Any chance we can get some news on Western Europe or Latin America here?
Jackie Chan was born after the PoD, but there is an alt version of him that's very similar to OTL Jackie Chan.Off-topic queston: What is the situation of Jackie Chan in this TL. Is he going to be such a huge movie star in the West and China as OTL or not?
I can word it a bit differently, as I meant that the party wasn't the actual ruling party.A good chapter, but I think the part regarding Malaysia could perhaps, be more appropriately phrased or needed further explanation.
For context, IOTL at least, the MCA is actually is a (vital[, especially since in order to get the British to give independence to Malaya, it would require representation from all the three major races in the government]) part of the Alliance (alongside UMNO, representing the Malays and the party in which the one that Tunku Abdul Rahman is the head of, and MIC, which is representing the Indians) pre-1969, and became (less of a vital) part of Barisan Nasional (malay for National Front, which consist of the parties in the aforementioned Alliance and additional parties in order to get government with a clear majority in post-1969 Malaysia) after that , which ruled the country until 2018 (and from 2020 becoming part of the currently ruling coalition,) albeit with decreasing relevance starting from the 1980s.
There will be something, I plan on getting some chapters out about other countries before I take a long break from writing, which is coming soon.Any chance we can get some news on Western Europe or Latin America here?
I think China might end up flooding the region with Han Chinese soon anyway.China would be like the United States or Russia during the Civil War or in the Chechen Wars if Tibet tried independence I don’t even think even if they reached a majority it would be recognized it could be viewed as unconstitutional to leave china saying they have no right to secede like the United States did too the CSA and just called it a rebellion Tibet is the source of most major rivers in China and India a major geopolitical threat and resource it’s absolutely not getting independence if it does the Chinese might go an Alaskan plan and offer good incentives for Chinese to move there and flood the region in hope of ‘regional development’
It got a lot of attention from the government when it came to pork barrel spending due to being the home province of the president from 1928 to 1988. Right now it has a KMT-turned independent governor named Chen Li-an (the son of Chen Cheng, who served as premier under Chiang Kai-shek) who is the president of the Buddhist Anti-Communist League. As of now it's uncertain if he'll support Li Ao in 1996 or return to the KMT.I wonder how much was Zhejiang Province changed.
Chen Li-an has not decided yet.It got a lot of attention from the government when it came to pork barrel spending due to being the home province of the president from 1928 to 1988. Right now it has a KMT-turned independent governor named Chen Li-an (the son of Chen Cheng, who served as premier under Chiang Kai-shek) who is the president of the Buddhist Anti-Communist League. As of now it's uncertain if he'll support Li Ao in 1996 or return to the KMT.
Tibet already has a form of autonomy, though the nationalists are still split between those who want more autonomy and those who want independence. TIP pretty much supports the status quo.For Tibet, they could go for an Autonomism route. That and in Quebec, we have the CAQ (Future Quebec Coalition) in charge of the Province. The CAQ is Quebec Nationalists; however, they believe in staying in Canada because Canada is a Union between Ontario and Quebec. While the CAQ are Nationalists; however, they aren't Separatists but Autonomists.
In Quebec, the Quebec Nationalist Movement is split between Quebec Separatists, who want Quebec to leave Canada entirely. At the same time, the Quebec Autonomists believe in staying in Canada, but Quebec gets to maintain political autonomy.
I could see the TIP promoting a more Autonomist route, which would mean adopting Tibetan Nationalism under the Chinese Boot (Read: Tibetan Nationalism with Pro-Chinese Characteristics). I could see Tibetan Nationalists being split into two camps, the Pro-Independence Separatists and the Pro-Chinese Autonomists (Who wanted to stay under China and compromise with the overall Independence Movements).
Hurrah!The Philippines was granted independence from the United States in 1946. Upon independence, the country remained an ally of the United States. The country would be a founding member of the Organization for East Asian Cooperation, and Philippine Prime Minister Jorge Vargas would eventually serve as the second president of that organization. Ramon Magsaysay became President in 1953, a strong American ally. Pro-China politicians were present in the country, though they were less organized than their pro-American counterparts. Magsaysay would serve as president for eight years. He was succeeded by Carlos Garcia who governed the Philippines for the next four years. From the 40s to the 60s, the Philippines was a democracy, one of the few in the region at the time.
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In 1965, Ferdinand Marcos Sr. was elected president of the Philippines. He was a member of the Liberal Party. His rule would not be consistent with liberalism, however. He very popular in the United States throughout his presidency, especially during the presidency of Paul Laxalt. Carlos Garcia was a nationalist who appeared to be moving the country more towards China. America had interfered in the 1965 Presidential Election, and this was a cause for China to be upset with the United States. However, as time went on, Marcos would develop closer relations with China. America and China both liked his anti-Communism. His opposition to Communism allowed America to look the other way when he established a dictatorship.
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The Philippines had to deal with internal conflict both before, during, and after the presidency of Ferdinand Marcos. There were two major rebellions going on. One was the Moro insurgency where many of the Muslim inhabitants of the Western part of the island of Mindanao rose up against the government. Over 100,000 would die in the separatist conflict. In 1979 a Communist rebellion broke out. Tens of thousands would die over the next decade before the rebellion was finally extinguished. Marcos himself died shortly after the rebellion ended in 1989. He was succeeded by Arturo M. Tolentino. In 1990 free and fair elections returned to the Philippines. The standard of living in the Philippines today is similar to Vietnam, higher than much of Southeast Asia but significantly lower than China or Japan.
Yeah, I decided to not have him die like he did OTL.Hurrah!
Glad to see Magsaysay got the full eight years. He was a real-stand up guy from what I read.
No. He remains in exile while Marcos is in power and he comes back in 1990.Not too sure with the US interfering with the ‘65 election. They didn’t do something like that as far as I know OTL. I do remember Nixon did give Marcos Senior his blessing before Martial Law was declared.
So Marcos Senior gets an extended reign of terror. Did Ninoy Aquino still get assassinated?
Butterflies made the RAM much less relevant than they were OTL. There were several assassination attempts on Marcos and he dealt with them brutally.And how did Marcos Senior handle the Reform the Armed Forces Movement? Or were the would-be members of that group too busy during/killed during/rewarded for helping put down the ten year rebellion?
FYI: The RAM were a would-be junta who sort of kicked off the OTL People Power Revolution by the way: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reform_the_Armed_Forces_Movement
Arturo Tolentino, Miriam Santiago, and Salvador Laurel were the main contenders, and Tolentino won.Who contested the 1990 elections and who won said elections?
Surprised Aquino didn't run for President in 1990, though yeah, I imagine quite a few of the more radical opposition politicians boycotted the election on grounds of them not trusting Tolentino to organize a free and fair election.Arturo Tolentino, Miriam Santiago, and Salvador Laurel were the main contenders, and Tolentino won.
I haven't decided what to do with him yet.Surprised Aquino didn't run for President in 1990, though yeah, I imagine quite a few of the more radical opposition politicians boycotted the election on grounds of them not trusting Tolentino to organize a free and fair election.
There was one supposed plot on him, OTL actually! That might have been a false flag op though.Yeah, I decided to not have him die like he did OTL.
No. He remains in exile while Marcos is in power and he comes back in 1990.
Butterflies made the RAM much less relevant than they were OTL. There were several assassination attempts on Marcos and he dealt with them brutally.
Tolentino was vice president when Marcos died in office. The office of Prime Minister also exists.There was one supposed plot on him, OTL actually! That might have been a false flag op though.
Also, by ‘81 we had a Prime Minister in Cesar A. Virata instead. So I assume either the Prime Minister experiment never took off or Tolentino became PM instead.
And what happened to Enrile and Ramos?