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On 17 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 17 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 17, 2019

1001: Kiling, the Rajah of Butuan in the island of Mindanao (Philippines) sends a tributary mission to the Song Dynasty of China
http://thebulwaganfoundation.wordpress.com/2010/09/01/the-kingdom-of-butuan/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Butuan

1890: Anglo-Chinese convention of Calcutta (Kolkata) which established the Tibetan renunciation of suzerainty over Sikkim and delimited the border between Tibet and Sikkim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikkim_Expedition
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/treaties/treaties9.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3183.html

1894: USA & China sign treaty preventing Chinese laborers from entering USA

1919: China’s first batch of work-study students in France leave Shanghai to France. Among them, the next year, will be Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping
https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/long-reads/article/2173319/trail-deng-xiaoping-french-town-where-he-embraced

Deng à 16 ans

 1939: The Battle of Nanchang, between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanchang
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=178
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2169.html

1939-03-17 Nanchang battle starts

1941: Birth of Wang Jin-pyng, Taiwanese KMT politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jin-pyng

1946: Death of Dai Li, Chinese Chiang Kai-shek head of secret police born on May 17, 1897
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai_Li
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2810.html

1959: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Lhasa to India


http://content.time.com/time/subscriber/article/0,33009,864579-1,00.html
https://www.dw.com/en/the-fleeing-of-the-dalai-lama-to-india-60-years-ago/av-47830491
https://www.spectator.co.uk/2016/10/how-the-dalai-llama-escaped-tibet-in-1959/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpyEL_CX7_Q

1963: Birth of Alex Fong Chung-Sun, Chinese actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Fong_(actor)
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/fong_alex.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0iMe42f7A4

1998: Zhu Rongji  is elected Chinese prime minister by the National Congress, up to March 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/66108.stm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3008.html

2008: In China, the Premier Wen Jiabao forms a new cabinet including five super ministers
http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/news/china/9/1555-1.htm

2008: Violence spills over Tibet into neighboring provinces
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120661528938768371.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Tibetan_unrest

2016: China resumes ties with former Taiwan ally Gambia, ending an unofficial diplomatic truce between China and Taiwan following January’s landslide election of the leader of a pro-independence party as the self-ruled island’s president
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/moving-resume-ties-gambia-china-ends-diplomatic-truce-taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2016/03/18/2003641843

2017 : China and Russia block a proposed UN Security Council statement that would have expressed concern over the tense situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2080159/china-russia-block-un-statement-myanmar

2018: Xi Jinping gets second presidential term, with ally Wang Qishan as vice-president
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2137615/wang-qishan-chinas-new-vice-president-after
http://www.france24.com/en/20180317-china-xi-jinping-reappointed-second-term-president
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-43440877

2018: U.S. president signs Taiwan Travel Act despite warnings from China
http://www.dw.com/en/donald-trump-signs-taiwan-travel-act-drawing-chinas-ire/a-43018787
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/china-says-it-is-resolutely-opposed-to-new-us-law-on-ties-with-taiwan-15994
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3384344