2019 in China

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2019
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China

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See also:Other events of 2019
History of China  • Timeline  • Years

The following lists events that happened during 2019 in China.

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January[edit]

  • January 3:
    • At 15:07 - The Beijing Aerospace Command and Control Center issued a command for the separation of the lander and the patrol device from the Chang'e 4 relay satellite.
    • At 22:22 - The patrol began to separate, and it(玉兔二號月球車) stepped on the far side of moon.

February[edit]

  • February 23 - In Ningbo, Xiangshan, a fishing boat sank with 7 people. Two were rescued while five were missing.

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 9 (Washington time) - USA President Trump tweeted some message. Trump announced that the punitive tariff rate on Mainland China goods of US$200 billion will be raised to 25% from the May 10th.
  • May 9 (Beijing time)- At a regular press conference, A spokesman of Ministry of Commerce said that China is well prepared to deal with all possible preparations.
  • May 20- Google suspends business relationship with Huawei.[1] This event comes following the arrest of Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities at the request of the United States due to sanctions against Iran.

June[edit]

  • June 4 - The 30th Anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests, Chinese authorities launched an extensive "stability maintenance" campaign. Hundreds of Twitter accounts were blocked. Internationally several organizations including the National Endowment for Democracy, the German Green Party Faction, and the British China Labour Solidarity have remembered the protests with events and protests.
  • June 9 - Hundreds of thousands of people march in Hong Kong against a law critics fear could let China target political opponents in the territory.[2]
  • June 16 - Between 388,000 and 2,000,000 protesters take to the streets of Hong Kong against an anti-extradition law they believe will break down the firewall between Hong Kong and the mainland.[3]

July[edit]

  • July 1 - The “Regulations on the Management of Domestic Waste in Shanghai” came into effect, announcing that Shanghai entered the era of mandatory household waste classification.
  • July 12 - the People's Bank of China held a press conference on financial statistics in the first half of 2019. Overall, the current banking system is reasonably abundant, the monetary credit and social financing scale are growing moderately, and the market interest rate is running smoothly.

August[edit]

  • August 10 — 32 are killed and 1,000,000 are evacuated as Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in Zhejiang. Earlier it had caused flooding in the Philippines.[4]
  • August 12 — Hong Kong flights are canceled due to protests.[5]
  • August 16 — Actress Liu Yifei posts a pro-Hong Kong police comment on Weibo, sparking a call for a boycott of the movie she stars in, Mulan.[6]
  • August 18 — As many as 1.7 million demonstrators march during a rainstorm in the 11th week of anti-government protests in Hong Kong.[7]
  • August 22 — YouTube announces that it has disabled 210 channels linked to the Hong Kong protest campaign. This follows similar actions by Twitter and Facebook.[8]
  • August 22 — Protests in Hong Kong enter their 12th week as police reintroduced water-cannons and tear gas.[9]

September[edit]

  • September 21 — Videos on Twitter and YouTube that show hundreds of shackled, blindfolded prisoners with shaved heads, presumed to be Uighur Muslims in Korla, Xinjiang, appear to be authentic.[10]

October[edit]

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January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

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June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/google-huawei-android-access-1.5142448
  2. ^ "Hong Kong protesters demonstrate against extradition bill", BBC News, June 9, 2019, retrieved August 12, 2019
  3. ^ "History of Hong Kong protests: riots, rallies and brollies", South China Morning Post.com, retrieved August 12, 2019
  4. ^ "Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 32 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China", Business Insider, retrieved August 11, 2019
  5. ^ "Hong Kong flights cancelled as protests continue and horrifying pictures show extent of violence", News Corp Australia Network, August 12, 2019, retrieved August 12, 2019
  6. ^ "Liu Yifei: Mulan boycott urged after star backs HK police", BBC News, August 16, 2019, retrieved August 16, 2019
  7. ^ "Largest Hong Kong Protest in Weeks Defies Threats, Intimidation by China", Democracy Now!, August 19, 2019, retrieved August 19, 2019
  8. ^ "YouTube pulls 210 channels linked to Hong Kong protests influence campaign", Global News.ca, August 22, 2019, retrieved August 22, 2019
  9. ^ Jessie Yeung; Sandy Sidu (August 25, 2019), "Live ammunition, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests", CNN.com, retrieved August 25, 2019
  10. ^ "Hundreds of shackled, blindfolded prisoners in China purportedly seen in online videos: report", Fox News, Sep 21, 2019, retrieved Sep 21, 2019
  11. ^ Diplomat Ke Hua, former father-in-law of Xi Jinping, dies at age 103
  12. ^ 刚过完90大寿,与癌症斗争20多年的川大院士涂铭旌走了 (in Chinese)
  13. ^ China's polio terminator Gu Fangzhou dies at age 92
  14. ^ Chinese 'Jack the Ripper' executed
  15. ^ 再见“铁人”!电影表演艺术家张连文因病去世,享年74岁 (in Chinese)
  16. ^ 百岁开国少将、原昆明军区参谋长孙干卿逝世 (in Chinese)
  17. ^ 著名心血管外科专家高长青院士逝世 (in Chinese)
  18. ^ 中国“国医大师”邓铁涛逝世 享年104岁 (in Chinese)
  19. ^ 著名电影剧作家、诗人白桦逝世享年89岁 代表作有《苦恋》等 (in Chinese)
  20. ^ 中国“氢弹之父”于敏去世 享年93岁 (in Chinese)
  21. ^ 大陸物理化學家、中科院院士梁敬魁逝世 享壽87歲 (in Chinese)
  22. ^ 新疆维吾尔自治区政协原副主席毛德华逝世 享年83岁 (in Chinese)
  23. ^ 金国章院士在上海逝世 享年92岁 (in Chinese)
  24. ^ 著名心理学家李心天逝世,系中国共产党早期领导人李达之子 (in Chinese)
  25. ^ 夏商周断代工程文献组课题组长杨升南逝世,享年81岁 (in Chinese)
  26. ^ 著名经济学家、俄罗斯东欧问题专家冯舜华逝世(in Chinese)
  27. ^ 103岁原中顾委委员、原国家经委主任袁宝华逝世 (in Chinese)
  28. ^ 78岁中科院理化技术研究所首任所长詹文山逝世 (in Chinese)
  29. ^ 中国工程院院士、中国工程设计大师容柏生逝世,享年90岁 (in Chinese)
  30. ^ 南京大学荣誉资深教授、原副校长董健逝世,享年83岁 (in Chinese)
  31. ^ 中国经典动画《葫芦兄弟》《鹬蚌相争》导演胡进庆在上海去世 (in Chinese)
  32. ^ 著名戏剧评论家刘厚生在京逝世,享年99岁 (in Chinese)
  33. ^ 刘先觉的传奇人生:中国“建筑四杰”共同的弟子 (in Chinese)
  34. ^ I.M. Pei, Master Architect Whose Buildings Dazzled the World, Dies at 102
  35. ^ China aluminium magnate Zhang Shiping dies aged 73
  36. ^ 導演牟敦芾逝世終年78歲 Cult片《打蛇》《黑太陽731》後無來者 (in Chinese)
  37. ^ 四川省政协原主席冯元蔚逝世,系著名彝族学者 (in Chinese)
  38. ^ 《玫瑰玫瑰我爱你》原唱姚莉去世,享年96岁 (in Chinese)
  39. ^ Li Peng, Chinese Leader Derided for Role in Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 90
  40. ^ 酒业泰斗秦含章逝世 享年112岁

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