On 27 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 27 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 27, 2019

1664: Foundation of the French East India Company
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-EastIndF.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_East_India_Company

1883: Krakatoa, an Indonesian volcano, erupts. It is one of the most powerful volcanic events recorded in modern times, with shock waves traveling around the Earth’s surface and tsunamis killing an estimated 36,000 people world-wide


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1883_eruption_of_Krakatoa
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/krakatoa-erupts

1957: The Constitution of Malaysia came into force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_Malaysia
http://confinder.richmond.edu/admin/docs/malaysia.pdf

1964: South Vietnamese junta leader Nguyễn Khánh enters into a triumvirate power-sharing arrangement with rival generals Trần Thiện Khiêm and Dương Văn Minh, who had both been involved in plots to unseat Khánh
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Thi%E1%BB%87n_Khi%C3%AAm

1967: Birth of Ogie Alcasid, Filipino singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogie_Alcasid

1972: US Aircraft conduct heavy raids on Hanoi and Haiphong 

1975: In East-Timor, beginning of a civil war between political parties

1988: Death of Mario Montenegro, Filipino film actor, born on July 25, 1928
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Montenegro

2009: The Burmese military junta and ethnic armies begin three days of violent clashes in the Kokang Special Region
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_Kokang_incident

2010: Burmese junta chief Snr-Gen Than Shwe and his deputy, Gen Maung Aye resigned their military posts, along with six other top military. They retain their government posts

2011: For the first time in almost 20 years, voters in Singapore vote to choose their next president: Tony Tan won
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201182835857891767.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14690176
http://www.france24.com/en/20110828-singapore-former-deputy-pm-narrowly-elected-president-tony-tan

2012 : Myanmar President Thein Sein announced a long-awaited reshuffle of his cabinet on Monday that sees his top reformers moved into key ministerial posts and reassignments for remnants of the former military junta

2015 : Indonesia and Timor Leste agree to begin negotiating unresolved land and maritime border issues and enhance bilateral ties, particularly on trade and Investment
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/08/27/ri-timor-leste-agree-resolve-border-problems-boost-ties.html



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