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On 25 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

ON 25 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 25, 2019

1845: China grants Belgium equal trading rights with Britain, France and the United States

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War will begins after the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pungdo.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pungdo
https://www.jacar.go.jp/english/jacarbl-fsjwar-e/main/18940725/index.html

1894-07-25 attack on the kowshing

1954: In retaliation for the British commercial plane shot down on July 23 off Hainan, the US air forces shot down two Chinese fighters

1968: Birth of Shi Tao, Chinese journalist, jailed from 2004 to 2013
http://www.pen.org/defending-writers/shi-tao

1973: Birth of Hu Jia, Chinese dissident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Jia_(activist)
http://en.gariwo.net/righteous/the-righteous-biographies/exemplary-figures/examples-of-civil-courage/hu-jia-7587.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MconHQXp_G8

1981: Death of Hu Lancheng, Chinese writer, born on February 28, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu_Lancheng

Hu Lancheng

1998: US State Department says again the US “Three No” policy on Taiwan : no to independence, no to one China, one Taiwan, no to Taiwan admission in international organizations

2002: Chine actress Liu Xiaoqing, famous in the 1980’s, is arrested on tax evasion charge
http://www.danwei.org/magazines/liu_xiaoqing_billionaire_actre.php

2010: Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi warns some countries not to “internationalize” the territorial dispute over the South China Sea that following comments by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the issue at a regional security meeting
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2010-07/26/content_11046559.htm

2011: Taiwanese Major General Lo Hsien-che jailed for life. Defence officials said he was recruited as a spy for China in 2004, while he was posted to Thailand as a military attaché.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14273191

2016: Chinese general Guo Boxiong, once head of a powerful military committee, is sentenced for life for taking ‘massive’ bribes. He is the highest military figure to be jailed as part of President Xi’s fervent corruption campaign
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36883608
http://www.dw.com/en/former-chinese-military-leader-sentenced-for-life-in-corruption-case/a-19425788