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On 26 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 26 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 26, 2019

1940: Japan and the Netherlands issue a joint declaration that the  Indies (Indonesia) will not be part of the “Co-Prosperity Sphere”

1944: After four days of furious fighting, the World War II Battle of  Leyte Gulf, the largest air-naval battle in history, ends with a decisive  American victory over the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Leyte_Gulf]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9_fvCKFyQY

1955: Proclamation of the Republic of South Vietnam. Ngo Dinh Diem  declares himself  head of the new Republic
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/NgoDinhDiem.html
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/President_Diem_Oct_26_1955.html

1956: South Vietnam promulgates its constitution
http://ngothelinh.tripod.com/President_Diem_Oct_26_Nov_9_1956.html

1959: Birth of François Chau, Cambodian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Chau

1968: Big battle begins in Tay Ninh Province (Vietnam)

1972: US National security adviser Henry Kissinger declared  “peace is at hand” in Vietnam

2007: Death of Khun Sa, a Burman drug lord named as “the Lord f the  Golden Triangle”, born on February 22, 1934
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7069417.stm

2007: Former Philippine president Estrada, sentenced to 40 years, pardoned by president Arroyo, is freed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7063479.stm
http://newsok.com/philippine-ex-president-estrada-freed/article/3157275
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1321/today-in-philippine-history-october-26-2007-president-arroyo-pardoned-former-president-estrada

2007-10 Arroyo-Estrada

2010: Death of Mbah Maridjan, Indonesian spiritual leader, born on February 3, 1927
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-11634824
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mbah_Maridjan
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2001/02/02/039mbah039-maridjan-keeps-faith-mt-merapi.html

2012: The World Trade Organization (WTO) General Council approves Laos’s membership. Laos first applied for WTO membership in 1997 and will be the last member of ASEAN to join the multilateral trading system

2014: New Indonesian President Joko Widodo unveils his cabinet,  which included the country’s first female foreign minister, after a lengthy delay caused by anti-corruption authorities’ concerns about several candidates
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/10/26/jokowis-cabinet-announced-here-lineup.html

2017: Thailand begins royal cremation for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/200000-thais-gather-around-grand-palace-as-funeral-rites-for-king-bhumibol-begin
http://www.france24.com/en/20171026-thailand-bid-spectacular-final-farewell-late-king-bhumibol-cremation
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41748220

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcqDZxt-1wo