On 16 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 16, 2019

1817: During the Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority of Thomas Matulesia (Kapitan Pattimura) the Fort of Duurstede is sized and all inhabitants killed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pattimura

1817-05-16 Pattimura detroys Fort Duustede

1947: Cambodia’s king Norodom Sihanouk establishes a parliamentary monarchy

1961: A second Geneva conference is convened by the PRC, Cambodia, France, Laos, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, India, Canada, Poland, Burma, and Thailand. The negotiations will lead to the 23 July 1962 accord on Laos

1965: In an accident, a bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/accident-at-bien-hoa-kills-27-u-s-servicemen
http://www.vspa.com/bh-b57-explosion-1965.htm

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

1982: Birth of Billy Crawford, Filipino-American Singer/Musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Crawford
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7wrr_billy-crawford-tracking_music

2014: China says its oil rig will continue drilling in contested waters in the South China Sea, despite deadly anti-Beijing riots in Vietnam
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27434945
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/16/china-vietnam-protests-territorial-dispute
http://www.voanews.com/media/video/1916188.html

2018: Malaysia’s reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim is freed from custody after receiving a royal pardon, transforming a political prisoner into a prime minister-in-waiting following his alliance’s stunning election victory
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/anwar-ibrahim-freed-from-prison-royal-pardon-malaysia-10237840
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/jailed-malaysian-leader-anwar-ibrahim-walks-free-17498
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/15/asia/anwar-ibrahim-pardon-mahathir-intl/index.html

 


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