Category Archives: On this day in SEA history

On 20 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 20 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 20 November 2017

1873: Francis Garnier captures Hanoi, the capital of Tonkin where he will be killed by the Black Flag Army on December 21
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Garnier

1946: In the Battle  of Marga (Indonesia), the resistance on Bali led by Ngurah Rai is defeated by  Dutch forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marga,_Tabanan
http://www.greenerbali.com/marga-memorial.html

1953: French General  Navarre chooses Dien-Bien-Phu as strong position to stop Vietnamese communist offensive  in Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dien_Bien_Phu

1968: Birth of Chew Chor Meng, Singaporean actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chew_Chor_Meng

1969: The Cleveland  Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lay  massacre in Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Lai_massacre

1990: The International Herald Tribune and Asian Wall Street Journal are pulled from  distribution in Indonesia due to articles on the business enterprises of the  Suharto family

1991: Cambodia Prince  Sihanouk is proclaimed head of state
https://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/history/asia-and-africa/southeast-asia-history-biographies/sihanouk-norodom

1992: Xanana Gusmao,  leader of the Fretilin,  is captured in Timor. He will be sentenced to life in prison
http://timorarchives.wordpress.com/2011/05/23/1992-xanana-capture-1/
http://jano-buti.blogspot.fr/2011/07/video-penangkapan-xanana-gusmao-20.html

2007: ASEAN accelerates the integration process by the signing of the ASEAN Charter
http://asean.org/?static_post=media-release-asean-leaders-sign-asean-charter-singapore-20-november-2007
https://cil.nus.edu.sg/2007/2007-charter-of-the-association-of-southeast-asian-nations-signed-on-20-november-2007-in-singapore-by-the-heads-of-stategovernment/
http://www.powershow.com/view/4213-OWI1Y/The_ASEAN_Economic_Community_after_the_ASEAN_Charter_powerpoint_ppt_presentation

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2012: Leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) decided to ask China to start formal talks “as soon as possible” on crafting a legally binding code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) aimed at preventing violence over disputed territories.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Asean-Summit,-no-agreement-between-the-U.S.-and-Cina-regarding-the-South-China-Sea-26402.html

 

On 19 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 19 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 19, 2017

1850: Birth of Isabelo Tampinco, Filipino sculptor, who died on January 30, 1933
http://ph.asiatatler.com/society/the-life-and-art-of-isabelo-tampinco
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1357/today-in-philippine-history-november-19-1850-isabelo-tampinco-was-born-in-binondo-manila
https://www.google.fr/search?q=isabelo+tampinco+sculpture+works&biw=1080&bih=496&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CCEQsARqFQoTCNDF66DOmskCFUbbGgod5ZcGNw

Isabelo Tampinco

1946: A French patrol  boat is fired on whilst seizing a Chinese junk in Haiphong harbor. Viet Minh  forces also attack a French detachment at Langson

1971: Cambodians appeal to Saigon for help as communist forces move closer to Phnom Penh
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cambodians-appeal-for-help

1980: Start of three days of anti-Chinese rioting break out in Surakarta (Indonesia). Violence spreads to Semarang, Pekalongan, and Kudus. Military is brought in to restore order

1999: Indonesia rules out Aceh independence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/526420.stm

2001: 600 partisans of Nur Misuari, leader of the  Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) attack a barrack in Jolo, opposing 26 November local elections
http://www.seasite.niu.edu/Tagalog/Modules/Modules/Separatist_Groups/nur_misuari.htm

2004: Death of  George Canseco, Filipino composer, born April 23, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Canseco


 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c00ecAO-5qU

2007: Khieu Samphan, head of state of the Khmer Rouge from 1976 to 1979, is arrested
http://ki-media.blogspot.com/2007/11/khieu-samphan-arrested.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7101154.stm

2009: Philippine President Arroyo quits as ruling party head
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8368139.stm

2012: Burma is on a « remarkable journey » of reform that has much further to go, Barack Obama said as he made the first visit to the South East Asian nation by a serving US president.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20386066
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/11/20121118171250497121.html

2014: Jakarta’s first Christian governor in nearly 50 years, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, is sworn in amid protests from religious hardliners opposed to a non-Muslim taking over one of Indonesia’s most powerful political jobs
http://thejakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/jakarta/breaking-basuki-installed-governor-jakarta/
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/non-muslim-sworn-jakarta-governor

2015: Death of Korrie Layun Rampan, Indonesian author, poet, and critic, born on August 17, 1953
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korrie_Layun_Rampan

2015: Indonesia releases prominent West Papuan pro-independence leader Filep Karma from jail
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2015-11-19/indonesia-releases-prominent-west-papuan-proindependence-leader-filep-karma-from-jail/1516578
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/11/19/pro-independence-papua-convict-released-after-11-years.html

On 18 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 18, 2017

1668: By the Treaty of Bungaya, sultan Hasanuddin is forced to give the Gowa kingdom to the Dutch East India Company (VOC ) and Sultan Hasanuddin has no more influence outside the general area of the city of Makassar
http://asiaforvisitors.com/indonesia/sulawesi/makassar/index.html
http://books.google.fr/books?id=0GrWCmZoEBMC&pg=PA79&lpg=PA79&dq=Treaty+of+Bungaya&source=bl&ots=_DQh5BbDth&sig=x5wwSoRp3tnlKaMvtJ-7xAWDH-A&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=pa6nUP-dAcmHhQfdhIGoAQ&ved=0CCMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Treaty%20of%20Bungaya&f=false

1928: Birth of Salvador Laurel, Filipino politician, vice-president of the Philippines, who died on January 27, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvador_Laurel
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1992/today-in-philippine-history-november-18-1928-salvador-laurel-was-born-in-paco-manila
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/salvador-h-laurel/

salvador-laurel

1932: Birth of Yoyoy Villame, Filipino novelty singer and movie actor, who died on May 18, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoyoy_Villame

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jO5SsP_f7iAhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pc9ZIKBEHFk

1961: United States President John F. Kennedy sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam

1970: At the United  Nation Malaysia says it is for the PRC as China member

1970: U.S. President  Richard Nixon responds Cambodian PM Lon Nol ask for help by requesting Congress  to approve $155 million in supplemental aid for the Cambodian government ($85 million was allocated for military assistance.)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-appeals-to-congress-for-funds-for-cambodia

1981: Birth of Gian Magdangal, Filipino singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gian_Magdangal

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

2011: The party of Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has agreed to re-enter the political process and contest parliamentary elections
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15787605
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/11/201111188389783235.html

2011: Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is arrested in her hospital room on electoral fraud charges in a high-profile tug of war set off by her attempts to leave the country ostensibly for medical treatment
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/19/world/asia/philippines-arrests-ex-president-gloria-macapagal-arroyo.html?_r=0
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ex-philippine-president-arrested-on-fraud-charges/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGTjPfGv-qQ

2012: Southeast Asian leaders endorse a controversial human rights pact. Heads of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) hail their declaration on human rights as a landmark agreement that would help protect the region’s 600 million people
http://www.voanews.com/content/asean-summit-opens-in-phnom-penh/1548305.html

2016: The former Philippine dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, is given a hero’s burial with military honours, a deeply controversial move three decades after he was ousted in a “People Power” revolution
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/18/philippine-dictator-ferdinand-marcos-given-controversial-heros-burial
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/11/ferdinand-marcos-hero-burial-philippines-161118043531138.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/18/marcos-philippine-president-citizens-react-heros-burial-manila-dictator-duterte

 

On 17 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 17, 2017

1846: Pagan Min is  enthroned king of Burma succeeding his father Tharrawaddy Min, up to 1853
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagan_Min

1869: The Suez Canal  is opened to traffic, offering direct sea link between Europe and Asia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/suez-canal-opens
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/756/today-in-philippine-history-november-17-1869-the-suez-canal-in-egypt-opened-paving-way-for-the-philippines-direct-commercial-relations-with-spain

1891: Eulogio Despujol becomes governor-general of the Philippines
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1349/today-in-philippine-history-november-17-1891-eulogio-despujol-becomes-governorgeneral-of-the-philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eulogio_Despujol_y_Dusay

1898: In the Philippines, a provisional revolutionary government of the District of Visayas is inaugurated
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1725/today-in-philippine-history-november-17-1898-a-provisional-revolutionary-government-of-the-district-of-visayas-was-inaugurated

1921: Pa Chay Vue, Hmong Nationalist against the French is assassinated
http://hmonglessons.com/the-hmong/hmong-leaders/pa-chay-vu-paj-cais-vwj/

1942: Birth of Khang khek leu (nicknamed Dutch) who has been the head of  a torture center during the Khmer Rouge rule (1975-1979) and captured in 1999
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/340151.stm

1949: Birth of Nguyen Tan Dung, Vietnam Prime Minister since  2006 to 2016
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_T%E1%BA%A5n_D%C5%A9ng
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5119642.stm

1965: In Vietnam, the US 1st Cavalry unit ambushed in the Ia Drang Valley

1965-11-17-battle-of-ia-drang
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/1st-cavalry-unit-ambushed-in-the-ia-drang-valley
http://www.historynet.com/ia-drang-where-battlefield-losses-convinced-ho-giap-and-mcnamara-the-u-s-could-never-win.htm
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/11/14/how-the-battle-of-the-ia-drang-valley-changed-the-course-of-the-vietnam-war.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48uhoDXoqbo

1967: Vietnam War:  Acting on optimistic reports he was given on November 13, US President Lyndon  B. Johnson tells his nation that, while much remained to be done, « We are  inflicting greater losses than we’re taking…We are making progress. »

1970: Vietnam War:  Lieutenant William Calley goes on trial for the My Lai massacre
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/my-lai-trial-begins
http://www.thoughtequity.com/video/clip/1651278_040.do

1971: In Thailand,  military coup d’état. Marshal Thanom Kittikachorn seizes power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanom_Kittikachorn

1975: East-Timor  declares itself independent from Portugal

1982: General Prem is  the first Thailand Prime Minister to go to China

1985: Death of Lon Nol who overturned Sihanouk in March 1970 and  proclaimed the Republic, born on November 13, 1913
http://angkor1431.tripod.com/index/id26.html

2010: The results of the November 7 general elections  in Burma are announced
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_general_election,_2010

2011: Cambodia’s U.N.-backed tribunal rules a former senior Khmer Rouge leader unfit to stand trial for genocide and other crimes because she has Alzheimer’s disease. The tribunal said the illness diminishes Ieng Thirith’s mental capacity and ordered the 79-year-old defendant freed from detention.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15774044

 

On 16 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 16, 2017

1873: Thai King Chulalongkorn, who succeeded his father on October 1868, is crowned for a second time
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/chulalongkorn

1890: Birth of Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of the Philippines (1948-1953) who died on February 28, 1956
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/753/today-in-philippine-history-november-16-1890-elpidio-quirino-the-sixth-president-of-the-philippines-was-born-in-the-town-of-vigan-ilocos-sur

Elpidio Quirino

1938: Netherlands  government rejects the 1936 autonomy petition for Indonesia

1953: In Cambodia, after Penn Nouth resigned, Chan Nak cabinet is formed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penn_Nouth
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chan_Nak

1961: Kennedy decides  to increase military aid to Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kennedy-decides-to-increase-military-aid-to-saigon

1969: The U.S. Army  announces that several had been charged with massacre and the subsequent  cover-up in the My Lai massacre in Vietnam on March 16, 1968

1970:  South-Vietnamese president Ky defends South Vietnamese operations in Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ky-defends-south-vietnamese-operations-in-cambodia

1987: Death of Zubir Said, a Singapore composer who composed the  national anthem
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19871117-1.2.12.aspx
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_115_2005-01-19.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zubir_Said

2000: Bill Clinton  becomes the first serving U.S. president to visit Communist Vietnam
http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/nov-16-2000-pres-clinton-visits-vietnam-12100906

2009: Cambodia’s  parliament strips opposition leader Sam Rainsy of his immunity from  prosecution. The move was prompted by his reported encouragement to villagers  to uproot border markers on the frontier with Vietnam last month
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8361986.stm

2010: Thailand extradites accused  Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout to the U.S. to face terrorism charges,  siding with Washington in a tug of war with Moscow over whether to send him to  stand trial or let him go home
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-11768684

2011: A controversial amnesty decree is endorsed by Thailand’s cabinet that could pave the way for the return of Thaksin Shinawatra, the country’s fugitive former prime minister
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/11/2011111672939589176.html

 

On 15 November in Southeast Asian history

1946-11-15 Linggajati agreement

ON 15 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 15, 2017

1895: Philippine newspaper “La Solidaridad” stops publication
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1344/today-in-philippine-history-november-15-1895-the-la-solidaridad-stopped-publication

1923: Birth of Văn Cao, Vietnamese composer, poet, and painter, author of the national anthem, who died on July 10, 1995
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C4%83n_Cao
http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=
http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Flats/5111/VanCaoNhanDan.htm&date=2009-10-25+11:32:34
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lyUq_Kz4nQ

Van Cao

1935: Manuel L. Quezon is inaugurated as the second president and first of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, up to August 1, 1944
https://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/752/today-in-philippine-history-november-15-1935-the-commonwealth-of-the-philippines-was-inaugurated
http://www.officialgazette.gov.ph/1935/11/15/inaugural-address-of-president-quezon-november-15-1935/
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=94
http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Manuel_L._Quezón

1935-11-15 Quezon taking the oath

1946: By the Linggajati agreement, Dutch recognize Republic of Indonesia authority in Java, Sumatra and Madura. Both sides agree to form United States of Indonesia with Netherlands crown as symbolic head. On March 25, 1947, the  agreement will be formally signed
https://lastafternoon.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/linggarjati-agreement/
https://www.indonesianhistory.info/map/linggajati.html
https://arishu.wordpress.com/2009/08/15/linggajati-agreement-first-achievement-on-indonesian-diplomacy/

1946-11-15 Linggajati agreement

1951: Communist rebels kill 11 people in an attack on a rubber plantation in Malaya
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/15/newsid_3172000/3172022.stm

1956: Birth of Ong Ka Ting, chairman of the Malaysian Chinese Association (2003-2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ong_Ka_Ting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XarQ4VgWs2o

1967: Hanoi rejects November 11 US president Johnson for a summit

1969: 250,000 war protesters stage a peaceful march and rally in heart of Washington
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1115.html#article

2008: One of Myanmar’s most prominent activists was sentenced to 65 years in jail along with two other pro-democracy leaders in connection with the 2007 anti-junta protests, family members said . Min Ko Naing is considered Myanmar’s top activist after detained Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min_Ko_Naing

2011: The Philippine government defies a Supreme Court ruling that allowed former President Gloria Arroyo to travel abroad for medical treatment
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15732351
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/11/20111115113623552423.html

2012: Myanmar’s president grants 452 prisoners Amnesty
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/myanmar-prisoner-release/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2012: Death of Khin Maung Toe, Burmese singer-songwriter and guitarist, born on April 2, 1950
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khin_Maung_Toe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Rws_YFpZH8

2014: Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung survives a confidence vote in parliament with 64 per cent of the delegates giving a vote of ‘high confidence’ in his leadership and 14 per cent showing’low confidence
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/vietnams-pm-wins-approval-parliamentary-confidence-vote
http://blog.vietnam-aujourdhui.info/post/2014/11/15/Vietnam-PM-wins-broad-backing-in-rare-confidence-vote

On 14 November in Southeast Asian history

1991-11-14 Sihanouk retour

ON 14 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 14, 2017

1875: Birth of Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general, who was killed on December 2, 1899
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/749/today-in-philippine-history-november-14-1875-gregorio-del-pilar-was-born-in-bulacan-bulacan

1885: Beginning of the third war between Great-Britain and Burma. The Burmese king and his country are taken completely by surprise by the rapidity of the advance with no time for them to collect and organize any resistance
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Burmese_War

1905: Birth of Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author, who died on January 2, 1968
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanusi_Pane

1935: American president Roosevelt announces that The Philippines will be a Commonwealth member and will get full independence in 1946 

1945: Sutan Sjahrir is the first Prime Minister of Indonesia (with Sukarno as president), up to June 20, 1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soetan_Sjahrir]

1950 : the Quirino-Foster agreement is signed in Philippine Baguio City
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1343/today-in-philippine-history-november-14-1950-the-quirinofoster-agreement-was-signed-in-baguio-city
http://www.liquisearch.com/elpidio_quirino/presidency/foreign_policies/quirino-foster_agreement

1959: A technical  cooperation agreement is signed between France and Vietnam

1965: During the  Vietnam War, the Battle of the Ia Drang begins – the first major engagement  between regular American and North Vietnamese forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/major-battle-erupts-in-the-ia-drang-valley
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_la_Drang

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

1966: US Navy bombs  North Vietnam coast

1967: During the  Vietnam War, Major General Bruno Arthur Hochmuth, commander of the Third Marine Division, becomes the first general to be killed in Vietnam by enemy fire
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marine-general-killed-in-vietnam

1972: Nixon promises  Thieu that U.S. will continue to support South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-promises-thieu-that-u-s-will-continue-to-support-south-vietnam

1979: The United  Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution demanding the withdrawal of all  foreign forces in Cambodia

1984: Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the  government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home  city
http://www.lazamboangatimes.com/cesar_climaco_latest001.html

1990: 70 Indonesian  soldiers are killed in a battle with Fretilin guerillas near Ainaro, East  Timor. Army lands several thousand reinforcements later in the month

1991: Prince Sihanouk  comes back to Cambodia after 13 years in exile
http://www.nytimes.com/1991/11/15/world/joyous-sihanouk-returns-to-cambodia-from-exile.html
http://www.ina.fr/video/CAC93066315
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/cambodia/king-norodom-sihanouk-2.htm

1991-11-14 Sihanouk retour

2008: In Myanmar, Ein  Khaing Oo, a journalist is sentenced to two years in prison for critical  coverage of the military government’s response to a devastating cyclone
http://sanooaung.wordpress.com/2008/11/14/reporter-covering-nargis-victims-sentenced-to-two-years/
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/11/2008111592037651928.html

2010: Democracy  leader Aung San Suu Kyi first day of freedomafter  she has been released from house arrest


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ln5poWNveNQ&feature=player_embedded
http://www.france24.com/en/20101114-freed-opposition-leader-aung-san-suu-kyi-supporters-democracy-in-check-junta-burma

On 13 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 13 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 13, 2017

1907: Birth of Sri Savang Vatthana, last king of Laos (1959-1975), who died in a Pathet Lao labor camp in June 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savang_Vatthana
http://www.angelfire.com/in/Laos/King-Savang_Vatthana.html

1913: Birth of Cambodian Marshal Lon Nol, president of the Khmer Republic (1972-1975), who died on November 17, 1985
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lon_Nol

1968 : USA demand that Saigon authorities should take part in a four-party conference. Saigon has always refused to talk with National Liberation Front

1969: In United States, anti-war protesters in Washington, DC stage a symbolic March Against Death in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/march-against-death-commences-in-washington-d-c

1998: Agreement  between Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen and his rival prince Norodom  Ranariddh, ending an year and half crisis that blocked the institutions. Hun  Sen will lead a government coalition
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/213518.stm
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/analysis-and-op-ed/cambodia-mirage-mekong

2000: Philippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada
http://www.chanrobles.com/legal11impeachmentcomplaint.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/747/today-in-philippine-history-november-13-2000-the-house-of-representatives-voted-to-impeach-president-joseph-estrada

2007: An explosion hits the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Quezon City, killing four people, including Congressman Wahab Akbar, governor of Balisan, and wounding six
http://www.gmanews.tv/story/68563/Rep-Wahab-Akbar-dies-in-hospital-after-Batasan-blast

2010: Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is released from house arrest
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11749661
http://www.france24.com/en/20101113-burmese-opposition-leader-aung-san-suu-kyi-has-been-released-democracy

2015 : With more than 80% of contested seats, Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has more than the two-thirds it needs to choose the president, ending decades of military-backed rule
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34805806
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/11/13/asia/myanmar-aung-san-suu-kyi-historic-win/index.html

On 12 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 12 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 12, 2017

1899: Incapable of further resistance, Filipino military leaders decide to disband the army and to continue to fight by guerrilla warfare
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1341/today-in-philippine-history-november-12-1899-filipino-military-leaders-decided-to-disband-the-army

1916: Birth of Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician who died on November 10, 1986
http://viewsfromthepampang.blogspot.com/2007/12/63rogelio-de-la-rosa-golden-boy-of.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogelio_de_la_Rosa

1926: the Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) revolts in Banten, Batavia, Bandung, Padang. PKI declares a republic. Revolt is crushed by the Dutch, who make over 13,000 arrests


https://books.google.fr/books?id=V7crBNqa-9UC&pg=PA34&lpg=PA34&dq=1926:+the+Communist+Party+of+Indonesia+(PKI)+revolts+in+Banten&source=bl&ots=Uv0UU7NkWe&sig=3EI9zxjMRippp9IOqTxtfZU2mUk&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAWoVChMImo3ogJmJyQIVRNcaCh1AmQNy#v=onepage&q=1926%3A%20the%20Communist%20Party%20of%20Indonesia%20(PKI)%20revolts%20in%20Banten&f=false
http://eastiseverywhere.tumblr.com/post/117720157469/communism-socialism-week-parti-komunis-indonesia
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2050720?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1945: Jendral Sudirman is elected the first commander-in-chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudirman
http://www.profilpedia.com/2014/05/profil-dan-biografi-jendral-sudirman.html

Jendral Sudirman

1969: An American  journalist,Seymour Hersh, reveals the massacre of the population of the Vietnam  village of My Lay on 16 March 1968
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/seymour-hersh-breaks-my-lai-story

1971: In the Vietnam  war, as part of Vietnamization, US President Richard M. Nixon sets February 1,  1972 as the deadline for the removal of another 45,000 American troops from  Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-sets-new-deadline-for-next-troop-withdrawal

1978: Chinese leader  Deng Xiaoping in Singapore for a two-day visit
http://www.sipac.gov.cn/english/zhuanti/fnotpoc/fnotpoc_nmoic/
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/newspapers/Digitised/Article/straitstimes19781113-1.2.3.aspx

1978-11-12 Deng arrive à Singapour

1991: In Dili  (East-Timor), Indonesian forces open fire on demonstrators causing 271 deaths  and 250 missing people
http://www.etan.org/timor/SntaCRUZ.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dili_Massacre

2007: In Cambodia,  police arrest Ieng Sary, the former minister of the Khmer Rouge, along with his  wife the former social affair minister of the Khmer Rouge government
http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/11/12/cambodia.khmer/index.html
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16218061

On 11 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 11 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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 Updated on November 11, 2017

1743: In now Indonesia,  Pakubuwono II gives to Dutch VOC Surabaya, Rembang, Jepara and claims to eastern most Java and West Madura. VOC receives a say in court appointment
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surakarta_Sunanate

Pakubuwono-II
1858 : Birth of Martin Teofilo Delgado, Filipino revolutionary general, who died on November 12, 1918
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1340/today-in-philippine-history-november-11-1858-martin-teofilo-delgado-was-born-in-santa-barbara-Iloilo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mart%C3%ADn_Te%C3%B3filo_Delgado

1873: Dutch invade Aceh again, and maintain their positions, but would sustain heavy losses due to  disease

1896 : In the Philippines, end of the two-days Battle of Binakayan, at Cavite el Viejo (present day Kawit), Cavite
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Binakayan-Dalahican
http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/binakayan.htm

1945: in Indonesia, Sutan Sjahrir moves a proposal through KNIP to take powers away from the President and transfer them to a Prime Minister and the Cabinet. The effect is to make Sukarno’s position less powerful for a while
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutan_Sjahrir

1960: A military coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam is crushed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1960_South_Vietnamese_coup_attempt

1960-11-11 Failed coup

1967: One more time, US president Lyndon Johnson says he is ready to meet North Vietnam leaders

1967: During the Vietnam War, in a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, three American prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to « new left » antiwar activist Tom Hayden
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-release-u-s-prisoners-of-war

1968: Beginning of Operation Commando Hunt. The goal is interdict men and supplies on the Ho Chi Minh trail throught Laos into South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-commando-hunt-commences
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Commando_Hunt

1972: The huge American military base of Long Bing is given to South Vietnam authorities. End  of the direct engagement of the USA in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/long-binh-base-turned-over-to-south-vietnam

1977: Kriangsak Chomanan is sworn in as Thai prime minister, up to March 1980
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kriangsak_Chamanan

1977: Prime Minister Pham Van Dong issued Resolution 297 severely restricting religious practices in Vietnam and allowing the government to confiscate church properties and to forbid the « spread of superstitions. »

1977: Death of Abraham Sarmiento jr, Filipino journalist and activist while in prison, born on June 5, 1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/index.html?curid=17115268
http://www.philstar.com/breaking-news/617597/justice-sarmiento-passes-away

1978: The tragedy of the 2500 boat people on Haï Hong ship who are denied to shore on Malaysia is revealed
http://cyusof.blogspot.com/2008/10/hai-hong-saga.html


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCFny5Kh6qo

1980: Birth of Pinkan Mambo, Indonesian singer and actress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinkan_Mambo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSaYJzASyD4

2001: Theys Eluay, leader of the independence movement for Papua (Irian Jaya), is found dead in a town east of Jayapura. Several military officers will be later arrested for the murder
http://www.insideindonesia.org/weekly-articles/the-life-and-death-of-theys-eluay

2008: A closed court Myanmar sentence at least 11 dissidents involved in last year’s pro-democracy protests to 65 years each in prison
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/11/2008111135316716782.html
http://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org/2008/11/11/burmese-blogger-nay-phone-latt-sentenced-to-twenty-years-and-six-months/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7721271.stm