On 25 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

ON 25 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 25, 2018

1845: China grants Belgium equal trading rights with Britain, France and the United States

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War will begins after the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pungdo.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pungdo
https://www.jacar.go.jp/english/jacarbl-fsjwar-e/main/18940725/index.html

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

1954: In retaliation for the British commercial plane shot down on July 23 off Hainan, the US air forces shot down two Chinese fighters

1968: Birth of Shi Tao, Chinese journalist, jailed from 2004 to 2013
http://www.pen.org/defending-writers/shi-tao

1973: Birth of Hu Jia, Chinese dissident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Jia_(activist)
http://en.gariwo.net/righteous/the-righteous-biographies/exemplary-figures/examples-of-civil-courage/hu-jia-7587.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MconHQXp_G8

1981: Death of Hu Lancheng, Chinese writer, born on February 28, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Lancheng

Hu Lancheng

1998: US State Department says again the US “Three No” policy on Taiwan : no to independence, no to one China, one Taiwan, no to Taiwan admission in international organizations

2002: Chine actress Liu Xiaoqing, famous in the 1980’s, is arrested on tax evasion charge
http://www.danwei.org/magazines/liu_xiaoqing_billionaire_actre.php

2010: Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi warns some countries not to « internationalize » the territorial dispute over the South China Sea that following comments by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the issue at a regional security meeting
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2010-07/26/content_11046559.htm

2011: Taiwanese Major General Lo Hsien-che jailed for life. Defence officials said he was recruited as a spy for China in 2004, while he was posted to Thailand as a military attaché.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14273191

2016: Chinese general Guo Boxiong, once head of a powerful military committee, is sentenced for life for taking ‘massive’ bribes. He is the highest military figure to be jailed as part of President Xi’s fervent corruption campaign
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36883608
http://www.dw.com/en/former-chinese-military-leader-sentenced-for-life-in-corruption-case/a-19425788



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