On 12 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 12, 2018

1765: Death of Chinese painter Zheng Xie, born in 1693
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11634.html
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/gallery-zheng-xie.php

Zheng Xie

1862: Birth of Cao Kun, Chinese military leader of the  Zhili clique in the Beiyang Army, who died on May 15, 1938
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Kun

1915: Chinese president Yuan Shi-kai announces his intention to restore  the monarchy for himself
http://www.gwpda.org/bio/xyz/yuansh.html

1932: USSR and China resume diplomatic relations

1936: In what is called “Xi’an incident” the generalissimo of Republic  of China, Chiang Kai-shek, is arrested by general Zhang Xueliang who demands an  alliance with the Red Army to fight the Japanese invaders
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xi%27an_incident
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11643.htm
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=242

1963: Despite December 6 call from Soviet Union to appease the  contraversy, the People’s Daily accuses the Soviet of betraying Marxism

1989: Britain begins the forced repatriation of Vietnamese refugees from  camps in Hong Kong
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-12-14/news/mn-365_1_hong-kong
http://www.e-ir.info/2012/06/29/did-the-unhcr-fail-vietnamese-refugees-in-Hong-Kong/

2008: Taiwan’s prosecutors indicts Chen Shui-bian, the  former president, over a series of corruption-related scandals. The charges  filed are the first against Chen since he was arrested on November 12 on  suspicion of graft, forgery, money laundering and other crimes
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/12/200812127482192257.html
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-indictment/taiwan-ex-president-chen-charged-with-corruption-idUSTRE4BB1L020081212

2016 : Pro-democracy camp takes record quarter of seats on Election Committee that will choose Hong Kong’s leader
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2053833/pro-democracy-filmmaker-makes-breakthrough-win-seat-election?utm_source=&utm_medium=&utm_campaign=SCMPSocialNewsfeed



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