On 6 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 6 AUGUST IN SOUTH EAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 6, 2019

1933: Birth of Suchinda Kraprayoon, Thai General, shortly prime minister in 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suchinda_Kraprayoon
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Suchinda%20Kraprayoon

1962: Birth of Michelle Yeoh, Chinese-Malaysian actress
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Yeoh
http://michelleyeoh.info/Movie/thelady.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OxQ-2gR1DU

1964: Birth of Gary Valenciano, Filipino singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Valenciano


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3oisr_gary-valenciano-how-did-you-know_music

1973: American forces bomb « by mistake » the city of Neak Leung in Cambodia killing and wounding hundreds of civilians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neak_Leung

1975: Khmers Rouge ask to Thailand the opening of negotiations for diplomatic relations

1976: Thailand recognizes the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

1997: Ung Huot is elected First Prime Minister of Cambodia, replacing Norodom Ranariddh ousted by Hun Sen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ung_Huot
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/relieved-ung-huot-carries-day

Ung Huot

2001: Death of general Duong Van Minh, twice president of South Vietnam
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1336677/General-Duong-Van-Minh.html

2007: In East-Timor, former president Xanana Gusmao is appointed prime minister. To protest, Fretilin launches violent riots

2009: Death of W. S. Rendra, Indonesian poet and playwrigh, born on November 7, 1935
https://farindra.wordpress.com/tag/ws-rendra/

Rendra

2012: Myanmar’s government agrees to lift suspensions on two weekly journals within two weeks, their editors said on Monday, just days after rare protests by journalists in two cities to demand more press freedom
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120806-363837.html

2017: Indonesia, Russia sign MoU to trade palm, coffee for Sukhoi jets
http://eurasiadiary.com/en/news/politics/173635-indonesia-russia-sign-mou-to-trade-palm-coffee-for-sukhoi-jets
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/08/04/indonesia-to-barter-coffee-cpo-for-russian-jet-fighters.html

 



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