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Outrage in Shamian – How Vietnamese revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh was inspired by a Guangzhou hotel bomber’s anti-colonial spirit

Posted: November 20th, 2022 | No Comments »

My latest long read for the South China Morning Post weekend magazine. In 1924, an attempt was made on the life of the French governor of Indochina in Guangzhou. The plot failed, but the bomber’s influence was far-reaching…click here to read….

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