On 18 March in Southeast Asian history

1970-03-18 Lon Nol coup

ON 18 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 18, 2019

1928: Birth of Fidel Ramos, president of the Philippines from June 1992 to June 1998
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1022/today-in-philippine-history-on-march-18-1928-fidel-ramos-was-born-in-lingayen-pangasinan
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Fidel_Valdez_Ramos.aspx

Fidel Ramos 2009

1946: After the agreement between French delegate Sainteny and Ho Chi Minh, General Leclerc enters in Hanoi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCzSSt5HAv8

1966: In Indonesia, General Suharto forms his first government as president

1968: Killing of Moro soldiers by members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, known as the Corregidor Massacre
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jabidah_massacre
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1467/today-in-philippine-history-march-18-1968-the-jabidah-commando-was-massacred-in-corregidor
http://corregidor.org/heritage_battalion/jabidah.html

1969: Beginning of Operation Menu, heavy US bombing on Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-bombs-cambodia-for-the-first-time
https://sites.google.com/site/thesecretbombingofcambodia/introduction
http://study.com/academy/lesson/cambodia-and-laos-impact-of-major-operations-under-nixon.html

1969-03-18 Opération Menu

1970: In Cambodia, coup d’état by rightist factions led by prince Sirik Matak and general Lon Nol with US support. Beginning of Lon Nol’s military regime. Sihanouk flees to China
http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/history/coup.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lon-nol-ousts-prince-Sihanouk

1970-03-18 Lon Nol coup

1974: Former Cambodian capital Oudong is captured by the Khmer Rouge. The 20,000 inhabitants are killed or deported
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oudong

1977: US restricts citizens from visiting Vietnam, North Korea & Cambodia

1978: Birth of Juris Fernandez, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juris_Fernandez
http://www.pinoystop.com/bio/celebrity-profile/1731/juris-fernandez-biography

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4jonqWz1qI

1998: Prince Norodom Ranariddh, co-Premier minister, ousted the prior year by Hun Sen, is sentenced in absentia to 30 years in prison for plot
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138763.stm

2008: Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah unveils his new cabinet
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7303560.stm

2012: East Timor’s President Jose Ramos-Horta fails to make the run-off in the country’s presidential election, The second-round vote will see Francisco Guterres face off against Taur Matan Ruak.
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2012-03-18/427228
http://www.france24.com/en/20120318-east-timor-president-fails-make-election-run-off-jose-ramos-horta

2014: Cambodian Prince Ranariddh forms new political party
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/archives/ranariddh-plays-to-old-politics-with-new-party-54281/

2016: Representatives of the US and the Philippines reach a deal on five locations for US troops on the island country. The move comes as tensions with Beijing rise over territorial disputes in the South China Sea
http://www.dw.com/en/us-agrees-with-manila-on-bases-in-philippines/a-19128268



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