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On 9 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1999-05-09 manif

ON 9 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

Updated on May 9, 2019

1593: A strong Chinese action, combined with strong efforts of Korean national hero Yi Sunshin (1545-1598) forces Japanese to leave Seoul
http://www.badassoftheweek.com/admiralyi.html

1915: Following a Japanese ultimatum, Yuan Shikai accept the humiliating Japanese “21 Demands”
http://thediplomat.com/2015/01/china-japan-and-the-21-demands/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4277.html

1932: Pu Yi becomes the puppet leader of Manchukuo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchukuo



1951: During the War of Korea, air raid on Chinese positions at Yalu River

1958: Beijing cuts its commercial and cultural links with Japan

1989: Journalists petition the Chinese government for freedom of press

1999: Big demonstrations in China, after the May 7 bombing of China embassy in Belgrade
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/9/newsid_2519000/2519271.stm

1999-05-09 manif

2011: Taiwan complains to the World Health Organization (WHO) for being described as a province of China in its internal documents

2013: Japan has protests to China over a newspaper article that called for a review of Japanese sovereignty over Okinawa.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22460810

2017: Death of former foreign minister and vice-premier Qian Qichen who played key role in return of Hong Kong and Macau to China
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2093817/chinas-outstanding-former-top-diplomat-qian-qichen-dies
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1046297.shtml