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On 9 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 9 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 9, 2018

1945: In Indonesia,  Sukarno asks  Sutan Sjahrir to form a Cabinet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soetan_Sjahrir

1946: The first  constitution of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam is adopted
http://www.cliostein.com/documents/1998/98%20lec%20ho%20chi%20hanoi.pdf

1953: Cambodia  becomes fully independent from France
http://www.caraweb.org/articles/roadtokhmerindependence.html

1954: Birth of Yuenyong Opakul, Thai singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aed_Carabao

1965 : Ferdinand Marcos is elected 10th President of Philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1965

1970: During the  Vietnam War, the Supreme Court of the United States votes 6 to 3 against  hearing a case to allow Massachusetts to enforce its law granting residents the  right to refuse military service in an undeclared war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/supreme-court-refuses-to-rule-on-legality-of-vietnam-war

1978: A Chinese  military delegation, lead by general Wu Xinguan, arrives to Manila  (Philippines)

1980: Second visit of  Singapore premier Lee Kuan-yew to China

1981: General Ne Win,  is replaced as head of state of the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma by  General San Yu (up to July 1988). Ne Win continues to be head of the only one  party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Yu

san-yu-2

1997: Chuan Leekpai,  Thai PM for the second time, up to February 9, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuan_Leekpai

2003: Pham Van Tra is  the first Vietnamese Defense minister to go the USA (up to November 12)
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/11/world/defense-minister-from-vietnam-meets-rumsfeld.html

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2005: Malaysian  Azahari Husin, brains of the main terrorist attacks in Indonesian, including  the October 2002 attack in Bali, is killed in an police action in Malang (East  Java)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azahari_Husin

2007: For the first  time in three years, Aung San Suu Kyi can meet the leaders of her party, the  National League for Democracy (NLD)

 

Holidays and observances

Cambodia: Independence Day (1953)