30 September 1945. During the ongoing Thai– British negotiations in Kandy, French representative Pierre Clarac presents Prince Wiwatthanachai with a note for the Thai Regent. This demands that the Thai government accept a return to the pre-June 1940 state of relations (including reversion to prewar frontiers) and restoration of the Emerald Buddha to its earlier home in Vientiane.
30 September 1945. A large delegation from the anti-communist Revolutionary League meets with General Xiao Wen to discuss suppression of the communists and removal of the DRV provisional government. Xiao Wen may be sympathetic but he cannot act contrary to the wishes of General Lu Han, who two weeks earlier reached an understanding with Ho Chi Minh.
30 September 1945. After brief clashes between KMT and CCP forces in Kowloon and the New Territories, the communists withdraw after a British request. Fighting continues along the Sino–British border and inside Guangdong province, however. The British Military Administration notes continued KMT and CCP propaganda activities in the colony, with the Nationalists denouncing continued British rule. Both parties remain active during subsequent decades and are responsible for major riots in 1956 and 1967.
30 September 1945. The main body of British troops finally arrives outside Jakarta. It includes a detachment of Seaforth Highlanders, a regiment coincidentally involved in Britain’s first occupation of Java in 1811. Most troops are Gurkhas or Indians; Indian independence leader Jawaharlal Nehru voices a protest the same day about their inclusion in the occupation forces. On entering the city, the troops are soon involved in combating looting, arson and rioting. Four rioters being killed in the first two days. Within a week, the first soldier has been killed.