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On 5 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 5 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 5, 2018

1927: Birth of Thailand king Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)
http://kanchanapisek.or.th/biography/hmk.en.html
https://www.thoughtco.com/king-bhumibol-adulyadej-of-thailand-195730

Bhumibol culte

1939: Birth of Minita Chico-Nazario, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minita_Chico-Nazario

1941: Netherlands Indies government sends a request to Australia to send forces to Ambon and Timor. Australian Air Force planes and personnel arrive on December 7

1957: Indonesian government orders 46,000 Dutch citizens to be expelled

1978: Birth of Pachrapa Chaichua, Thai actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pachrapa_Chaichua

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jST3Fs_cBlA&list=LPGzkldUG5iJA&index=3&feature=plcp

2002: Death of Ne Win, the ex-dictator of Burma from 1962 to 1988
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1581413.stm
http://www.biography.com/people/u-ne-win-9422402

ne-win-2002

2007: Thailand celebrates venerated king Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) 80th birthday


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvLlOGPMmPk

2009: Death of Princess Vimolchatra of Thailand, born on June 27, 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vimolchatra

2013: King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand urges people to support each other for the sake of the country, in his address to the nation on his birthday.
http://www.euronews.com/2013/12/05/thai-king-urges-people-to-do-their-duty-declines-comment-on-crisis/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25221607

2016 : Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo resigns from the cabinet but vows to lead the opposition and challenge the policies of President Rodrigo Duterte, including his deadly war on drugs and moves to reinstate the death penalty
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/12/philippines-vice-president-leni-robredo-quits-cabinet-citing-plot-steal-job/

2017: Rodrigo Duterte signs a proclamation declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People’s Army (NPA) as terrorist organizations
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/950017/duterte-declares-cpp-npa-as-terrorist-organizations#ixzz50VGDEsrr
https://www.theepochtimes.com/philippine-government-classifies-communists-as-terrorists_2380913.html

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand’s King’s Birthday, National Day