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On 27 September in Asian history

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ON 27 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 27, 2017

808: Birth of Ninmyō, Japanese emperor who died on May 6, 850
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ninmy%C5%8D

1544: Birth of Takenaka Shigeharu, Japanese samurai who died on July 6, 1579
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Takenaka_Shigeharu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takenaka_Shigeharu

1557: Death of Go-Nara, 105th Japanese emperor (1526-1557), born on January 26, 1497
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Nara

1687: An embassy from France lands in Siam’s capital Ayutthaya bringing with it roughly 600 French soldiers and about 300 skilled workers

 
1719: Muhammad Shah, born on February 17, 1702, becomes the last Mughal emperor, up to his death on April 26, 1748
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Shah

1833: Death of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer, born on 22 May 1772
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/27th-september-1833-raja-rammohan-roy-educationist-and-social-reformer-passes-away

1907: Birth of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter, who died on March 23, 1931
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bhagat-singh.html
http://www.biography.com/people/bhagat-singh

1914: Birth of Jukichi Uno, Japanese actor who died on January 9, 1988
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0881303/

1928: The Republic of China is recognized by the United States

1931: Birth of Vong Savang, heir of Laos, who died in captivity in 1978 or 1980
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11724227
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vong_Savang

1932: Birth of Yash Chopra, Indian director
http://www.yashrajfilms.com/profile/yash.htm

1937: Balinese Tiger declared extinct
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balinese_Tiger

1938: The League of Nations declares Japan the aggressor against China

1940: The Tripartite pact is signed by Germany, Italy and Japan with Saburo Kurusu as the Japanese representative


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-tripartite-pact-is-signed-by-germany-italy-and-japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripartite_Pact

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0ZPS2fhDNM

1942: Last day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps troops barely escape after being surrounded by Japanese forces near the Matanikau River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau_(September_%E2%80%93_October_1942)

1942: Birth of Dith Pran, Cambodian-born photojournalist, hero of the “Killing field” movie, who died on March 30, 2008
http://www.notablebiographies.com/Pe-Pu/Pran-Dith.html

1943: Mao Zemin, brother of Mao Zedong, born on April 3, 1896, is executed on order of Sheng Shicai while in Xinjiang
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Mao_Zemi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9384.html

1945: General MacArthur and Japanese emperor Hirohito meet for the first time
https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/hirohito-macarthur-1945/
http://pastdaily.com/2012/09/26/september-26-1945-macarthur-meets-hirohito/

1945-09-27 MacArthur Hirohito

1949: The first plenary session of the CPPCC pass the motion that the five stars red flag be adopted as the national flag of the People’s Republic of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_the_People’s_Republic_of_China#Symbolism

1953: Birth of Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma), an Indian saint
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mata_Amritanandamayi

1959: Nearly 5000 people die on the main Japanese island of Honshu as the result of a typhoon

1959: SEATO Council gives its support to United Nations in Laos

1967: Against the Vietnam War, an advertisement headed « A Call To Resist Illegitimate Authority, » signed by over 320 influential people appears in the New Republic and the New York Review of Books, asking for funds to help youths resist the draft
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-sentiment-increases

1971: Birth of Li Yapeng, Chinese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Yapeng
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/LiYapeng

1972: Death of S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician, born on August 9, 1892
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._R._Ranganathan

1977: Important speech of Prime Minister Pol Pot showing a full alignment of Kampuchea with China

1983: Birth of Jeon Hye Bin, Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeon_Hye_Bin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21NRt5ThyWk

1988: The National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_League_for_Democracy

1992: Enthronement of the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorge
http://kagyuoffice.org/karmapa/

1996: In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/27/newsid_2539000/2539973.stm
http://www.historyinanhour.com/2011/09/28/death-of-mohammad-najibullah/
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/najibphotos/index.html
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/09/27/1996-dr-mohammad-najibullah/

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1997: In Thailand, the parliament adopts a new chart (constitution), the 15th since 1932, suspended in September 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_Constitution_of_Thailand

2002: East Timor is admitted to United Nations

2003: In Cambodia, opposition boycotts the opening ceremony of the new parliament. PPC (Hun Sen) have 73 MP, Funcinpec 26 and PSR 24

2004: North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Su Hon announced that North Korea had turned plutonium from 8,000 spent nuclear fuel rods into nuclear weapons. He also said that the weapons were to serve as a deterrent against increasing U.S. nuclear threats and to prevent nuclear war in northeast Asia

2007: Death of Kenji Nagai, Japanese photojournalist, killed by Burmese soldiers as covering the monks repression, born in 1957
http://www.cpj.org/news/2007/asia/burma27sep07na.html
http://www.irrawaddy.org/burma/from-the-irrawaddy-archive-burma/death-journalist.html

2007: Indicted on charge of corruption by the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office of Taiwan, Yu Shyi-kun resigns his post as chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2007/09/28/2003380728

2008: A Chinese astronaut, Zhai Zhigang, completes the country’s first ever spacewalk during its third manned mission
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7637818.stm

2008: In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s party marks the 20 anniversary of its foundation
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/2008927114838901989.html

2008: Death of Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer, born on January 9, 1934
http://www.mohdrafi.com/meri-awaaz-suno/mahendra-kapoor-the-real-shagird-of-mohammed-rafi.html
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Singer-Mahendra-Kapoor-dead/366794

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4neqWSQk5g

2012: China takes a bitter territorial dispute with Japan to the UN General Assembly, with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi accusing Tokyo of stealing disputed islands.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/20129283645792866.html

2012: Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda insists that there could be no compromise with China on the ownership of a disputed island chain and denounced attacks on Japanese interests.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/201292722139105715.html

2012: Death of Sanjay Surkar, Indian director and screenwriter, born on August 19, 1959
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Film-director-Sanjay-Surkar-passes-away/articleshow/16581612.cms?referral=PM
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/noted-marathi-director-sanjay-surkar-passes-away-at-53/295776-8-72.html

2013: Japan will make no concessions on sovereignty over Pacific islets also claimed by China, but will not make any moves to escalate the situation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says. Taipei and Tokyo struck a fishing agreement in April covering the waters around the islands that has eased tensions
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-abe-japan-china-islands-territorial-dispute/1758678.html

2015: Death of Kallen Pokkudan, Indian environment activist and author, born in 1937
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/specials/kallen-pokkudan-guardian-of-mangroves/article7699079.ece
http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Keralas-Mangrove-Man-Kallen-Pokkudan-Passes-Away-at-78/2015/09/28/article3051228.ece1

Indian economy

27 SEPTEMBER 2017

8 things you need to know about India’s economy

India’s economic success in recent years has helped to ensure that South Asia is the fastest-growing region in the world – but it faces significant challenges alongside its opportunities for further growth
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/09/eight-key-facts-about-indias-economy-in-2017

18 SEPTEMBER 2017

India is likely to overtake Japan and Germany to become the third largest economy

 British brokerage HSBC has released a new report that has claimed that in the next ten years, India is likely to overtake Japan and Germany to become the third largest economy in the world
http://www.singaporenews.net/news/254745635/india-to-overtake-japan-germany-as-third-largest-economy#

14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Abe, Modi launch India’s first bullet train project

India on Thursday inched closer to its dream of getting a bullet train when Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, laid the foundation stone for the country’s first high-speed rail link based on Japan’s famed shinkansen technologygy
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/PM-Modi-and-Japan-s-Abe-launch-Indian-shinkansen-project?page=1
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-narendra-modi-and-shinzo-abe-launch-bullet-train-project-10-important-statements-made-by-pm-2545514

23 JULY 2017

25 years of ASEAN–India integration

2017 marks 25 years of ASEAN–India partnership. In 1992, India joined ASEAN as a sectoral partner, at a time when India was a relatively inward-looking economy. Today there are 30 dialogue mechanisms between India and ASEAN, including a summit and seven ministerial meetings in a wide range of sectors
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/07/23/25-years-of-asean-india-integration/

1st JULY 2017

Indian PM Narendra Modi launches sweeping tax reform

India has introduced its biggest tax reform since gaining independence from Britain 70 years ago. The nationwide tax is expected to streamline business, but critics argue the country isn’t ready for the massive overhaul
http://www.dw.com/en/indian-pm-narendra-modi-launches-sweeping-tax-reform/a-39501750
http://www.euronews.com/2017/07/01/india-divided-over-gst-sweeping-sales-tax-reform

23 JUNE 2017

India fires 31 satellites-carrying rocket into space

India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space on Friday, several of them for European countries looking for high resolution earth images, underlining its strength as a low-cost provider of services in space
http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2017/06/23/526242/India-Satellite-Rocket-Europe
http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/isro-launches-eye-in-the-sky-cartosat-2-satellite-why-it-matters-117062300108_1.html
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/photo-gallery-in-pics-isro-s-pslv-c38-succesfully-launches-cartosat-2-series-30-nano-satellites-2481660

5 JUNE 2017

India launches ‘monster’ rocket

India joined an elite club of nations launching a heavy satelitte, a club that includes only the USA, Russia, Europe, China and Japan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-40158889
http://www.dnaindia.com/technology/report-isro-launches-india-s-heaviest-rocket-gslv-mark-iii-why-it-s-a-big-deal-2462265
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/isros-most-powerful-rocket-gslv-mk-iii-places-gsat-19-communication-satellite-in-orbit/articleshow/59001591.cms

30 MAY 2017

Indian PM Modi tells Merkel India and Germany ‘made for one another’

At a press conference, the leaders of Germany and India have said that the countries’ relationship is of « international significance. » But ongoing talks are emphasizing how best to beef up business ties
http://www.dw.com/en/indian-pm-modi-tells-merkel-india-and-germany-made-for-one-another/a-39043653
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/modi-merkel-nudge-fta-sign-a-dozen-agreements/article18661524.ece?homepage=true

17 MAY 2017

Indian cabinet approves plans to build 10 nuclear reactors

India’s cabinet approved plans on Wednesday (May 17) to build 10 nuclear reactors with a combined capacity of 7,000 megawatts (MW), more than the country’s entire current capacity, to try fast-track its domestic nuclear power programme
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/indian-cabinet-approves-plans-to-build-10-nuclear-reactors
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cabinet-clears-proposal-to-build-10-atomic-reactors/article18473481.ece?homepage=true

5 MAY 2017

India Launches South Asia ‘Diplomacy’ Satellite for Communication Services

India launched a ‘South Asia’ satellite on Friday to provide communication services to neighboring countries in a new initiative hailed by leaders of seven South Asian countries as a boost to regional cooperation
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/news/253079660/india-launches-south-asia-diplomacy-satellite-for-communication-services
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-05/05/content_15608938.html
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-south-asia-satelite-successfully-launched-pm-modi-congratulates-isro-says-south-asia-leaders-will-celebrate-together-2428591

10 APRIL 2017

Australia says ready to supply uranium to India

Australia said Monday that it was ready to export uranium to India, nearly three years after the two countries signed an export deal for peaceful power generation
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-04/10/content_15598485.html
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20170411_02/
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-10/new-trade-deal-with-india-could-be-years-away-turnbull/8432130?section=world

7 MARCH 2017

India’s Asian integration strategy

The Indian economy is experiencing rapid growth of between 7 and 8 per cent a year. To sustain that growth rate and for India to achieve its development potential, it must open up its economy and have a strong export sector. It may not be easy, but given the global trade slowdown and the paralysis of multilateral trade negotiations, India’s best bet is to seize those opportunities for integration closest to home
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/03/07/indias-asian-integration-strategy/

15 FEBRUARY 2017

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space programme
http://www.atimes.com/article/india-puts-record-104-satellites-orbit/
http://www.dw.com/en/india-breaks-world-record-with-simultaneous-launch-of-104-satellites/a-37555439

22 DECEMBER 2016

Outshining a former colonial master: India’s economy to surpass Britain’s

India will soon overtake Britain to become world’s fifth largest economy, a « Forbes » magazine report has said. Economist Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about the impending milestone and the overall state of India’s economy
http://www.dw.com/en/outshining-a-former-colonial-master-indias-economy-to-surpass-britains/a-36863072

13 NOVEMBER 2016

Modi’s key aide blames poor planning for India’s currency crisis

A member of parliament and one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s top aides has blamed poor planning and execution by the government for the banknote crisis that has engulfed India, with tens of thousands of people queueing up outside banks and empty ATMs following New Delhi’s decision to replace large-denomination notes with new ones
http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2045567/modis-key-aide-blames-poor-planning-indias-currency-crisis

11 NOVEMBER 2016

India, Japan sign ‘historic’ civil nuclear agreement

Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear cooperation pact on Friday, paving the way for Japan to export nuclear power equipment and technology to the fast-growing South Asian country in a deal with a non-member of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-japan-shreds-its-reservation-signs-landmark-civil-nuclear-deal-with-india-2272481
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20161111_36/
http://www.dw.com/en/india-and-japan-sign-nuclear-deal-a-risky-business/a-36341141

8 OCTOBER 2016

India takes the lead in BRICS

In recent years, India has been the brightest spot in the grouping and is currently one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Chairing the BRICS summit provides India with a good opportunity to drive its own agenda of increasing investment in its priority projects, especially in the infrastructure sector, and discussing trade barriers
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/10/08/indias-takes-the-lead-of-brics/

2 OCTOBER 2016

India ratifies historic Paris climate change pact, but can it reduce CO2 emissions ?

India, the world’s third biggest carbon emitter, ratified the Paris agreement on climate change on Sunday (Oct 2) on the birthday of the country’s famously ascetic independence leader Mahatma Gandhi
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/india-ratifies-historic-paris-climate-change-pact/3174590.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2024481/india-ratifies-historic-paris-climate-change-pact
http://www.dw.com/en/india-to-ratify-climate-pact-but-can-it-reduce-co2-emissions/a-35932988

22 SEPTEMBER 2016

India eyes strategic energy assets overseas

Seeking to enhance its strategic presence and secure energy sources, India is making major investments in the hydrocarbon sector abroad, with the latest being its acquisition of a substantial stake in a key Russian oil field
http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Trends/India-eyes-strategic-energy-assets-overseas

31 AUGUST 2016

Growth in India fails to meet expectations

India’s economic growth rate was up in the April-June quarter, but failed to meet expectations of the private sector. The Indian government announced on Wednesday that gross domestic product for the quarter expanded 7.1 percent from the figure for the same period of last year
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160901_02/

23 JUIN 2016

Demystifying Indian growth

According to current IMF projections, India is now the fastest growing major economy in the world. In 2016, it is expected to grow over a full percentage point faster than China. This is a remarkable turnaround by any standard and especially impressive against the backdrop of a stagnant global economy
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/06/23/demystifying-indian-growth/

21 JUNE 2016

India unveils sweeping investment reforms

India has announced a broad relaxation of foreign direct investment (FDI) rules in a number of key sectors, including aviation and defense. The move is part of an effort to open up the country’s economy
http://www.dw.com/en/india-unveils-sweeping-investment-reforms/a-19343616

2 MAY 2016

Thomas Piketty: ‘Indian inequality still hidden’

French economist Thomas Piketty says there is still a « huge » gap in data about income tax in India
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36186116

26 MARCH 2016

India must waste no time Acting East

India is undoubtedly looking global. As it transitions to a leading regional power alongside China, it should make better use of its growing ties in the Asia Pacific to strengthen economic linkages. As the Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh said recently, India not only has to act east, it must also act fast.
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/03/26/india-must-waste-no-time-acting-east/

14 FEBRUARY 2016

Modi’s magic: Is India’s economic miracle a mirage?

Narendra Modi, who will celebrate his second anniversary as prime minister in May, has been responsible for much of the recent buzz around India’s economy. He has spent huge amounts of political capital trying to push common sense economic reforms through parliament
http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/14/news/economy/india-modi-investment-manufacturing/index.html

8 FEBRUARY 2016

Will India’s economy live up to expectations?

Unlike other emerging economies, strong investor sentiment and the meltdown in crude oil prices bolstered India’s growth in the last financial year. Though the projected growth rate for 2016 shows a slight decline of 0.1 per cent, the World Bank predicts that India will grow by a robust 7.8 per cent this year and by 7.9 per cent in the next two years. This means India is shaping up to outpace China in the next three years.
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/02/06/will-indias-economy-live-up-to-expectations/#more-49442

India outpaces China in 2015 economic growth

India’s economy grew at an average rate of 7.5% in 2015, faster than the 6.9% growth in China, official figures show.
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-35519671

4 FEBRUARY 2016

India ratifies pact on nuclear compensation

Five years after signing the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC), India ratified the convention on Thursday, the IAEA’s Office of Public Information and Communication reported from Vienna.
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-ratifies-pact-on-nuclear-compensation/article8194893.ece?w=alauto
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/india-ratifies-nuclear-li/2489682.html

26 JANUARY 2016

Here are 19 deals signed between India-France during President Francois Hollande’s visit

France has announced an investment of $10 billion (Rs 67,540 crore) in India over the next five years, which will largely cater to the industrial sector in the country. Here are all of the deals that came out of the French President’s visit to India.
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-here-are-19-republic-day-deals-between-india-france-2170403

3 JANUARY 2016

 India will continue attracting foreign funds over the long term: Experts

Hopes of more reforms, coupled with lower commodity prices and rising consumer confidence, are expected to aid key Indian indices in 2016 to pare their losses in the year gone by
http://www.beijingbulletin.com/index.php/sid/239919423

12 DECEMBER 2015

India, Japan sign agreements on nuclear energy, bullet train

India on Saturday signed landmark agreements on civil nuclear energy and bullet train technology with Japan, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi described visit of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe « truly historic »
http://www.sify.com/news/india-japan-sign-agreements-on-nuclear-energy-bullet-train-news-national-pmmpElbjdfjid.html
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/20151212_15.html

1 NOVEMBER 2015

India’s rising power in Africa

In an attempt to boost trade and investment opportunities abroad, India has welcomed heads of state, policymakers, and businessmen from every country in Africa, marking the largest ever India-Africa summit
http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/countingthecost/2015/10/india-rising-power-africa-151031083435780.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 27 September in Asian history

1996-09-27-najibullah-executed

WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 27 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on September 27, 2017

1938: The League of Nations declares Japan the aggressor against China

1940: The Tripartite pact is signed by Germany, Italy and Japan. Saburo Kurusu is the Japanese representative

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-tripartite-pact-is-signed-by-germany-italy-and-japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripartite_Pact

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0ZPS2fhDNM

1942: Last day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps troops barely escape after being surrounded by Japanese forces near the Matanikau River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau_(September_%E2%80%93_October_1942)

1945: General MacArthur and Japanese emperor Hirohito meet for the first time
https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/hirohito-macarthur-1945/
http://pastdaily.com/2012/09/26/september-26-1945-macarthur-meets-hirohito/

1945-09-27 MacArthur Hirohito

1967: Against the Vietnam War, an advertisement headed « A Call To Resist Illegitimate Authority, » signed by over 320 influential people appears in the New Republic and the New York Review of Books, asking for funds to help youths resist the draft
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-sentiment-increases

1977: Important speech of Prime Minister Pol Pot showing a full alignment of Kampuchea with China

1996: In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/27/newsid_2539000/2539973.stm
http://www.historyinanhour.com/2011/09/28/death-of-mohammad-najibullah/
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/najibphotos/index.html
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/09/27/1996-dr-mohammad-najibullah/

1996-09-27-najibullah-executed

2002: East Timor is admitted to United Nations

2004: North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Su Hon announced that North Korea had turned plutonium from 8,000 spent nuclear fuel rods into nuclear weapons. He also said that the weapons were to serve as a deterrent against increasing U.S. nuclear threats and to prevent nuclear war in northeast Asia

2012: China takes a bitter territorial dispute with Japan to the UN General Assembly, with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi accusing Tokyo of stealing disputed islands.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/20129283645792866.html

2012: Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda insists that there could be no compromise with China on the ownership of a disputed island chain and denounced attacks on Japanese interests.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/201292722139105715.html

2013: Japan will make no concessions on sovereignty over Pacific islets also claimed by China, but will not make any moves to escalate the situation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says. Taipei and Tokyo struck a fishing agreement in April covering the waters around the islands that has eased tensions
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-abe-japan-china-islands-territorial-dispute/1758678.html

On 27 September in South Asian history

1996-09-27-najibullah-executed

ON 27 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in South Asian history”

Updated on September 27, 2017

1719: Muhammad Shah, born on February 17, 1702, becomes the last Mughal emperor, up to his death on April 26, 1748
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Shah

1833: Death of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer, born on 22 May 1772
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/27th-september-1833-raja-rammohan-roy-educationist-and-social-reformer-passes-away

1907: Birth of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter, who died on March 23, 1931
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bhagat-singh.html
http://www.biography.com/people/bhagat-singh

1932: Birth of Yash Chopra, Indian director
http://www.yashrajfilms.com/profile/yash.htm

1953: Birth of Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma), an Indian saint


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mata_Amritanandamayi

1972: Death of S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician, born on August 9, 1892
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._R._Ranganathan

1992: Enthronement of the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorge
http://kagyuoffice.org/karmapa/

1996: In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/27/newsid_2539000/2539973.stm
http://www.historyinanhour.com/2011/09/28/death-of-mohammad-najibullah/
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/najibphotos/index.html
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/09/27/1996-dr-mohammad-najibullah/

1996-09-27-najibullah-executed

2008: Death of Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer, born on January 9, 1934
http://www.mohdrafi.com/meri-awaaz-suno/mahendra-kapoor-the-real-shagird-of-mohammed-rafi.html
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Singer-Mahendra-Kapoor-dead/366794

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4neqWSQk5g

2012: Death of Sanjay Surkar, Indian director and screenwriter, born on August 19, 1959
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Film-director-Sanjay-Surkar-passes-away/articleshow/16581612.cms?referral=PM
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/noted-marathi-director-sanjay-surkar-passes-away-at-53/295776-8-72.html

2015: Death of Kallen Pokkudan, Indian environment activist and author, born in 1937
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/specials/kallen-pokkudan-guardian-of-mangroves/article7699079.ece
http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Keralas-Mangrove-Man-Kallen-Pokkudan-Passes-Away-at-78/2015/09/28/article3051228.ece1

On 27 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 27 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 27, 2017

1687: An embassy from France lands in Siam’s capital Ayutthaya bringing with it roughly 600 French soldiers and about 300 skilled workers

1931: Birth of Vong Savang, heir of Laos, who died in 1981
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11724227
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vong_Savang

1937: Balinese Tiger declared extinct
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balinese_Tiger

1942: Birth of Dith Pran, Cambodian-born photojournalist, hero of the “Killing field” movie, who died on March 30, 2008
http://www.notablebiographies.com/Pe-Pu/Pran-Dith.html

1959: SEATO Council gives its support to United Nations in Laos

1967: Against the Vietnam War, an advertisement headed « A Call To Resist Illegitimate Authority, » signed by over 320 influential people appears in the New Republic and the New York Review of Books, asking for funds to help youths resist the draft
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-sentiment-increases

1977: Important speech of Prime Minister Pol Pot showing a full alignment of Kampuchea with China

1988: The National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_League_for_Democracy

1997: In Thailand, the parliament adopts a new chart (constitution), the 15th since 1932, suspended in September 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_Constitution_of_Thailand

2002: East Timor is admitted to United Nations

2003: In Cambodia, opposition boycotts the opening ceremony of the new parliament. PPC (Hun Sen) have 73 MP, Funcinpec 26 and PSR 24

2008: In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s party marks the 20 anniversary of its foundation
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/2008927114838901989.html

 

On 27 September in Japan’s history

On 27 September in Japan’s history

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Updated on September 27, 2017

808: Birth of Ninmyō, Japanese emperor who died on May 6, 850
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Ninmy%C5%8D

1544: Birth of Takenaka Shigeharu, Japanese samurai who died on July 6, 1579
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Takenaka_Shigeharu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takenaka_Shigeharu

1557: Death of Go-Nara, 105th Japanese emperor (1526-1557), born on January 26, 1497
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Nara

1914: Birth of Jukichi Uno, Japanese actor who died on January 9, 1988
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0881303/

1938: The League of Nations declares Japan the aggressor against China

1940: The Tripartite pact is signed by Germany, Italy and Japan. Saburo Kurusu is the Japanese representative


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-tripartite-pact-is-signed-by-germany-italy-and-japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripartite_Pact

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0ZPS2fhDNM

1942: Last day of the September Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps troops barely escape after being surrounded by Japanese forces near the Matanikau River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau_(September_%E2%80%93_October_1942)

1942: Birth of Masaru Ikeda, Japanese actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1156

1945: General MacArthur and Japanese emperor Hirohito meet for the first time
https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/hirohito-macarthur-1945/
http://pastdaily.com/2012/09/26/september-26-1945-macarthur-meets-hirohito/

1945-09-27 MacArthur Hirohito

1950 : Birth of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Japanese actor
http://mortalkombat.wikia.com/wiki/Cary-Hiroyuki_Tagawa

1959: Nearly 5000 people die on the main Japanese island of Honshu as the result of a typhoon

1975: Birth of Megumi Ohji (or Oji), Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megumi_%C5%8Cji

2007: Death of Kenji Nagai, Japanese photojournalist, killed by Burmese soldiers as covering the monks repression, born in 1957
http://www.cpj.org/news/2007/asia/burma27sep07na.html
http://www.irrawaddy.org/burma/from-the-irrawaddy-archive-burma/death-journalist.html

2012: China has taken a bitter territorial dispute with Japan to the UN General Assembly, with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi accusing Tokyo of stealing disputed islands
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/20129283645792866.html

2012: Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has insisted that there could be no compromise with China on the ownership of a disputed island chain and denounced attacks on Japanese interests.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/201292722139105715.html

2013: Japan will make no concessions on sovereignty over Pacific islets also claimed by China, but will not make any moves to escalate the situation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. Taipei and Tokyo struck a fishing agreement in April covering the waters around the islands that has eased tensions
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-abe-japan-china-islands-territorial-dispute/1758678.html

On 27 September in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 27 SEPTEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on September 27 2017

1928: The Republic of China is recognized by the United States

1938: The League of Nations declares Japan the aggressor against China

1943: Mao Zemin, brother of Mao Zedong, born on April 3, 1896, is executed on order of Sheng Shicai while in Xinjiang
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Mao_Zemin
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9384.html

1949: The first plenary session of the CPPCC pass the motion that the five stars red flag be adopted as the national flag of the People’s Republic of China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_the_People’s_Republic_of_China#Symbolism

1961: Birth of Andy Lau Tak Wah, Hong Kong actor and singer
http://men.stareastasia.com/andy-lau/

1971: Birth of Li Yapeng, Chinese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Yapeng
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/LiYapeng

1975: Birth of Hong Kong actor Sam Lee
http://www.hkfilm.net/samlee.htm

1977: Important speech of Prime Minister Pol Pot showing a full alignment of Kampuchea with China

1983: Birth of Shermon Tang, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shermon_Tang

2007: Indicted on charge of corruption by the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office of Taiwan, Yu Shyi-kun resigns his post as chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2007/09/28/2003380728

2008: A Chinese astronaut, Zhai Zhigang, completes the country’s first ever spacewalk during its third manned mission
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7637818.stm

2012: China has taken a bitter territorial dispute with Japan to the UN General Assembly, with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi accusing Tokyo of stealing disputed islands.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/20129283645792866.html

2012: A Chinese court upheld a $2.4 million tax evasion fine against China’s most famous dissident Ai Weiwei, ending his long legal battle with the authorities but paving the way for him to be jailed if he does not pay
http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/27/14121627-ai-weiwei-slams-judge-as-court-rejects-appeal?lite#__utma=238145375.1358836827.1333475157.1348610097.1348816378.170&__utmb=238145375.1.10.1348816378&__utmc=238145375&__utmx=-&__utmz=238145375.1343667468.113.5.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided)&__utmv=238145375.|8=Earned%20By=msnbc%7Cworld%20news%7Casia-pacific=1^12=Landing%20Content=Mixed=1^13=Landing%20Hostname=www.msnbc.msn.com=1^30=Visit%20Type%20to%20Content=Earned%20to%20Mixed=1&__utmk=168570210

2013: Japan will make no concessions on sovereignty over Pacific islets also claimed by China, but will not make any moves to escalate the situation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. Taipei and Tokyo struck a fishing agreement in April covering the waters around the islands that has eased tensions
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-abe-japan-china-islands-territorial-dispute/1758678.html