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On 29 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 29 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 29, 2019

1425: Death of Chinese Emperor Hongxi (1424-1225), born on August 16, 1378
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hongxi_Emperor

1861: The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce is founded, in Hong Kong
http://www.chamber.org.hk/en/about/hkgcc_history.aspx

1895: After the signature of the Shimonoseki treaty, the Japanese start to occupy Taiwan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_invasion_of_Taiwan_(1895)
http://factsanddetails.com/southeast-asia/Taiwan/sub5_1a/entry-3796.html

1972: In Taiwan, Chiang Ching-kuo is sworn in Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiang_Ching-kuo

1981: Death of Soong Ching Ling, widow of Sun Yat-sen, the “Mother of China”
http://www.nytimes.com/1981/05/30/obituaries/soong-ching-ling-dies-in-peking-widow-of-sun-yat-sen-was-90.html
http://www.chinauncensored.com/index.php/kaleidoscope/384-why-song-qingling-not-buried-with-her-known-husband-ready-for-check
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5307.htm

Soong Ching Ling

1989: Student protesters in China construct a replica of Statue of Liberty and bring it on Tian’anmen square facing Mao portrait
https://globalvoices.org/2019/05/24/30-years-after-the-tiananmen-massacre-the-troubled-history-of-the-goddess-of-democracy/

1989-05-29 Statue liberté

2006: China and India sign a military cooperation treaty, the first treaty of this kind between the two country since the 1962 war

2008: Historic China-Taiwan summit held
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7422965.stm