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On 21 May in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 21 MAY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on May 21, 2019

1086: Death of Wang Anshi (王安石) Chinese economist, statesman, chancellor and poet of the Song Dynasty, born on December 8, 1021
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Anshi
http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=030_wang.inc&issue=030
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=13&ved=0CGgQFjAM&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.paulrittman.com%2FWangAnshiReformer.pdf&ei=LsBcVY-QH4bbUc2bgLgD&usg=AFQjCNGjDJ1KDokALtLb9ntbuTNo6lmjCg&sig2=uUsbCUnDrMXxvkSssEWxbQ

1260: The Mongol Emperor Kublai Khan sends his envoy Hao Jing to the Chinese Song Emperor Lizong, but Hao Jing is kept in prison

1912: Birth of Chen Dayu, Chinese painter and sculptor who died on June 1, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Dayu
http://www.artnet.com/artists/chen-dayu/biography

Chen Dayu

1951: China and Pakistan established diplomatic relations
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4961.html

2007: Chang Chun-hsiung becomes Taiwan prime minister for a second time replacing Su Tseng-chang
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6652741.stm

2013: A Chinese boat and 16 fishermen seized for ransom by armed North Koreans two weeks ago have been released, easing the latest irritant in relations between the traditional allies
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/05/20135216393268896.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/detained-chinese-fishermen-boat-released-by-north-korea/1665059.html

2014:  China and Russia sign a long-awaited natural gas supply deal, which will see Moscow supply 38 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas to Beijing each year for 30 years under a contract valued in excess of $400bn overall
http://www.euronews.com/2014/05/21/china-and-russia-sign-30-year-gas-deal/
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-russia-reach-major-gas-deal/1919087.html