On 23 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 23 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 23, 2019

1899: Inauguration of the First Philippines Republic in Molocos with Emilio Aguinaldo as first president
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/895/today-in-philippine-history-january-23-1899-the-malolos-republic-was-inaugurated-in-malolos-bulacan
http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/aguinaldo.html
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/republic.html
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/thephilippinerepublic.htm

1912: International Opium Convention signed by many countries including China and Siam

http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/the-1912-hague-international-opium-convention.html

http://www.worldlii.org/int/other/LNTSer/1922/29.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Opium_Convention

1942: Battle of Rabaul won by the Japanese on Australians. First fighting of the New Guinea campaign
https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/Battle_of_Rabaul_(1942).html
http://www.kokodahistorical.com.au/index.php/history/rabaul-1942

1942-01-23 Rabaul carte

1947: Birth of Megawati Sukarnoputri, daughter of Sukarno and  president of Indonesia (2001-2004
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Megawati_Sukarnoputri
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/megawati-sukarnoputri

Megawati 1960

1950: Captain Westerling takes Bandung (Java) in a coup attempt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Westerling

1964: Indonesia and Malaysia accept a cease-fire in their not-declared war

1973: President Nixon announces that a cease-fire agreement has been signed with North Vietnam
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/23/newsid_2506000/2506549.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-peace-settlement-reached-in-paris

2002: The Indonesian  forces kill the military commander of Aceh Free Movement (GAM), Abdullah Syafei
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/low/asia-pacific/1778401.stm

2012: The European Union (EU) has agreed to start easing sanctions against Myanmar, following a visit by French Foreign Affairs Minister Alain Juppé and Britain’s William Hague.
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20120123-europe-ease-myanmar-sanctions-after-frances-juppe-visits

2014: Death of Khin Yu May, Burmese actress and singer, born on March 23, 1937
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125087416

2015: In Thailand, 190 MPs out of 219 vote in favor of impeachment of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The prosecutor orders indictment for corruption and negligence. For supporters the move aims to eliminate her from political life
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30928835
http://www.euronews.com/2015/01/23/thailand-army-calls-on-people-to-respect-shinawatra-impeachment/

 

 



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