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On 13 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

1987-04-13 Signature retour

ON 13 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on April 13, 2019

1904: A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Petropavlovsk_(1894)

1904-04-13 Petropavlovsk explodes

1972: The Universal Postal Union decides to recognize the People’s Republic of China as the only legitimate Chinese representative, effectively expelling the Republic of China administering Taiwan

1982: Birth of Janice Vidal, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janice_Vidal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQBGc7w7qjU

1982: Birth of Jill Vidal, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Vidal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zBOQXOIINk

1987: The Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau by the governments of the People’s Republic of China and the Portuguese Republic is formally signed by the Prime Ministers of both governments in Beijing. Macao will come back to China as an special administrative region on December 20, 1999
http://bo.io.gov.mo/bo/i/88/23/dc/en/default.asp

1987-04-13 Signature retour

2006: Former Kuomintang  chairman Lian Chan arrives in China, leading a 100 businessmen delegation for a first joint economic forum and largely welcomed by Beijing authorities
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/661500.stm

2006-04-14 Lien Chan à Pékin

2006: For the first time since the PRC was founded, China welcomes the Word Buddhist Forum. Gyaltsen Norbu, the 16 years old Panchen Lama takes part but is snubbed by a large part of the participants at the Congress
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4905140.stm

2013: US Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi say that both countries are committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula in a « peaceful manner » following talks in Beijing
http://www.france24.com/en/20130413-usa-china-committed-nuclear-free-korean-peninsula-north-south-kerry
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22131316 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/13/north-korea-south-kim-missiles
http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/04/13/john-kerry-gets-china-commitment-to-help-rid-north-korea-of-nuclear-weapons/

2013: Death of Lin Yang-kang, Taiwanese politician, 29th Vice Premier of the Republic of China (1984-1987), born on June 11, 1927
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/atod/201304140023.aspx