Sunday, August 6, 2017

This Day in 1989: September 14, 1989, Hainan Province Head Sacked

On September 14, 1989, Chinese government announced that it had terminated all positions held by Liang Xiang, the head of the Hainan province, for suspicion of serious embezzling and corruption.

Liang Xiang was the main leader of Shen Zhen in the early 1980s. He spearheaded the established of the special economic zone experiment there. In 1988, he then led Hainan into a promotion to become a province.

Days of 1989

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