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On 15 October in Southeast Asian history

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ON 15 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 15, 2019

1914: Birth of Lim Yew Hock, second chief minister of Singapore (1956-1959) who died on November 30, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lim_Yew_Hock
https://remembersingapore.org/2012/11/13/the-curious-case-of-lim-yew-hock/

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1965: The National Coordinating Committee to End the War in Vietnam stages the first public burning of a draft card in the United States to result in arrest under a new law
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-draft-card-burned

1969: Millions march in US to protest against the continuing war in Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moratorium_to_End_the_War_in_Vietnam

1990: United Nations General Assembly approves the Peace plan for Cambodia

1999: In Indonesia thousands of anti-Habibie demonstrators fought police and pressured the official assembly to go forward with reforms
https://www.theguardian.com/world/1999/oct/15/indonesia.marktran

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2004: Indonesian prosecutors formally charged militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir with ordering his followers to launch a suicide attack on the J.W. Marriott hotel in Jakarta last year.
http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2004/10/16/cleric_charged_with_ordering_attack_on_indonesian_hotel/?camp=pm

2008: A Vietnamese court sentenced journalist Nguyen Viet Chien (56) to two years in prison, accusing him of writing inaccurate stories about one of the country’s most high-profile corruption cases. Fellow reporter Nguyen Van Hai (33) was sentenced on the charges to two years of “re-education without detention
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7673374.stm

2009: A Philippine military tribunal acquits 11 officers of plotting a foiled Feb, 2006, coup against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/12027/philippines-acquits-11-alleged-coup-plotters/
http://news.gaeatimes.com/military-tribunal-acquits-11-young-officers-who-allegedly-plotted-to-oust-philippine-president-197022/

2012: Cambodia former king Norodom Sihanouk dies aged 89

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19943963

2012: The Philippines sign a framework peace plan with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). The deal follows lengthy negotiations aimed at ending a 40-year conflict that has cost an estimated 120,000 lives.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19944101