2010s|Party General Secretary – Jiang Zemin
President – Jiang Zemin
Premier – Zhu Rongji
Congress Chairman – Li Peng
Conference Chairman – Li Ruihuan
January 4 - A pedestrian bridge in Qijiang, Chongqing collapsed and caused 40 people dead and 14 injured.
February 24 - China Southwest Airlines Flight 4509 crashed on approach to Wenzhou Airport, killing 61 people.
April 15 - Korean Air Cargo Flight 6316 crashed in Xinzhuang, Shanghai after takeoff from Hongqiao Airport due to pilot's confusion between two units of measurement (feet and metres).
May 8 - U.S. bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade led to a series of anti-American protests in China.
July 22 - The Ministry of Civil Affairs declared Falun Gong as an illegal organization.
October 1 - 50th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic Parade and Speech by paramount leader Jiang Zemin.
November 19 - Shenzhou 1 spacecraft launched.
December 5 - Shenyang Haishi won Chongqing Longxin by 2-1 in Chinese Jia-A League 1999, later turned out to be a match-fixing controversy.
December 20 - China assumed formal sovereignty over Macau from Portugal.
February 10 - Tiffany Espensen, actress
June 2 - Wei Yi, chess prodigy
September 9 - Uudam, singer
1999 in China Wikipedia
Events in the year 1999 in China.