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On 9 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 9 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 9, 2019

1945: US forces land on Luzon island (Philippines) with 67,000 soldiers
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/867/today-in-philippine-history-january-9-1945-general-macarthur-landed-at-bonuan-in-lingayen-pangasinan
http://pangasinan.gov.ph/2011/01/‘mcarthur-landed-first-in-lingayen-not-dagupan’-fmr-gov-estrella/

1957: In Indonesia, Masjumi Party withdraws from the government, causing the governing coalition to collapse
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Masjumi

1987: Chinese/Vietnamese border fights. 1500 killed Chinese killed according Vietnamese medias
ttp://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1987-01-09/news/0100090089_1_xuyen-chinese-troops-vietnam
http://articles.latimes.com/1987-01-08/news/mn-3216_1_sino-vietnamese

1989: First visit (up to 20) by a Thai Foreign minister to Vietnam since 1976

1990: Birth of Melissa Ricks, Filipina actress
http://www.celebrityring.info/Melissa_Ricks.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onF9bAmL-vY

1993: First meeting of Myanmar National Convention in charge of writing a new constitution

1995: Death of Souvine Souphanouvong, President of Laos (1975-1986), born on  July 13, 1909
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituariesprince-souphanouvong-1568367.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfFW4oaaEsY

1998: Death of Charito Solis, Filipino  actress, born on October 6, 1935
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charito_Solis

2012: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is acquitted in a surprise end to a politically charged sodomy trial
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16463989
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/01/201219295952572.html

2013: Death of Anscar Chupungco, Filipino monk and theologian, born on November 10, 1939
http://www.varsitarian.net/witness/20130211/top_liturgist_fr_anscar_chupungco_73
http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/90517/fr-anscar-chupungco-filipino-benedictine-who-tangled-with-pope-benedict

Anscar Chupungco

2013: Vietnam convicts 14 activists of ‘anti-state plot’ Thirteen were jailed for between three and 13 years, while one received a suspended sentence. Most are Catholics, and they include bloggers and students
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20955432
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/vietnam/trial-01082013181353.html

2014: More than a hundred agents are “intercepting, harassing and intimidating” monks, nuns and ordinary members of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, denying access to the Long Quang Pagoda in Hue. Those who are arrested have come from various parts of the country to join the celebration
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Vietnamese-police-block-Buddhist-Memorial-Day-celebrations-29993.html

2015: In Malaysia, death of former Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Yaakub, born on January 3, 1928. The 88 year old, held office as the fourth head of state between April 2, 1981 and April 2, 1985
http://www.nst.com.my/node/69087

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Black Nazarene (Manila)