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On 20 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 20 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 20, 2019

1929: Soviet troops attempt to cross the Amur River into Manchuria near Blagoveschensk as tensions mount between the Soviet Union and the Republic of China

1954: Birth of Taiwanese singer Lo Ta-yu (Luo Dayou)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lo_Ta-yu
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0516340

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EukqgufYyQ

1965: General Li Tsung-jen (Li Zongren), rival of Chiang Kai-sheik, in exile in the USA since 1949, come to back to Beijing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Zongren
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/7001.html

1965-07-20 retour Li Tsung-jen

1973: Death of Bruce Lee, American Hong Kong born actor and martial artist, born on November 27, 1940
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000045/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Lee
http://www.allbrucelee.com/article/mystery_of_bruce_lee.htm

1999: Falun Gong is banned in the People’s Republic of China, and a large scale persecution of the practice is launched
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falun_Gong

2009: Taiwan, restores former president Chiang Kai-shek’s name to a Taipei memorial hall housing a statue of him – the latest salvo in a partisan battle over the former Nationalist leader

2011: South China Sea dispute: Philippine MPs visit Spratlys. The politicians landed on Pagasa island, the only island in the Spratlys chain populated by Filipinos, and sang the national anthem with residents
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14212130

2012: Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei lost his lawsuit against the Beijing tax bureau in a local court hearing Friday, leaving him still subject to tax evasion charges and more than $2 million in fines
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/20/world/asia/ai-weiwei-tax-evasion-appeal/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

http://www.france24.com/en/20120720-china-court-rejects-dissident-artist-ai-weiwei-appeal-against-tax-evasion-fine
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18919834

2013: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou is overwhelmingly reelected chairman of the ruling party amid corruption scandals involving top officials and public anger at his government
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130720-438837.html

2018: China lends Cambodia $351 million for road, as leaders mark 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-20/china-lends-cambodia-350-million-dollars-for-new-road/10018924?section=world
http://en.freshnewsasia.com/index.php/en/10218-2018-07-20-03-28-48.html