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On 19 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 19 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 19, 2019

1571: Spanish troops occupy Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_(1570)

1723 : Birth of Josefa Gabriela Silang, the first Filipino woman to lead a revolt during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines, hanged on September 29, 1763
http://www.bayaniart.com/articles/gabriela-silang-biography/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1023/today-in-philippine-history-march-19-1723-josefa-gabriela-silang-was-born-in-santa-ilocos-sur
http://jeanrojas.tripod.com/id11.html

Josefa Gabriela Silang

1919: Birth of general Sein Win, seventh Premier of Burma (1974-1977) who died on March 29, 1977
http://dic.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/7979027

1965: Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies

1970: In Cambodia, the National Assembly grants “full power” to Premier Lon Nol, declares a state of emergency, and suspends four articles of the constitution, permitting arbitrary arrest and banning public assembly
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-emergency-declared-in-cambodia

1973: Opening at La celle-Saint-Cloud (France) of long negotiations between the Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) of the Vietcong and a delegation of the Saigon government

1998: In Cambodia, Ousted Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh, is condemned in absentia at thirty years in prison, accused of having fomented a coup d’état with the Khmer Rouge in July 1997

2011: Thailand’s prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva survives a no-confidence vote in a censure motion marked by allegations of corruption, mismanagement and conflicts of interest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/03/20113194843541330.html

2012: An international judge resigns from the UN-backed Khmer Rouge war crimes tribunal, citing political interference by Cambodia’s government after he tried to investigate more suspects. Judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet, the Swiss co-investigator, whose predecessor Siegfried Blunk quit for similar reasons, said he had been constantly undermined by his Cambodian counterpart, You Bunleng.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/03/2012319143340854125.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17432484

2015: Cambodian MPs approve two controversial election laws which were condemned by rights groups as undemocratic for including restrictive provisions such as banning NGOs from criticising parties during election campaigns
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/parliament-passes-controversial-election-laws-03192015160033.html