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On 14 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 14 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 14, 2019

1935: The Filipinos ratify the 1935 constitution after independence agreement with USA
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1128/today-in-philippine-history-may-14-1935-the-constitution-of-the-philippines-was-ratified
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1781/the-1935-philippine-constitution

1944: During Burma Campaign, British troops including Indian infantry occupy Kohima


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kohima
http://www.burmastar.org.uk/burma-campaign/battle-histories/the-battle-of-kohima/
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/22/world/asia/a-largely-indian-victory-in-world-war-ii-mostly-forgotten-in-india.html?_r=0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e0rtSsOTRI

1953: Birth of Norodom Sihamoni, king of Cambodia since 14 October 2004
http://www.norodomsihamoni.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norodom_Sihamoni

1962: Death of Silpa Bhirasri, Italian and the father of modern arts in Thailand
https://www.shuru-art.com/blogs/news/silpa-bhirasri-the-father-of-modern-art-in-thailand

1969: US President Richard Nixon proposes a simultaneously of all the foreign troops from South Vietnam. Hanoi and National Liberation Front refuses
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-nixon-responds-to-national-liberation-front-proposal

1971: Birth of Nasha Aziz, Malaysian actress & model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasha_Aziz
http://dailylenglui.blogspot.com/2010/07/nasha-aziz-from-malaysia-lenglui-72.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsqu1Wdz9H0

1975: US forces raid Cambodian island od Koh Tang to free Mayaguez ship
http://www.usmm.org/mayaguez.ht

1998: On Jakarta (Indonesia), end of three-day of firing of the army troops on students demonstrating against Suharto government causing officially 6 deads and dozens of wounded

2001: In the Philippines, in the upper house, the candidates supporting Gloria Arroyo win 8 of the 13 seats in game, against 4 for Estrada candidates. Now, the Arroyo pro-Arroyo supporters have 13 of the 24 seats. During the campaign, around 80 people have been killed

2002: Malaysian Premier Mohamad Mahathir is received at the White House where he was persona non grata since 1994. Fighting international terrorism is a common concern

2009: Myanmar’s military government charges Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s opposition leader, with violating the terms of her house arrest after an American allegedly sneaked into her home
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/05/200951424352954276.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NArCy55sKA0&feature=related

2010: Death of Goh Keng Swee, former 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (1973-1984), born on October 6, 1918
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne+News/Singapore/Story/A1Story20100514-216195.html

2011: Lee Kuan Yew and fellow former prime minister Goh Chok Tong said in a joint resignation statement that the “time has come for a younger generation”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13400296

2013: President Benigno Aquino securedsbig wins in midterm elections seen as vital to his ambitious reform agenda, but the success of famous, graft-tainted rivals raised alarm
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/409297/aquino-strengthened-after-midterm-élections

2013: Joseph Estrada, the former Philippine president who was overthrown 12 years ago in a popular uprising, is elected mayor of the capital, Manila
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22525032
http://asiancorrespondent.com/107633/philippines-former-president-estrada-wins-manila-mayor-race/
http://www.euronews.com/2013/05/14/philippines-estrada-elected-mayor-of-manila/

2014: At least 500 people are arrested after protesters set more than a dozen factories on fire across Vietnam amid an eruption of anti-China sentiment following Beijing’s deployment an oil rig in contested waters
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/vietnam/10830569/Vietnam-mobs-burn-factories-in-China-protests.html

2015 : Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces fire warning shots at a Singapore-flagged commercial ship in the Gulf, before vessels from the United Arab Emirates came to the ship’s aid
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/iranian-boats-fire-on-singapore-flagged-tanker-in-persian-gulf/