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All 228 Incident documents declassified

Thursday, 9.3.2017

“The 228 Incident refers to a crackdown launched by the then-Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) regime against civilian demonstrations following an incident in Taipei on Feb. 27, 1947. The event marked the beginning of the White Terror era, during which thousands of Taiwanese were arrested, imprisoned and executed. Historians estimate as many as 30,000 people were killed.” Von Stacy Hsu. Quelle: Taipei Times.


UK faces €2bn fine over Chinese imports scam, say EU investigators

Thursday, 9.3.2017

“… negligence that allowed criminal gangs to flood European black markets with illegal Chinese goods …” Von Jennifer Rankin. Quelle: Guardian.


A semi-comic, interpretive dictionary of basic Chinese expressions

Thursday, 9.3.2017

The Man With the Key Von Karin Malmstrom & Nancy Nash (chinaheritage.net).