On 3 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 3 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 3, 2018

1898: In Philippines, “La Independencia” is first published and published for the last time on the 11th November 1900
https://britsinthephilippines.top/la-independencia-newspaper-the-voice-of-the-philippine-revolution/

1945: Japanese forces in Philippines surrender to Allies
http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/policy/1945/450729a.html#8
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Surrender_of_Japanese_Forces_in_the_Philippines_1945.jpg

1945-09-03 Surrender of Japanese

1950: An U.S. Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG) of 35 men arrives in Saigon to screen French requests for American military aid, assist in the training of South Vietnamese troops, and advise on strategy

1964: 2nd incident that year of race riots in Singapore between Chinese and Malay, 13 people killed, 106 injured
http://www.self.gutenberg.org/articles/1964_race_riots_in_Singapore
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_45_2005-01-06.html

1964-09-03 riots

1967: Nguyen Van Thieu is elected president of South Vietnam (up to 1975)
https://www.encyclopedia.com/people/history/southeast-asia-history-biographies/nguyen-van-thieu

1984: At least 1,300 people die and hundreds more are injured as the worst storm in living memory sweeps across the southern Philippines
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/3/newsid_2496000/2496059.stm

2001: Death of Thuy Trang, Vietnamese-American actress, born on December 14, 1973
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thuy_Trang


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x417qg_sirentrish-thuy-trang_music

2008: Philippines president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo dissolves a peace panel the Philippine government had set up to negotiate an end to the deadly conflict in the country’s volatile south
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/2008936259832396.html

2011: Former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo is charged with plunder in connection with the allegedly anomalous purchase of secondhand helicopters by the Philippine National Police in 2009
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/52153/mike-arroyo-sued-for-plunder

2014: The United Nations said it was “seriously concerned” about growing restrictions on human rights activists in Thailand after a string of curbs on freedom of expression in the junta-ruled nation
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/politics/UN-voices-serious-concern-on-human-rights-in-Thail-30242420.html

2017: One of Cambodia’s last independent newspapers, the Cambodia Daily, has announced it will close after the government ordered it to pay a huge tax bill
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41141473

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-daily-confirms-it-will-close-monday
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5081102/cambodia-daily-close/

2018: Myanmar jails 2 Reuters journalists for 7 years in ‘state secrets’ case
https://www.france24.com/en/20180903-myanmar-jails-reuters-journalists-state-secrets-rohingya
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/03/asia/reuters-journalists-profiles-myanmar-intl/index.html
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/the-report-that-led-to-two-reuters-journalists-being-jailed-in-myanmar-1.766499
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/03/a-blow-to-press-freedom-world-reacts-to-jailing-of-reuters-journalists-in-myanmar

 



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