Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 25 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 25, 2019

1592: The First Japanese Division arrives at Dongnae eupseong (Korea) starting the Japanese invasion
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Japan%27s_Korea_War:_First_Invasion_(1592-1596)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_invasions_of_Korea_(1592%E2%80%931598)

1644: Ming general Wu Sangui forms an alliance with the invading Manchus and will open the gates of the Great Wall of China at Shanhaiguan pass, letting the Manchus through towards the capital Beijing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Sangui

1965: India and Pakistan borders fights

1968: In South Vietnam, Communist launch a new offensive on Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communist-launch-new-offensive

1999: The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People’s Republic of China’s nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_Report
http://www.educationengland.org.uk/documents/cox1989/cox89.html

2008: For the first time, the chairman of a Taiwanese ruling party, Wu Po-Hsiung, starts a visit to China
http://newyork.china-consulate.org/eng/zt/twwt/t564618.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7425641.stm

2009: North Korea announces it has conducted a successful nuclear test (second one), as it steps up what it says are moves to strengthen its nuclear deterrent
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8066615.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/25/world/asia/25nuke-text.html?_r=1
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/northkorea/nuclear_program/index.html

2010: China refuses to publicly criticise North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean naval ship. During a three-way summit, both South Korea and Japan pressed China to hold Pyongyang responsible for the sinking of the Cheonan in March
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/05/201053035935307189.html

2014: Japan and China trade accusations after China scrambled fighter jets when Japanese military aircraft entered an air defence zone declared by Beijing over the East China Sea.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/05/china-japan-trade-blame-over-plane-action-2014525123455438729.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/25/china-japan-jets-south-china-sea

2016: In a statement issued by the Taliban, the group confirms the death of Mullah Mansour and added that Taliban’s Shura has selected Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36377008
http://www.euronews.com/2016/05/25/afghan-taliban-names-haibatullah-akhunzada-as-its-new-chief/



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