2018 in China

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Events in the year 2018 in China Recast

Incumbents

Paramount leader

Head of state

Head of government

National legislature

Political advisory

Supervision commission

Events

January

February

  • 15 February – The CCTV Spring Festival Gala, which airs to millions around the country, sparks widespread criticism and faces accusations of racism after featuring a comedy sketch that featured an Asian actress in blackface and with exaggerated buttocks.[1]

March

May

Scheduled Events

  • June – planned launch of the lunar exploration mission Chang'e 4.[6]

Popular culture

Film

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "China's biggest show in 'racist blackface'". BBC News. 2018-02-16. Retrieved 2018-02-17. 
  2. ^ "China's Xi allowed to remain 'president for life' as term limits removed". BBC News. 11 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "North Korea's Kim Jong Un visited China for secret summit". NBC News. NBC News. Retrieved 28 March 2018. 
  4. ^ Peppa Pig got big in China. Then she got censored, CNBC
  5. ^ https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption/former-party-boss-in-chinas-chongqing-city-jailed-for-life-for-graft-idUSKBN1I907L
  6. ^ "China Prepares for Breakthrough Chang'e 4 Moon Landing in 2018". sputniknews.com. Retrieved 4 January 2018. 
  7. ^ "考古学泰斗宿白病逝,一生献给考古却自认"只是个教书匠". thepaper.cn (in cn). Retrieved 4 February 2018. 
  8. ^ 李铮友同志逝世 (in Chinese)
  9. ^ 山东省人大常委会原主任、党组原书记李振逝世,享年94岁
  10. ^ Obituary (in Chinese)
  11. ^ 河北省政协原主席吕传赞逝世,享年86岁 (in Chinese)
  12. ^ 中国电影第五代奠基人、导演张军钊去世,张艺谋微博悼念 (in Chinese)
  13. ^ 历史小说家凌力逝世 曾以《少年天子》获茅盾奖 (in Chinese)
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