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On 10 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 10 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 10, 2019

1943: Double Tenth Incident in Japanese controlled Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Tenth_Incident

1954: The Viet Minh enter Hanoi as French forces withdraw from the city
http://360degresvietnam.com/histoire-dhanoi-liberation-de-la-capitale-le-10-octobre-1954/

1954-10-10-entree-communistes-hanoi

1956: Birth of Taur Matan Ruak, president of East Timor
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/2012417154611158988.html

1965: In the first major operation since arriving the previous month, the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) joins with South Vietnamese Marines to strike at 2,000 North Vietnamese troops 25 miles from An Khe in the Central Highlands

1972: Birth of Jun Lana, Filipino playwright and screenwriter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jun_Lana
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0484073/

1977: In Beijing, opening of negotiations with Vietnam on the border question

1979: Birth of Wu Chun, Brunei born Taiwanese actor and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Chun

1995: The National League for Democracy defies the junta and reappoints Aun San Suu Kyi as its General Secretary

2011: Siegfried Blunk, who was responsible for indicting suspects at Cambodia’s UN-backed tribunal, said he had quit because of “repeated statements which will be perceived as attempted interference by government officials”.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/10/201110109310163571.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15151188

2012: Death of Kyaw Zaw, Burmese military officer and later a communist politician, born on December 3, 1919

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19914236

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyaw_Zaw

2014: Death of Damiana Eugenio, Filipino author and academic, born on September 27, 1921
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damiana_Eugenio
http://www.philstar.com/business/2014/10/22/1382891/damiana-eugenio-master-compiler-philippine-folkloric-myths-legends

Damania Eugenio