Daily Archives: 25 mars 2019

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 25 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 25, 2019

1869: The Naval Battle of Miyako Bay, a naval action during the Boshin War on 1869-05-06 (March 25 by the lunar calendar)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Miyako_Bay

1905: As war is won by Japan, Russia receives Japan’s terms for peace. A treaty will be signed on September 5
https://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1900s/yr00/frussojapanese1904.htm

1947: Netherlands government finally ratifies 1946 November 11, Linggadjati agreement by which Netherlands recognize the authority of the Republic of Indonesia on a part of the Netherland Indies
http://www.houseofdavid.ca/linggadjati.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGpONJ49nfY&feature=youtu.be&t=70

1953: Burma call on United Nations to get the withdrawal of the remaining Kuomintang soldiers on its soil
http://www.akha.org/content/drugwar/mccoy/29.htm
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=0ahUKEwiIwuvw8dnLAhWCQxoKHQeWA7sQFgg0MAM&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F2018-1963-Johnstone-a-TKJ.pdf&usg=AFQjCNEli-3ycTpV2sE6SRStZlpQKuST7g&sig2=DCmjdAmjRtdXUoPL__n61Q

1969: South Vietnam government says that it is ready to have talks with the communist National Liberation Front

1971: Beginning of Operation Searchlight by Pakistan forces against East Pakistani civilians in West part of Pakistan
http://bangladeshcontinual.blogspot.fr/2011/03/operation-searchlight-dark-night-of.html
http://www.genocidebangladesh.org/

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

1971: The Army of the Republic of Vietnam abandon an attempt to cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ho_Chi_Minh_trail

1971: Foundation of Mukti Bahini (Liberation Army or Freedom Fighters) in East Pakistan to fight West Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mukti_Bahini
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Mukti_Bahini

1975: South Vietnamese troops lose the former imperial city of Hue
http://www.vietnamwar.net/HueBattle.htm

1975-03-25 Prise de Hué

1994: Cambodian rebels captured the former Khmer Rouge stronghold of Pailin and will become the capital of the non recognised Provisional Government of National Union and National Salvation of Cambodia
http://www.tourismcambodia.com/travelguides/provinces/pailin.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provisional_Government_of_National_Union_and_National_Salvation_of_Cambodia

1997: Anti-Chinese Incidents in Pekalongan (Java). 60 shops are set on fire

2005: The USA announces that it will resume the delivery of F-16 warplanes to Pakistan as a reward for the contribution of Islamad in the fight against terrorism. Washington had stop the delivering since 1990 in retaliation against the Pakistan nuclear program

2010: Osama bin Laden in a new audio recording threatens to kill any Americans that al-Qaeda takes prisoner if Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, considered as one of the masterminds behind the September 11 attacks, is executed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/03/2010325115814216818.html


2013: Last US-controlled prison handed over in Afghanistan. The transfer of Parwan Detention Facility to the Afghan government ends a bitter chapter in relations between the two countries
http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/25/last-us-controlled-prison-handed-over-in-afghanistan/

On 25 March in South Asian history

ON 25 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 25, 2019

1916: Birth of S. M. Pandit, Indian painter and educator who died on March 30, 1993
http://smpanditji.blogspot.fr/
http://www.indiaart.com/old-masters/S-M-Pandit/Info-of-S-M-Pandit.asp
http://www.saffronart.com/sitepages/ArticleDetails.aspx?Articleid=86&PageNo=1

S. M. Pandit 2

1948: Birth of Farooq Sheikh, Indian actor who died on December 27, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farooq_Sheikh
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/farooq-sheikh/biography.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-gxNpvcEME

1969: Pakistan President Ayub Khan resigns and hands over the power to the commander-in-chief, General Muhammad Yahya Khan who declares Martial Law the following day
https://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft9j49p32d&chunk.id=s1.7.18&toc.id=ch5&brand=ucpress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayub_Khan_(President_of_Pakistan)
https://www.dawn.com/news/1128832

1971: Beginning of Operation Searchlight by Pakistan forces against East Pakistani civilians in West part of Pakistan
http://bangladeshcontinual.blogspot.fr/2011/03/operation-searchlight-dark-night-of.html
http://www.genocidebangladesh.org/

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

1971: Foundation of Mukti Bahini (Liberation Army or Freedom Fighters) in East Pakistan to fight West Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mukti_Bahini
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Mukti_Bahini

1977: In India, Morarji Desai, 81, forms the first non Congress Party government including all the parties of the victorious coalition (up to 1979)
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/morarji-desai-biography.html

2000: After five days in India, US president Bill Clinton makes a few hours stop over in Islamabad where he criticizes the Pakistan Policy

2005: The USA announces that it will resume the delivery of F-16 warplanes to Pakistan as a reward for the contribution of Islamad in the fight against terrorism. Washington had stop the delivering since 1990 in retaliation against the Pakistan nuclear program

2009: In India, Sister Prema, whose name means love, is the new superior of the Sisters of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/Sister-Prema-takes-charge/article16649924.ece
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=14834&size=A

2010: Osama bin Laden, in a new audio recording,  threatens to kill any Americans that al-Qaeda takes prisoner if Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, considered as one of the masterminds behind the September 11 attacks, is executed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/03/2010325115814216818.html


2013: Last US-controlled prison handed over in Afghanistan. The transfer of Parwan Detention Facility to the Afghan government ends a bitter chapter in relations between the two countries
http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/25/last-us-controlled-prison-handed-over-in-afghanistan/

On 25 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 25 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 25, 2019

1936 : President Quezon issued EO No. 23 which prescribes the specifications of the Philippines national flag
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1038/today-in-philippine-history-march-25-1936-president-quezon-issued-eo-no-23-which-prescribed-the-specifications-of-the-national-flag

1947: Netherlands government finally ratifies 1946 November 11, Linggadjati agreement by which Netherlands recognize the authority of the Republic of Indonesia on a part of the Netherland Indies
http://www.houseofdavid.ca/linggadjati.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGpONJ49nfY&feature=youtu.be&t=70

1953: Burma call on United Nations to get the withdrawal of the remaining Kuomintang soldiers on its soil
http://www.akha.org/content/drugwar/mccoy/29.htm
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=0ahUKEwiIwuvw8dnLAhWCQxoKHQeWA7sQFgg0MAM&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F2018-1963-Johnstone-a-TKJ.pdf&usg=AFQjCNEli-3ycTpV2sE6SRStZlpQKuST7g&sig2=DCmjdAmjRtdXUoPL__n61Q

1969: South Vietnam government says that it is ready to have talks with the communist National Liberation Front

1971: The Army of the Republic of Vietnam abandon an attempt to cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ho_Chi_Minh_trail

1975: South Vietnamese troops lose the former imperial city of Hue
http://www.vietnamwar.net/HueBattle.htm

1975-03-25 Prise de Hué

1986 : Cory Aquino issues Proclamation No. 3 establishing a revolutionary government
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/2074/today-in-philippine-history-march-25-1986-cory-issued-proclamation-no-3-establishing-a-revolutionary-government

1994: Cambodian rebels captured the former Khmer Rouge stronghold of Pailin and will become the capital of the non recognised Provisional Government of National Union and National Salvation of Cambodia
http://www.tourismcambodia.com/travelguides/provinces/pailin.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provisional_Government_of_National_Union_and_National_Salvation_of_Cambodia

1997: Anti-Chinese Incidents in Pekalongan (Java). 60 shops are set on fire

 

On 25 March in Japan’s history

ON 25 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 25, 2019

1603: Death of Ikoma Chikamasa, Japanese warlord, born in 1526
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikoma_Chikamasa

1868: For the second time in history, the Japanese emperor appears in public

1869: The Naval Battle of Miyako Bay, a naval action during the Boshin War on 1869-05-06 (March 25 by the lunar calendar)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Miyako_Bay

1887: Birth of Japanese Admiral Chuichi Nagumo who committed suicide on July 6, 1944
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=11

1905: As war is won by Japan, Russia receives Japan’s terms for peace. A treaty will be signed on September
https://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1900s/yr00/frussojapanese1904.htm

1924: Birth of Machiko Kyô, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machiko_Ky%C5%8D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAsZyJo3_M0&feature=related

 

On 25 March in Taiwan history

ON 25 MARCH IN TAIWAN HISTORY

Updated on March 25, 2019

1947: The Taiwanese painter Chen Cheng-po is shot dead in public by the KMT military, born on February 2, 1895
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Cheng-po
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Chen+Cheng-po&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=NdttT4WtOcO2hQft5eWZBw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBIQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

1953: Burma call on United Nations to get the withdrawal of the remaining Kuomintang soldiers on its soil
http://www.akha.org/content/drugwar/mccoy/29.htm
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=0ahUKEwiIwuvw8dnLAhWCQxoKHQeWA7sQFgg0MAM&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F2018-1963-Johnstone-a-TKJ.pdf&usg=AFQjCNEli-3ycTpV2sE6SRStZlpQKuST7g&sig2=DCmjdAmjRtdXUoPL__n61Q

1958: Birth of Sisy Chen, Taiwanese politician and television commentator
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisy_Chen

 

On 25 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 25 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND  TAIWAN

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Updated on March 25, 2019

1947: The Taiwanese painter Chen Cheng-po is shot dead in public by the KMT military, born on February 2, 1895
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Cheng-po
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Chen+Cheng-po&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=NdttT4WtOcO2hQft5eWZBw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBIQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

1953: Burma call on United Nations to get the withdrawal of the remaining Kuomintang soldiers on its soil
http://www.akha.org/content/drugwar/mccoy/29.htm
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=0ahUKEwiIwuvw8dnLAhWCQxoKHQeWA7sQFgg0MAM&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F2018-1963-Johnstone-a-TKJ.pdf&usg=AFQjCNEli-3ycTpV2sE6SRStZlpQKuST7g&sig2=DCmjdAmjRtdXUoPL__n61Q

1955: Death of Chinese painter Huang Binhong, born on January 27, 1865
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Huang-Binhong
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-huang-binhong.php

Huang Binhong landscape

1958: Birth of Sisy Chen, Taiwanese politician and television commentator
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisy_Chen

1960: Birth of Idy Chan Yuk-lin, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idy_Chan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=498

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

1976: Birth of Gigi Leung, Hong Kong singer and actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/09/14/gigi-leung/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ibSxkpELfk&feature=fvst

1980: Birth of Carrie Lam, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_Lam
http://www.pbase.com/pcwing/carrie_lam

1997: Anti-Chinese Incidents in Pekalongan (Java). 60 shops are set on fire

2002: Successful launch of « Shenzhou III Chinese spacecraft
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/1894507.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhou_3

2007: Donald Tsang is reelected Chief of the Executive of Hong Kong with 649 (84 %) of the 800 Great Electors. Alan Leong, the first Democrat authorized to run, gets 123 votes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Chief_Executive_election,_2007

2012: An election committee of about 1,200 Hong Kong notables picks Beijing-loyalist Leung Chun-ying as the city’s next leader
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-17503171
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Chief_Executive_election,_2012

On 25 March in Asian history

1975-03-25 Prise de Hué

ON 25 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 25, 2019

1603: Death of Ikoma Chikamasa, Japanese warlord, born in 1526
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikoma_Chikamasa

1868: For the second time in history, the Japanese emperor appears in public

1869: The Naval Battle of Miyako Bay, a naval action during the Boshin War on 1869-05-06 (March 25 by the lunar calendar)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Miyako_Bay

1874: Birth of Sunjong, last emperor of Korea (1907-1910) who died on 24 April 1926 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sunjong_of_the_Korean_Empire

1887: Birth of Japanese Admiral Chuichi Nagumo who committed suicide on July 6, 1944
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=11

1905: As war is won by Japan, Russia receives Japan’s terms for peace. A treaty will be signed on September 5th
https://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1900s/yr00/frussojapanese1904.htm

1916: Birth of S. M. Pandit, Indian painter and educator who died on March 30, 1993
http://smpanditji.blogspot.fr/
http://www.indiaart.com/old-masters/S-M-Pandit/Info-of-S-M-Pandit.asp
http://www.saffronart.com/sitepages/ArticleDetails.aspx?Articleid=86&PageNo=1

S. M. Pandit 2

1924: Birth of Machiko Kyô, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machiko_Ky%C5%8D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAsZyJo3_M0&feature=related

1936 : President Quezon issued EO No. 23 which prescribes the specifications of the Philippines national flag
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1038/today-in-philippine-history-march-25-1936-president-quezon-issued-eo-no-23-which-prescribed-the-specifications-of-the-national-flag

1947: Netherlands government finally ratifies 1946 November 11, Linggadjati agreement by which Netherlands recognize the authority of the Republic of Indonesia on a part of the Netherland Indies
http://www.houseofdavid.ca/linggadjati.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGpONJ49nfY&feature=youtu.be&t=70

1947: The Taiwanese painter Chen Cheng-po is shot dead in public by the KMT military, born on February 2, 1895
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Cheng-po
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Chen+Cheng-po&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=NdttT4WtOcO2hQft5eWZBw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBIQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

1948: Birth of Farooq Sheikh, Indian actor who died on December 27, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farooq_Sheikh
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/farooq-sheikh/biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/25-march-1948-farooq-sheikh-indian-actor-was-born

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-gxNpvcEME

1953: Burma call on United Nations to get the withdrawal of the remaining Kuomintang soldiers on its soil
http://www.akha.org/content/drugwar/mccoy/29.htm
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=0ahUKEwiIwuvw8dnLAhWCQxoKHQeWA7sQFgg0MAM&url=http%3A%2F%2Fweb.stanford.edu%2Fgroup%2Ftomzgroup%2Fpmwiki%2Fuploads%2F2018-1963-Johnstone-a-TKJ.pdf&usg=AFQjCNEli-3ycTpV2sE6SRStZlpQKuST7g&sig2=DCmjdAmjRtdXUoPL__n61Q

1955: Death of Chinese painter Huang Binhong, born on January 27, 1865
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Huang-Binhong
http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-huang-binhong.php

Huang Binhong landscape

1958: Birth of Sisy Chen, Taiwanese politician and television commentator
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisy_Chen

1960: Birth of Idy Chan Yuk-lin, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idy_Chan
http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=498

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

1969: South Vietnam government says that it is ready to have talks with the communist National Liberation Front

1969: Pakistan President Ayub Khan resigns and hands over the power to the commander-in-chief, General Muhammad Yahya Khan who declares Martial Law the following day
https://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft9j49p32d&chunk.id=s1.7.18&toc.id=ch5&brand=ucpress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayub_Khan_(President_of_Pakistan)
https://www.dawn.com/news/1128832

1971: Beginning of Operation Searchlight by Pakistan forces against East Pakistani civilians in West part of Pakistan
http://bangladeshcontinual.blogspot.fr/2011/03/operation-searchlight-dark-night-of.html
http://www.genocidebangladesh.org/

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

1971: The Army of the Republic of Vietnam abandon an attempt to cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ho_Chi_Minh_trail

1971: Foundation of Mukti Bahini (Liberation Army or Freedom Fighters) in East Pakistan to fight West Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mukti_Bahini
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Mukti_Bahini

1975: South Vietnamese troops lose the former imperial city of Hue
http://www.vietnamwar.net/HueBattle.htm

1975-03-25 Prise de Hué

1976: Birth of Cha Tae-hyun, South Korean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha_Tae-hyun
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Cha_Tae-hyeon.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nJ5xC25i8Q

1976: Birth of Gigi Leung, Hong Kong singer and actress
http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/09/14/gigi-leung/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ibSxkpELfk&feature=fvst

1976: Birth of Baek Ji-Young, South Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baek_Ji_Young

1977: In India, Morarji Desai, 81, forms the first non Congress Party government including all the parties of the victorious coalition (up to 1979)
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/morarji-desai-biography.html

1979: Birth of Natasha Yi, Korean-American supermodel
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natasha_Yi

http://www.natashayionline.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0XfS9FmJyA

1980: Birth of Carrie Lam, Hong Kong actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_Lam
http://www.pbase.com/pcwing/carrie_lam

1981: In South Korea, General Chun Doo-hwan wins the legislative elections
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korean_legislative_election,_1981
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&ved=0ahUKEwjM4sy199nLAhVI1RoKHZZDAUcQFghDMAU&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ipu.org%2Fparline-e%2Freports%2Farc%2FREPUBLIC_OF_KOREA_1981_E.PDF&usg=AFQjCNHGer9UEkAlF9Q0MojSdFbvPVqeoQ&sig2=J6CBccU4Y0-f5CC3zIDqiw

1986 : Cory Aquino issues Proclamation No. 3 establishing a revolutionary government
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/2074/today-in-philippine-history-march-25-1986-cory-issued-proclamation-no-3-establishing-a-revolutionary-government

1994: Cambodian rebels captured the former Khmer Rouge stronghold of Pailin and will become the capital of the non recognised Provisional Government of National Union and National Salvation of Cambodia
http://www.tourismcambodia.com/travelguides/provinces/pailin.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provisional_Government_of_National_Union_and_National_Salvation_of_Cambodia

1997: Anti-Chinese Incidents in Pekalongan (Java). 60 shops are set on fire

2000: After five days in India, US president Bill Clinton makes a few hours stop over in Islamabad where he criticizes the Pakistan Policy

2002: Successful launch of « Shenzhou III Chinese spacecraft
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/1894507.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhou_3

2005: The USA announces that it will resume the delivery of F-16 warplanes to Pakistan as a reward for the contribution of Islamad in the fight against terrorism. Washington had stop the delivering since 1990 in retaliation against the Pakistan nuclear program

2007: Donald Tsang is reelected Chief of the Executive of Hong Kong with 649 (84 %) of the 800 Great Electors. Alan Leong, the first Democrat authorized to run, gets 123 votes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Chief_Executive_election,_2007

2009: Death of Kosuke Koyama, Japanese theologian, born on December 10, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosuke_Koyama
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/01/world/asia/01koyama.html

2009: In India, Sister Prema, whose name means love, is the new superior of the Sisters of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/Sister-Prema-takes-charge/article16649924.ece
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=14834&size=A

2010: Osama bin Laden has in a new audio recording threatened to kill any Americans that al-Qaeda takes prisoner if Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, considered as one of the masterminds behind the September 11 attacks, is executed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/03/2010325115814216818.html


2012: An election committee of about 1,200 Hong Kong notables picks Beijing-loyalist Leung Chun-ying as the city’s next leader

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-17503171
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Chief_Executive_election,_2012

2013: Last US-controlled prison handed over in Afghanistan. The transfer of Parwan Detention Facility to the Afghan government ends a bitter chapter in relations between the two countries
http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/25/last-us-controlled-prison-handed-over-in-afghanistan/