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On 27 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 27 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 27, 2019

1687: An embassy from France lands in Siam’s capital Ayutthaya bringing with it roughly 600 French soldiers and about 300 skilled workers

1931: Birth of Vong Savang, heir of Laos, who died in 1981
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11724227
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vong_Savang

1937: Balinese Tiger declared extinct
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balinese_Tiger

1942: Birth of Dith Pran, Cambodian-born photojournalist, hero of the “Killing field” movie, who died on March 30, 2008
http://www.notablebiographies.com/Pe-Pu/Pran-Dith.html

1959: SEATO Council gives its support to United Nations in Laos

1967: Against the Vietnam War, an advertisement headed “A Call To Resist Illegitimate Authority,” signed by over 320 influential people appears in the New Republic and the New York Review of Books, asking for funds to help youths resist the draft

1977: Important speech of Prime Minister Pol Pot showing a full alignment of Kampuchea with China

1988: The National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, is founded
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_League_for_Democracy

1997: In Thailand, the parliament adopts a new chart (constitution), the 15th since 1932, suspended in September 1996
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_Constitution_of_Thailand

2002: East Timor is admitted to United Nations

2003: In Cambodia, opposition boycotts the opening ceremony of the new parliament. PPC (Hun Sen) have 73 MP, Funcinpec 26 and PSR 24

2008: In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s party marks the 20 anniversary of its foundation
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/09/2008927114838901989.html

2017: Former Thai PM Yingluck sentenced in absentia to 5 years’ jail for negligence
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/former-thai-pm-yingluck-sentenced-in-absentia-to-5-years-jail-9255530
http://www.dw.com/en/yingluck-sentencing-the-downfall-of-thailands-shinawatra-family/g-40707831