On 9 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 9 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 9, 2019

1740: Within Batavia, 5,000 Chinese are massacred by the Dutch and the following year, Chinese inhabitants will be moved to Glodok outside the city walls

1799: Death of Mgr Pigneau de Behaine (Qui Nhon), French Catholic priest best known for his role in assisting Nguyen Anh (later Emperor Gia Long) to establish the Nguyen dynasty in Vietnam after the Tay Son rebellion, born on November 2, 1741
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pigneau_de_Behaine
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/13.htm

1966: Hanoi and the National Liberation Front (South Vietnam communists) turn down a British peace plan proposed by George Brown to the Labor party and the United Nations

1966: During the Vietnam War, Binh Tai massacre by South Korea forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binh_Tai_massacre

1970: The pro-American Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia by General Lon Nol
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/lon-nol-5993.php

1978: Birth of Rossa, Indonesian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossa_(singer)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzKbG0Ny9CE

1979: Foundation of the Cambodian people Liberation National Front, including royalists and Khmer Rouge against the pro-Vietnam government
http://countrystudies.us/cambodia/74.htm

1995: Death of Kukrit Pramoj, PM of Thailand (1975-76), born on April 20, 1911
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-kukrit-pramoj-1577030.html
http://www.tour-bangkok-legacies.com/kukrit-pramoj.html

kukrit-pramoj

2006: Cambodian PM Hun Sen began a six-day official visit to Australia

2006: Thailand’s king approves a post-coup Cabinet lineup, ushering in an interim government expected to rule the country for one year until the next elections are held.

2009: Myanmar’s military government allowed Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the country’s beleaguered democracy movement, to hold a rare meeting with foreign diplomats
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/oct/09/aung-san-suu-kyi-diplomats

2009-11-04 ASSK & Campbell

2009: In Vietnam 9 activists are sentenced up to six years for hanging democracy banners and other acts against the state. Some of the activists were linked to an outlawed pro-democracy grouping called Bloc 8406

 

 



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