On 21 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 21 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 21, 2018

1873: Francis Garnier, French officer and explorer known for his exploration of the Mekong River is killed by the Black Flag Army while defending Hanoi (Tonkin)
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Black_Flag_Army
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404702394.html

1942: Birth of Hu Jintao, General secretary of the CCP (2002-2012) and President of the PRC  in 2003-2013
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/p/HuJinTaoProfile.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2404129.stm

1944: Birth of Zheng Xiaoyu, Chinese bureaucrat, who will become head of China’s State Food and Drug Administration an will be executed for corruption on July 10, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_Xiaoyu

1961: Birth of Francis Ng, Hong Kong actor
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/ng_francis.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_8wOlMwoK0

1984: Visit to China of Ivan Arkhipov, the highest Soviet leader in Beijing since 1969

1988: The Chinese dissident Qin Yongmin is condemned to 12 years in jail for having tried to form an opposition party: Chinese Democratic Party
https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/profile/qin-yongmin
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qin_Yongmin

2004: Infuriating Beijing, Tokyo delivers a Tourist visa to the ex-Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui


2009: China’s top negotiator on Taiwan affairs arrives in Taipei for trade talks, which some Taiwanese fear could undermine the island’s sovereignty. Ahead of Chen Yunlin’s arrival, tens of thousands of protesters rallied against the visit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8423799.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/12/2009122154216896636.html

2016: African island nation Sao Tome cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2056276/taiwan-losing-out-diplomatic-war-beijing-sao-tome
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/china-welcomes-sao-tomes-split-taiwan
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201612210023.aspx

 

 



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