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On 5 May in Southeast Asian history

1950-05-05 Rama IX couronnement

ON 5 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 5, 2019

1869: Birth of Fabian de la Rosa, Filipino painter, who died on December 14, 1937
http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives/30/master-of-genre-fabian-cueto-de-la-rosa-1869-1937
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1114/today-in-philippine-history-may-5-1869-fabian-cueto-de-la-rosa-was-born-in-paco-manila
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Fabian+de+la+Rosa&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=M3ZmU9uGEdCZ0QXql4CYAQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1438&bih=661

Fabian de la Rosa

1950: Bhumibol Adulyadej is crowned king Rama IX of Thailand

1950-05-05 Rama IX couronnement

https://www.gettyimages.fr/%C3%A9v%C3%A9nement/may-1950-bhumibol-adulyadej-is-crowned-as-king-rama-ix-of-thailand-52179535#thailands-king-bhumibol-adulyadej-in-serious-portrait-picture-id50335790


 
1970: US President Richard Nixon assures that US forces will leave Cambodia before the end of June. On the same date, Prince Sihanouk announces the formation of a Royal National Union government

1999: Under an United Nations frame, signature of the agreement between Indonesia and Portugal for the organization of a referendum in East Timor

1999: Former Khmer Rouge leader known as Comrade Duch, who has surrendered, is charged with murder. He was in charge of the torture in the Tuol Sleng prison S-21
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khang_Khek_Ieu
http://www.tuolsleng.com/

2008: Indonesia expatriates four men accused in February attempt to kill East-Timor president Ramos-Horta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7383670.stm

2013: The ruling National Front coalition wins a simple majority in Malaysia’s election, extending its 56-year rule
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22422172
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/malaysia/10038362/Malaysian-ruling-party-triumphs-as-turnout-hits-record.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/05/201355171316257180.html

2016: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines reach agreement to coordinate maritime security
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/05/indonesia-maritime-security/
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2016/05/05/indonesia-malaysia-philippines-sign-maritime-security-declaration.html

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Coronation Day of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)