On 13 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 13 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 13, 2017

1905: Birth of Alfredo M. Santos, Filipino military leader who died on February 7, 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfredo_M._Santos

1909: Birth of Souvine Souphanouvong, first president of Laos (1975-1991) who died on January 9, 1995
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souphanouvong

1954: In Geneva, the US, Great-Britain and France reach an accord on Indochina which divides Vietnam into two countries North and South along the 17th parallel, leading to the 21 July general accord

1968: Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York, a Republican presidential candidate, reveals a four-stage peace plan that, he argues, could end the war in six months if North Vietnam assented to it
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rockefeller-announces-new-peace-proposal

1981: In New York, international conference on Cambodia, boycotted by Vietnam and Soviet Union. China opposes an Asean suggestion for a disarmament of the Khmer Rouge before elections in Cambodia
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/6698.html

2003: Salamat Hashim, chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (Milf) is killed by armed forces
http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/articles/43161/leader-of-moro-islamic-liberation-front-dies
http://www.arabnews.com/node/235305

2010: The United States and Laos pledge to step up cooperation after their highest level governmental talks since the end of the Vietnam War in the mid-1970s
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/07/201071452036961990.html

2012: Days of heated diplomacy at Southeast Asian talks have ended in failure, as deep splits over China prevented the ASEAN grouping from issuing its customary joint statement for the first time
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/201271381350228798.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/13/world/asia/asian-leaders-fail-to-resolve-disputes-on-south-china-sea-during-asean-summit.html?_r=1&ref=asia 

2012: Two days after President Obama formally lifted prohibitions on U.S. investment in Burma, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Burmese President Thein Sein, marking another step in the administration’s rapid normalization
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/clinton-meets-with-burmas-president-thein-sein-discusses-investment-human-rights/2012/07/13/gJQAwMKHiW_story.html



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