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On 17 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 17, 2018

1708: Amangkurat III, sultan of Mataram, surrenders himself at Surabaya, after receiving a false VOC (Dutch Indies Company) promise of lands and freedom in exchange for surrender
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mataram_Sultanate

 1883: Death of Tu Duc, emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam since 1847, born on September 22, 1829
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tu_Duc

1966: Ho Chi Minh orders a partial mobilization of North Vietnam forces to defend against American air strikes

1976: Annexed East Timor becomes the 27th province of Indonesia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

1998: A violent tsunami hits Papua New Guinea causing more than 2,000 deads

2009: At least nine people have been killed and scores injured in near simultaneous bomb blasts at two luxury hotels in the Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8155084.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200971712713953274.html

2013: Death of Maj-Gen Sanyahak Phomvihane, a fast-rising star in the ruling communist party in Laos, aged 45
https://khampoua.wordpress.com/tag/maj-gen-sanyahak-phomvihane/

2014: Malaysian jet MH17 is ‘shot down’ over Ukraine killing all 298 people abord
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2014/07/report-malaysian-jet-crashes-near-ukraine-2014717151147473508.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28357880
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/15/politics/mh17-pro-russian-missile-crash-Ukraine/