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On 25 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1966-05-25 Nie Yuanzi poster

ON 25 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 25, 2017

675: Birth of Li Hong, prince of the Tang Dynasty, born in 652
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Hong

926: Death of Li Cunxu, Emperor of Later Tang, born on December 2, 885
http://www.warriortours.com/intro/history/five_dynasty/later-tang.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Cunxu

1048: Birth of Shenzong, the 6th emperor (1067-1087) of the Chinese Song dynasty, who died on April 1st 1087
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shenzong_of_Song

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui forms an alliance with the invading Manchus and will open the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1895: In Taiwan, pro-Qing Tang Ching-sung (Tang Qingsong) is elected president of The Republic of Formosa, capital Tinan
http://cta.yam.org.tw/cta31.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_Ching-sung

 1942: Birth of Angela Yu Chien, Chinese actress who died from cancer on April 10, 2000
http://hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=2099
http://www.hkmdb.com/db/people/view.mhtml?id=3314&display_set=eng
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950472/

1966: In China, the first prominent dazibao of the Cultural Revolution is posted at Beijing University by Nie Yuanzi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nie_Yuanzi
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dazibao

1966-05-25 Nie Yuanzi poster

1977: Chinese government removes a 10 years ban on Shakespeare works
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-government-removes-ban-on-Shakespeare
https://chinadailymail.com/2012/05/25/15591/

1999: The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People’s Republic of China’s nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_Report
http://www.educationengland.org.uk/documents/cox1989/cox89.html
http://www.house.gov/coxreport/cont/gncont.html

2008: For the first time, the chairman of a Taiwanese ruling party, Wu Po-Hsiung, starts a visit to China
http://newyork.china-consulate.org/eng/zt/twwt/t564618.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7425641.stm

2010: China refuses to publicly criticise North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean naval ship. During a three-way summit, both South Korea and Japan pressed China to hold Pyongyang responsible for the sinking of the Cheonan in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/05/201053035935307189.html

2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il arrives in Beijing for a meeting with Chinese president Hu Jintao, highlighting the influence the economic powerhouse has with the isolated regime struggling to feed its people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/05/201152555527683176.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13536931
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/05/24/china.north.korean.visit/index.html

2014: Japan and China trade accusations after China scrambled fighter jets when Japanese military aircraft entered an air defence zone declared by Beijing over the East China Sea.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/china-japan-trade-blame-over-plane-action-2014525123455438729.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/25/china-japan-jets-south-china-sea

 2014: DPP,Taiwan’s major opposition reelects Tsai Ing-wen as its new leader
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/taiwans-major-opposition-votes-elect-new-leader
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2014/05/26/408648/Tsai-Ing-wen.htm

On 24 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 24 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 24, 2017

1980: Birth of Cecilia Cheung, Hong Kong actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecilia_Cheung

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFtCCQim7Xw

2002: Death of Xi Zhongxun, Chinese moderate leader, father of Xi Jinping, born on October 15, 1913
http://chinese-leaders.org/xi-zhongxun/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xi_Zhongxun
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4871.html

2015 : Prominent Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) wins the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Sunday with his first martial arts film « The Assassin » (聶隱娘)
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aedu/201505250002.aspx
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aedu/201505250025.aspx

On 23 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1958-05-23 The great Leap Forward

ON 23 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 23, 2017

779: Death of Dai Zong, Chinese emperor, born on January 1, 727
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Daizong_of_Tang

1100: Birth of Qinzong, ninth emperor of the Song dynasty (1126-1127) who died on June 14, 1161
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Qinzong_of_Song

1370: Death of Toghon Temür, last Khagan of the Mongol Empire, born on May 25, 1320
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toghon_Tem%C3%BCr
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/09/toghon-temur-khan.html

1895: Some pro-Qing proclaim the short lived Republic of Formosa after the Shimonoseki Treaty giving the Island to Japan (up to October 1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/commentary/china-post/joe-hung/2016/06/06/468399/Taiwan-the.htm

1944: Chinese counter offensive against the Japanese at Hunan front

1951: Signature of the 17 points agreement imposed by Beijing to Tibetan Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama which recognize Chine sovereignty on Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/china/china3.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5039.html

1951-05-23 Signature 17 points

1958: Mao Zedong launches the « Great leap forward » movement
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/modern-world-history-1918-to-1980/china-1900-to-1976/the-great-leap-forward/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Leap_Forward
http://fr.slideshare.net/gabr0088/ib-history-the-great-leap-forward

1958-05-23 The great Leap Forward

1967: In Hong Kong, end of the fights between Police and Maoist demonstrators which started on May 17

1974: Birth of Charlie Yeung, Hong Kong actress and singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/charlie-yeung/


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luiFfc030is

2001: « Private » meeting between US president George Bush and the Dalai Lama at the White House
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/05/23/dalai.bush.02/index.html

On 22 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 22 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 22, 2017

192: Death of Dong Zhuo, Chancellor of Han (slain by his adoptive son Lü Bu), born in 138
http://thethreekingdoms.wikia.com/wiki/Dong_Zhuo

1895: Birth of Pan Yuliang, Chinese female painter, who died on July 22, 1977
http://www.lingnanart.com/2013_ChineseMaster/PanYuLiang/Master_panyuliang.htm
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Pan+Yuliang&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=W266T_rMJIX2sgaHqay7CA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CEsQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

1927: In Xining (China) an earthquake causes more than 200,000 casualties
http://thegeosphere.pbworks.com/w/page/24743188/1927%20Xining%2C%20China%20Earthquake

1966: Birth of Wang Xiaoshuai, Chinese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Xiaoshuai

1969: Bejing reasserts its hostility on unequal treaties which establish the borders with Russia

1989: Seven retired military leaders in China denounce the imposition of martial law

2014: An explosion occurs in the city of Ürümqi, the capital of China’s far-western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, resulting in at least 43 deaths and 91 injuries
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27502652
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/22/china-urumqi-car-bomb-attack-xinjiang
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/24/world/asia/residents-try-to-move-on-after-terrorist-attack-in-china.html?_r=0

2014: Russia, China Veto UN Move to Refer Syria to International Criminal Court
http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/russia-china-veto-un-move-to-refer-syria-to-international-criminal-court-563380
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-27514256

On 21May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 21 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 21, 2017

1086: Death of Wang Anshi (王安石) Chinese economist, statesman, chancellor and poet of the Song Dynasty, born on December 8, 1021
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Anshi
http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=030_wang.inc&issue=030
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=13&ved=0CGgQFjAM&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.paulrittman.com%2FWangAnshiReformer.pdf&ei=LsBcVY-QH4bbUc2bgLgD&usg=AFQjCNGjDJ1KDokALtLb9ntbuTNo6lmjCg&sig2=uUsbCUnDrMXxvkSssEWxbQ

1260: The Mongol Emperor Kublai Khan sends his envoy Hao Jing to the Chinese Song Emperor Lizong, but Hao Jing is kept in prison

1912: Birth of Chen Dayu, Chinese painter and sculptor who died on June 1, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Dayu
http://www.artnet.com/artists/chen-dayu/biography
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2013-03/14/c_132234153.htm

Chen Dayu

1951: China and Pakistan established diplomatic relations
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4961.html

2007: Chang Chun-hsiung becomes Taiwan prime minister for a second time replacing Su Tseng-chang
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6652741.stm

2013: A Chinese boat and 16 fishermen seized for ransom by armed North Koreans two weeks ago have been released, easing the latest irritant in relations between the traditional allies
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/05/20135216393268896.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/detained-chinese-fishermen-boat-released-by-north-korea/1665059.html

2014:  China and Russia sign a long-awaited natural gas supply deal, which will see Moscow supply 38 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas to Beijing each year for 30 years under a contract valued in excess of $400bn overall
http://www.euronews.com/2014/05/21/china-and-russia-sign-30-year-gas-deal/
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-russia-reach-major-gas-deal/1919087.html

On 20 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 20, 2017

1645: The Manchurian Qing army occupies the city of Yangzhou. Chinese general Shi Kefa refuses to summit. Start of a for 10 days long massacre. Hundred thousands of people get killed by the Qing troops
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangzhou_massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Kefa

1948: Chiang Kai-shek is formally elected President of the Republic of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_the_Republic_of_China

1950: Birth of Wei Jingsheng, the best known Chinese dissident
http://weijingsheng.org/wei/en.html

1954: Chiang Kai-shek is reelected president of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

1978: Chiang Ching-kuo, son of Chiang Kai-shek, is elected president of the Republic of China (Taiwan), till his death on January 13, 1988
http://www.ee.nthu.edu.tw/~sdyang/BioInfo/Bio_Chiang_CK.htm

1982: Sir Edward Youde takes office as Governor of Hong Kong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Youde

1986: In a joint communiqué Lisbon and Beijing announce the beginning of talks on Macao

1989: Chinese Premier Li Peng proclaims the Martial Law in Beijing
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/20-1989-china-declares-martial-law-13629321 http://www.tsquare.tv/chronology/MartialLaw.html

1989-05- Li Peng Martial Law

 1990: In Taiwan, Lee Teng-hui, elected on March 21, is sworn in as the eighth president 
 http://taiwantoday.tw/news.php?unit=4,29,31,45&post=4599
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5310.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmEVuKivY80

2000: In Taiwan, Chen Shui-bian becomes the first non KMT president
http://www.who2.com/chenshuibian.html

2004: Chen Shui-bian starts his second mandate as president of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

2008: Ma Ying-jeou is sworn in as president of Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2012/05/21/341769/President-Ma.htm

2008-05-20 Ma Ying-jeou

2008: Tsai Ing-wen is elected chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party, the main opposition party in Taiwan

2012: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou is sworn in for second term
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2012/05/21/341769/President-Ma.htm

2016: Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen sworn in as first female president
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/20/taiwan-inaugurates-first-female-president-amid-warnings-from-chi/
http://www.euronews.com/2016/05/20/taiwan-s-first-female-president-tsai-ing-wen-sworn-in/
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201605200008.aspx http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160520_23/
http://taiwantoday.tw/mp.asp?mp=9

On 18 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 18 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 18, 2017

1388: During the Battle of Buyur Lake, General Lan Yu led a Chinese army forward to crush the Mongol hordes of Tögüs Temür, the Khan of Northern Yuan
https://dict.eudic.net/dicts/en/Battle_of_Buyur_Lake.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan_Yu_(general)

1895: Birth of Zhang Henshui, Chinese novelist, who died on February 15, 1967
http://paper-republic.org/authors/zhang-henshui/
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/59History7573.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5234.html

Zhang Henshui

1916: In China, Chen Qimei is assassinated. Chiang Kai-shek succeeds him as leader of the Chinese Revolutionary Party in Shanghai
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/47History7197.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Qimei

1946: Birth of Frank Hsieh, Taiwanese politician, 40th Premier of the Republic of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Hsieh
https://claudiajean.wordpress.com/2011/01/16/hsieh-bio1/

 Frank Hsieh 2006

1948: The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking

1951: Because its involvement in the Korea War, United Nations adopts a resolution on the boycott of strategic goods to Communist China

1955: Birth of Chow Yun-Fat, Hong Kong actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000334/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgP957w-hVs

1980: China launches its first intercontinental missile, a DF-5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37nHdfZF2b0

1989: In Beijing one-million people demonstrate as members of the government meet with leaders of the student protests
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/one-million-protesters-take-to-the-streets-in-Beijing

2011: China has blocks the release of a UN report accusing North Korea of sharing ballistic missile technology with Iran in violation of sanctions. The report said the material passed through a third country, which was later identified by diplomats as China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13440438

On 17 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 17 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 17, 2017

290: Death of Sima Yan (Jin Wudi), Chinese emperor of the Jin Dynasty, born in 236
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Wu_of_Jin
http://koei.wikia.com/wiki/Sima_Yan

1900: In China, three villages within 100 miles of Peking are burned by Boxers and 60 Chinese Christians killed.

1944: Chinese/US arm forces take Myitkyina Airport, Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myitkyina_Airport

1967: In Hong Kong, beginning of fights between police and Maoist demonstrators till December

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_1967_Leftist_riots
https://everydaylifeinmaoschina.wordpress.com/2015/05/24/a-huge-cache-of-photos-of-the-cultural-revolution-in-hong-kong-1967/
http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/issues/67nov/hk1167.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJaoi0yTVoQ

1995: The Chinese authorities arrest the six year old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, recognized by the Dalai Lama as the successor of the 10th Panchen Lama, and his family. Since nobody knows what happened to them


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gedhun_Choekyi_Nyima

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4551425.stm
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dorjee-tseten/chinas-worst-kept-secret-_b_7308598.html

2010: Death of Walasse Ting, Chinese/American painter, born on October 13, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walasse_Ting
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Wallace+Ting&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=HJ6zT7GUKdSXhQf_jpX8CA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBMQ_AUoAQ&biw=601&bih=536

Walasse Ting

2014: The Chinese government has evacuated more than 3,000 of its nationals from Vietnam following a wave of anti-Chinese riots
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27458866

On 16 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 16, 2017

1947: Zhang Lingfu, Chinese general, born on August 20, 1903, is killed in action
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Lingfu
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=858
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4960.html

1956: Egypt recognizes People’s Republic of China

1961: A second Geneva conference is convened by China, Cambodia, France, Laos, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, India, Canada, Poland, Burma, and Thailand. The negotiations will lead to the 23 July 1962 accord on Laos

1966: The Chinese Communist Party issues the May 16 Notice, marking the beginning of the Cultural Revolution

http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/cultrev.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_Revolution#1966:_The_16_Points_and_the_Red_Guards
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36284297
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4292.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGpmVs0_Dbc

1968: Birth of Chingmy Yau, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chingmy_Yau

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

1991: China and Russia sign a frontier treaty. Only a very small border dispute is unsolved
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Sino-Soviet_Border_Agreement

2008: The 22-year-old 17th Karmapa visits USA
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/24205991/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/t/dalais-heels-another-key-lama-visit-us/#.VzjezhFXrv8

 2012: In a rare sign of open opposition against two of China’s most powerful leaders, a group of retired Communist Party members have called for the resignation of the country’s security boss, Zhou Yongkang, and a top propaganda official, Liu Yunshan.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/17/world/asia/retired-communist-party-members-call-for-2-top-chinese-officials-to-resign.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18091298

2014: China says its oil rig will continue drilling in contested waters in the South China Sea, despite deadly anti-Beijing riots in Vietnam
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27434945
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/16/china-vietnam-protests-territorial-dispute
http://www.voanews.com/media/video/1916188.html

2016: Beijing carefully ignores the 50th anniversary of violent Cultural Revolution
http://www.dw.com/en/beijing-carefully-ignores-anniversary-of-violent-cultural-revolution/a-19260230
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36299692
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/05/china-cultural-revolution-50-media-blackout-160516050538313.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36284297

On 15 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 15 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 15, 2017

221: Liu Bei, Chinese warlord, proclaims himself emperor of Shu Han kingdom, the successor of the Han dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Bei#Establishing_the_Shu_regime
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/three_kingdoms/liubei.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shu_Han

221-05-15 Liu Bei se proclame empereur

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, the Russian minelayer Amur lays a minefield about 15 miles off Port Arthur and sinks Japan’s battleships Hatsuse, 15,000 tons, with 496 crew and Yashima.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Hatsuse

1911: Three hundred three Chinese and five Japanese immigrants are killed in the Torreón massacre when the forces of the Mexican Revolution take the city of Torreón
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torre%C3%B3n_massacre
http://www.fireinews.com/news-10012232.html
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/15225039

1911-05-15 Massacre à Torreon Mexique

1938: Death of Cao Kun, Chinese military leader of the Zhili clique in the Beiyang Army, born on December 12, 1862
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/47History7324.html

1967: In China, during the Cultural Revolution, the Foreign ministry is occupied by leftists who started to attack Prime Minister Zhou Enlai

1972: The island of Okinawa and Senkaku (claimed by China under the name of Diaoyutai), under US military governance since 1945, are reverted to Japanese control
http://japan.stripes.com/news/remembering-reversion#sthash.DGPwUx2Y.dpbs
http://japan.kantei.go.jp/noda/statement/201205/15okinawa_e.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4527.html

1989: Visit of Soviet Union leader Gorbatchev to China, first of a Soviet head of state since 1959. Full normalization of the relations between the two countries
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/05/16/world/gorbachev-meets-deng-in-beijing-protest-goes-on.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4810.htm

1991: Jiang Zemin starts the first visit of a Chinese leader to the Soviet Union since the reconciliation between the two countries
http://articles.latimes.com/1991-05-18/news/mn-1671_1_soviet-official
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4494.html

1991-06 Jiang à Moscou

1999 : Edmund Ho Hau Wah is elected by the Selection Committee for the Chief Executive for the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR). He will be formally sworn in at the establishment of the Macau Special Administrative Region on 20 December
http://wong_a.tripod.com/1exe.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4468.html

2013: Taiwan has recalled its envoy to the Philippines and announced it has frozen the hiring of Philippine workers to protest against the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman, rejecting an apology over the incident as inadequate
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/05/201351544057410475.ht