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On 8 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 8 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 8, 2019

1948: Representatives of 13 Dutch-controlled states created by Van Mook convene at Bandung, to begin process of creating United States of Indonesia

1962: Ne Win forces besiege and dynamite the Ragoon University Student Union building to crash the Student Movement
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1962_Rangoon_University_Protests

1963: Signature of the agreement for integration of Singapore in the Federation of Malaysia

1972: US actress Jane Fonda arrives in Hanoi for a two-week trip aiming to denounce the American policy in Vietnam
http://thevietnamwar.info/hanoi-jane/
http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/showthread.php?30622-Jane-quot-the-traitor-quot-Fonda-AGAIN
http://www.snopes.com/military/fonda.asp


1986: End of ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed pro-Marcos coup in Philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arturo_Tolentino
https://philippinesfreepress.wordpress.com/1986/07/26/tolentinos-last-hurrah-july-26-1986/

2006: Jose Ramos-Horta is appointed Prime Minister of East Timor by President Xanana Gusmao

2009: Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono wins his second term in office. Count gave Yudhoyono 60 percent of the vote. Megawati Sukarnoputri was second at 27 percent, with Vice President Jusuf Kalla at 13 percent
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_presidential_election,_2009

2015 : Vietnam’s General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, meets US President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss defence issues and the running conflict with China over disputed islands in the South China Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/07/vietnam-communist-party-white-house-150708045555640.html
http://www.thanhniennews.com/politics/obama-vietnam-party-chief-discuss-east-sea-in-landmark-meeting-47641.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/07/politics/obama-vietnam-trans-pacific-partnership-china/index.html
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/07/08/the-geo-politics-of-vietnam-us-rapprochement