On 8 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 8 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 8, 2019

1967: Foundation at Bangkok of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand
http://www.asean.org/news/item/the-asean-declaration-bangkok-declaration
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/4114415.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_of_Southeast_Asian_Nations

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1978: Opening of in Hanoi between China and Vietnam on the situation of the Chinese origin Vietnamese in Vietnam

1988: The « 8888 Uprising » occurs in Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8888_Uprising
http://www.historychannel.com.au/this-day-in-history/8888-uprising-occurs-in-burma/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7543347.stm
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=8888+Uprising

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X6D3v5A2eM


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCA0g54Wfuc

1990: China and Indonesia restore diplomatic relations interrupted since October 1967

1991: In Vietnam, Vo Van Kiet is elected prime minister (until September 25, 1997)
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Vo-Van-Kiet

2000: Malaysian former prime minister Anwar Ibrahim is sentenced to nine years in prison for sodomy
http://www.glapn.org/sodomylaws/world/malaysia/mynews023.htm

 2013: Politicians, Buddhist monks and thousands of Burmese citizens attend rallies in Yangon to mark the 25th anniversary of the brutal “8888” crackdown on student protests
http://www.france24.com/en/20130808-burma-marks-25-years-8888-junta-student-crackdown
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23602365

 2017: ASEAN celebrates 50th anniversary
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/time-for-an-asian-asean-century

 


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