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, 2019

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://everydaylifeinmaoistchina.org/2016/03/03/the-cultural-revolution-in-hong-kong-in-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

2017 : Fiji closes its representative office in Taipei
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2017/05/18/2003670817



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