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On 29 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 29 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

1258: End of the First Mongol invasion of Đại Việt which defeats the Mongols at the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu, forcing the Mongols to withdraw from the country
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_invasions_of_Vietnam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C4%90%E1%BA%A1i_Vi%E1%BB%87t

1819: British East India Company administrator Sir Stamford Raffles arrives to Singapore
http://www.who2.com/thomasstamfordraffles.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/empire/episodes/episode_44.shtml#figure

1889: Birth of Francisco Santiago, Filipino composer, who died on September 28, 1947
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/905/today-in-philippine-history-january-29-1889-francisco-santiago-was-born-in-santa-maria-bulacan

http://filipinokundimans.blogspot.fr/2013/11/biography-of-filipino-composer-dr.html

1945; U.S. 38th Division forces land in the Philippines Bataan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan_(1945)

1950: Thailand’s deputy Army commander Lt. Gen Luang Kach Songkhram leave for exile in Hong Kong after being accused of plotting to overthrow Premier Luang Pibul Songgram

1950: French Assembly ratifies the Elysee Agreement, establishing Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia as autonomous states within the French Union

1962: In Laos, the pro-communist Pathet Lao movement overrun government troops on the border of China; with the help of North Vietnamese troops

1981: Birth of Rui En, Singaporean actress & singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rui_En

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNWGyc4TYeI

1987: President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino forces a group of heavily armed rebels occupying a television station to surrender
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/29/newsid_4085000/4085301.stm https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/01/philippines-cia-declassified-reveals-aquino-us-airstrikes-rebels-1989/

2001: In Indonesia, thousands of student protestors storm the parliament property and demand that president Abdurrahman Wahid quit due to his alleged involvement in two scandals

2003: Following a supposed declaration of a Thailand  actress saying she will go to Cambodia only when Ankor Vat will be given back to Thailand, Cambodian demonstrator set fire to the Thai ambassy in Phnom Penh

2008: Samak Sundaravej is sworn in as Thai Prime Minister. Born on June 13, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samak_Sundaravej

2010: An author and democracy activist who criticized Vietnam’s communist government is sentenced to four years in jail after a trial lasting half a day. Pham Thanh Nghien was found guilty on charges of “spreading propaganda against the state”
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/01/201012952639939714.html

2010: A military court in Burma sentences a journalist to 13 years in prison for working illegally for foreign media organizations. Ngwe Soe Lin, who reported for the Norway-based Democratic Voice of Burma, was convicted of violating immigration laws and the Electronics Act
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8487179.stm

2016: Japanese Emperor Akihito offers flowers at a shrine built in the Philippines for Japanese soldiers killed during Japan’s World War II occupation
http://www.manilatimes.net/japans-royals-honor-war-dead/242074/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3422243/Emperor-Akihito-honors-Japanese-war-dead-Philippines.html

2017: Suu Kyi Muslim political advisor Ko Ni shot and killed at Yangon airport in Myanmar
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-30/prominent-myanmar-suu-kyi-ally-assassinated/8221980?section=world
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2066370/prominent-muslim-lawyer-gunned-down-yangons-international