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Shang Dynasty / Possible introduction of Acupuncture

1500 bc - 1200 bc

Confucionism

551 BC - 471 BC

Over 15 Dynasties reign, including Qin and Han

220 BC - 1911 CE

Many consider themselves Han today

The People's Republic of China takes control over Tibet

1950

"One-Child" Policy

1979

infant mortality declined from 227/1000 (1949) to 53/1000 (1981)

Special Economic Zones are created (SEZ)

1980

exempt of taxes for commercial purposes / draw in major companies

Most likely first case of SARS in Guanggdong

2002

H5N1 Outbreak in Hong Kong

2003

Over 1 million Chinese are known to have HIV

2004