By Ian Preston
Profiles the main political occasions within the histories of the international locations of valuable, South and East Asia
* anyone chronology for every nation of the region
* presents a concise profile of occasions from early historical past as much as the mid-twentieth century in addition to providing larger aspect on newer occasions
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15–19 February 1973: It was announced, at the end of a visit by US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to Beijing, that liaison offices would be set up in Beijing and Washington, DC, to facilitate the normalization of relations. 24–28 August 1973: The 10th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing elected a new Central Committee; Lin Piao was officially denounced by name for the first time since his death in 1971. 3 September 1973: The Mongolian central newspaper accused China of having violated the Mongolian border and created tension on the borders for several years.
Gen. ) Mohammad Atiqur Rahman in his place; Ershad remained Chief Martial Law Administrator and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces. In early September he officially joined the Jatiya Dal, was elected Chairman of the party and nominated as its presidential candidate. October 1986: The BNP and the AL boycotted the presidential election, in which Ershad won an overwhelming victory over his 11 opponents. November 1986: Indemnity legislation legalizing the military regime’s actions since March 1982 was approved by the Jatiya Sangsad.
27 September 1958: China’s first nuclear reactor came into operation in Beijing. 21 October 1958: A unit of Chinese troops patrolling the Indian border killed nine Indian policemen and captured a further 10 in the disputed Ladakh region. 17 March 1959: The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, fled from Lhasa. 28 March 1959: The Dalai Lama crossed into India. 5 April 1959: Panchen Lama was appointed Chairman of the Preparatory Committee for the proposed Tibetan Autonomous Region. 27 April 1959: Liu Shao-chi replaced Mao Zedong as Chairman of the People’s Republic.
A Political Chronology of Central, South, and East Asia by Ian Preston