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On 7 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 7 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 7, 2019

1964: Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving US President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0807/5275.html
http://blogs.archives.gov/prologue/?p=13473

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbm2NysG-SQ

1965: First Vietnamese ambush on Thailand’s soil

1965: Signature at Kuala-Lumpur of an agreement for Singapore to leave Malaysia

1967: Vietnam War: The People’s Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant

1974: Birth of Sek Loso, Thai Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loso

1978: Indonesia establishes diplomatic relations with Kampuchéa

2003: Amrozi bin Nurhasyim, is sentenced to death for the Bali bomb attack
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2632043.stm

2008: Malaysia’s  opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is formally charged with sodoming a former male aide
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7546448.stm

2008: Zarganar, one of Burma most popular comedians is charged with several offences, after he defied the military by giving aid to the victims of Cyclone Nargis
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7547484.stm

2014: Ex-Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea are sentenced to life in prison
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/cambodia/11017930/Khmer-Rouge-leaders-sentenced-to-life-in-prison-for-war-crimes.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28670568

2016: Thailand’s military government wins overwhelming approval of a new constitution that aims to reduce the power of political parties and extend the influence of the military
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36972396
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1055413/yes-camp-overwhelms-charter-referendum