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On 16 January in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 16 JANUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on January 16, 2019

654: Death of Gao Jifu, Chinese chancellor, Born in 596
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gao_Jifu

1556: Huge earthquake in China (Shenxi, Gansu and Shanxi). More than 800,000 died

1885: Birth of Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer, and young brother of Lu Xun, who died on May 6, 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhou_Zuoren
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/841.htm

1950: Vietnam communist Viet Minh recognizes Communist China

1987: In China, self-criticism by the Chinese Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang who is replaced by Zhao Ziyang as General secretary of the Communist Party of China
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/15/international/asia/15china.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/563.html


2015: Death of Yao Beina, Chinese singer born on September 26, 1981
http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/01/16/2743s861963.htm
http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2015-01/20/content_34609456.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2F0tcDAxGI

2016: Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party has swept to power in the country’s general election, clinching the presidency and the legislature as Tsai Ing-wen becomes its first female President

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35333647
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/16/asia/taiwan-election/index.html
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201601160033.aspx
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201601170012.aspx
http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/01/122524/taiwans-new-leader-disappears-chinese-social-network

2016: The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is officially launched
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2016-01/16/content_15373498.html
http://www.ecns.cn/visual/hd/2016/01-16/85072.shtml
http://www.globaltimes.cn//content/963850.shtml