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On 23 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 23 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 23, 2018

968: Birth of Zhenzong, third Chinese emperor of the Song dynasty (997-1022), who died on March 23, 1022
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Emperor%20Zhenzong%20of%20Song&item_type=topi

2005: Chinese activist Xu Wanping, 44 years, is condemned to 12 years in jail because his leading part in the anti-japanese April demonstrationsl

2005: Death of Yao Wenyuan, 74, last living member of the Gang of Four led by Jiang Qing, the wife of Mao Zedong, who were the main actors of the Cultural Revolution
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/07/obituaries/07yao.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2006/jan/09/guardianobituaries.china

Yao Wenyuan

2009: Death of Ngabo Ngawang Jigme, chairman of the Autonomous Region of Tibet (1964-1968), born on February 1, 1910
http://tibettalk.wordpress.com/2009/12/27/ngabo-ngawang-jigme-1910-2009/

Ngabo Ngawang Jigme

2011: Chen Wei, Tiananmen and “jasmine revolution”activist, jailed for 9 years
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Chen-Wei,-Tiananmen-and-jasmine-revolutionactivist,-jailed-for-9-years-23516.html

2014: Hong Kong tycoon Thomas Kwok receives a five year sentence, and former chief secretary Rafael Hui got seven and a half years, after having been found guilty of corruption by a Hong Kong high court jury
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/22/world/asia/hong-kong-tycoon-sentence/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/hknews/2014-12/23/content_15206217.html