On 14 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 14 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 14, 2019

1863: First Treaty of Hue between France and Annam. Three Vietnamese ports are opened (Tourane, Balat and Quang Yen). Missionary activity is permitted
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Hu%E1%BA%BF_(1863)
http://www.luminous-lint.com/app/home/?action=ACT_SING_IM&p1=498504928496134429183545519

1946: Dutch and Indonesian representatives begin talks at Hoge Veluwe in the Netherlands. The talks are unsuccessful

1960: Birth of Myoma Myint Kywe, Burmese historian and journalist
https://www.booksie.com/users/myoma-myint-kywe-86512

1965: As USA and Indonesia are deteriorating, Peace Corps volunteers begin their withdrawing

1975: The American airlift of Vietnamese orphans to the United States (Operation Babylift) ends after 2,600 children are transported to America


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-baby-lift-concludes
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3801399/Incredible-pictures-planes-packed-orphaned-babies-fleeing-war-torn-Vietnam-adoption-U-S-families-controversial-Operation-Babylift.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXjoLHRy0EQ

1976: In Cambodia, Khieu Samphan is nominated as president of the Democratic Kampuchea Presidium, replacing Prince Sihanouk who resigned on 5 April, with Pol Pot as the government leader
http://www.seasite.niu.edu/khmer/ledgerwood/biographies.htm

1979: Opening of Sino-Vietnamese negotiations in Hanoi (broken on 18)

1979: Birth of King Girado, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Girado

2002: In East Timor, in the first presidential election since independence, Xanana Gusmao is elected with 82,69 % of the votes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002_East_Timorese_presidential_election

2008: Former vice-prime minister Anwar Ibrahim marks the end of his five-year ban to be involved in politics by a large gathering forbidden by police

2009: A Bangkok court issues arrest warrants for Thaksin Shinawatra, the exiled former prime minister of Thailand, and 13 of his supporters after violent demonstrations that left two people dead and scores injured. The anti-government “Red Shirts” called off their protests earlier on 14 April as the military tightened its grip on the city
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/04/2009414122215253915.html
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=14974&size=A

 



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