On 14 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 14 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 14, 2019

1641: Dutch Indies Company (VOC) takes Melaka (Malacca) from Portuguese, with help from the Sultan of Johore
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Malacca_(1641)
http://www.colonialvoyage.com/dutch-malacca-1641-1795-1818-1825/

1641-01-14 Dutch take Malacca

1899: Birth of Carlos Romulo, Filipino diplomat and author who died on December 15, 1985
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/877/today-in-philippine-history-january-14-1899-general-carlos-p-romulo-was-born-in-camiling-tarlac
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_P._Romulo

1942: Forces, under US general Douglas MacArthur, resist Japanese attacks on Bataan in Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

1942: Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo
http://www.combinedfleet.com/BorneoOil.htm

1966: Indonesia closes its mission at United Nations as it prepares to withdraw from the world organizasion because it opposes the admission of the new Federation of Malaysia

1968: U.S. joint-service Operation Niagara is launched to support the U.S. Marine base at Khe Sanh
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-niagara-launched
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Niagara

1976: Death of illness of Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia from September 1970
http://www.bakrimusa.com/archives/remembering-tun-razak

Tunku Abdul Rahman

1985: Hun Sen, 33 years old, is elected prime minister of Cambodia
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23257699

2001: Cambodia’s Senate approves a law to create a tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders. A cabinet minister says the court will spare no leader of the murderous regime

2012: French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé arrives in Burma, the highest-ranking French diplomat to visit the junta-ruled nation, as it launched a limited reform process, whereby hundreds of political prisoners have been freed
http://www.france24.com/en/20120114-burma-juppe-rangoon-visit-diplomatic-politics-oppression

2017: Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad officially launches the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (PPBM), pledging to unite the opposition to overthrow Prime Minister Najib Razak’s government ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14)
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/mahathir-launches-new-party-promises-to-abolish-gst-if-oppositio-7579242

 



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