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On 30 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 30, 2019

1955: Birth of Marilou Diaz-Abaya, Filipino director, producer, and screenwriter who died on October 8, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marilou_Diaz-Abaya
http://www.asiancinevision.org/marilou-diaz-abaya-obsessions-and-transitions-a-biographical-survey-16/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4sqRVvFi-g

1956: Prince Sihanouk resigns in protest against US press criticism of his neutralist policy and his recognition of the communist China

1965: During Vietnam War: a car bomb explodes in front of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bomb-explodes-outside-u-s-embassy-in-saigon

1972: In the Vietnam War, the Easter Offensive (Nguyen Hue Offensive) begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-nguyen-hue-offensive
http://www.historynet.com/north-vietnamese-armys-1972-eastertide-offensive.htm

http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Easter_Offensive

1972-03-30 NV lance Nguyen Hue offensive

 1997: In Cambodia, an attack against a demonstration of Khmer National Party, led by opposition leader Sam Ramsy, causes at least 16 casualties
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138764.stm

2008: Death of Dith Pran, Cambodian photographer, born on September 27, 1942 (The Killing Fields)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dith_Pran
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Killing_Fields

2011: Burma’s military government is officially dissolved after the new president of a civilian-led parliament was sworn in. Senior General Than Shwe, who has ruled Burma for the last two decades, has given up his last official role as head of Burma’s armed forces
http://www.france24.com/en/20110330-burma-swears-president-totally-loyal-junta-thein-sein-myanmar-army-general
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12903507

2015: The Philippines military chief says a month long offensive against hard-line Muslim rebels in the south has ended after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and their bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops
http://worldaffairsjournal.org/content/philippines-ends-major-offensive-it-says-killed-139-rebels

2015: Myanmar peace negotiators agree the draft text of a historic nationwide ceasefire agreement as the country edges closer to ending decades of conflict between ethnic minority groups and the government

2015: Malaysia’s government unveil a new anti-terrorism bill that allows lengthy detentions without trial, as worries grow in the Muslim-majority country over the appeal of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group
http://www.ucanews.com/news/malaysia-unveils-anti-terror-bill-aimed-at-islamic-state-supporters/73282

2016: Htin Kyaw, the man chosen by Aung San Suu Kyi to serve as her proxy, is sworn in as Myanmar’s president, becoming the country’s first civilian leader after decades of military rule since 1962
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/htin-kyaw-sworn-in-as-myanmars-first-elected-civilian-president-in-decades
http://www.voanews.com/content/myanmar-swears-in-first-civilian-head-of-state-since-1962/3260795.html
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/19730-transcript-president-u-htin-kyaw-s-inaugural-address.html
http://www.irrawaddy.com/burma/the-faces-of-the-next-five-years-burmas-sworn-in-leadership.html