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1979 Government imposes one-child policy in effort to curb population growth.
2004 China signs a landmark trade agreement with 10 south-east Asian countries;the accord could eventually unite 25% of the world's population in a free-trade zone.
2009 Relaxation of strictly enforced one-child policy.
1949 The government of the Republic of China finishes its evacuation to Taiwan
1959 The Chinese Civil War ended
1959 The Tibetan Uprising
1949 The Chinese Civil War was a war fought between the Kuomintang (KMT)-led government of the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China (CPC). Although many authorities pay particular attention to the four years from 1945 to 1949 The casualties were 1.5 million
1959 The 1959 Tibetan Uprising or the 1959 Tibetan Rebellion began on 10 March 1959, when a revolt erupted in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Area, which had been under the effective control of the People's Republic of China since the Seventeen Point Agreement was reached in 1951. There were 85,000-87,000 casualties
2015 One child policy is phased out
1960 Typhoon Mary Hits
1960 Typhoon Mary, also nicknamed "Bloody Mary" by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), was an extremely damaging storm that was part of the 1960 Pacific typhoon season. It began as a circulation in a trough in the South China Sea. A tropical depression formed on June 2, as it was traveling clockwise. It became a tropical storm on the next day, and received the name Mary. It slowly moved across the sea, strengthening to a typhoon.
1992 Ürümqi bombings
2004 Two fires sweep through China, one in a shopping center and the other in a temple, killing at least 90 and injuring 71.
20004 Shanghai modifies its interpretation of the People's Republic of China's One Child Policy, allowing all divorced residents who remarry to have a second child without penalty.
2004 In Xinmi, China, a gas explosion in a coal mine kills 62 people; 86 are still missing.
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