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On 30 November in Asian history

Andrés Bonifacio

ON 30 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 30, 2018

1600: Death of Nanda Bayin, Burmese king , born on November 5, 1535
https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/Nanda_Bayin.html
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=39846662

Nanda Bayin

1719: Death of Yamamoto Tsunetomo, samurai, born on June 12, 1659
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Yamamoto_Tsunetomo

1814:  End of the Battle of Nalapani, the first battle of Anglo-Nepalese War between the East India Company and Nepal from 1814 to 1816
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nalapani
http://nepalitimes.com/article/nation/The-Pashmina-War,1024

1858: Birth of Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian scientist who died on November 23, 1937
http://www.niyam.com/writing/httech4u/indianscientists/indianscientists.php?jcbose

1863: Birth of Andrès Bonifacio, father of the Philippine revolution, founder of the Katipunan secret organization in 1892
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andr%C3%A9s_Bonifacio
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/philippines/p/Biography-of-Andres-Bonifacio-Filipino-Anti-Colonial-Leader.htm?nl=1
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/786/today-in-philippine-history-november-30-1863-andres-bonifacio-was-born-in-tondo-manila

Andrés Bonifacio

1908: The US Secretary of State and Japan’s ambassador to the US exchange notes in what becomes known as the Root-Takahira Agreement: They affirm support for an independent China with an ‘open door’ policy and for the status quo in the Pacific
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3401803650.html
https://mstartzman.pbworks.com/w/page/35732892/Root%20Takahira%20Agreement%20%281908%29%20%28fourth%29

1922: First speed test of the first genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_aircraft_carrier_H%C5%8Dsh%C5%8D
http://www.navypedia.org/ships/japan/jap_cv_hosho.htm

1927: Japan dedicates first subway in Orient (route under 2 miles long)

1928: Birth of Takako Doi, chairwoman of the Japanese Socialist Party (1986-1991) who died on September 20, 2014
http://www.japan-zone.com/modern/doi_takako.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Doi

1930: Death of Ponnambalam Ramanathan, Ceylon Tamil statesman, born on April 15, 1851
http://www.jaffnaroyalfamily.org/ponnambalam.php

1937: Birth of Adeline Yen Mah, Chinese writer
http://adelineyenmah.com/about
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adeline_Yen_Mah

1940: The Japanese government announced its recognition of the Wang Jingwei collaborationist regime
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reorganized_National_Government_of_the_Republic_of_China
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/china/history-national-govt.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11261.html

1941: Dutch naval forces in the Indies begin mobilizing

1942: During the Guadalcanal Campaign, in the Battle of Tassafaronga, a smaller squadron of Japanese destroyers led by Raizo Tanaka defeats a US cruiser force under Carleton H. Wright
http://www.microworks.net/pacific/battles/tassafaronga.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tassafaronga


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPzny178boM

1946: French issue an ultimatum ordering Viet Minh forces to withdraw from Haiphong. The Hanoi embassy reports that the Vietnamese Government has partly evacuated the city

1949: Chinese People’s Liberation Army takes Nationalist capital Chongqing

1949: India recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1950: US president Truman says that the use of nuclear weapon in Korea war is always under study

1951: Following a military coup, Phibun Songgram  (or Songkhram)  is re-appointed as Thai premier
 
http://www.tour-bangkok-legacies.com/phibun-songkhram.html

1953: Death of Benegal Narsing Rau Indian diplomat, president of UN Security Council (1950), born on February 26, 1887
https://beaninspirer.com/sir-benegal-narsing-rau-the-first-indian-to-become-a-judge-at-the-international-court-of-justice/

1955: Birth of Gordon Liu (Liu Jiahui), Chinese national arts film actor
http://www.gordon-liu.com/about-gordon


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIklYwwd4wE

1957: Grenade attack on Sukarno at Cikini School in Jakarta. Six children are killed, over a hundred wounded. Sukarno escapes almost unharmed

1962: U Thant is unanimously elected General Secretary of United Nations, succeeding the late Hammarskjöld
http://www.biography.com/people/u-thant-9504735

1964: Foundation of the Kabataang Makabayan or Patriot Youth (A youth communist movement) in the Philippines by José Maria Sison
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071227015825AA7Bms5

1965: Birth of Prince Akishino (born Fumihito), second son of Emperor Akihito and father of the only one grandson in the emperor
http://www.nndb.com/people/947/000112611/

Akishino 2

1967: Foundation of the Pakistan People’s Party with Zukfikar Ali Bhutto as first chairman
https://www.dawn.com/news/688790

1967: Pro-Soviet communists in the Philippines establish Malayang Pagkakaisa ng Kabataan Pilipino as its new youth wing
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Malayang_Pagkakaisa_ng_Kabataan_Pilipino

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

1972: White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler tells he press that there will be no more public announcements concerning American troop withdrawals from Vietnam due to the fact that troop levels are now down to 27,000

1973: Birth of Lim Chang-jung, South Korean actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0510514/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQGysf5Ammg

1982: The motion picture “Gandhi” has its world premiere in New Delhi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandhi_(film)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083987/

1984: Death of Lim Yew Hock, second chief minister of Singapore  (1956-1959), born on October 15, 1914
https://remembersingapore.org/2012/11/13/the-curious-case-of-lim-yew-hock/
http://www.liquisearch.com/lim_yew_hock

1987: China and Laos resume full ambassadorial level relations

1987: Afghanistan Constitution is adopted
https://www.constitution.org/cons/afghan/const1987.htm

1993 : Death of Indian Jesuit theologian Sebastian Kappen
http://www.ucanews.com/story-archive/?post_name=/1993/12/20/liberation-theologian-jesuit-father-sebastian-kappen-dies-in-bangalore&post_id=44465
http://mctvizag.blogspot.fr/2013/06/new-insights-of-ecclesiology-in.html

Sebastian Kappen

1994: Man Mohan Adhikari is sworn in as first communist premier of Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_Mohan_Adhikari

2004: Death of Seung Sahn, Korean zen master, founder of Kwan Um School of Zen, born in 1927
http://archive.is/Gjao
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seung_Sahn

2011: Hillary Clinton in historic US visit to Burma
http://www.france24.com/en/20111130-burma-clinton-usa-political-prisoners-ethnic-strife-myanmar-secretary-of-state

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwFRM6WTPOM

2012: Former Indian prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral dies after a long illness in a hospital near the capital, Delhi, aged 92.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20552041
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-november-2012-i.k.-gujral-12th-prime-minister-of-india-passed-away

2014: Death of Qayyum Chowdhury, Bangladeshi painter and academic, born on March 9, 1932
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2014/11/30/painter-qayyum-chowdhury-dies-after-collapsing-at-classical-music-fest
http://newagebd.net/72331/artist-qayyum-chowdhury-dies-2/
https://www.google.fr/search?q=qayyum+chowdhury&biw=1093&bih=502&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiZkpTBh7bJAhXMuhoKHS1bCwMQ_AUIBigB

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhzG4xFJPnI

2015 : Manga fans around the world are mourning the death of famed Japanese artist Shigeru Mizuki
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34971607
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/12/01/national/paris-seoul-death-manga-artist-mizuki-mourned/#.Vl4gyjgQVjo

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines : Andres Bonifacio Day

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 30 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 30 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 30, 2018

1814:  End of the Battle of Nalapani, the first battle of Anglo-Nepalese War between the East India Company and Nepal from 1814 to 1816
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nalapani
http://nepalitimes.com/article/nation/The-Pashmina-War,1024

1908: The US Secretary of State and Japan’s ambassador to the US exchange notes in what becomes known as the Root-Takahira Agreement: they affirm support for an independent China with an ‘open door’ policy and for the status quo in the Pacific
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3401803650.html
https://mstartzman.pbworks.com/w/page/35732892/Root%20Takahira%20Agreement%20%281908%29%20%28fourth%29

1922: First speed test of the first genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_aircraft_carrier_H%C5%8Dsh%C5%8D
http://www.navypedia.org/ships/japan/jap_cv_hosho.htm

1941: Dutch naval forces in the Indies begin mobilizing

1942: During the Guadalcanal Campaign, in the Battle of Tassafaronga, a smaller squadron of Japanese destroyers led by Raizo Tanaka defeats a US cruiser force under Carleton H. Wright


http://www.microworks.net/pacific/battles/tassafaronga.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tassafaronga


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPzny178boM

1946: French issue an ultimatum ordering Viet Minh forces to withdraw from Haiphong. The Hanoi embassy reports that the Vietnamese Government has partly evacuated the city

1949: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army takes Nationalist capital Chongqing

1950: US president Truman says that the use of nuclear weapon in Korea war is always under study

1951: Following a military coup, Phibun Songgram  (or Songkhram)  is re-appointed as Thai premier
https://www.tour-bangkok-legacies.com/phibun-songkhram.html

 1972: White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler tells he press that there will be no more public announcements concerning American troop withdrawals from Vietnam due to the fact that troop levels are now down to 27,000

 

On 30 November in South Asian history

ON 30 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 30, 2018

1814:  End of the Battle of Nalapani, the first battle of Anglo-Nepalese War between the East India Company and Nepal from 1814 to 1816
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nalapani
http://nepalitimes.com/article/nation/The-Pashmina-War,1024

1858: Birth of Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian scientist who died on November 23, 1937
http://www.niyam.com/writing/httech4u/indianscientists/indianscientists.php?jcbose

1930: Death of Ponnambalam Ramanathan, Ceylon Tamil statesman, born on April 15, 1851
http://www.jaffnaroyalfamily.org/ponnambalam.php

1949: India recognizes the People’s Republic of China

1953: Death of Benegal Narsing Rau Indian diplomat, president of UN Security Council (1950), born on February 26, 1887
https://beaninspirer.com/sir-benegal-narsing-rau-the-first-indian-to-become-a-judge-at-the-international-court-of-justice/

1967: Foundation of the Pakistan People’s Party with Zukfikar Ali Bhutto as first chairman
https://www.dawn.com/news/688790

1982: The motion picture “Gandhi” has its world premiere in New Delhi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandhi_(film)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083987/

1987: Afghanistan Constitution is adopted
https://www.constitution.org/cons/afghan/const1987.htm

1993 : Death of Indian Jesuit theologian Sebastian Kappen
http://www.ucanews.com/story-archive/?post_name=/1993/12/20/liberation-theologian-jesuit-father-sebastian-kappen-dies-in-bangalore&post_id=44465
http://mctvizag.blogspot.fr/2013/06/new-insights-of-ecclesiology-in.html

Sebastian Kappen

1994: Man Mohan Adhikari is sworn in as first communist premier of Nepal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_Mohan_Adhikari

2012: Former Indian prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral dies after a long illness in a hospital near the capital, Delhi, aged 92.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20552041
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30th-november-2012-i.k.-gujral-12th-prime-minister-of-india-passed-away

2014: Death of Qayyum Chowdhury, Bangladeshi painter and academic, born on March 9, 1932
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2014/11/30/painter-qayyum-chowdhury-dies-after-collapsing-at-classical-music-fest
http://newagebd.net/72331/artist-qayyum-chowdhury-dies-2/
https://www.google.fr/search?q=qayyum+chowdhury&biw=1093&bih=502&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiZkpTBh7bJAhXMuhoKHS1bCwMQ_AUIBigB

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhzG4xFJPnI

On 30 November in Japan’s history

ON 30 NOVEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on November 30, 2018

1719: Death of Yamamoto Tsunetomo, samurai, born on June 12, 1659
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Yamamoto_Tsunetomo

1908: The US Secretary of State and Japan’s ambassador to the US exchange notes in what becomes known as the Root-Takahira Agreement: they affirm support for an independent China with an ‘open door’ policy and for the status quo in the Pacific
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3401803650.html
https://mstartzman.pbworks.com/w/page/35732892/Root%20Takahira%20Agreement%20%281908%29%20%28fourth%29

1922: First speed test of the first genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_aircraft_carrier_H%C5%8Dsh%C5%8D
http://www.navypedia.org/ships/japan/jap_cv_hosho.htm

1927: Japan dedicates first subway in Orient (route under 2 miles long)

1928: Birth of Takako Doi, chairwoman of the Japanese Socialist Party (1986-1991) who died on September 20, 2014
http://www.japan-zone.com/modern/doi_takako.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Doi

1940: The Japanese government announces its recognition of the Wang Jingwei collaborationist regime
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reorganized_National_Government_of_the_Republic_of_China
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/china/history-national-govt.htm

1942: During the Guadalcanal Campaign, in the Battle of Tassafaronga, a smaller squadron of Japanese destroyers led by Raizo Tanaka defeats a US cruiser force under Carleton H. Wright
http://www.microworks.net/pacific/battles/tassafaronga.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tassafaronga


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPzny178boM

1965: Birth of Prince Akishino (born Fumihito), second son of Emperor Akihito and father of the only one grandson in the emperor
http://www.nndb.com/people/947/000112611/

Akishino 2

2015 : Manga fans around the world are mourning the death of famed Japanese artist Shigeru Mizuki
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34971607
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/culturesports/20151201.html
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/12/01/national/paris-seoul-death-manga-artist-mizuki-mourned/#.Vl4gyjgQVjo

On 30 November in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 30 NOVEMBER IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on November 30, 2018

1937: Birth of Adeline Yen Mah, Chinese writer
http://adelineyenmah.com/about
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adeline_Yen_Mah

1940: The Japanese government announced its recognition of the Wang Jingwei collaborationist regime
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reorganized_National_Government_of_the_Republic_of_China
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/china/history-national-govt.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11261.html

1949: Chinese People’s Liberation Army takes Nationalist capital Chongqing

1955: Birth of Gordon Liu (Liu Jiahui), Chinese national arts film actor
http://www.gordon-liu.com/about-gordon


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIklYwwd4wE

1987: China and Laos resume full ambassadorial level relations

 

On 29 November in Asian history

ON 29 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 29, 2018

1394: The Korean king Yi Seong-gye, founder of the Joseon Dynasty, moved the capital from Kaesong to Hanyang, today known as Seoul
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/art/2010/07/248_67003.html

1392 Yi Seong-gye

1427: Birth of Chinese emperor Zhengtong who ruled twice: 1435-1449 and 1457-1464, who died on February 23, 1464
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhengtong_Emperor

1544: Death of Jungjong, king of Joseon (Korea) since 1506, born in 1488
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Jungjong_of_Joseon

1786: Birth of Syed Ahmad Shaheed, Indian Muslim revolutionist killed by Sikh at Balakote in 1831
http://islamicfocusarticles.blogspot.com/2008/08/syed-ahmad-shaheed.html

1803: Battle of Argaon between the British under the command of General Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) and the forces of The Rajah of Berar and Nagpur, Raghoji II Bhonsle, under Sindhia of Gwalior
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adgaon#Battle_of_Argaon

1835: Birth of Empress Dowager Cixi (1868-1908) who died on November 15, 1908
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/people-events/article/2119973/woman-who-ruled-china-what-you-didnt-know-about?utm_source&utm_medium&utm_campaign=SCMPSocialNewsfeed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Cixi

1883: Emperor Hiep Hoa, the sixth emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyễn Dynasty is forced to commit suicide, born on November 1, 1847
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/08/monarch-profile-emperor-hiep-hoa-of.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiep_Hoa

1885: End of Third Anglo-Burmese War, and end of Burmese monarchy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Burmese_War

1890: The Meiji constitution, the first in Asia, goes into effect in Japan and the first Diet convenes
http://history.hanover.edu/texts/1889con.html

1893: Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuhan_University

1898: In the Philippines, the revolutionary government of General Emilio Aguinaldo, proclaims the separation of Church and State
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/783/today-in-philippine-history-november-29-1898-the-revolutionary-government-of-general-emilio-aguinaldo-proclaimed-the-separation-of-church-and-state

1908: Birth of N. S. Krishnan, Tamil film comedian and political activist who died on August 30, 1957
http://www.sangam.org/2008/11/NS_Krishnan.php?uid=3168

1910: Birth of Elizabeth Choy, Singapore heroe, educator and politician who died on September 14, 2006
http://singaporeheroes.weebly.com/elizabeth-choy.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Choy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC1AmDiUgq4

1913 : Birth of Ali Sardar Jafri, Urdu writer and poet, who died on August 1, 2000
http://www.poemhunter.com/ali-sardar-jafri/biography/
https://www.veethi.com/india-people/ali_sardar_jafri-profile-2320-25.htm

1915: Birth of Ludu Daw Amar, Burmese female democratic writer, who died on April 7, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludu_Daw_Amar

1927: Death of Chinese painter Wu Changshuo, born on August 1, 1844
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Changshuo
http://www.grin.com/en/e-book/274526/wu-changshuo-life-painting-and-sentiments-of-a-nostalgic-artist-in-changing
http://www.google.fr/search?q=changshuo+wu&nord=1&biw=1242&bih=571&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=u554VPnwAojjaKa5gcgM&ved=0CAYQ_AUoATgK

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1931: Birth of Shintaro Katsu, Japanese actor who died on June 21, 1997
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0441526/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLvQvr8BK2Y

1933: Japan begins persecution of communists

1942: Birth of Chatrichalerm Yukol, Thai film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chatrichalerm_Yukol
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950841/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OL0FNEQZEz0&feature=player_embedded

1946: Last British troops leave Indonesia

1946: The All Indonesia Centre of Labour Organizations (SOBSI) is founded in Jakarta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sentral_Organisasi_Buruh_Seluruh_Indonesia

1948: During the China Civil War, the PLA launches the Pingjin campaign against the Nationalist, up to January 31, 1949
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign

1950: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations to retreat from North Korea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-overwhelm-allies-in-north-korea

1950: Death of Muslim Chinese general Ma Zhanshan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma_Zhanshan

1951: A group of army officers seize control of the Thai government in a bloodless coup d’état and reestablished the authoritarian constitution of 1932, with some changes

1952: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/eisenhower-goes-to-korea

1961: Birth of Masayoshi Yamashita, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masayoshi_Yamashita

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUZDE6z17ic

1965: Birth of Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese singer-songwriter, who died on 25 April 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yutaka_Ozaki

 1974: Death of Chinese Marshal Peng Dehuai, born on October 24, 1899
http://maoist.wikia.com/wiki/Peng_Dehuai
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/people/pengdehuai.shtml
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11241.html

peng-dehuai-2
1974: Birth of Lin Chi-ling, Taiwanese actress and model
http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/09/18/lin-zhi-ling/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeNZfC9ky9w

1981: Birth of Nicholas Teo, Malaysian singer and actor
http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/nicholasteozhangdongliang/
http://mydramalist.com/people/735-teo-nicholas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LA4TFFTeTMQ

1982: Birth of Divya Spandana, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nM56piB2r98

1983: The United Nations General Assembly passes United Nations Resolution 37/37, stating that Soviet Union forces should withdraw from Afghanistan
http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/37/a37r037.htm

1987: A Korean Air Line plane, with 115 people on board, explodes over Burma, because a bomb planted by a North Korean agent
http://timelines.com/1987/11/29/korean-air-flight-858-explodes-mid-air-from-north-korean-bomb
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Air_Flight_858

1989: After the defeat of its party in last week election, Rajiv Gandhi resigns as Prime minister of India
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-11-29/news/mn-155_1_prime-minister-indira-gandhi
http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1989/11/30/gandhi-resigns-as-indias-prime-minister/

1989-11-29 Rajiv Gandhi resigns

1994: Seoul, capital of Korea celebrates the 600th anniversary of its founding

1995: Gyaincain Norbu is selected as the Beijing official 11st official Panchen Lama
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyaincain_Norbu
http://old.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/tmt/331615.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/10998.html

2007: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is sworn in for a second term, this time a civilian ruler
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7118268.stm

2007: The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to the Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a failed mutiny
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manila_Peninsula_siege
http://www.rappler.com/nation/74701-2007-manila-pen-siege-binay-backed-out-trillanes

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

2009: Sarath Fonseka, the Sri Lankan general who ended the Tamil Tigers’ almost three-decade-long struggle for independence, announces that he would challenge the president in a January election
http://www.france24.com/en/20091129-sri-lanka-tamil-tigers-fonseka-presidential-election-january-2010-rajapakse

2010: Qin Yongmin, cofounder of the China Democracy Party, freed. He was in prison for 12 years for promoting democratic reform in his country. Altogether, he spent 22 years behind bars
http://www.hrichina.org/content/4879
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Qin-Yongmin,-cofounder-of-the-China-Democracy-Party,-freed-today-20125.html

QIN YONGMIN

2012: Death of Sherab Palden Beru, Tibetan painter, born in 1911
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/9753690/Sherab-Palden-Beru.html
http://shambhalatimes.org/2012/12/13/death-of-sherab-palden-beru-thangka-master/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXiE27_UvtQ

2014: Taiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah resigns after after ruling party loss local election. He said the party’s crushing loss reflected public unhappiness with government policies, but Ma still vowed that the KMT will rise again
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2014/11/30/2003605651 http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2014/11/30/2003605650/1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiwanese_local_elections,_2014

 

Indian economy

29 NOVEMBER 2018

India successfully launches 31 satellites in space – including ‘Chhota Bheem’

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) launched 31 satellites, including its first hyperspectral imaging satellite (HysIS), this morning from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh
https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/india/india-successfully-launches-31-satellites-in-space–including-chhota-bheem-1.60645726
https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/isros-pslv-lifts-off-with-hysis-and-30-foreign-satellites/article25621027.ece

28 AUGUST 2018

Goods and Services Tax – how PM Modi transformed India’s economy

Last year, India introduced one of the biggest tax reforms in the country. Although experts say that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has the potential to uplift the economy, its execution is still a work in progress
https://www.dw.com/en/goods-and-services-tax-how-pm-modi-transformed-indias-economy/a-45256163

23 APRIL 2018

Indian economy and the ‘but what about?’ question

 “But what about?” is the favorite phrase for anyone in India who does not want to believe that there are severe structural problems with the Indian economy
http://www.atimes.com/indian-economy-question/

5 FEBRUARY 2018

The Distance Between Davos & Delhi

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of India presented the country’s Union Budget for Fiscal 2018–2019 to Parliament on February 1, 2018. This is the last full budget of the Narendra Modi government ahead of the spring 2019 parliamentary election
https://www.cogitasia.com/the-distance-between-davos-delhi/

25 JANUARY 2018

Modi and ASEAN leaders vow to push forward economic partnership

India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders vowed Thursday to push forward the regional comprehensive economic partnership (RCEP)
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/26/c_136924999.htm
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/pm-lee-calls-for-greater-economic-integration-asean-india-9896476
http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/india-shares-asean-vision-for-rule-based-societies-values-of-peace-modi-118012501757_1.html

 

10 JANUARY 2018

India Eases Rules to Lure Foreign Investors

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi eased restrictions on foreign direct investment across several sectors, including allowing overseas airlines to invest in state carrier Air India Ltd., in a bid to revive growth in Asia’s third largest economy
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-10/modi-eases-rules-to-lure-foreign-investors-as-india-growth-slows

7 JANUARY 2017

The Indian diaspora a platform for stronger ties with ASEAN: Sushma Swaraj

India’s dialogue partnership with ASEAN has evolved into a strategic partnership and the Indian diaspora provides a platform for stronger ties with the grouping, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday
https://www.thestatesman.com/india/indian-diaspora-a-platform-for-stronger-ties-with-asean-swaraj-1502559275.html

26 DECEMBER 2017

India to overtake UK, France to become fifth-largest economy in 2018

Moving past the global economic powerhouses like the UK, Germany and France, the Indian economy would become the world’s fifth largest by 2018 – a major jump from its 10th rank currently, a report has said
https://www.oneindia.com/international/india-to-overtake-uk-france-to-become-fifth-largest-economy-2018-report-2609283.html
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/v0N1vMSOdiUsZBwlimoICJ/Indian-economy-to-leapfrog-UK-and-France-in-2018-Cebr.html

5 DECEMBER 2017

Can India challenge China with new Iranian Chabahar Port?

A new India-sponsored port in southeastern Iran has the potential to flood Central Asia and Afghanistan with Indian goods. Pakistan is watching with concern and China may have a new economic rival in the region
http://www.dw.com/en/can-india-challenge-china-with-new-iranian-chabahar-port/a-41659083

27 SEPTEMBER 2017

8 things you need to know about India’s economy

India’s economic success in recent years has helped to ensure that South Asia is the fastest-growing region in the world – but it faces significant challenges alongside its opportunities for further growth
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/09/eight-key-facts-about-indias-economy-in-2017

18 SEPTEMBER 2017

India is likely to overtake Japan and Germany to become the third largest economy

 British brokerage HSBC has released a new report that has claimed that in the next ten years, India is likely to overtake Japan and Germany to become the third largest economy in the world
http://www.singaporenews.net/news/254745635/india-to-overtake-japan-germany-as-third-largest-economy#

14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Abe, Modi launch India’s first bullet train project

India on Thursday inched closer to its dream of getting a bullet train when Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, laid the foundation stone for the country’s first high-speed rail link based on Japan’s famed shinkansen technologygy
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/PM-Modi-and-Japan-s-Abe-launch-Indian-shinkansen-project?page=1
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-narendra-modi-and-shinzo-abe-launch-bullet-train-project-10-important-statements-made-by-pm-2545514

23 JULY 2017

25 years of ASEAN–India integration

2017 marks 25 years of ASEAN–India partnership. In 1992, India joined ASEAN as a sectoral partner, at a time when India was a relatively inward-looking economy. Today there are 30 dialogue mechanisms between India and ASEAN, including a summit and seven ministerial meetings in a wide range of sectors
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/07/23/25-years-of-asean-india-integration/

1st JULY 2017

Indian PM Narendra Modi launches sweeping tax reform

India has introduced its biggest tax reform since gaining independence from Britain 70 years ago. The nationwide tax is expected to streamline business, but critics argue the country isn’t ready for the massive overhaul
http://www.dw.com/en/indian-pm-narendra-modi-launches-sweeping-tax-reform/a-39501750
http://www.euronews.com/2017/07/01/india-divided-over-gst-sweeping-sales-tax-reform

23 JUNE 2017

India fires 31 satellites-carrying rocket into space

India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space on Friday, several of them for European countries looking for high resolution earth images, underlining its strength as a low-cost provider of services in space
http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2017/06/23/526242/India-Satellite-Rocket-Europe
http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/isro-launches-eye-in-the-sky-cartosat-2-satellite-why-it-matters-117062300108_1.html
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/photo-gallery-in-pics-isro-s-pslv-c38-succesfully-launches-cartosat-2-series-30-nano-satellites-2481660

5 JUNE 2017

India launches ‘monster’ rocket

India joined an elite club of nations launching a heavy satelitte, a club that includes only the USA, Russia, Europe, China and Japan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-40158889
http://www.dnaindia.com/technology/report-isro-launches-india-s-heaviest-rocket-gslv-mark-iii-why-it-s-a-big-deal-2462265
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/isros-most-powerful-rocket-gslv-mk-iii-places-gsat-19-communication-satellite-in-orbit/articleshow/59001591.cms

30 MAY 2017

Indian PM Modi tells Merkel India and Germany ‘made for one another’

At a press conference, the leaders of Germany and India have said that the countries’ relationship is of « international significance. » But ongoing talks are emphasizing how best to beef up business ties
http://www.dw.com/en/indian-pm-modi-tells-merkel-india-and-germany-made-for-one-another/a-39043653
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/modi-merkel-nudge-fta-sign-a-dozen-agreements/article18661524.ece?homepage=true

17 MAY 2017

Indian cabinet approves plans to build 10 nuclear reactors

India’s cabinet approved plans on Wednesday (May 17) to build 10 nuclear reactors with a combined capacity of 7,000 megawatts (MW), more than the country’s entire current capacity, to try fast-track its domestic nuclear power programme
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/indian-cabinet-approves-plans-to-build-10-nuclear-reactors
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cabinet-clears-proposal-to-build-10-atomic-reactors/article18473481.ece?homepage=true

5 MAY 2017

India Launches South Asia ‘Diplomacy’ Satellite for Communication Services

India launched a ‘South Asia’ satellite on Friday to provide communication services to neighboring countries in a new initiative hailed by leaders of seven South Asian countries as a boost to regional cooperation
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/news/253079660/india-launches-south-asia-diplomacy-satellite-for-communication-services
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-05/05/content_15608938.html
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-south-asia-satelite-successfully-launched-pm-modi-congratulates-isro-says-south-asia-leaders-will-celebrate-together-2428591

10 APRIL 2017

Australia says ready to supply uranium to India

Australia said Monday that it was ready to export uranium to India, nearly three years after the two countries signed an export deal for peaceful power generation
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2017-04/10/content_15598485.html
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20170411_02/
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-10/new-trade-deal-with-india-could-be-years-away-turnbull/8432130?section=world

7 MARCH 2017

India’s Asian integration strategy

The Indian economy is experiencing rapid growth of between 7 and 8 per cent a year. To sustain that growth rate and for India to achieve its development potential, it must open up its economy and have a strong export sector. It may not be easy, but given the global trade slowdown and the paralysis of multilateral trade negotiations, India’s best bet is to seize those opportunities for integration closest to home
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/03/07/indias-asian-integration-strategy/

15 FEBRUARY 2017

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space programme
http://www.atimes.com/article/india-puts-record-104-satellites-orbit/
http://www.dw.com/en/india-breaks-world-record-with-simultaneous-launch-of-104-satellites/a-37555439

22 DECEMBER 2016

Outshining a former colonial master: India’s economy to surpass Britain’s

India will soon overtake Britain to become world’s fifth largest economy, a « Forbes » magazine report has said. Economist Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about the impending milestone and the overall state of India’s economy
http://www.dw.com/en/outshining-a-former-colonial-master-indias-economy-to-surpass-britains/a-36863072

13 NOVEMBER 2016

Modi’s key aide blames poor planning for India’s currency crisis

A member of parliament and one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s top aides has blamed poor planning and execution by the government for the banknote crisis that has engulfed India, with tens of thousands of people queueing up outside banks and empty ATMs following New Delhi’s decision to replace large-denomination notes with new ones
http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2045567/modis-key-aide-blames-poor-planning-indias-currency-crisis

11 NOVEMBER 2016

India, Japan sign ‘historic’ civil nuclear agreement

Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear cooperation pact on Friday, paving the way for Japan to export nuclear power equipment and technology to the fast-growing South Asian country in a deal with a non-member of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-japan-shreds-its-reservation-signs-landmark-civil-nuclear-deal-with-india-2272481
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20161111_36/
http://www.dw.com/en/india-and-japan-sign-nuclear-deal-a-risky-business/a-36341141

8 OCTOBER 2016

India takes the lead in BRICS

In recent years, India has been the brightest spot in the grouping and is currently one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Chairing the BRICS summit provides India with a good opportunity to drive its own agenda of increasing investment in its priority projects, especially in the infrastructure sector, and discussing trade barriers
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/10/08/indias-takes-the-lead-of-brics/

2 OCTOBER 2016

India ratifies historic Paris climate change pact, but can it reduce CO2 emissions ?

India, the world’s third biggest carbon emitter, ratified the Paris agreement on climate change on Sunday (Oct 2) on the birthday of the country’s famously ascetic independence leader Mahatma Gandhi
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/india-ratifies-historic-paris-climate-change-pact/3174590.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2024481/india-ratifies-historic-paris-climate-change-pact
http://www.dw.com/en/india-to-ratify-climate-pact-but-can-it-reduce-co2-emissions/a-35932988

22 SEPTEMBER 2016

India eyes strategic energy assets overseas

Seeking to enhance its strategic presence and secure energy sources, India is making major investments in the hydrocarbon sector abroad, with the latest being its acquisition of a substantial stake in a key Russian oil field
http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Trends/India-eyes-strategic-energy-assets-overseas

31 AUGUST 2016

Growth in India fails to meet expectations

India’s economic growth rate was up in the April-June quarter, but failed to meet expectations of the private sector. The Indian government announced on Wednesday that gross domestic product for the quarter expanded 7.1 percent from the figure for the same period of last year
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160901_02/

23 JUIN 2016

Demystifying Indian growth

According to current IMF projections, India is now the fastest growing major economy in the world. In 2016, it is expected to grow over a full percentage point faster than China. This is a remarkable turnaround by any standard and especially impressive against the backdrop of a stagnant global economy
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/06/23/demystifying-indian-growth/

21 JUNE 2016

India unveils sweeping investment reforms

India has announced a broad relaxation of foreign direct investment (FDI) rules in a number of key sectors, including aviation and defense. The move is part of an effort to open up the country’s economy
http://www.dw.com/en/india-unveils-sweeping-investment-reforms/a-19343616

2 MAY 2016

Thomas Piketty: ‘Indian inequality still hidden’

French economist Thomas Piketty says there is still a « huge » gap in data about income tax in India
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36186116

26 MARCH 2016

India must waste no time Acting East

India is undoubtedly looking global. As it transitions to a leading regional power alongside China, it should make better use of its growing ties in the Asia Pacific to strengthen economic linkages. As the Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh said recently, India not only has to act east, it must also act fast.
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/03/26/india-must-waste-no-time-acting-east/

14 FEBRUARY 2016

Modi’s magic: Is India’s economic miracle a mirage?

Narendra Modi, who will celebrate his second anniversary as prime minister in May, has been responsible for much of the recent buzz around India’s economy. He has spent huge amounts of political capital trying to push common sense economic reforms through parliament
http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/14/news/economy/india-modi-investment-manufacturing/index.html

8 FEBRUARY 2016

Will India’s economy live up to expectations?

Unlike other emerging economies, strong investor sentiment and the meltdown in crude oil prices bolstered India’s growth in the last financial year. Though the projected growth rate for 2016 shows a slight decline of 0.1 per cent, the World Bank predicts that India will grow by a robust 7.8 per cent this year and by 7.9 per cent in the next two years. This means India is shaping up to outpace China in the next three years.
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/02/06/will-indias-economy-live-up-to-expectations/#more-49442

India outpaces China in 2015 economic growth

India’s economy grew at an average rate of 7.5% in 2015, faster than the 6.9% growth in China, official figures show.
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-35519671

4 FEBRUARY 2016

India ratifies pact on nuclear compensation

Five years after signing the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC), India ratified the convention on Thursday, the IAEA’s Office of Public Information and Communication reported from Vienna.
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-ratifies-pact-on-nuclear-compensation/article8194893.ece?w=alauto
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/india-ratifies-nuclear-li/2489682.html

26 JANUARY 2016

Here are 19 deals signed between India-France during President Francois Hollande’s visit

France has announced an investment of $10 billion (Rs 67,540 crore) in India over the next five years, which will largely cater to the industrial sector in the country. Here are all of the deals that came out of the French President’s visit to India.
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-here-are-19-republic-day-deals-between-india-france-2170403

3 JANUARY 2016

 India will continue attracting foreign funds over the long term: Experts

Hopes of more reforms, coupled with lower commodity prices and rising consumer confidence, are expected to aid key Indian indices in 2016 to pare their losses in the year gone by
http://www.beijingbulletin.com/index.php/sid/239919423

12 DECEMBER 2015

India, Japan sign agreements on nuclear energy, bullet train

India on Saturday signed landmark agreements on civil nuclear energy and bullet train technology with Japan, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi described visit of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe « truly historic »
http://www.sify.com/news/india-japan-sign-agreements-on-nuclear-energy-bullet-train-news-national-pmmpElbjdfjid.html
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/20151212_15.html

1 NOVEMBER 2015

India’s rising power in Africa

In an attempt to boost trade and investment opportunities abroad, India has welcomed heads of state, policymakers, and businessmen from every country in Africa, marking the largest ever India-Africa summit
http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/countingthecost/2015/10/india-rising-power-africa-151031083435780.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 29 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 29 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type « Conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history »

Updated on November 29, 2018

1803: Battle of Argaon between the British under the command of General Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) and the forces of The Rajah of Berar and Nagpur, Raghoji II Bhonsle, under Sindhia of Gwalior
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adgaon#Battle_of_Argaon

1883: Emperor Hiep Hoa, the sixth emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyễn Dynasty is forced to commit suicide, born on November 1, 1847
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/08/monarch-profile-emperor-hiep-hoa-of.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiep_Hoa

1885: End of Third Anglo-Burmese War, and end of Burmese monarchy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Burmese_War

1948: During the China Civil War, the PLA launches the Pingjin campaign against the Nationalist, up to January 31, 1949
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pingjin_Campaign

1950: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations to retreat from North Korea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chinese-overwhelm-allies-in-north-korea

1951: A group of army officers seize control of the Thai government in a bloodless coup d’état and reestablished the authoritarian constitution of 1932, with some changes

1952: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/eisenhower-goes-to-korea

1983: The United Nations General Assembly passes United Nations Resolution 37/37, stating that Soviet Union forces should withdraw from Afghanistan
http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/37/a37r037.htm

1987: A Korean Air Line plane, with 115 people on board, explodes over Burma, because a bomb planted by a North Korean agent
http://timelines.com/1987/11/29/korean-air-flight-858-explodes-mid-air-from-north-korean-bomb
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Air_Flight_858

2007: The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to the Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a failed mutiny
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manila_Peninsula_siege
http://www.rappler.com/nation/74701-2007-manila-pen-siege-binay-backed-out-trillanes

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

 

On 29 November in South Asian history

ON 29 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on November 29, 2018

1786: Birth of Syed Ahmad Shaheed, Indian Muslim revolutionist killed by Sikh at Balakote in 1831
http://islamicfocusarticles.blogspot.com/2008/08/syed-ahmad-shaheed.html

1803: Battle of Argaon between the British under the command of General Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) and the forces of The Rajah of Berar and Nagpur, Raghoji II Bhonsle, under Sindhia of Gwalior
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adgaon#Battle_of_Argaon

1908: Birth of N. S. Krishnan, Tamil film comedian and political activist who died on August 30, 1957
http://www.sangam.org/2008/11/NS_Krishnan.php?uid=3168

1913 : Birth of Ali Sardar Jafri, Urdu writer and poet, who died on August 1, 2000
http://www.poemhunter.com/ali-sardar-jafri/biography/
http://www.sardarjafri.com/biography.html

1982: Birth of Divya Spandana, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nM56piB2r98

1983: The United Nations General Assembly passes United Nations Resolution 37/37, stating that Soviet Union forces should withdraw from Afghanistan
http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/37/a37r037.htm

1989: After the defeat of its party in last week election, Rajiv Gandhi resigns as Prime minister of India
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-11-29/news/mn-155_1_prime-minister-indira-gandhi
http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1989/11/30/gandhi-resigns-as-indias-prime-minister/

1989-11-29 Rajiv Gandhi resigns

1995: Gyaincain Norbu is selected as the Beijing official 11st official Panchen Lama
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyaincain_Norbu
http://old.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/tmt/331615.html

2007: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is sworn in for a second term, this time a civilian ruler
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7118268.stm

2009: Sarath Fonseka, the Sri Lankan general who ended the Tamil Tigers’ almost three-decade-long struggle for independence, announces that he would challenge the president in a January election
http://www.france24.com/en/20091129-sri-lanka-tamil-tigers-fonseka-presidential-election-january-2010-rajapakse

2012: Death of Sherab Palden Beru, Tibetan painter, born in 1911
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/9753690/Sherab-Palden-Beru.html
http://shambhalatimes.org/2012/12/13/death-of-sherab-palden-beru-thangka-master/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXiE27_UvtQ

On 29 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 29 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Southeast Asian history”

Updated on November 29, 2018

1883: Emperor Hiep Hoa, the sixth emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyễn Dynasty is forced to commit suicide, born on November 1, 1847
http://madmonarchist.blogspot.fr/2012/08/monarch-profile-emperor-hiep-hoa-of.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiep_Hoa

1885: End of Third Anglo-Burmese War, and end of Burmese monarchy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Burmese_War

1898: In the Philippines, the revolutionary government of General Emilio Aguinaldo, proclaims the separation of Church and State
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/783/today-in-philippine-history-november-29-1898-the-revolutionary-government-of-general-emilio-aguinaldo-proclaimed-the-separation-of-church-and-state

1910: Birth of Elizabeth Choy, Singapore heroe, educator and politician who died on September 14, 2006
http://singaporeheroes.weebly.com/elizabeth-choy.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Choy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC1AmDiUgq4

1915: Birth of Ludu Daw Amar, Burmese female democratic writer, who died on April 7, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludu_Daw_Amar

1942: Birth of Chatrichalerm Yukol, Thai film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chatrichalerm_Yukol
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0950841/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OL0FNEQZEz0&feature=player_embedded

1946: Last British troops leave Indonesia

1946: The All Indonesia Centre of Labour Organizations (SOBSI) is founded in Jakarta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sentral_Organisasi_Buruh_Seluruh_Indonesia

1951: A group of army officers seize control of the Thai government in a bloodless coup d’état and reestablished the authoritarian constitution of 1932, with some changes

1981: Birth of Nicholas Teo, Malaysian singer and actor
http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/nicholasteozhangdongliang/
http://mydramalist.com/people/735-teo-nicholas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LA4TFFTeTMQ

1984: Birth of Sitti Navarro, Philippine bossa nova artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sitti_Navarro
http://www.sittionline.com/

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

1987: A Korean Air Line plane, with 115 people on board, explodes over Burma, because a bomb planted by a North Korean agent
http://timelines.com/1987/11/29/korean-air-flight-858-explodes-mid-air-from-north-korean-bomb
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Air_Flight_858

2007: The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to the Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a failed mutiny
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manila_Peninsula_siege
http://www.rappler.com/nation/74701-2007-manila-pen-siege-binay-backed-out-trillanes

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

2010: Thailand’s Constitutional Court dismisses a case that could have disbanded the country’s ruling party. If the party had  been found guilty, it could have been forced to disband  including Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, barred from politics for five years
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/11/29/thailand.court.ruling/index.html