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On 3 December in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 3 DECEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on December 3, 2018

1552: Saint Francis Xavier dies in Shangchuan island, off Guangdong
http://www.cin.org/franxav.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11356.html

Francis_Xavier

1574: After his failed attack, Chinese pirate Limahong leaves Manila for Pangasinan where he will establish a small kingdom near the of mouth of Agno river
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/791/today-in-philippine-history-december-3-1574-limahong-left-manila-for-pangasinan-established-kingdom-near-the-of-mouth-agno-river
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limahong
http://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/history/limahong-notorious-chinese-pirate-during-spanish-time-in-the-philippines/

1877: Birth of Wang Guowei, Chinese scholar and writer who died on June 2, 1927
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Wang_Guowei

Wang Guowei

1982: Birth of Jaycee Chan, Hong Kong singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaycee_Chan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1548493/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB9nk061SH8

1997: In Ottawa, representatives of 121 countries sign a treaty prohibiting manufacture and deployment of anti-personnal landmine, but China (with USA and Russia) do not signs the treaty

2004: Death of Shiing-Shen Chern, Chinese mathematician, born on October 26, 1911
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiing-Shen_Chern

2005: In Taiwan, the Democratic Progressive Party of president Chen Shui-bian suffers a big defeat in the local elections
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/03/AR2005120300364.html

2007: Anson Chan, a leading pro-democracy activist, wins Hong Kong’s landmark by-election, giving a huge boost to the campaign for universal suffrage in the southern Chinese territory
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Island_by-election,_2007
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anson_Chan

ANSON CHAN
2009: A court in China’s restive Xinjiang region sentences five people to death for murder and other crimes committed during deadly unrest in July, the state-run Xinhua news agency said
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8392460.stm

2014: Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has resigned as chairman of the governing party after it suffered a crushing defeat in local élections http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2014/12/04/2003605930 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30288662

2016: Donald Trump speaks to Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen in ‘historic’ first contact since 1979
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/03/trump-angers-beijing-with-provocative-phone-call-to-taiwan-president
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-12/03/content_15536233.html