2008 in China

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Events in the year 2008 in China.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

2008 Chinese winter storms: Residents battle China’s worst snow storm in 50 years.

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

A 7.9-magnitude earthquake in Sichuan, China killed nearly 80,000 people

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

Fireworks held during the 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony at the Beijing National Stadium

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Sports[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

Tropical Typhoons of 2008[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ UN: Asia faces sharp food price inflation Archived May 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
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  4. ^ "'Dozens die' in China train crash". BBC News. April 28, 2008. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  5. ^ Officials drop plan to visit Diaoyutais, Taipei Times June 18, 2008; for the video footage released by the boat crew, see, for example, here Archived October 8, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Taiwan arrests analyst on espionage charges
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  8. ^ Rational, firm stand urged on Diaoyutai - The China Post
  9. ^ Taiwan recalls its Japan envoy over Diaoyutai Islands clash - The China Post
  10. ^ Socceroos fall to China in dead rubber - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
  11. ^ Migrant workers attack police office in E.China
  12. ^ The Associated Press: Hundreds of migrant workers riot in eastern China[dead link]
  13. ^ Migrant workers riot in east China Archived August 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  14. ^ 今年上半年我国GDP为130619亿元 同比增长10.4%_财经_凤凰网
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  17. ^ USGS. "M6.0 - Sichuan-Gansu border region, China". United States Geological Survey. 
  18. ^ AFP via ABC News Australia
  19. ^ China Daily
  20. ^ China's coastal areas face further flooding - China Daily
  21. ^ Prosecutors summon ex-Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian over money laundering - XINHUA
  22. ^ 陈水扁将竞选献金剩余款汇海外帐户被曝光_凤凰网
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  27. ^ “Shanghai International Studies University: Japanese students and Chinese students fought violently” - Tianya (no longer accessible) Archived 1 June 2009 at WebCite
  28. ^ Japanese & Chinese Students Fight In Shanghai - ChinaSMACK
  29. ^ Msnbc.com Assault by pro-independence demonstrators comes amid warming relations
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  35. ^ David Osler (November 14, 2008). "Private guards ward off Somali pirate attack". Lloyd's List. Archived from the original on December 1, 2008. Retrieved November 17, 2008. 
  36. ^ "Chinese fishing boat reported hijacked off Kenya". The International Herald Tribune. Associated Press. November 14, 2008. Retrieved November 17, 2008. 
  37. ^ Foreman, William (November 26, 2008). "Workers riot at Chinese toy factory". The Star (Toronto). Retrieved 1 December 2008. 
  38. ^ Chinese, Japanese PMs meet for boosting bilateral ties
  39. ^ Omar, Hamsa (December 16, 2008). "Somali Pirates Seize Four Ships on Day UN Passes Plan". Bloomberg. Retrieved December 17, 2008. 
  40. ^ Anita Chang (December 20, 2008). "EU troops to help combat piracy". Scotsman. Archived from the original on 23 December 2008. Retrieved December 20, 2008. 
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  44. ^ China to send Navy to fight Somali pirates - XINHUA
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  49. ^ Former Chinese vice-premier Wu Xueqian dies at 87
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  53. ^ 'Who Is the Most Lovable' author Wei Wei dies - china.org.cn
  54. ^ Former Chinese basketball star Mu Tiezhu dies at 59_English_Xinhua
  55. ^ Kim Chan, Who Had Roles in TV and ‘King of Comedy,’ Is Dead - NYTimes.com
  56. ^ Renowned Chinese film director Xie Jin dies - Entertainment News - SINA English
  57. ^ Veteran army leader dies at 102_English_Xinhua
  58. ^ Confucius' 77th main-line descendant dies in Taiwan_English_Xinhua
  59. ^ http://virtualreview.org/china/zoom/799964/chinese-geneticist-tan-jiazhen-dies-at-100
  60. ^ Li Ximing, Supporter of Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 82 - Obituary (Obit) - NYTimes.com
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