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On 3 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 3 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 3, 2019

1888: Death of Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Vietnamese poet, born on July 1, 1822
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Dinh_Chieu

1892 : Jose Rizal founds the « La Liga Filipina » formed not for the purpose of independence, but for mutual aid and protection of its members, and the fostering of a more united spirit among Filipinos
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/735/today-in-philippine-history-july-3-1892-dr-jose-rizal-founded-the-la-liga-filipina

1922: Although, the Dutch had banned political activities in Dutch Indies, Ki Hajar Dewantoro founds the Taman Siswa organization to promote national education for Indonesians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ki_Hajar_Dewantara

1924: Birth of Sellapan Rama Nathan, president of Singapore from 1999 to 2011
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_490_2004-12-23.html

1945: US troops land at Balikpapan and take Sepinggan airfield on Borneo (Indonesia)

1953: France says it is ready to « perfect » the independence of the three French Indochina countries

1954: Zhou Enlai, Chinese foreign minister, and Ho Chi Minh meet on the Sino-Vietnamese border to talk on Indochina situation

1954-07-03 Zhou-Ho

1956: In a joint communiqué, USA and the Philippines said again that the US military bases in that country are under the Philippine sovereignty

1978: Beijing, definitively halts its economic aid to Vietnam

1988: Chatichai Choonhavan becomes Thai Prime Minister, up to 23 February 1991, when deposed by a military coup d’état
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/general-chatichai-choonhavan

Chatichai_Choonhavan

1991 Death of Lê Văn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician, born on March 29, 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_V%C4%83n_Thi%C3%AAm

Le Van Thiem 2

2011: Thai opposition party wins election by landslide. Puea Thai, led by Yingluck Shinawatra, had won a clear majority with 263 seats out of 500, well ahead of the ruling Democrats with 161
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14004755
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/2011739048966149.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20110703-yingluck-shinawatra-profile-shadow-brother-thaksin-thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/specials/nationvdo/showvdo.php?id=4381&cateid=13