On 4 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 4 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 4, 2019

1687: Siamese defence troops open fire on the English vessel James, one of the two frigates of the English East India Company trying to capture the port of Mergui and succeed in sinking the ship

1902: President Theodore Roosevelt’s Proclamation 483 – Granting Pardon and Amnesty to Participants in Insurrection in the Philippines, formally Ending the Philippine “Insurrection”
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1404/today-in-philippine-history-july-4-1902-roosevelt-granted-amnesty-to-filipinos-who-revolted-against-spain-and-continued-it-against-the-

1927: In East India (now Indonesia), Sukarno and Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo found the Perserikatan Nasional Indonesia (PNI)

1939: Huỳnh Phú Sổ founds Hòa Hảo Buddhism
http://readtiger.com/wkp/en/H%C3%B2a_H%E1%BA%A3o
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu%E1%BB%B3nh_Ph%C3%BA_S%E1%BB%95

1946: Formal independence of the Philippines. The USA keeps the retention of major military bases and business citizenship for American trading

http://countrystudies.us/philippines/22.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1655/treaty-of-general-relations-between-the-united-states-of-america-and-the-republic-of-the-philippines

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erw89kwy8II&feature=related

1949: Birth of Todung Mulya Lubis, the most prominent human-rights voice in Indonesia
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Todung_Mulya_Lubis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f1fJUCHZS8

1957: Birth of Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand
http://www.pattayamail.com/414/news.htm#hd1
https://cgilearningcenter.wordpress.com/category/h-r-h-princess-chulabhorn-royal-biography/

Princess Chulabhorn

1962: After Ne Win’s coup, the Burma Socialist Program Party is formed by the military-led Revolutionary Council. The only one authorized party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Socialist_Programme_Party

1963: Gen. Tran Van Don informs Lucien Conein of the CIA that certain officers are planning a coup against South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem. President John F. Kennedy, who had come to the conclusion that the Diem government should no longer be in command, sent word that the United States would not interfere with the coup

2011: A day after she led Pheu Thai party to a landslide victory in parliamentary elections in Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra has announced a new five-party coalition government.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/20117465127320221.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/05/world/asia/05thailand.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2011: Thai outgoing Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva resigns as leader of the Democrat Party after its resounding defeat in general election
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-04/outgoing-thai-pm-resigns-as-party-leader/2781982

2013: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations appeared to make progress on addressing territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Following meetings in Brunei, the group announced that China had agreed to discuss a set of rules known as the “code of conduct” to avoid conflict in the disputed waters

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Filipino-American Friendship Day renamed Republic Day



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