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On 29 June in Asian history

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ON 29 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 29, 2018

226: Cao Pi dies after an illness; his son Cao Rui succeeds him as emperor of the Kingdom of Wei
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Pi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Rui

1596: Birth of Go-Mizunoo, 108th emperor of Japan (1611-1629), who died on September 11, 1680
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Mizunoo

1725: Death of Arai Hakuseki, Japanese writer and politician, born on March 24, 1657
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arai_Hakuseki

1873: Death of Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Indian poet and playwright, born on January 25, 1824
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Madhusudan_Dutt
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Dutt,_Michael_Madhusudan

1900: The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of war against the foreigners in China and blames hostilities on them, giving license to Boxers for even greater attacks

1923: Birth of Chou Wen-chung, Chinese American composer of contemporary classical music
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/china/Chou.htm

1928: Birth of Radius Prawiro, Indonesia’s Finance Minister, Governor of the International Monetary Fund and the Vice-Governor of the Asian Development Bank for Indonesia from 1967 to 1971, who died on May 26, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radius_Prawiro

1932: USSR and China sign a non-aggression treaty 

1939: Birth of Lo Lieh, Hong Kong martial arts actor, who died of a heart attack on November 2, 2002
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0516316/

1944: Death of Han Yong-un, Korean buddhist reformist, born on August 29, 1879
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Yong-un

1944: US Congress promises the independence of the Philippines on July 4, 1946

1945: Birth of Chandrika Kumaratunga, first female Sri Lankan president (1994-2005) http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/chandrika-kumaratunga-7154.php
 Chandrika 1

1949: The last US soldiers leave South Korea

1950: Opening of the Conference of Pau between France and the three states of Indochina

1951: Attempt coup d’état against Thai Prime Minister Pibulsonggram
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manhattan_Rebellion
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=275

1960: Prince Souvanna Phouma, Prime Minister of Laos for the third time
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souvanna_Phouma

1964: First New Zealand Army Detachment Vietnam (NEWZAD) arrives in Vietnam, based at Thu Dau Mot, Binh Duong province
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-new-zealand-troops-arrive
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/vietnam-war

1064-06-29  Arrivée New Zélandais

1966: US aircraft bomb the North Vietnamese cities of Hanoi and Haiphong for the first time
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/vietnam-air-war-escalates

1969: Birth of Toru Hashimoto, lawyer and incumbent mayor of Osaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toru_Hashimoto

1970: US ground troops return from Cambodia after a two-month operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-ground-troops-return-from-cambodia

1981: In China, resignation of conservative Hua Guofeng, heir of Mao Zedong, as chairman of the Central committee of the Chinese Communist Party. He is succeeded by reformist Hu Yaobang

1984: Birth of Han Ji-hye, South Korean actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Ji-hye
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Han_Ji-hye.php

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

1989: US Congress votes new sanctions against China
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-votes-new-sanctions-against-china

1995: The Sampoong Department Store collapses in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, South Korea, killing 501 and injuring 937
http://911research.wtc7.net/wtc/analysis/compare/sampoong.html

2002: Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel

2004: Lee Hae-Chan, chairman of South Korea party Uri, succeeds Goh Kun as Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Hae_Chan

2004: In Pakistan, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, chairman of the Pakistan’s Muslim League-Q, is appointed Prime Minister, succeeding Zafarullah Khan Jamali
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zafarullah_Khan_Jamali

2007: Death of Edward Yang, Taiwanese firm director
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/02/arts/02yang.html
http://filmalert.blogspot.com/2007/07/death-of-edward-yang-1947-2007.html

2010: Taiwan and China sign a landmark trade agreement – some 60 years after the island cut ties with the Chinese mainland. Under the new deal, tariffs on goods traded between the two sides will be scrapped and Taiwanese firms is to have access to services on the Mainland
http://www.bbc.com/news/10442557
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-and-taiwan-sign-historic-trade-pact-2013330.html

2010-06-29 China-Taiwan trade pact

2011: Two French journalists held hostage in Afghanistan since December 30, 2009, have been released along with their interpreter after 547 days
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/06/29/afghanistan.france.hostages/index.html
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110629-french-afghan-hostage-journalists-freed

2012: Three astronauts have returned to Earth after achieving China’s first manual docking in orbit, a milestone in the country’s effort to build a space station by the end of the decade.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/06/201262924331771678.html

2014: China’s top official in charge of relations with Taiwan returns to Beijing, hailing his visit to the self-ruled island as « historic », despite violent protests that forced him to cancel several meetings
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-official-cancels-events-in-taiwan-amid-violent-protests/1947154.html

2015 : China hosts the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a new international financial institution set to rival the World Bank and Asian Development Bank
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33307314
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-06/29/content_15283452.html

2015 : Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott sign a joint declaration on the comprehensive strategic partnership that will witness enhanced cooperation in trade and economics, foreign affairs, defense and security
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/29/c_134366389.htm

2017: A prominent Vietnamese blogger known as ‘Mother Mushroom’ is jailed for 10 years during a brief trial rights groups decried as « outrageous »
http://www.vietnamtribune.com/news/253782406/vietnam-blogger-gets-10-yr-sentence-for-conducting-propaganda
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/vietnam-blogger-mother-mushroom-jailed-for-10-years

Japan defence & security

29 JUNE 2018

US reassures Japan it will continue joint military drills despite North Korea concerns

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis agreed Friday to strengthen the response capacity and deterrent power of the Japan-U.S. security alliance, including missile defense
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/us-japan-military-drills-joint-north-korea-summit-james-mattis-a8423036.html
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20180629_30/
https://www.nippon.com/en/news/yjj2018062901244/

26 JUNE 2018

North Korean diplomat tells Japan not to meddle in denuclearisation

A North Korean diplomat to the United Nations advised Japan on Tuesday not to meddle in the process of denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2152635/north-korean-diplomat-tells-japan-not-meddle-denuclearisation
https://japantoday.com/category/politics/N-Korea-says-it-will-ignore-Japan-until-it-halts-military-buildup-drills

18 JUNE 2018

Japan protests South Korean military drills near contested islands

South Korea has angered Japan by staging military drills near a contested island chain, even as it discusses scaling back joint « war games » with the US to de-escalate tensions with North Korea
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/18/asia/south-korean-military-drills-disputed-islands-intl/index.html

9 JUNE 2018

Japan Wants Cruise Missiles (And that Should Terrify China or North Korea)

the country is considering buying offensive missiles for the first time since the end of World War II. Those missiles would give Japan the ability to destroy nuclear-tipped missiles on the launching pad, before they are used
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/japan-wants-cruise-missiles-should-terrify-china-or-north-26198

1 JUNE 2018

Japan wants to deploy land-based US Aegis missile shield in Akita to guard against N Korea threat

The government has installed two Aegis Ashore batteries to protect the entire Japanese archipelago against North Korea’s missile threats, and now wants to put more in the city of Akita
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2148873/japan-wants-deploy-land-based-us-aegis-missile-shield-akita

31 MAY 2018

Japan, Vietnam agree on maritime safety cooperation

Leaders of Japan and Vietnam have agreed to bolster cooperation in maritime safety and defense as they expressed shared concern over China’s growing activity in the South China Sea
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/05/31/japan-vietnam-

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 29 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 29, 2018

1932: USSR and China sign a non-aggression treaty 

1944: US Congress promises the independence of the Philippines on July 4, 1946

1949: The last US soldiers leave South Korea

1950: Opening of the Conference of Pau between France and the three states of Indochina

1964: First New Zealand Army Detachment Vietnam (NEWZAD) arrives in Vietnam, based at Thu Dau Mot, Binh Duong province
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-new-zealand-troops-arrive
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/vietnam-war

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1966: US aircraft bomb the North Vietnamese cities of Hanoi and Haiphong for the first time
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/vietnam-air-war-escalates

1970: US ground troops return from Cambodia after a two-month operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-ground-troops-return-from-cambodia

1989: US Congress votes new sanctions against China
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-votes-new-sanctions-against-china

2002: Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel

2010: Taiwan and China sign a landmark trade agreement – some 60 years after the island cut ties with the Chinese mainland. Under the new deal, tariffs on goods traded between the two sides will be scrapped and Taiwanese firms is to have access to services on the Mainland
http://www.bbc.com/news/10442557
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-and-taiwan-sign-historic-trade-pact-2013330.html

2010-06-29 China-Taiwan trade pact

2015 : Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott sign a joint declaration on the comprehensive strategic partnership that will witness enhanced cooperation in trade and economics, foreign affairs, defense and security
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/29/c_134366389.htm

On 29 June in South Asian history

ON 29 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 29, 2018

1873: Death of Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Indian poet and playwright, born on January 25, 1824
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Madhusudan_Dutt
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Dutt,_Michael_Madhusudan

1945: Birth of Chandrika Kumaratunga, first female Sri Lankan president (1994-2005)http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/chandrika-kumaratunga-7154.php

Chandrika 1

2004: In Pakistan, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, chairman of the Pakistan’s Muslim League-Q, is appointed Prime Minister, succeeding Zafarullah Khan Jamali
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaudhry_Shujaat_Hussain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zafarullah_Khan_Jamali

2011: Two French journalists held hostage in Afghanistan since December 30, 2009, have been released along with their interpreter after 547 days
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/06/29/afghanistan.france.hostages/index.html
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110629-french-afghan-hostage-journalists-freed

On 29 June in Southeast Asian history

1064-06-29  Arrivée New Zélandais

ON 29 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 29, 2018

1928: Birth of Radius Prawiro, Indonesia’s Finance Minister, Governor of the International Monetary Fund and the Vice-Governor of the Asian Development Bank for Indonesia from 1967 to 1971, who died on May 26, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radius_Prawiro

1944: US Congress promises the independence of the Philippines on July 4, 1946

1950: Opening of the Conference of Pau between France and the three states of Indochina

1951: Attempt coup d’état against Thai Prime Minister Pibulsonggram
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manhattan_Rebellion
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=275

1964: First New Zealand Army Detachment Vietnam (NEWZAD) arrives in Vietnam, based at Thu Dau Mot, Binh Duong province
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-new-zealand-troops-arrive
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/vietnam-war

1064-06-29  Arrivée New Zélandais

1960: Prince Souvanna Phouma, Prime Minister of Laos for the third time
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souvanna_Phouma

1966: US aircraft bomb the North Vietnamese cities of Hanoi and Haiphong for the first time
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/vietnam-air-war-escalates

1970: US ground troops return from Cambodia after a two-month operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-ground-troops-return-from-cambodia

1986: Birth of Iya Villania, Filipino actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iya_Villania
http://www.philippinecountry.com/celebrities/iya_villana/

2015 : Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott sign a joint declaration on the comprehensive strategic partnership that will witness enhanced cooperation in trade and economics, foreign affairs, defense and security
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/29/c_134366389.htm

2017: A prominent Vietnamese blogger known as ‘Mother Mushroom’ is jailed for 10 years during a brief trial rights groups decried as « outrageous »
http://www.vietnamtribune.com/news/253782406/vietnam-blogger-gets-10-yr-sentence-for-conducting-propaganda
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/vietnam-blogger-mother-mushroom-jailed-for-10-years

 

 

On 29 June in Japan’s history

ON 29 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on June 29, 2018

1596: Birth of Go-Mizunoo, 108th emperor of Japan (1611-1629), who died on September 11, 1680
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Mizunoo

1725: Death of Arai Hakuseki, Japanese writer and politician, born on March 24, 1657
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arai_Hakuseki

1969: Birth of Toru Hashimoto, lawyer and incumbent mayor of Osaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toru_Hashimoto

1987: Birth of Yasuka Saito, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2240426/
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Saito_Yasuka

 

On 29 June in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 29 JUNE IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on June 29, 2018

226: Cao Pi dies after an illness; his son Cao Rui succeeds him as emperor of the Kingdom of Wei
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Pi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cao_Rui

1900: The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of war against the foreigners in China and blames hostilities on them, giving license to Boxers for even greater attacks

1923: Birth of Chou Wen-chung, Chinese American composer of contemporary classical music
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/china/Chou.htm

1932: USSR and China sign a non-aggression treaty 

1939: Birth of Lo Lieh, Hong Kong martial arts actor, who died of a heart attack on November 2, 2002
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0516316/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfi0fYz9O4U

1981: Resignation of conservative Hua Guofeng, heir of Mao Zedong, as chairman of the Central committee of the Chinese Communist Party. He is succeeded by reformist Hu Yaobang

1989: US Congress votes new sanctions against China
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-votes-new-sanctions-against-china

2007: Death of Edward Yang, Taiwanese firm director
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/02/arts/02yang.html
http://filmalert.blogspot.com/2007/07/death-of-edward-yang-1947-2007.html

2010: Taiwan and China sign a landmark trade agreement – some 60 years after the island cut ties with the Chinese mainland. Under the new deal, tariffs on goods traded between the two sides will be scrapped and Taiwanese firms is to have access to services on the Mainland
http://www.bbc.com/news/10442557
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-and-taiwan-sign-historic-trade-pact-2013330.html

2010-06-29 China-Taiwan trade pact

2012: Three astronauts have returned to Earth after achieving China’s first manual docking in orbit, a milestone in the country’s effort to build a space station by the end of the decade.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/06/201262924331771678.html

2014: China’s top official in charge of relations with Taiwan returns to Beijing, hailing his visit to the self-ruled island as « historic », despite violent protests that forced him to cancel several meetings
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-official-cancels-events-in-taiwan-amid-violent-protests/1947154.html

2015 : China hosts the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a new international financial institution set to rival the World Bank and Asian Development Bank
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33307314
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-06/29/content_15283452.html