Daily Archives: 8 juillet 2018

Malayan culture and history

MALAYAN CULTURE & HISTORY

 

8 FEBRUARY 2018

70 years later, Malayan Emergency’s legacy lives on

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Malayan Emergency, an undeclared war fought between the Communist Party of Malaya’s (CPM) guerrilla army and the former British colonial government of Malaya. Modern-day independent Malaysia would emerge from the tumult
http://www.atimes.com/article/70-years-later-malayan-emergencys-legacy-lives-on/?cn-reloaded=1

 

On 8 July in Korean history

ON 8 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on July 8, 2018

1592: In the Imjin War, during the Battle of Hansando, Admiral Yi Sun-sin decisively defeats the Japanese Navy at Hasan Island
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/a/hansando.htm
http://www.prkorea.com/yisunsin/battle3.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0HkyIbWa-Y

1977: The ashes of Ahn Eak-tai (1906-1965), a Korean composer and conductor are transferred from the island of Majarca (Spain) to the Korean National Cemetery
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahn_Eak-tai

1994: Death of Kim Il-sung, North Korea’s communist leader, of heart attack, born on April 15, 1912
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_and_state_funeral_of_Kim_Il-sung
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/07/09/world/kim-il-sung-dead-at-age-82-led-north-korea-5-decades-was-near-talks-with-south.html?pagewanted=all
http://www.pbh2.com/astounding/mass-hysteria-after-the-death-of-kim-il-sung/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7P8mP5uuPw

2016: US and South Korea agree THAAD missile defence deployment
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3021051 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36742751
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/08/asia/north-korea-thaad-missile-deploy/index.html