On 25 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 25 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 25, 2019

1605: Portuguese garrison on Ambon (Now in Indonesia) surrenders to Admiral Van der Haghen

1677: The Dutch East India Company (VOC) makes a treaty with Amangkurat I: VOC will help Mataram, VOC territory around Batavia will be extended eastward, VOC may establish a factory anywhere they like without any restrictions on exports or imports

1885: Birth of Sylvia Brett, Lady Brooke, Ranee of Sarawak who died on November 11, 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvia_Brett

1943: Vietminh forms Indochinese Democratic Front

1964: Death of Mariano Jesus Cuenco, a Filipino Cebuano politician and writer, born on January 16, 1888
http://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/senpres/cuenco.asp

1965: Birth of Maricel Soriano, Filipina actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maricel_Soriano

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkQ-QcXA4l0

1968: During the Vietnam War, 135 unarmed citizens of Ha My village in South Vietnam’s Qu?ng Nam Province are killed and buried in mass by South Korean troops in what would come to be known as the Ha My massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ha_My_massacre
http://www.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/594848.html
https://apjjf.org/-Heonik-Kwon/2451/article.html

1982: Ven. Thich Quang Do and Thich Huyen Quang, the two most prominent figures of the “recalcitrant opposition UBCV.” are arrested and exiled to separate locations

1986: Ferninand Marcos flees to Hawaii. Cory Aquino sworn in as president of the Philippines up to June 1992


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/25/newsid_4694000/4694530.stm
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/959/today-in-philippine-history-february-25-1986-president-corazon-c-aquino-was-sworn-in-as-the-11th-president-of-the-philippines
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marcos-flees-the-philippines

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40BEywMpksI&feature=related

1993: Death of Mary Walter, Filipino actress, born on September 10, 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Walter
http://pelikulaatbp.blogspot.com/2008/09/mary-walter.html

1996: Death of Haing S. Ngor, Cambodian-born actor, born on March 22, 1940
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0628955/
http://www.picsearch.com/pictures/actors/academy%20awards%20winners/best%20supporting%20actor/haing%20s.%20ngor.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGkaF5kDiGU

2008: The 22nd anniversary of the People Power movement turns into anti-Arroyo demonstrations demanding her resignation

2012: Thailand’s parliament votes to pave the way for a rewrite of the military-backed 2007 constitution. After a two-day debate, both houses voted to permit a redrafting of the charter written after the September 2006 coup toppled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra

2018: Cambodia’s ruling party claims sweeping win in Senate vote
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/25/cambodias-ruling-party-claims-sweeping-win-in-senate-vote.html
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/02/25/553575/Cambodia-ruling-party-elections-opposition-crackdown-lawmakers

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines People Power Day



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