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On 21 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 21 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 21, 2019

1903: Birth of Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian diplomat and premier (1953-1955) who died on Mach 13, 1976
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Sastroamidjojo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA6YWYRvJ6k

1958: Indonesian paratroopers reconquer Morotai Island (Mollucas) from anti-Sukarno Permesta rebellion supported and trained by CIA
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morotai
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permesta
http://www.coldwarstudies.com/2014/04/04/cold-war-spying-year-by-year-1958/
http://www.ratical.org/ratville/JFK/Indo58.html

1964: US begin intelligence flights above Laos

1968: Birth of Julie Vega, Filipina child actress who died on 6 May 1985
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julie_Vega
http://video48.blogspot.com/2007/09/remembering-julie-vega.html

1991: Death in a car accident of Lino Brocka, Filipino director and screenwriter, born on April 3, 1939
1991-05-21 Lino Brocka killed in Car Accidenthttp://video48.blogspot.fr/2008/07/may-21-1991-lino-brocka-killed-in-car.html
http://www.philstar.com/entertainment/2014/06/03/1330361/remembering-art-life-lino-brocka
http://www.ldsfilm.com/directors/Brocka.html

1998: Indonesian president Suharto resigns, succeeded by vice-president B.J. Habibie

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1998/05/ined-m21.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/05/21/world/fall-suharto-overview-suharto-besieged-steps-down-after-32-year-rule-indonesia.html
https://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/content/indonesians-overthrow-president-suharto-1998

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

2005: In Indonesia, Nazaruddin Sjamsuddin, chairman of the Election National Election, is arrested on charges of corruption
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4569151.stm

2006: Death of Cherd Songsri, Thai film director, born on September 20, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherd_Songsri

2011: Singapore’s new Cabinet is sworn into office, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pledging that the government will evolve in tandem with the aspirations of a new generation of Singaporeans

2015 : Indonesia sink 41 foreign boats across the archipelago, as part of an ongoing push to stop illegal fishing in its water