On 29 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 29 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on June 29, 2018

226: Cao Pi dies after an illness; his son Cao Rui succeeds him as emperor of the Kingdom of Wei
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Pi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Rui

1900: The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of war against the foreigners in China and blames hostilities on them, giving license to Boxers for even greater attacks

1923: Birth of Chou Wen-chung, Chinese American composer of contemporary classical music
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/china/Chou.htm

1932: USSR and China sign a non-aggression treaty 

1939: Birth of Lo Lieh, Hong Kong martial arts actor, who died of a heart attack on November 2, 2002
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0516316/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfi0fYz9O4U

1981: Resignation of conservative Hua Guofeng, heir of Mao Zedong, as chairman of the Central committee of the Chinese Communist Party. He is succeeded by reformist Hu Yaobang

1989: US Congress votes new sanctions against China
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-votes-new-sanctions-against-china

2007: Death of Edward Yang, Taiwanese firm director
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/02/arts/02yang.html
http://filmalert.blogspot.com/2007/07/death-of-edward-yang-1947-2007.html

2010: Taiwan and China sign a landmark trade agreement – some 60 years after the island cut ties with the Chinese mainland. Under the new deal, tariffs on goods traded between the two sides will be scrapped and Taiwanese firms is to have access to services on the Mainland
http://www.bbc.com/news/10442557
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-and-taiwan-sign-historic-trade-pact-2013330.html

2010-06-29 China-Taiwan trade pact

2012: Three astronauts have returned to Earth after achieving China’s first manual docking in orbit, a milestone in the country’s effort to build a space station by the end of the decade.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/06/201262924331771678.html

2014: China’s top official in charge of relations with Taiwan returns to Beijing, hailing his visit to the self-ruled island as « historic », despite violent protests that forced him to cancel several meetings
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-official-cancels-events-in-taiwan-amid-violent-protests/1947154.html

2015 : China hosts the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a new international financial institution set to rival the World Bank and Asian Development Bank
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33307314
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-06/29/content_15283452.html



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