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On 31 July in Asian history

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

ON 31 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2018

781: In Japan, the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji

1143: Birth of Emperor Nijo, 78th emperor of Japan (1158-1165) who died on September 5, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1658: Aurangzeb, former governor of Gujarat and Balk (Afghanistan) becomes emperor of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurangzeb
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html

1805: Death of Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian Freedom Fighter, born on April 17, 1756
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dheeran_Chinnamalai
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/dheeran-chinnamalai.html

1880: Birth of Munshi Premchand, Indian Author who died on October 8, 1936
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/munshi-premchand-101.php
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-july-1880-popular-hindi-writer-premchand-is-born

1884: Death of Emperor Kien Phuc, the 7th emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyen Dynasty, born on February 12, 1869
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kien_Phuc

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1916: Birth of Sibte Hassan, Pakistani communist activist who died on April 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibte_Hassan

1936: The International Olympic Committee announces that the 1940 Summer Olympics will to be held in Tokyo. However, the games are given back to the IOC after the Second Sino-Japanese War breaks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_Summer_Olympics

1940: Udham Singh, fiery revolutionary, freedom fighter and social reformer, is hanged by the British Government in the Pantone Villa Jail, London, born on December 29, 1899
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udham_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/udhams.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/popular_memory.html

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

1941: Birth of Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician who died on August 15, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarsinh_Chaudhary

1943: Birth of Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793634/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab_Shimono

1954: Birth of Manivannan, Indian actor and director who died on June 15 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manivannan

Manivannan

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1961: In Bangkok, foundation of the South-East Asia Association

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: Birth of Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, who died on November 5, 2005
http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-136/artist_name-minako_honda/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnSU7LZGdv8

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1967: Birth of Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese voice actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1045

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

1980: Death of Mohammed Rafi, Indian singer born on December 24, 1924
http://www.mohdrafi.com/

1986: Death of Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat who helped thousands of Jews leave the Soviet Union while serving as Japanese consul to Lithuania
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/sugihara.html

1988: 32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia
https://forum.lowyat.net/topic/3328275/all

1997: Death of Bao Dai, king of Annam (1926-1945) and last emperor of Vietnam (1945-1949), born on October 22, 1913
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-bao-dai-1243873.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1997/08/02/world/bao-dai-83-of-vietnam-emperor-and-bon-vivant.html
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2010/08/monarch-profile-emperor-bao-dai-of.html

1998: In Cambodia, Ranariddh and Sam Rainsy reject Hun Sen offer of a coalition cabinet because huge ballot rigging

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

2002: For the first time, Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian alludes to a referendum on the future of the island

2006: Death of Akira Yoshimura, Japanese writer, born on May 1, 1927.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Yoshimura

2008: The wife of former Thailand Premier Thaksin is jailed for tax fraud
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200873151213588433.html

2009: The emergency rule imposed in Pakistan two years ago by Pervez Musharraf, the country’s former president, was unconstitutional, the country’s supreme court has ruled
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/2009731153545939928.html

2010: Eight hundred people are now known to have been killed in the worst floods in Pakistan’s history as rescue workers attempted to reach thousands of people stranded by torrential monsoon rains. More than a million people had been affected by the floods
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/20107314936812905.html

2012: The world’s biggest ever blackout brought half of India to a standstill, as a catastrophic power outage left 670 million people without electricity
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9441940/Worlds-biggest-ever-blackout-as-India-is-brought-to-a-standstill.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 31 July in Asian history

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 31 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2018

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

On 31 July in South Asian history

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

ON 31 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2018

1658: Aurangzeb, former governor of Gujarat and Balk (Afghanistan) becomes emperor of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurangzeb
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html

1805: Death of Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian Freedom Fighter, born on April 17, 1756
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dheeran_Chinnamalai
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/dheeran-chinnamalai.html

1880: Birth of Munshi Premchand, Indian Author who died on October 8, 1936
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/munshi-premchand-101.php
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-july-1880-popular-hindi-writer-premchand-is-born

1916: Birth of Sibte Hassan, Pakistani communist activist who died on April 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibte_Hassan

1940: Udham Singh, fiery revolutionary, freedom fighter and social reformer, was hanged by the British Government in the Pantone Villa Jail, London, born on December 29, 1899.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udham_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/udhams.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/British/popular_memory.html

1940-07-31 Udham Singh executed

1941: Birth of Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician who died on August 15, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarsinh_Chaudhary

1954: Birth of Manivannan, Indian actor and director who died on June 15 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manivannan

Manivannan

1980: Death of Mohammed Rafi, Indian singer born on December 24, 1924
http://www.mohdrafi.com/

2009: The emergency rule imposed in Pakistan two years ago by Pervez Musharraf, the country’s former president, was unconstitutional, the country’s supreme court has ruled
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/07/2009731153545939928.html

2010: Eight hundred people are now known to have been killed in the worst floods in Pakistan’s history as rescue workers attempted to reach thousands of people stranded by torrential monsoon rains. More than a million people had been affected by the floods
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/20107314936812905.html

2012: The world’s biggest ever blackout brought half of India to a standstill, as a catastrophic power outage left 670 million people without electricity
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9441940/Worlds-biggest-ever-blackout-as-India-is-brought-to-a-standstill.html

On 31 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 31 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2018

1884: Death of Emperor Kien Phuc, the 7th emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyen Dynasty, born on February 12, 1969
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kien_Phuc

1960: End of the state of emergency in Malaya

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Emergency
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFQQFjAGahUKEwjejt7swoPHAhUFbxQKHfCYAEg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rand.org%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Frand%2Fpubs%2Freports%2F2005%2FR957.pdf&ei=-XG6VZ6uB4XeUfCxgsAE&usg=AFQjCNEyt6zRawS2cc4ZOdEZHAWSQWQJuQ&sig2=4Cr9LvNqcWF7ZWgDZHEq0w

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBRMRf0JVJc

1961: In Bangkok, foundation of the South-East Asia Association

1962: Preliminary agreement between Netherland  and Indonesia on West New Guinea

1964: USA and South Vietnam reach agreement on war against North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-on-conduct-of-war

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1973: Canada quits the Commission of control in Vietnam, replaced by Iran

1988: 32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia
https://forum.lowyat.net/topic/3328275/all

1997: Birth of Barbie Forteza, Filipina child actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Forteza

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZwPk7mGXdE

1998: In Cambodia, Ranariddh and Sam Rainsy reject Hun Sen offer of a coalition cabinet because huge ballot rigging

2002: Asean and USA sign a pact to fight terrorism in South-East Asia

2008: The wife of former Thailand Premier Thaksin is jailed for tax fraud
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200873151213588433.html

On 31 July in Japan’s history

ON 31 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 31, 2018

781: In Japan, the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji

1143: Birth of Emperor Nijo, 78th emperor of Japan (1158-1165) who died on September 5, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Hsimucheng when units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army
http://memim.com/battle-of-hsimucheng.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hsimucheng

1904-07-31 Battle of Hsimucheng

1936: The International Olympic Committee announces that the 1940 Summer Olympics will to be held in Tokyo. However, the games are given back to the IOC after the Second Sino-Japanese War breaks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_Summer_Olympics

1943: Birth of Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793634/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab_Shimono

1956: Talks on the normalization of relations between Japan and Soviet Union resume in London

1967: Birth of Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, who died on November 5, 2005
http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-136/artist_name-minako_honda/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnSU7LZGdv8

1967: Birth of Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese voice actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1045

1986: Death of Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat who helped thousands of Jews leave the Soviet Union while serving as Japanese consul to Lithuania
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/sugihara.html

2006: Death of Akira Yoshimura, Japanese writer, born on May 1, 1927.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Yoshimura

On 31 July in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 31 JULY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on July 31, 2018

1958: Mao Zedong and Soviet Union Khrushchev meet in Beijing (up to August 3)
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAEahUKEwjYhI–r4PHAhWBbxQKHUl4AE0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org%2Fdocument%2F112080.pdf%3Fv%3D0155c40dda866dfae98d3fed81bbff0e&ei=q126VZiDBYHfUcnwgegE&usg=AFQjCNHofov0ENV0aFFnzpFxh2J2wte-yw&sig2=oJ14E_G6uc7DWJWiJ2Yyew

(FILES) This file photo dated August, 1958 shows Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev (R) amusing himself with a Chinese fan while chatting with the Chinese leader Mao Zedong during his visit to China. China will mark 09 September, 2006 the 30th anniversary of the death of the great Chairman Mao, who despite being the architect of the Cultural Revolution that killed millions and took China to the brink of collapse, is still revered by many across China as a god-like figure.  AFP PHOTO/XINHUA/FILES (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

1967: The People’s Republic of China recognizes the borders and the neutrality of Cambodia

1979: Birth of Jade Kwan, Hong Kong singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jade_Kwan

2002: For the first time, Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian alludes to a referendum on the future of the island

On 30 July in Asian history

ON 30 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 30, 2018

1470: Birth of Ming emperor Hongzhi (1487-1505) who died on June 8, 1505
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hongzhi

1893: Birth of Fatima Jinnah, sister of Ali Jinnah and an active figure in movement for independence of Pakistan (Mother of the Nation), who died on July 8, 1967
http://storyofpakistan.com/fatima-jinnah/

1907: Russia and Japan sign an agreement guaranteeing freedom of China while recognizing each other’s special interests
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements

1912: Death of Emperor Mutsuhito (Meiji), born on November 3, 1852
http://www.jref.com/glossary/meiji_mutsuhito_emperor.shtml
http://www.artelino.com/articles/emperor_meiji.asp

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dHx7HwIHjA

1923: Birth of Dipa Nusantara Aidit, leader of the Indonesia PKI, executed on November 22, 1965
https://wiki2.org/en/Dipa_Nusantara_Aidit

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrSltoB8zP0

1945: At 00.14 Japanese sink the USS Indianpolis, killing 883 seamen in the worst loss in the US Navy

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/indianapolis.htm
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23455951

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt4WozeH9mM

1949: British warship HMS Amethyst escapes down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff (See April 20 incident)

1949-07-30 Amethyst escape
http://www.naval-history.net/WXLG-Amethyst1949.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amethyst_Incident 

1963: In Manila, Summit between Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaya  on the project of Great Malaysia

1964: South Vietnamese boats raid islands in the Tonkin Gulf
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-boats-raid-islands-in-the-tonkin-gulf

1965: Death of Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese novelist, born on July 24, 1886
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/junichiro-tanizaki
http://jfilmpowwow.blogspot.com/2009/05/junichiro-tanizakis-short-story-shisei.html
http://swiftywriting.blogspot.com/2006/12/junichiro-tanizaki-seven-japanese.html

Junichiro Tanizaki

1969: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyen Van Thieu and with U.S. military commanders
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/40433.html

1969-07-30 Nixon Vietnam

1973: Birth of Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonu_Nigam

1979: Birth of Show Luo, Taiwanese Singer,Host, Dancer and Actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Show_Luo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-AuuymFrmw

1983: In Sri Lanka, along with the Nawa Sama Samaja Party and the Communist Party, the Janatha Vimukthi Perumuna (JVP – People’s Liberation Front), led by Rohana Wijeweera, is proscribed by President J R Jayewardene

1996: Mochtar Pakpahan, leader of the Workers for Prosperity Trade Union (SBSI), the only one free but not recognized trade union in Indonesia is accused of subversion

Mochtar Pakpahan
1998: Obuchi Keizo becomes the 84th Japanese prime minister till April 5, 2000
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/142218.stm
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1998-07-31/news/1998212098_1_obuchi-prime-minister-japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiz%C5%8D_Obuchi

2002: Birth of Prince Hridayendra of Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hridayendra_of_Nepal

2010: In Bangladesh, the government announces an increase in monthly salaries from 1,662 taka ($24) to 3,000 taka ($43), for millions of workers in the key export garment industry after weeks of protests
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201073081556414975.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100730-thousands-garment-workers-riot-dhaka-low-wages-pakistan

2013: Ruling party candidate Mamnoon Hussain is elected as the 12th President of Pakistan, replacing Asif Ali Zardari whose five-year term expires in September
http://dawn.com/news/1032958/mamnoon-hussain-elected-12th-president-of-pakistan

2013: Death of Belal Muhammad, Bangladeshi activist, born on February 20, 1936
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belal_Muhammad
http://archive.thedailystar.net/lifestyle/2009/03/04/page04.htm

2014: Start of the genocide trial of Khieu Samphan, the former head of state, and Nuon Chea, Pol Pot’s deputy. They are already on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28558098
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/30/cambodia-court-begins-genocide-trial-khmer-rouge-leaders

2015 : The Taliban appoint Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mansour, to replace him at the helm of the group, according to militant commanders
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/30/taliban-names-new-leader-to-replace-mullah-omar/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-337

 

All about East-Timor (Timor-Leste)

30 JULY 2018

Julie Bishop’s new Timor-Leste chapter

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop arrived in Timor-Leste at the weekend, on her first official visit and the first by any Australian minister to the country in five years. Bishop arrived with the promise of a beatific “new chapter” in the two nations’ previously fraught relationship
https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/julie-bishops-new-timor-leste-chapter
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/bishop-rejects-timor-leste-bullying-suggestions

10 JUNE 2018

Facing death, losing family and achieving freedom: Timor-Leste’s Jose Ramos-Horta goes On the Record

“I thought I was going to die. I lost four litres of blood, but my concern was whether the country would slide into a civil war,” says Jose Ramos-Horta as we talk about the attempt to assassinate him in 2008
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/jose-ramos-horta-former-president-timor-leste-on-the-record-10407940

6 JUNE 2018

Timor-Leste is no failing state

29 MAY 2018

Xanana Gusmao’s coalition gets majority in parliament

The Alliance of Change for Progress (AMP) won 49.6 per cent of the vote and 34 out of 65 seats. Outgoing Fretilin Prime Minister Alkatiri won 34.2 per cent. The latest election sought to end months of political and constitutional deadlock
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Xanana-Gusmao%26rsquo%3Bs-coalition-gets-majority-in-parliament-44016.html

13 MAY 2018

With opposition victory, Timor-Leste election resolves political stalemate

Preliminary results from Timor-Leste’s general election on Saturday indicate that an opposition coalition has clinched victory, winning enough seats to form a majority government and end the country’s political stalemate
http://www.atimes.com/article/timor-leste-election-resolves-political-stalemate/
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/13/561582/East-Timor-opposition-election-violence-parliament-oil-and-gas

12 MAY 2018

East Timorese vote in second election in less than a year

Thousands of East Timorese lined up to cast votes in a general election on Saturday, in a bid to end months of political deadlock in the tiny Southeast Asian nation’s parliament
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/east-timorese-vote-in-second-election-in-less-than-a-year-17404
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/05/east-timor-elections-vote-year-180512124553214.html

17 APRIL 2018

Nobel laureate blasts East Timor’s failure against poverty

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country’s politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month, calling the government a total failure in the past decade in crucial areas such as reducing child malnutrition and providing clean water
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/46/222/208/1523934200133.html

7 MARCH 2018

Australia and East Timor sign historic maritime border deal

Timor Leste and Australia have signed a treaty at the United Nations in New York to resolve a long-running dispute over their maritime border and struck a deal on how to share billions in revenue from oil and gas reserves in the Timor Sea
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-43296488
http://www.todayonline.com/world/un-east-timor-and-australia-sign-deal-maritime-border

3 MARCH 2018

Early elections test Timor Leste’s hard-earned stability

Timor Leste will go to the polls on May 12 for the second time in less than a year, with the country’s politicians calling upon voters to break a stalemate that ended almost a decade of hard-earned political stability
http://www.atimes.com/early-elections-test-timor-lestes-hard-earned-stability/

26 FEBRUARY 2018

Australia and East Timor agree on maritime border, ‘pathway’ to develop gas field

East Timor and Australia have reached an agreement for a treaty on their disputed maritime border and on a « pathway » to develop the giant Greater Sunrise offshore gas fields, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague says
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-26/australia-and-east-timor-agree-on-maritime-border/9486752?section=world

26 JANUARY 2018

East Timor president calls for new election amid political impasse

East Timor President Francisco « Lu Olo » Guterres said on Friday he would dissolve parliament and call new elections in a bid to end a prolonged political impasse in the tiny country since polls last year
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/east-timor-president-calls-for-new-election-amid-political-impasse-14621
http://www.smh.com.au/world/east-timor-dissolves-parliament-in-effort-to-solve-political-standoff-20180126-p4yyx3.html

26 DECEMBER 2017

Timor-Leste’s precarious position after 2017

Timor-Leste ends 2017 with great uncertainty over the future of the Greater Sunrise gas field, over the stability of its government and over its ambitions to become a member of ASEAN
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/12/26/timor-lestes-precarious-position-after-2017/

7 DECEMBER 2017

Jose Ramos-Horta: East Timor will survive as oil ends

East Timor, one of the world’s poorest countries, could still be an economic success story despite reports its main oil and gas fields will run dry by 2022 and it will go bankrupt by 2027, according to its former leader
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/12/jose-ramos-horta-east-timor-survive-oil-ends-171206204731242.html

14 SEPTEMBER 2017

East Timor President says to swear in Mari Alkatiri as PM

« Today I announce to all the people that the president of the republic … has nominated Dr. Mari Alkatiri to become the prime minister, » President Francisco « Lu Olo » Guterres told a news conference
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/179/203/224/1505384911173.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2111149/mari-alkatiri-gets-second-shot-east-timors-prime-minister

2 SEPTEMBER 2017

Australia and East Timor strike historic deal to end maritime dispute

Australia and East Timor have struck a deal to end a contentious dispute over maritime borders that cut through lucrative oil and gas fields
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/australasia/article/2109465/australia-and-east-timor-strike-deal-end-maritime-dispute
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/09/02/timor-sea-dispute-australia-and-timor-leste-achieve-historic-deal

4 AUGUST 2017

East Timor’s Gusmao quits as party leader

 Independence leader Xanana Gusmao has resigned as president of his party following their recent election loss, reportedly saying the East Timorese people had lost faith in them
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/08/05/east-timors-gusmao-quits-party-leader

25 JULY 2017

After Timor-Leste’s Election, a Young Democracy Looks Forward

From blogs, Facebook, public forums, and community spaces across Timor-Leste, the public sphere has been vibrant and dynamic during the election season. This is an indication of a popular interest in Timorese politics among its people. Public discourse is now much more important in the country than it was during the past
http://thediplomat.com/2017/07/after-timor-lestes-election-a-young-democracy-looks-forward/

22 JULY 2017

East Timor goes to the polls

People in East Timor, Southeast Asia’s youngest parliamentary democracy, are voting to elect a new parliament. Candidates from 21 parties are competing for 65 seats, with official results expected by August 6
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/east-timorese-form-long-lines-to-vote-in-parliamentary-election-9054658
http://www.dw.com/en/east-timor-goes-to-the-polls/g-39787205

8 JUNE 2017

Timor-Leste president Francisco ‘Lu’Olo’ Guterres: a product of war now pushing for peace

 Before becoming the fourth president of one of the world’s youngest countries, Francisco “Lu’Olo” Guterres spent almost a quarter of a century in the Timorese resistance against Indonesian occupation
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/08/timor-leste-president-francisco-luolo-guterres-a-product-of-war-now-pushing-for-peace

1st JUNE 2017

East Timor reporters cleared of PM defamation charge

Two East Timor journalists accused of defaming the prime minister were found not guilty by a Dili court on Thursday, in a case that had sparked alarm among press freedom campaigners
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/06/01/east-timor-reporters-cleared-pm-defamation-charge

20 MAY 2017

Francisco ‘Lu Olo’ Guterres has been formally inaugurated as Timor-Leste’s new president

The 62-year-old is a former guerrilla fighter who fought in the country’s long struggle to gain independence first from Portugal and then Indonesia
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/05/20/new-president-timor-leste
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/20/much-to-be-done-new-president-brings-timor-leste-hope-for-a-better-future
http://sea-globe.com/francisco-lu-olo-guterres/

5 MAY 2017

Jose Ramos-Horta warns gas dispute with Australia risks pushing East Timor closer to China

East Timor’s former president Jose Ramos-Horta has issued a blunt warning to Australia that the gas dispute between the two countries risks pushing Timor closer to China
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-05/ramos-horta-china/8502370?section=world

20 MARCH 2017

East Timor holds first presidential election since UN peacekeepers left

Asia’s youngest democracy is choosing a new president in its first such election since a UN peacekeeping mission left the country in 2012. The vote is a political preliminary for July’s vote for a prime minister
http://www.dw.com/en/east-timor-holds-first-presidential-election-since-un-peacekeepers-left/a-38017195
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/20/timor-leste-presidential-election-revolutionary-hero-v-a-new-generation

24 JANUARY 2017

Timor-Leste drops espionage claims against Australia in maritime border dispute

Timor-Leste has withdrawn its Australian espionage claims in the permanent court of arbitration as a “confidence-building measure”, as the two countries continue to negotiate over their maritime border
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/24/timor-leste-drops-espionage-claims-against-australia-in-maritime-border-dispute
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-24/east-timor-drops-its-spying-case-against-australia/8209400?section=world

9 JANUARY 2017

Australia and Timor-Leste to negotiate permanent maritime boundary

Australia and Timor-Leste have agreed to begin negotiations on a permanent maritime boundary between the two countries, potentially ending years of dispute over the lucrative oil-rich Timor Gap and closing a chapter of mistrust and enmity between the two neighbours
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/09/australia-and-timor-leste-to-negotiate-permanent-maritime-boundary
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-01/09/content_15554015.html

6 OCTOBER 2016

East Timor journalists face defamation trial after story on Prime Minister Rui Aria de Araujo

Two East Timorese journalists are going on trial in a criminal defamation case brought by the country’s prime minister that has alarmed press freedom groups
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-06/east-timor-journalists-face-defamation-trial/7910892?section=world

28 SEPTEMBER 2016

East Timor takes maritime dispute with Australia to UN Court

East Timor has accused Australia of being a bully as the International Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands prepares to hear a decade-long dispute over the sharing of oil and mineral wealth in the Timor Sea
http://www.voanews.com/a/east-timor-takes-maritime-dispute-with-australia-in-un-court/3528236.html

29 AUGUST 2017

Timor Leste urges Australia ‘not to turn its back on law’ over maritime boundary

Timor-Leste has urged Australia not to “turn its back on the law” and to negotiate over the Timor Sea maritime boundary, but Australia has claimed the commission it has been brought before has no jurisdiction to hear the matter and said that any decision it makes will be not be binding on Australia.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/29/timor-leste-urges-australia-not-to-turn-its-back-on-law-over-maritime-boundary
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/29/on-timor-australia-looks-like-its-denying-an-impoverished-neighbour-its-birthright

11 APRIL 2016

East Timor-Australia maritime border to be negotiated before United Nations after protests

East Timor is taking Australia to the United Nations to solve the dispute over its maritime border under international maritime law.
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2016-04-11/east-timoraustralia-maritime-border-to-be-negotiated-before-united-nations-after-protests/1568096

15 MARCH 2016

Japan, E. Timor fear China is trying to change balance of power

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with East Timor’s President Taur Matan Ruak in Tokyo on March 15 to share concerns over China’s growing maritime presence in Southeast Asia.
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/politics/AJ201603160025

25 FEBRUARY 2016

Rape of East Timor

Secret documents found in the Australian National Archives provide a glimpse of how one of the greatest crimes of the 20th century was executed and covered up. They also help us understand how and for whom the world is run
http://www.fairobserver.com/region/asia_pacific/the-rape-of-east-timor-43456/

30 DECEMBER 2016

The battle for Timor-Leste’s past

In 1975, Indonesian forces invaded Timor-Leste, heralding an occupation that lasted 24 years and claimed the lives of up to a third of the population. Forty years later, another clash is underway: an internal “history war” over the official narrative of the country’s turbulent past
http://sea-globe.com/battle-for-timor-leste-past/

27 AUGUST 2015

Indonesia, Timor Leste agree to resolve border problems, boost ties

Indonesia and Timor Leste agreed on Wednesday to begin negotiating unresolved land and maritime border issues and enhance bilateral ties, particularly on trade and investment.The commitment was made during a meeting with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Timor Leste Prime Minister Rui Maria de Araújo at the Merdeka Palace in Central Jakarta on Wednesday 26
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/08/27/ri-timor-leste-agree-resolve-border-problems-boost-ties.html

3 JUNE 2015

East Timor ‘reactivates’ bid for new maritime boundary with Australia

An espionage operation by Australia’s foreign spy service underpins a new bid by East Timor to establish a maritime boundary between the two countries and gain a bigger share of the lucrative Timor Sea oil and gas fields.
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/east-timor-reactivates-bid-new-maritime-boundary-australia

16 FEBRUARY 2015

East Timor swears in Rui Araujo as new prime minister

Rui Araujo, a former health minister, took the oath of office on Monday along with 37 cabinet ministers, the AP news agency said.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31492776
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/timor-leste-swears-in-new/1662832.html

10 FEBRUAY 2015

Ex-health minister named E. Timor PM

East Timor’s President Taur Matan Ruak on Tuesday endorsed the leading political party’s decision to nominate former Health Minister Rui Araujo as the tiny nation’s next prime minister, replacing Xanana Gusmao who resigned Friday
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/471368/ex-health-minister-named-e-timor-pm

6 FEBRUARY 2015

East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao offers resignation

East Timor resistance hero Xanana Gusmao has submitted his resignation as prime minister, the government said Friday, after more than a decade leading the half-island nation during the fraught early years of its independence
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/02/east-timor-pm-xanana-gusmao-offers-resignation-150206040048689.html
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/468246/e-timor-resistance-hero-pm-resigns

12 DECEMBER 2014

From poet to despot: The changing face of Xanana Gusmao

As foreign media recasts Timor-Leste’s Xanana Gusmao from darling of democracy to potential despot, it’s time to re-examine the myth surrounding the ‘poet’ politician, write Angie Bexley and Maj Nygaard-Christensen.
http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala/2014/12/12/from-poet-to-despot-the-changing-face-of-xanana-gusmao/

25 OCTOBER 2014

No good time for Xanana Gusmão to let go

Timor-Leste’s prime minister, Xanana Gusmão, has deferred his decision to step down as his country’s leader until April 2015. He had announced earlier this year that he intended to leave office firstly in September, then in October. He has since said that he wishes to stay on to oversee negotiations with Australia over a resolution to the Timor Sea dispute.
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/10/25/no-good-time-for-xanana-gusmao-to-let-go/

26 AUGUST 2014

Timor-Leste Success

Why It Won’t be the Next Failed State
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141938/agio-pereira/timor-leste-success

23 MAY 2014

Timor-Leste: Lessons of a Failing State?

Despite record international goodwill and generosity, Timor-Leste is a basket case

http://www.asiasentinel.com/society/timor-leste-lessons-failing-state/

1 NOVEMBER 2013

Can East Timor dodge the ‘resource curse’?

Despite oil and gas riches, signs of wealth remain scarce in the impoverished country.

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2013/10/can-east-timor-dodge-resource-curse-201310211384898341.html

20 FEBRUARY 2013

East Timor risks all in oil dispute

East Timor appears ready to roll the dice in its dispute with Woodside Petroleum over construction of a liquefied natural gas plant. If East Timor’s move backfires, it could potentially spoil its resource sharing agreements in the Timor Sea with Australia, redraw maritime boundaries and cast doubts over the ability of East Timor’s capital city of Dili to keep its word.                                                                                                                            http://thediplomat.com/asean-beat/2013/02/20/east-timor-risks-all-in-oil-dispute/?goback=%2Egde_160896_member_216136614

31 DECEMBER 2012

East Timor: UN ends peacekeeping mission

UN forces have been pulling out since October when East Timorese security forces took over responsibility for maintaining law and order.                                                                                                                                                                                                      http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20873267                                                                                                           http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/12/2012123173256112503.html

17 DECEMBER 2012

ASEAN’s Time to Invest in Timor-Leste

As Brunei assumes ASEAN’s chairmanship for 2013, one major question it faces is Timor-Leste’s bid for membership in the group. Despite some ASEAN members’ previous resistance to Timor-Leste’s entrance, the country’s sustained political and economic development over the last year and a half reflect a maturing nation poised for ascension to ASEAN. Brunei has a genuine opportunity to build ASEAN’s inclusiveness and invest in a nation that will pay dividends in the future.
http://cogitasia.com/asean%E2%80%99s-time-to-invest-in-timor-leste/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cogitasia%2FZCwV+%28cogitASIA+Posts%29&goback=%2Egde_134242_member_197275829

23 OCTOBER 2012

Timor Leste to take over policing as UN withdraws

UN peacekeepers will hand over full responsibility for policing to Timor Leste next week as they begin withdrawing in earnest from Asia’s youngest nation, a UN official said Tuesday 23.
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/1233014/1/.html

16 JULY 2012

Violence erupts in East Timor over new government

Police in East Timor say protesters angry that their party was shut out of the incoming government have thrown stones at officers, burned or destroyed 58 cars and damaged some houses. The protesters are believed to be supporters of the Fretilin party, which finished second to Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao’s party in July 7 parliamentary elections.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/85899/violence-erupts-in-east-timor-over-new-government/

9 JULY 2012

East Timor poll: Xanana Gusmao’s party wins most seats

East Timor’s Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is set for a new term of coalition government after his party won parliamentary elections – but without an overall majority. http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/1212317/1/.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18759085

16 APRIL 2012

Second round of presidential election.

Taur Matan Ruak is elected with 61 % of the votes
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/2012416233543425697.html

18 MARCH 2012

East Timor’s president fails to make election run-off

East Timor’s President Jose Ramos-Horta on Sunday failed to make the run-off in the country’s presidential election, preliminary poll results indicated. The second-round vote will likely see Francisco Guterres face off against Taur Matan Ruak.
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2012-03-18/427228
http://www.france24.com/en/20120318-east-timor-president-fails-make-election-run-off-jose-ramos-horta

17 MARCH 2012

East Timor in test vote

East Timor voted Saturday 17 in the country’s second presidential election as a free nation, seen as a key test for a young democracy taking charge of its own security as UN forces prepare to leave http://www.france24.com/en/20120317-east-timor-test-vote-presidential-election-timor-leste

13 MARCH 2012

Race to the top in East Timor

Timorese voters will go to the polls twice this year to elect the nation’s president and parliament for the third time since achieving independence in 2001. The elections, scheduled respectively for March and June, promise to be the most significant to date for Timor Leste, also known as East Timor
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/NC14Ae01.html

6 MARCH 2012

Timor-Leste independence leader dies

Timor-Leste’s first and shortest-serving president Francisco Xavier do Amaral died on Tuesday 6 after a long battle with cancer, a presidential spokesman said. The popular veteran of the nation’s resistance struggle against Indonesia’s brutal 24-year occupation died aged 74 in a hospital in the capital Dili
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/1187441/1/.html

4 MARCH 2011

East Timor applies to join Asean

Foreign Minister Zacarias da Costa signed the application on a trip to Indonesia, the country which is currently chairing the 10-nation bloc.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12644608

3 MARCH 2010

2010: A court in East Timor sentences 24 rebels to up to 16 years in prison for the attempted assassinations of the country’s president and prime minister in 2008.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/03/20103391335435310.html

8 DECEMBER 2009

2009: A former Indonesian army officer has admitted in a magazine interview that five foreign journalists were deliberately killed during Indonesia’s 1975 invasion of East Timor
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/12/200912824629737228.html

14 JULY 2008

2008: Indonesia is blamed by a joint commission for 1999 violence in East Timor
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/07/200871435822219786.html

17 APRIL 2008

2008: After two months in Australia where he has been in hospital after to be wounded in a killing attempt, President Ramos-Horta comes back to East Timor

22 FEBRUARY 2008

2008: United Nations extends East Timor mission for one year
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/1ADADCC9-3CC5-4F83-A911-82315B6E40FE.htm

11 FEBRUARY 2008

East Timor president, and Peace Nobel Prize, Ramos Horta is wounded in an attack led by rebel leader Alfredo Neinabo who died in the action
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/02/11/2159179.htm

12 MAY 2007

Nobel Prize Ramos-Horta wins the first East Timor presidential election since independence with 73 % of votes, while 90% went to vote
http://www.moreorless.au.com/heroes/horta.html

8 JULY 2006

Jose Ramos-Horta is appointed Prime Minister of East Timor by President Xanana Gusmao
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ramos-Horta-Sworn-In-as-East-Timor-s-New-President-29123.shtml

8 APRIL 2005

Indonesian president Sulilo Bambang Yudhoyono on a two-day visit to East Timor

27 SEPTEMBER 2002

East Timor is admitted to United Nations

21 SEPTEMBER 2001

In East Timor, the first government, led by Mari Alkatiri, leader of Fretilin, is sworn in
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Alkatiri

30 AUGUST 2001

Under United Nations control, first general elections in East-Timor. Fretilin gets 55 of the 88 seats

 

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 30 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 30, 2018

1907: Russia and Japan sign an agreement guaranteeing freedom of China while recognizing each other’s special interests
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Russo-Japanese+Treaties+and+Agreements

1945: At 00.14 Japanese sink the USS Indianpolis, killing 883 seamen in the worst loss in the US Navy

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/indianapolis.htm
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23455951

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt4WozeH9mM

1949: British warship HMS Amethyst escapes down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff (See April 20 incident)

1949-07-30 Amethyst escapehttp://www.naval-history.net/WXLG-Amethyst1949.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amethyst_Incident

1964: South Vietnamese boats raid islands in the Tonkin Gulf
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-boats-raid-islands-in-the-tonkin-gulf

1969: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyen Van Thieu and with U.S. military commanders
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/40433.html

1969-07-30 Nixon Vietnam

2015 : The Taliban appoint Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mansour, to replace him at the helm of the group, according to militant commanders
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/30/taliban-names-new-leader-to-replace-mullah-omar/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33721074

On 30 July in South Asian history

ON 30 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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1893: Birth of Fatima Jinnah, sister of Ali Jinnah and an active figure in movement for independence of Pakistan (Mother of the Nation), who died on July 8, 1967
http://storyofpakistan.com/fatima-jinnah/

1973: Birth of Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonu_Nigam
http://www.bollywoodgate.com/bollywood-pop/sonu-nigam.htm

1983: In Sri Lanka, along with the Nawa Sama Samaja Party and the Communist Party, the Janatha Vimukthi Perumuna (JVP – People’s Liberation Front), led by Rohana Wijeweera, is proscribed by President J R Jayewardene

2002: Birth of Prince Hridayendra of Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hridayendra_of_Nepal

2010: In Bangladesh, the government announces an increase in monthly salaries from 1,662 taka ($24) to 3,000 taka ($43), for millions of workers in the key export garment industry after weeks of protests
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201073081556414975.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100730-thousands-garment-workers-riot-dhaka-low-wages-pakistan

2013: Ruling party candidate Mamnoon Hussain is elected as the 12th President of Pakistan, replacing Asif Ali Zardari whose five-year term expires in September
http://dawn.com/news/1032958/mamnoon-hussain-elected-12th-president-of-pakistan

2013: Death of Belal Muhammad, Bangladeshi activist, born onFebruary 20, 1936
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belal_Muhammad
http://archive.thedailystar.net/lifestyle/2009/03/04/page04.htm

2015 : The Taliban appoint Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mansour, to replace him at the helm of the group, according to militant commanders
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/30/taliban-names-new-leader-to-replace-mullah-omar/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33721074