On 24 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2018

1886: Signature of a sino-british convention. China recognizes the British protectorate on Burma

1890: Birth of Guillermo Estrella Tolenkino, Philippino Sculptor, who died on July 12, 1976
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/104/guillermo-estrella-tolentino-a-classic-of-his-time
http://www.guillermotolentino.com/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1244/today-in-philippine-history-july-24-1890-guillermo-tolentino-was-born-in-malolos-bulacan

Estrella Tolenkino

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1955: In Indonesia, Ali Sastroamidjojo government resigns https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Ali_Sastroamidjojo_Cabinet
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo

1993: Death of tubercolisis of Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor, born on January 22, 1957
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/3993/remembering-rene-requiestas

1997: In Myanmar, death of General Saw Maung who organized the bloody military coup in 1988, born in December 1928
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E03E6D7143AF934A15754C0A961958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-general-saw-maung-1253020.html
http://www.burmalibrary.org/reg.burma/archives/199707/msg00408.html

1998: In Indonesia, seven family members of former president Suharto are expelled from the Consultative People’s Assembly by their party, the Golkar

1998: Malaysia joins the CTBT nuclear treaty

2007: In Vietnam, President Nguyen Minh Triet is reelected for a new five-year term

Nguyen Minh Triet 3

2009: Indonesia’s election commission confirms Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has been re-elected to a second five-year term with 61 per cent of the vote in the July 8 election. Megawati Sukarnoputri came in second at 27 per cent; while Jusuf Kalla scored 12 per cent
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200972472450265800.html

2012: China founds a new city more than 200 miles from the mainland, in a bid to cement control over 800,000 squares miles of the South China Sea
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9423098/China-declares-new-city-to-assert-control-over-South-China-Sea.html

2012: Vietnam and the Philippines  lashe out at China’s moves to establish a military garrison in the South China Sea, amid escalating tensions in the disputed waters
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120724-361102.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/07/2012724135524275516.html

2014: The leader of Cambodia’s opposition Sam Rainsy is sworn in as a lawmaker following a deal to end his party’s boycott of parliament, a year after he was barred from standing for office
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/rainsy-to-become-a-lawmaker-to-meet-king-sihamoni-today-64796/

2017: Thai court jails 6 ex-party leaders for invading Government House in 2008
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/thai-court-jails-6-ex-party-leaders-invading-government-house-2008

 


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