Daily Archives: 10 octobre 2017

Wars, conflits and strategy on 10 October in Asian history

1911-10-10-soulevement-wuhan

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 10 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 10, 2017

1900: In Manchuria, Russia captures the major city of Mukden, part of their own plan to take over the whole province

1911: The Wuchang Uprising, first armed revolt, will lead to the demise of Qing Dynasty, the last Imperial court in China at the end of the year, and the founding of the Republic of China on January 1st 1912
http://blogs.britannica.com/2011/10/wuchang-uprising-double-ten-10101911
http://www.readchina8.com/HistoryItems.php?PassId=D8C7AEE9-D5C1-4F3F-802F-65087B6A9C8B

1911-10-10-soulevement-wuhan

1943: Double Tenth Incident in Japanese controlled Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Incident

1945: In North Korea, foundation of the Workers’ Party (Communist party) by Kim-il-sung
http://countrystudies.us/north-korea/57.htm

1945: The Chinese Communist Party and the Kuomintang signed a principle agreement in Chongqing about the future of post-war China. Later, the pact is commonly referred to as the Double-Ten Agreement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Agreement

1954: The Viet Minh enter Hanoi as French forces withdraw from the city
http://360degresvietnam.com/histoire-dhanoi-liberation-de-la-capitale-le-10-octobre-1954/

1954-10-10-entree-communistes-hanoi

1965: In the first major operation since arriving the previous month, the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) joins with South Vietnamese Marines to strike at 2,000 North Vietnamese troops 25 miles from An Khe in the Central Highlands
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/1st-cavalry-division-commences-operations

1977: In Beijing, opening of negotiations with Vietnam on the border question

2008: The North Korean government says that inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will no longer be allowed to visit the country’s nuclear facilities at the Yongbyon plant
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/200810107550101770.html

2008: The United States and India sign a civilian nuclear co-operation accord to end 34 years of US sanctions
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7663017.stm

 

Celebrations

Taiwan: National day of the Republic of China

On 10 October in South Asian history

ON 10 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 10, 2017

1895: Birth of Sridhara Maharaja, a revered Indian guru
http://www.scsmath.com/docs/sridhar_maharaj.html
http://www.gosai.com/chaitanya/srila_sridhara_mj/affection/oag_contents.html

1902: Birth of K. Shivaram Karanth, Indian journalist, author, and activist who died on December 9, 1997
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/dr-k-shivaram-karanth
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/k._shivaram_karanth-profile-2366-25.htm

1906: Birth of R. K. Narayan, one of the most famous Indian modern writer
http://www.eng.fju.edu.tw/worldlit/india/narayan.html
http://www.rigzin.freeservers.com/rknarayan.htm#rk%20narayan

1930: Birth of Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani poet
http://pakistaniat.com/2006/12/09/mustafa-zaidi-poet /

Mustafa Zaidi

1954: Birth of Rekha, Bollywood actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004334/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfmXm6ucyOM

1964: Death of Guru Dutt, Indian actor, director, and producer, born on July 9, 1925
http://www.indiaonlinepages.com/bollywood/actors/guru-dutt.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Dutt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0eINgooDCk

2000: Death of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, three times Sri Lankan Prime Minister between 1960 and 2000
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/20/newsid_2784000/2784527.stm

2001: In Bangladesh, Khaleda Zia becomes PM for the 3d time up to 29 October 2006
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Zia,_Begum_Khaleda

2002: First free election in Pakistan since the military October 19, 1999 coup
Pakistan Muslim League- Quaid-e-Azam: 77 seats (pro-Musharraf)
Pakistan People’s Party: 63 (Pro-Bhutto)
Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal: 45 (Fundamentalits)
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz: 14 (pro-Sharif)
Others: 68

2008: The United States and India sign a civilian nuclear co-operation accord to end 34 years of US sanctions
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7663017.stm

2008: In Pakistan, the 10 October 2008 Orakzai bombing kills 110 and injures 200 more
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10_October_2008_Orakzai_bombing

2011: Indian singer Jagjit Singh dies
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15236222

2013: Pakistani ex-President Pervez Musharraf is arrested over a 2007 mosque raid a day after the country’s supreme court granted him bail in another case.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24481955
http://dawn.com/news/1048796/musharraf-rearrested-over-lal-masjid-operation

2013: Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, wins the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24475305
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Malala-Yousafzai-awarded-the-2013-Sakharov-Prize-29246.html

2014: The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people’s rights, including the right to education
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/10/world/europe/nobel-peace-prize/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/11153860/Malala-Yousafzai-the-youngest-ever-Nobel-Peace-Prize-winner-in-60-seconds.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29564935

2015 : In a surprise move, Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala files his nomination for re-election, a day before the parliament of the troubled Himalayan nation is expected to elect a new prime minister
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/nepal-pm-koirala-resigns-pm-seeks-election-151010160207623.html

On 10 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 10 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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

Updated on October 10, 2017

1943: Double Tenth Incident in Japanese controlled Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Incident

1954: The Viet Minh enter Hanoi as French forces withdraw from the city
http://360degresvietnam.com/histoire-dhanoi-liberation-de-la-capitale-le-10-octobre-1954/

1954-10-10-entree-communistes-hanoi

1956: Birth of Taur Matan Ruak, president of East Timor
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/2012417154611158988.html

1965: In the first major operation since arriving the previous month, the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) joins with South Vietnamese Marines to strike at 2,000 North Vietnamese troops 25 miles from An Khe in the Central Highlands
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/1st-cavalry-division-commences-operations

1972: Birth of Jun Lana, Filipino playwright and screenwriter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jun_Lana
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0484073/

1977: In Beijing, opening of negotiations with Vietnam on the border question

1979: Birth of Wu Chun, Brunei born Taiwanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Chun

1995: The National League for Democracy defies the junta and reappoints Aun San Suu Kyi as its General Secretary

2011: Siegfried Blunk, who was responsible for indicting suspects at Cambodia’s UN-backed tribunal, said he had quit because of « repeated statements which will be perceived as attempted interference by government officials ».
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/10/201110109310163571.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15151188

2012: Death of Kyaw Zaw, Burmese military officer and later a communist politician, born on December 3, 1919

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19914236

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

2014: Death of Damiana Eugenio, Filipino author and academic, born on September 27, 1921
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damiana_Eugenio
http://www.philstar.com/business/2014/10/22/1382891/damiana-eugenio-master-compiler-philippine-folkloric-myths-legends

Damania Eugenio

On 10 October in Japan’s history

ON 10 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S  HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history”

Updated on October 10, 2017

1913: Death of Katsura Taro, three times Japan prime minister between 1901 and 1913
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katsura_Tar%C5%8D
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/52.html

1932: Birth of Hizuru Takachiho, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0846998/

Hizuru Takachiho

1938: Birth of Daido Moriyama, Japanese photographer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daid%C5%8D_Moriyama
http://www.moriyamadaido.com/english/

1943: Double Tenth Incident in Japanese controlled Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Incident

1946: Birth of Naoto Kan, co-founder and president of the Japanese Democratic Party, Prime Minister (2010-2011)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naoto_Kan

1957:Birth of Rumiko Takahashi, Japanese artist
http://www.furinkan.com/takahashi/bio.html

1964: Opening of the 1964 Summer Olympics (first in Asia) held in Tokyo, up to October 24

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS5-iLZHaNA

1965: Birth of Toshi, Japanese singer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshi_(musician)

1984: Birth of Chiaki Kuriyama, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiaki_Kuriyama
http://chiakiusa.tripod.com/

2012: Because tensions with Tokyo, China’s central bank governor and finance minister have withdrawn from upcoming International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meetings being held in Japan.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012101073632603923.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19893398

 

On 10 October in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

 

1911-10-10-soulevement-wuhan

ON 10 OCTOBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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

Updated on October 10, 2017

1837: Birth of Liu Yongfu (Liu Yung-fu), Chinese soldier of fortune and commander of the celebrated Black Flag Army who won fame as a Chinese patriot fighing against the French in northern Vietnam (Tonkin) and resistance to the Japanese invasion of Taiwan. Died in 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Yongfu

1895: Birth of Lin Yutang, Chinese, writer (My Country & My People) and inventor, who died on March 26, 1976
http://www.amoymagic.com/linyutang.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Yutang

1896: Birth of Xiao San, Chinese Communist poet and translator, who died on February 4, 1983
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_San

1900: In Manchuria, Russia captures the major city of Mukden, part of their own plan to take over the whole province

1903: Birth of Bei Shizhang, Chinese biologist and educator who died on October 29, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bei_Shizhang

Bei Shizhang3

1911: The Wuchang Uprising, first armed revolt, will lead to the demise of Qing Dynasty, the last Imperial court in China at the end of the year, and the founding of the Republic of China on January 1st 1912
http://blogs.britannica.com/2011/10/wuchang-uprising-double-ten-10101911
http://www.readchina8.com/HistoryItems.php?PassId=D8C7AEE9-D5C1-4F3F-802F-65087B6A9C8B

1911-10-10-soulevement-wuhan

1911: The Kowloon-Canton Railway (split into MTR East Rail Line and Guangshen Railway now) commences service between Kowloon and Canton.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowloon%E2%80%93Canton_Railway_Corporation

1928 : Chiang Kai-shek is named director of the State Council, the equivalent to President of the Republic of China

Chiang Kai-shek 1927

1943: Chiang Kai-shek takes the oath of office as the president of China

1945: The Chinese Communist Party and the Kuomintang signed a principle agreement in Chongqing about the future of post-war China. Later, the pact is commonly referred to as the Double Tenth Agreement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Agreement
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9807.html

1949: Birth of Wang Wanxing, Chinese activist, prisoner of conscience during 13 years
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/1502242/Tiananmen-protesters-13-years-of-torment-in-psychiatric-prison.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/dec/20/china.features11

1963: Birth of Anita Mui, Hong Kong singer who died on December 30,  2003
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0611315/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8K1bceET2c

1970: Birth of Bai Ling, Chinese American actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bai_Ling

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7TuGSjTdm8

1977: In Beijing, opening of negotiations with Vietnam on the border question

1979: Birth of Wu Chun, Brunei born Taiwanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Chun

1980: Death of Zhao Dan, Chinese actor and director born on June 27, 1915
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhao_Dan
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/ZhaoDan
http://kllrchrd.wordpress.com/2008/01/23/zhou-xuan/

zhao-dan-timbres

1984: Birth of Stephanie Cheng, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephanie_Cheng
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=74182

1992: Death of Chinese calligrapher Sha Menghai, born on June 11, 1900
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9821.html
http://www.mildchina.com/history-culture/shamenghai.html

2012: China’s central bank governor and finance minister have withdrawn from upcoming International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meetings being held in Japan.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012101073632603923.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19893398

2014: Thousands of people are demonstrating in Hong Kong’s financial district after protest leaders called for a show of strength
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29563788
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/thousands-hong-kong-protesters-regroup
http://www.asiaobserver.org/hong-kong-demonstrations-in-cartoons

2014: In one of his hardest slaps ever against the Communist leadership in Beijing, Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou says that China should embrace democracy and should start by allowing free elections in Hong Kong
http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-taiwan-president-china-democracy-20141010-story.html

2015 : At the National Day celebrations, President Ma Ying-jeou recounted the achievements under his leadership over the past seven years, especially his China policy. He said cross-strait relations are at their best in more than 60 years
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/taiwan-s-president-ma/2183234.html
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201510100011.aspx

2016: On national day, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen continues call for Beijing talks but refuses to accept ‘one China’ principle’
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2026698/taiwans-president-tsai-ing-wen-continues-call-beijing
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201610100004.aspx
https://youtu.be/bxMxMwKxkTE

 

Celebrations

Taiwan: National day of the Republic of China

On 10 October in Asian history

1911-10-10-soulevement-wuhan

ON 10 OCTOBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…), type « on (day + month) in Asian history

Updated on October 10, 2017

1837: Birth of Liu Yongfu (Liu Yung-fu), Chinese soldier of fortune and commander of the celebrated Black Flag Army who won fame as a Chinese patriot fighing against the French in northern Vietnam (Tonkin) and resistance to the Japanese invasion of Taiwan. Died in 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Yongfu

1895: Birth of Sridhara Maharaja, a revered Indian guru
http://www.scsmath.com/docs/sridhar_maharaj.html
http://www.gosai.com/chaitanya/srila_sridhara_mj/affection/oag_contents.html

1895: Birth of Lin Yutang, Chinese, writer (My Country & My People) and inventor, who died on March 26, 1976
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Yutang
http://www.amoymagic.com/linyutang.htm

1896: Birth of Xiao San, Chinese Communist poet and translator, who died on February 4, 1983
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xiao_San

1900: In Manchuria, Russia captures the major city of Mukden, part of their own plan to take over the whole province

1902: Birth of K. Shivaram Karanth, Indian journalist, author, and activist who died on December 9, 1997
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/dr-k-shivaram-karanth
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/k._shivaram_karanth-profile-2366-25.htm

1903: Birth of Bei Shizhang, Chinese biologist and educator who died on October 29, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bei_Shizhang

Bei Shizhang3

1906: Birth of R. K. Narayan, one of the most famous Indian modern writer
http://www.eng.fju.edu.tw/worldlit/india/narayan.html
http://www.rigzin.freeservers.com/rknarayan.htm#rk%20narayan

1911: The Wuchang Uprising, first armed revolt, will lead to the demise of Qing Dynasty, the last Imperial court in China at the end of the year, and the founding of the Republic of China on January 1st 1912
http://blogs.britannica.com/2011/10/wuchang-uprising-double-ten-10101911
http://www.readchina8.com/HistoryItems.php?PassId=D8C7AEE9-D5C1-4F3F-802F-65087B6A9C8B

1911-10-10-soulevement-wuhan

1911: The Kowloon-Canton Railway (split into MTR East Rail Line and Guangshen Railway now) commences service between Kowloon and Canton.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowloon%E2%80%93Canton_Railway_Corporation

1913: Death of Katsura Taro, three times Japan prime minister between 1901 and 1913
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katsura_Tar%C5%8D
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/52.html

1928 : Chiang Kai-shek is named director of the State Council, the equivalent to President of the Republic of China

Chiang Kai-shek 1927

1930: Birth of Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani poet
http://pakistaniat.com/2006/12/09/mustafa-zaidi-poet/

Mustafa Zaidi

1932: Birth of Hizuru Takachiho, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0846998/

Hizuru Takachiho

1938: Birth of Daido Moriyama, Japanese photographer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daid%C5%8D_Moriyama
https://www.moriyamadaido.com/en/

1943: Chiang Kai-shek takes the oath of office as the president of China

1943: Double Tenth Incident in Japanese controlled Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Incident

1945: In North Korea, foundation of the Workers’ Party (Communist party) by Kim-il-sung
http://countrystudies.us/north-korea/57.htm

1945: The Chinese Communist Party and the Kuomintang signed a principle agreement in Chongqing about the future of post-war China. Later, the pact is commonly referred to as the Double Tenth Agreement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Agreement
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9807.html

1946: Birth of Naoto Kan, co-founder and president of the Japanese Democratic Party, Prime Minister (2010-2011)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naoto_Kan

1949: Birth of Wang Wanxing, Chinese activist, prisoner of conscience during 13 years
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/1502242/Tiananmen-protesters-13-years-of-torment-in-psychiatric-prison.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/dec/20/china.features11

1954: The Viet Minh enter Hanoi as French forces withdraw from the city
http://360degresvietnam.com/histoire-dhanoi-liberation-de-la-capitale-le-10-octobre-1954/

1954-10-10-entree-communistes-hanoi

1954: Birth of Rekha, Bollywood actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004334/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfmXm6ucyOM

1956: Birth of Taur Matan Ruak, president of East Timor from 2012 to 2017
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/2012417154611158988.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taur_Matan_Ruak

1957:Birth of Rumiko Takahashi, Japanese artist
http://www.furinkan.com/takahashi/bio.html

1963: Birth of Anita Mui, Hong Kong singer who died on December 30,  2003
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0611315/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8K1bceET2c

1964: Opening of the 1964 Summer Olympics (first in Asia) held in Tokyo, up to October 24

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS5-iLZHaNA

1964: Death of Guru Dutt, Indian actor, director, and producer, born on July 9, 1925
http://www.indiaonlinepages.com/bollywood/actors/guru-dutt.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Dutt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0eINgooDCk

1965: Birth of Toshi, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshi_(musician)

1965: In the first major operation since arriving the previous month, the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) joins with South Vietnamese Marines to strike at 2,000 North Vietnamese troops 25 miles from An Khe in the Central Highlands
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/1st-cavalry-division-commences-operations

1970: Birth of Bai Ling, Chinese American actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bai_Ling

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7TuGSjTdm8

1977: In Beijing, opening of negotiations with Vietnam on the border question

1979: Birth of Wu Chun, Brunei born Taiwanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Chun

1979: Birth of Ahn Chil Hyun (Kangta), lead singer of the former South Korean group H.O.T.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangta

1980: Death of Zhao Dan, Chinese actor and director born on June 27, 1915
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhao_Dan
http://www.dianying.com/en/person/ZhaoDan
http://kllrchrd.wordpress.com/2008/01/23/zhou-xuan/

zhao-dan-timbres

1984: Birth of Chiaki Kuriyama, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiaki_Kuriyama
http://chiakiusa.tripod.com/

1992: Death of Chinese calligrapher Sha Menghai, born on June 11, 1900
http://www.mildchina.com/history-culture/shamenghai.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9821.html

1995: The National League for Democracy defies the junta and reappoints Aun San Suu Kyi as its General Secretary

2000: Death of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, three times Sri Lankan Prime Minister between 1960 and 2000
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20001011wednesday.html
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2000/oct/11/guardianobituaries

2001: In Bangladesh, Khaleda Zia becomes PM for the 3d time up to 29 October 2006
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Zia,_Begum_Khaleda

2002: First free election in Pakistan since the military October 19, 1999 coup
Pakistan Muslim League- Quaid-e-Azam: 77 seats (pro-Musharraf)
Pakistan People’s Party: 63 (Pro-Bhutto)
Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal: 45 (Fundamentalits)
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz: 14 (pro-Sharif)
Others: 68

2008: The North Korean government says that inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will no longer be allowed to visit the country’s nuclear facilities at the Yongbyon plant
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/10/200810107550101770.html

2008: The United States and India sign a civilian nuclear co-operation accord to end 34 years of US sanctions
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7663017.stm

2008: In Pakistan, the 10 October 2008 Orakzai bombing kills 110 and injures 200 more
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10_October_2008_Orakzai_bombing

2011: Siegfried Blunk, who was responsible for indicting suspects at Cambodia’s UN-backed tribunal, said he had quit because of « repeated statements which will be perceived as attempted interference by government officials ».
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/10/201110109310163571.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15151188

2011: Indian singer Jagjit Singh dies
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15236222

2012: China’s central bank governor and finance minister have withdrawn from upcoming International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meetings being held in Japan
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/10/2012101073632603923.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19893398

2012: Death of Kyaw Zaw, Burmese military officer and later a communist politician, born on December 3, 1919
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19914236
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyaw_Zaw

2013: Pakistani ex-President Pervez Musharraf is arrested over a 2007 mosque raid a day after the country’s supreme court granted him bail in another case.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24481955
http://dawn.com/news/1048796/musharraf-rearrested-over-lal-masjid-operation

2013: Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, wins the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24475305
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Malala-Yousafzai-awarded-the-2013-Sakharov-Prize-29246.html

2014: The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people’s rights, including the right to education
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/10/world/europe/nobel-peace-prize/index.html?hpt=ias_c1 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/11153860/Malala-Yousafzai-the-youngest-ever-Nobel-Peace-Prize-winner-in-60-seconds.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29564935

2014: Thousands of people are demonstrating in Hong Kong’s financial district after protest leaders called for a show of strength
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29563788
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/thousands-hong-kong-protesters-regroup
http://www.asiaobserver.org/hong-kong-demonstrations-in-cartoons

2014: Death of Damiana Eugenio, Filipino author and academic, born on September 27, 1921
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damiana_Eugenio
http://www.philstar.com/business/2014/10/22/1382891/damiana-eugenio-master-compiler-philippine-folkloric-myths-legends

Damania Eugenio

2014: In one of his hardest slaps ever against the Communist leadership in Beijing, Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou says that China should embrace democracy and should start by allowing free elections in Hong Kong
http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-taiwan-president-china-democracy-20141010-story.html

2015 : North Korea holds a massive military parade in Pyongyang to mark the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party.It’s being seen as the biggest military parade ever held in North Korea broadcast live on its state-run Korean Central Television
http://www.arirang.co.kr/News/News_View.asp?nseq=184123
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2015-10-10/north-korea-ready-to-fight-any-war-with-us-kim-jongun-tells-major-military-parade-in-pyongyang/1502186
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/10/09/asia/north-korea-military-might/index.html

2015 : At the National Day celebrations, President Ma Ying-jeou recounted the achievements under his leadership over the past seven years, especially his China policy. He said cross-strait relations are at their best in more than 60 years
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/taiwan-s-president-ma/2183234.html
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201510100011.aspx

2015 : In a surprise move, Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala files his nomination for re-election, a day before the parliament of the troubled Himalayan nation is expected to elect a new prime minister
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/nepal-pm-koirala-resigns-pm-seeks-election-151010160207623.html

2016: On national day, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen continues call for Beijing talks but refuses to accept ‘one China’ principle’
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2026698/taiwans-president-tsai-ing-wen-continues-call-beijing
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201610100004.aspx
https://youtu.be/bxMxMwKxkTE

 

Celebrations

Taiwan: National day of the Republic of China

North Korea: Party Foundation Party (celebration of the founding of the Workers Party of Korea

Vietnam: Capital Liberation Day