Since 1550: Burma suffers under a decline in trading.
1553 (3250, Yin Water Ox): Hong Empire forges a formal military alliance with its SE Asian client kingdoms, directed against Bengal and other possible enemies.
1561: On Mindanao, Muslim preachers start to criticize the arriving Han disturbing their society and the Hong emperor being overlord of the sultan.
1566 (3263, Yang Fire Tiger): Earthquake of Shaanxi, killing almost a million people.
Since 1575: Arab piracy makes the Indian trade less profitable, Chinese start to avoid these seas.
1584 (3281, Yang Wood Monkey): Hong emperor sends troops to Mindanao to put the Muslims back. Chinese soldiers stay on Mindanao to watch the Muslims.
1586: Volcano Kelut on Java erupts, killing ~10,000 people.
1594 (3291, Yang Wood Horse): The harbors of SE Asia are closed for Seljuk ships, so the Nipponese can fill this gap too.
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