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On 14 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 14 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 14, 2019

1991: Jiang Qing, jailed widow of Mao Zedong, commits suicide by hanging, born on 14 March 1914



https://www.nytimes.com/1991/06/05/obituaries/suicide-of-jiang-qing-mao-s-widow-is-reported.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1991-06-05/news/mn-211_1_jiang-qing
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1991-06-05/news/9102190915_1_jiang-qing-widow-of-mao-tse-tung-cultural-revolution

1992: Death of Marshal Nie Rongzhen, PLA chief of the general staff (1950-1954), born in 1899
http://www.paulnoll.com/Korea/War/Marshal-Nie-Rongzhen.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4847.html

1995: Tanzin Gyatso, the 14th and current Dalai Lama recognizes Gedhun Choekyi Nyima as the 11th reincarnation of the Panchen Lama
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gedhun_Choekyi_Nyima
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4551425.stm

1999: US President Bill Clinton apologizes to Chinese president Jiang Zemin for the accidental Nato bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade (Yugoslavia) six days earlier
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/clinton-apologizes-to-chinese-leader-for-embassy-bombing
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/europe/9905/10/kosovo.china.02/
 

 2002: Marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, for the first time, Chinese warships call in Japan

2005: Nauru Island (10.500 inhabitants), which has cut the diplomatic relations with Taipei at the benefice of Beijing in July 2003, restored it. Now Taiwan (ROC) have official diplomatic links with 26 countries

2007: Chang Chun-hsiung becomes Taiwan’s Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6652741.stm

2014: At least 500 people are arrested after protesters set more than a dozen factories on fire across Vietnam Tuesday amid an eruption of anti-China sentiment following Beijing’s deployment an oil rig in contested waters last week
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/vietnam/10830569/Vietnam-mobs-burn-factories-in-China-protests.html
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/409747/protesters-torch-factories-in-vietnam