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On 21 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 21 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 21, 2018

1873: Francis Garnier, French officer and explorer known for his exploration of the Mekong River is killed by the Black Flag Army while defending Hanoi (Tonkin)
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Black_Flag_Army
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404702394.html

1898: “Benevolent Assimilation” of the Philippines Proclamation of President William McKinley
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/mc981221.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1379/today-in-philippine-history-december-21-1898-president-mckinley-issued-the-benevolent-assimilation-proclamation

1941: Signature of the Nippon-Thai military alliance
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thailand_in_World_War_II
https://thailandworldwar2.weebly.com/japanese-thai-relations-during-wwii.html
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=8&ved=0ahUKEwiw8Lu5nOvJAhXK0hoKHfzWBzgQFghNMAc&url=http%3A%2F%2Fscholarlycommons.obu.edu%2Fcgi%2Fviewcontent.cgi%3Farticle%3D1152%26context%3Dhonors_theses&usg=AFQjCNGCwmBPWyvYheHHQ7_J9v4Z9sfPsg&sig2=Vw-HDfDCRfL-D_Ww1K9Kkg

1942 Collaboration Japon

1949: Dutch First Chamber accepts sovereignty of Indonesia

1957: Indonesia proclaims end to state of war

1969: Thailand announces plans to withdraw its 12,000-man contingent from South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thailand-announces-plans-to-withdraw-troops

1987: Birth of Valerie Concepcion, Filipina Actress
http://www.pinoystop.com/bio/celebrity-profile/1000/valerie-concepcion-biography
 
2010: Thailand has agreed to lift an eight-month state of emergency in its capital Bangkok, citing an improved political climate and a less confrontation approach by anti-government “red shirt” protesters.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/12/2010122184023138639.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20101221-thai-government-lifts-state-emergency-bangkok-red-shirts-crackdown

2013: In Malaysia, Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, former Health minister, is elected as the MCA president and Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong as deputy president.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liow_Tiong_Lai

2014: Death of Sitor Situmorang, Indonesian poet and author, born on October 2, 1923
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/12/21/sitor-situmorang-senior-indonesian-writer-dies-aged-91.html
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2011/02/06/sitor-situmorang-a-man-all-reasons.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sitor_Situmorang

 

Holidays and Observances

Philippines: Armed Forces Day