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On 25 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 25 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 25, 2018

1680: The first Siamese embassy to Europe leaves Ayutthaya to offer the ceding of Singora (today’s city of Songkhla in southern Thailand) to France. But the vessel on which the embassy travels never reaches Europe as it sinks while on the way carrying everything and everybody on board to the bottom of the sea

1920: The Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) joins the Communist International

1927: The Vietnamese Nationalist Party is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationalist_Party_of_Greater_Vietnam

1933: Birth of Phan Van Khai, Vietnam Prime Minister 1997-2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_V%C4%83n_Kh%E1%BA%A3i

1937: Birth of of Maung Aye, number 2 in the Burma military junta from 1993 to 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maung_Aye

1941: As Japanese troops advance towards Manila,.on the advice of President Quezon, General MacArthur declares Manila an open city and removed the Commonwealth government to Corregidor

1947: The Dutch create the state of East Sumatra

1978: Democratic Kampuchea (Khmers Rouges) is invaded by Vietnamese troop

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/yt-cR884ADWf3g/cambodia_vietnam_invasion_of_kampuchea_1of5_en/
http://www.country-data.com/cgi-bin/query/r-2226.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11859.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU6VC99gEgc
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/yt-cR884ADWf3g/cambodia_vietnam_invasion_of_kampuchea_1of5_en/
http://www.country-data.com/cgi-bin/query/r-2226.html

1998: Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea surrender to the Phnom Penh regime
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/242577.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/242670.stm

2001: In Vietnam, the Xth National Assembly adopts amendments to the 1992 constitution at its 10th session

2017: The UN general assembly urges Myanmar to end a military campaign against Muslim Rohingya and calls for the appointment of a UN special envoy, despite opposition from China, Russia and some regional countries
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/24/china-russia-oppose-un-resolution-myanmar-rohingya-muslims
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/china-russia-oppose-un-resolution-to-appoint-a-special-envoy-to-myanmar-13607