Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 23, 2019

1592: Beginning of the invasion of Korea by the Japanese

1638: Kandyan treaty between the Dutch and the king of Kandy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandyan_Treaty_of_1638

1895: Some pro-Qing proclaim the short lived Republic of Formosa after the Shimonoseki Treaty giving the Island to Japan (up to October 1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/commentary/china-post/joe-hung/2016/06/06/468399/Taiwan-the.htm

1898: First US Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Francisco

1944: Chinese counter offensive against the Japanese at Hunan front

1951: Signature of the 17 points agreement imposed by Beijing to Tibetan Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama which recognize Chine sovereignty on Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventeen_Point_Agreement_for_the_Peaceful_Liberation_of_Tibet
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/china/china3.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5039.html

1951-05-23 Signature 17 points

2008: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) awards Middle Rocks to Malaysia and Pedra Branca (Pulau Batu Puteh) to Singapore, ending a 29-year territorial dispute between the two countries

2011: Pakistani security forces clear a major Pakistani naval base of heavily armed insurgents after a 17-hour gun battle, finally quashing a coordinated attack that destroyed two American-made aircraft and left at least 12 security officers dead
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/24/world/asia/24pakistan.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13495127

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://-www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863

2016: The United States has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announces during a visit to Hanoi, unpicking a decades-old embargo on the one-time enemy
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36356695



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