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On 14 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 14 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 14, 2019

1950: United States recalls all consular personnel from China (Chinese Communists seized the U.S. consulate in Beijing, culminating a series of anti-American actions, including the arrest and beating of a U.S. vice consul in July 1949, and the nearly two-month arrest and detention of U.S. consul general Angus Ward in October 1949)

1957: Birth of Anchee Min, Chinese writer, painter and photographer
http://www.barclayagency.com/min.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHg53RtVyZI

1961: Opening of the 9th plenum of the VIIIth Chinese Communist Party Central committee (up to 18). Facing increasing economic difficulties, adoption of a more liberal politics

2008: Malawi cuts ties with Taiwan

2011: Death of Liu Huaqing, Chinese admiral, father of the modernization of the Chinese Navy
http://www.tributes.com/obituary/read/Liu-Huaqing-90521296
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Huaqing
http://cimsec.org/father-modern-chinese-navy-liu-huaqing/13291

2012: Taiwan’s incumbent President Ma Ying-jeou has won a second term in office, promising to further improve ties with neighbouring China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16557209
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/01/201211493452412316.html

2015: Death of Zhang Wannian, Chinese general, born in April 1928
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1680347/hawkish-top-pla-general-zhang-wannian-dies-aged-87
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Wannian

2017: Death of Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, who created the writing system that turns Chinese characters into words using letters from the Roman alphabet, he was aged 111
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38621697
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2017-01/14/content_15557259.html