On 24 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 24, 2019

1767: Birth of Buddha Loetla Nabhalai (Rama II), Thai king who died on July 21, 1824
https://madeinthai.wordpress.com/tag/buddha-loetla-nabhalai/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Rama_II

1826: The signing of the Treaty of Yandaboo marks the end of the First Burmese War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Yandaboo
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Treaty_of_Yandabo.pdf

1861: Battle of Ky Hoa (24 and 25 February), important French victory in the Cochinchina campaign (1858–62). The war concluded with the establishment of the French colony of Cochinchina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_K%E1%BB%B3_H%C3%B2a

1888: Birth of Filipino General Vicente Lim, executed by the Japanese on December 31, 1944
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/955/today-in-philippine-history-february-24-1888-general-vicente-lim-was-born-in-calamba-laguna

https://www.facebook.com/notes/brigadier-general-vicente-lim/brigadier-general-vicente-p-lim-1888-1945/1260005600695144
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicente_Lim

1944: Maj. Gen. Frank Merrill’s guerrilla force, nicknamed “Merrill’s Marauders,” begin a campaign in northern Burma


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/merrills-marauders-hit-burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merrill%27s_Marauders

1950: An American mission in Indochina is set up

1962: Beijing warns that U.S. military action in South Vietnam is “a direct threat” to North Vietnam, and therefore “seriously affects the security of China and the peace of Asia”

1962: General mobilization in Indonesia over New-Guinea

1968: During the Vietnam War, the Tet Offensive is halted as South Vietnam forces recapture Hué
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/24/newsid_4249000/4249381.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hue-recaptured
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tet-offensive-halted

1998: Khamtay Siphandone is elected President of Laos (up to 2006)
http://wikipedia.qwika.com/fr2en/Khamtay_Siphandone

2006: Afraid of a possible coup d’état on the 20th anniversary of the fall of Ferdinand Marcos, President  M. G. Arroyo proclaims the state of emergency. Around 15 officers are arrested on complot charge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proclamation_1017

2011: French Economy Minister Christine Lagarde starts a two-day visit to Indonesia, the first by a French minister since 1997 when authoritarian ruler Suharto was in power
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110224-lagarde-first-french-minister-visit-indonesia-1997

2015: Thailand’s anti-graft agency indicts 250 former lawmakers, a member of the body said, in a ruling that will further erode the influence of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/thai-anti-graft-body-indicts-250-former-mps-over-charter-change

2017: Philippines senator Leila de Lima who branded President Duterte ‘serial killer’ arrested on drug charges
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/24/philippines-senator-leila-de-lima-president-duterte-serial-killer-faces-arrest

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/875166/de-lima-i-wont-be-silenced
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2073519/top-critic-dutertes-drug-war-dodges-arrest



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