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On 26 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 26 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 26, 2018

1786: Birth of Sunthorn Phu, Thai poet who died on 1855
http://www.poemhunter.com/sunthorn-phu/biography/
http://sakchaip.tripod.com/bookworm/sunthorn/sunthornphu3.html

Sunthorn Phu

1937: Birth of Sombat Metanee, Thai actor and film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sombat_Metanee

1948: Death of Lilian Velez (murdered), Filipino actress born on March 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilian_Velez
http://murderpedia.org/male.A/a/anzures-narding-photos.htm

1952: The Pan-Malayan Labour Party is founded in Malaya, as a union of statewise labour parties
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labour_Party_of_Malaya

1971: Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) suggests a new plan to solve the Vietnam War

1972: The shift of US fighter-bomber squadrons, involving up to 150 U.S. planes and more than 2,000 pilots from Da Nang (South Vietnam), to bases in Thailand is completed

2002: For the first time since she has been freed, Aung San Suu Kyi can leave Yangon and go to Mandalay with no problem
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2064608.stm

2002-06-26 Aung San Suu-Kyi in-Mandalay

2006: Mari Alkatiri, the first Prime Minister of East Timor, resigns after weeks of political unrest.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1989267.stm

2007: The Indonesian parliament rejects the defense agreement signed with Singapore in exchange for an extradition treaty for the forced return of corrupted Indonesian businessmen who took refuge in Singapore

2011: Vietnam and China Pledge to Peacefully Resolve Maritime Dispute

2012: Death of Mario O’Hara, Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter, born on April 20, 1946
http://entertainment.inquirer.net/46871/mario-o%E2%80%99-hara-68
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_O’hara