On 14 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 14 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 14, 2019

1911: Birth of Le Duc Tho, Vietnamese Foreign minister and 1973 Nobel Peace Prize
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Duc_Tho

1942: Birth of Evelio Javier, Filipino politician, lawyer and civil servant, gunned down on February 11, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelio_Javier

1943: After Japan declared Philippines independence, José Laurel is elected president up to August 14, 1945
http://todayinphilhistory.wordpress.com/2010/10/14/october-14-japan-established-the-republic-of-the-philippines-under-the-japanese-sphere-of-influence-1943/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/685/today-in-philippine-history-october-14-1943-jose-p-laurel-sr-was-inaugurated-as-president-of-the-japanesesponsored-philippine-republic

1943-10-14-laurel-president

1946: Netherland and Indonesia sign cease fire

1968: 27 soldiers are arrested at the Presidio in San Francisco for their peaceful protest of stockade conditions and the Vietnam War

1968:The United States Department of Defense announces that the United States Army and United States Marines will be sending about 24,000 troops back to Vietnam for involuntary second tours
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-servicemen-sent-to-vietnam-for-second-tours

1973: Thailand’s University Students protest for a democratic government. 77 are killed and 857 injured
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/14/newsid_2534000/2534347.stm
https://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/content/thai-students-overthrow-military-thanom-regime-1973
http://teakdoor.com/thailands-festivals-and-celebrations/37238-thailand-oct-14-1973-a.html

1991: The Norwegian Nobel Committee decides to award the Nobel Price to Aung San Suu Kyi for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1991/press.html
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1991/kyi-bio.html

1996: Death of Tan Chee Khoon, Malaysian politician, born on March 4, 1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tan_Chee_Khoon

2001: Giving in to political parties and Muslim associations, Indonesia president Megawati Sukarnoputri condemns US strikes on Afghanistan

2004: In Cambodia, Prince Sihamoni is unanimously selected by the throne Council as the next king (coronation on October 29)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3740282.stm

2007: In Cambodia, Prince Ranariddh, former leader of the royalist party, is sentenced in absentia to 18 months in prison

sihamoni-4

2011: Burma law to allow labour unions and strikes forbidden since 1962
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15303968
http://www.france24.com/en/20111014-burmese-granted-right-strike-unionise-thein-sein-workers-labour-rights-ilo-un

2013: According to a Malaysian court: ‘Allah’ is Muslim-only word. The Court says the Catholic Herald newspaper is banned from using Islamic term, in ruling that affects other publications.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/10/malaysian-court-allah-muslim-only-word-2013101434515414336.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Malaysia-,-Christians-banned-from-using-Allah-.-Catholics-announce-appeal-29266.html

2016: The Sultan of Kelantan Muhammed V is named new Malaysian king for five years
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/kelantan-sultan-will-be-new-malaysia-king
http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2003410



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