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On 12 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 12 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 12, 2019

1875: Death of Emperor Tongzhi (1861-1875). Guangxu, born in on August 14, 1871, is chosed to become the new emperor of China Qing Dynasty
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2014/06/monarch-profile-emperor-tongzhi-of-china.html
https://alphahistory.com/chineserevolution/guangxu-emperor/

1906: Birth of Cai Chusheng, Chinese film director who died on July 15, 1968
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cai_Chusheng


1922: Beginning of the Hong Kong Seamen’s Strike (up to March)
https://libcom.org/history/articles/hong-kong-strike-1922

1949: Birth of Wayne Wang, Hong Kong-born American film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_Wang

1988: In China, state enterprises get their autonomy

1991: Death of Keye Luke, Chinese-American actor, born on June 18, 1904
http://www.filmreference.com/film/8/Keye-Luke.html
http://us_asians.tripod.com/features-k-luke.html

2000: China for the first time sends a civil police in an United Nations peacekeeping mission (In Timor, up to 2006)

2000 Police à Timor

2001: Anson Chan, Chief secretary of Hong Kong administration, resigns because she disagrees with Tung Chee-hwa, Chief executive selected by Beijing
https://prabook.com/web/anson.chan/1723064

2008: In Taiwan KMT win landslise victory and Chen Shui-bian resigns as PDP chairman
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7184448.stm

2017: Taiwan says Nigeria wants it to move its trade office from Abuja
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2061589/taiwan-accuses-nigeria-collaborating-beijing-after-it?spm=0.0.0.0.Uog6Ij
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2017/01/13/2003663000