/content_15182263.html
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/439382/china-launches-first-mission-to-moon-and-back

11 JUNE 2013

China Launches 15-day Manned Space Mission

China launched a manned space mission Tuesday, continuing its ambitious goal of building its own space station. Among the many tasks to be undertaken during the 15-day flight, the astronauts will lead lectures from space to educate Chinese students. China launched the manned Shenzhou-10 spacecraft from a satellite launch center in the Gobi desert. The space craft is carrying two men and one woman and will travel through space for 15 days.           http://www.voanews.com/content/china-launches-15day-manned-space-mission/1679276.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/11/china-launches-sacred-space-mission/ 

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 13 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 13 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on June 13, 2019

1858: The Sino-Russian Treaty of Tianjin is signed. One of several others treaties under the same name with France, Great-Britain and the United States
https://www.historytoday.com/archive/months-past/treaties-tianjin

1900: China’s Boxer Rebellion against foreigners and Chinese Christians erupts into violence in Beijing after Baron von Kettler, the German minister to China killed a man with his walking stic
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Boxer_Rebellion

1951:U.N. troops seize Pyongyang, North Korea
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2831019

1952: Soviet mission in Tokyo loses its diplomatic status

1958: China’s first atomic reactor, built with Russian help, begins operating

1969: Soviet Union refuses to resume border talks with China

1971: The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers on Vietnam War
https://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/new-york-times-begins-to-publish-sections-of-pentagon-papers-june-13-1971-092666
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/20/us/pentagon-papers-post.html

1973: US Kissinger and North Vietnamese Le Duc Tho sign a new peace agreement
https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v42/d67

2000: In Pyongyang, start of the first inter-Korean summit since 1953, between Kim Dae-jung and Kim Jong-il (up to 15)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2000/jun/14/northkorea3
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/55a/index-cba.html


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eS_d7nwFMA0

2002: In Nepal, Defense minister says that security forces killed 500 Maoist rebels

2009: North Korea warns that it will increase its nuclear activities and could launch military action against the US and allies after the UN Security Council announced new sanctions over last month’s atomic test
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/06/200961361534368421.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8098484.stm

2010: Pakistani officials reject allegations that their country’s powerful intelligence agency still supports the Taliban and other Afghan insurgents after a paper from a Harvard academic accused the agency of continued links to the rebels
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/06/13/afghanistan.taliban.isi/index.html

On 13 June in South Asian history

ON 13 JUNE IN INDIAN AND SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on June 13, 2019

2002: In Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai is elected chairman of the Loya Jirga
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1782079.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2043606.stm

2002: In Nepal, Defense minister says that security forces killed 500 Maoist rebels

2003: Death of Malik Meraj Khalid, former caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan (November 1996-February 1997)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2003/jul/31/guardianobituaries.pakistan
http://www.dawn.com/news/106497/meraj-khalid-passes-away

2010: Pakistani officials reject allegations that their country’s powerful intelligence agency still supports the Taliban and other Afghan insurgents after a paper from a Harvard academic accused the agency of continued links to the rebels
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/06/13/afghanistan.taliban.isi/index.html

2012: Ustad Mehdi Hassan, Pakistan’s legendary classical singer who captivated millions of music fans across South Asia, has died. He was 84.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/06/2012613105952254143.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18421080

 

On 13 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 13 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 13, 2019

1935: Birth of Samak Sundaravej, shortly Thai Prime Minister in 2008, who died on November 24, 2009
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7212682.stm

1944: Birth of Ban Ki-moon, former United Nations General Secretary
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban_Ki-moon

1949: Former emperor Bao Dai arrives in Saigon after three years in self exile in Hong Kong
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/pentagon/pent5.htm

 1971: The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers on Vietnam War
https://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/new-york-times-begins-to-publish-sections-of-pentagon-papers-june-13-1971-092666
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/20/us/pentagon-papers-post.html

1973: US Kissinger and North Vietnamese Le Duc Tho sign a new peace agreement
https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v42/d67

1997: Death of Nguyen Manh Tuong, Vietnamese lawyer and intellectual, born in 1909
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Manh_Tuong 

2012: Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi leaves Burma on her first trip to Europe since 1988 to formally accept the Nobel Peace Prize that thrust her into the global limelight two decades ago.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/9328365/Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-heads-to-Europe-for-historic-trip-out-of-Burma.html

 

 

On 13 June in Japan’s history

ON 13 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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

Updated on June 13, 2019

1256: Death of Tankei, Japanese sculptor, born in 1173
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tankei
http://freakytrigger.co.uk/japanese-arts/sculpture/tankei.htm

Tankei

1584: Birth of Miyamoto Musashi, Legendary Samurai warrior, artist, and author of The Book of Five Rings who died on June 13, 1645
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyamoto_Musashi

1645: Death of Miyamoto Musashi, Japanese sworsdman, born on June 13, 1584
http://www.samurai-archives.com/musashi.html

1931: Death of Shibasaburo Kitasato, Japanese physician, born on January 29, 1853
http://www.discoveriesinmedicine.com/General-Information-and-Biographies/Kitasato-Shibasaburo.html

1948: Death of Osamu Dazai, Japanese writer, born on June 19, 1909
http://smartcontentz.hubpages.com/hub/Osamu-Dazai-a-Japanese-Rebel-with-a-Cause-A-Review-of-Return-to-Tsugaru

1952: Soviet mission in Tokyo loses its diplomatic status

1978: Birth of Mikako Ichikawa, Japanese actress and model
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0406732/
http://www.flixster.com/actor/mikako-ichikawa

 

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

1999: Death of Yoshiki Iwama, Japanese screenwriter, born on October 1929
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0412534/

2006 : Death of Hiroyuki Iwaki, Japanese conductor, born on September 6, 1932
http://www.theage.com.au/news/arts/great-conductor-dies-in-japan-at-73/2006/06/13/1149964531464.html
http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2006-06-13-Iwaki_x.htm

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMdN9jSp8-I

2010: A capsule of the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa, containing particles of the asteroid 25143 Itokawa, returns to Earth.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10285973

 

On 13 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 13 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on June 13, 2019

1858: The Sino-Russian Treaty of Tianjin is signed. One of several others treaties under the same name with France, Great-Britain and the United States
https://www.historytoday.com/archive/months-past/treaties-tianjin

1900: China’s Boxer Rebellion against foreigners and Chinese Christians erupts into violence in Beijing after Baron von Kettler, the German minister to China killed a man with his walking stic
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Boxer_Rebellion

1905: Birth of  Xian Xinghai, Chinese composer of The Yellow River, who died on October 30, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xian_Xinghai


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x396th_yellow-river-lang-lang

1928: Birth of Li Ka-shing, Hongkong billionaire
http://www.woopidoo.com/biography/li-ka-shing/index.htm

1958: China’s first atomic reactor, built with Russian help, begins operating

1969: Soviet Union refuses to resume border talks with China

1978: Death of modern novelist Liu Qing
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5701.html

2002: François Cheng is the first China-born writer to join the prestigious French Académie Française
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Cheng

2002-06-13 François Cheng

2008: China and Taiwan sign a landmark deal on tourism
http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticlePrintPage.aspx?id=1916385&language=en

2011: Migrant workers clash with police for a third consecutive night outside the southern city of Guangzhou. About 1,000 protesters set fire to cars and damaged government buildings on Sunday night near the city in China’s manufacturing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13746989

2014: Chinese police arrest prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/13/world/asia/china-human-rights-lawyer-arrest/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2018: Pan-democrats ejected from Hong Kong’s Legislative Council amid checkpoint debate
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/pan-democrats-ejected-from-hong-kongs-legislative-council-06132018112122.html
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/06/13/five-democrats-kicked-express-rail-joint-checkpoint-debate-bill-reaches-endgame-legislature/
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/video-gallery.htm?vid=1401561