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As Burma Tourism Rises, So Do Hopes in Inwa | Irrawaddy (Birmanie)

As Burma Tourism Rises, So Do Hopes in Inwa | Irrawaddy (Birmanie) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Maha Aung Myay Bon Zan monastery, popularly known as Mae Nu Oak Kyaung, is a main attraction in the ancient city of Inwa, with fascinating stone sculptures from the 19th century...

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Two million-year-old 'playground' discovered in northern China | Archaeology News Network

Two million-year-old 'playground' discovered in northern China | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

At an eroded basin in Hebei province researchers have discovered what could be a “playground” of early hominids nearly two million years ago...

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Gold masks shine light on lost Himalayan kingdom | Archaeology News Network

Gold masks shine light on lost Himalayan kingdom | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Squatting by an ancient tomb at an altitude of 4,000 meters in the Ngari region in Tibet, archaeologist Tong Tao noticed a worker pick something wrinkled and shining from the soil...

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Donjon of famed Himeji Castle reopens to long lines after huge renovation | The Asahi Shimbun

Donjon of famed Himeji Castle reopens to long lines after huge renovation | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The illustrious donjon of Himeji Castle, a World Heritage site, has reopened to the public after a major five-year face-lift...

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British Museum announces new Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World to open in 2018 | Art Daily

British Museum announces new Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World to open in 2018 | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Albukhary Foundation is providing significant support for a major new gallery to redisplay the collections of the Islamic world at the British Museum...

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Documentary about gang rape wins Indian national film award | The Guardian

Documentary about gang rape wins Indian national film award | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The director of the award-winning Daughters of Mother India contrasts her film with the banned India’s Daughter documentary, calling the latter ‘sensationalist’ A documentary about the gang rape and killing of medical student Jyoti Singh has won a...

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Syria Rebels Capture Ancient Town Of Bosra From Regime Forces | The Huffington Post

Syria Rebels Capture Ancient Town Of Bosra From Regime Forces | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels on Wednesday seized an ancient town near the Jordan border that is a key government stronghold, ousting Syrian soldiers and allied militiamen from the region after four days of intense battles, opposition activists and...

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Exhibition of new works by Zheng Guogu on view at VW (VeneKlasen/Werner) | Art Daily

Exhibition of new works by Zheng Guogu on view at VW (VeneKlasen/Werner) | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

VW (VeneKlasen/Werner) presenting Visionary Transformation, an exhibition of new works by Zheng Guogu...

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Hundreds of letters from noted Japanese writers to Chinese author found | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Hundreds of letters from noted Japanese writers to Chinese author found | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

cache of letters from noted Japanese writers during the first half of the 20th century have turned up in China. More than 1,500 letters addressed to Zhou Zuoren (1885-1967), himself a famous writer in China who studied...

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Satyarth decodes some mysteries of Indian history | Indian Times

Satyarth decodes some mysteries of Indian history | Indian Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Satyarth Nayak admits that it was Dan Brown's book that was the reason to find a similar mystery in our Indian Civilization...

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Looking At The Armenian Genocide Through the Lens of Art | The Huffington Post

Looking At The Armenian Genocide Through the Lens of Art | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

April 24, 2015 marks the centennial of the Armenian Genocide. On that day in 1915, roughly seven hundred Armenians from Constantinople were massacred by the Young Turks, a nationalistic political movement that wanted to make the Ottoman Empire a country organized around a constitutional government. This terrifying moment provided the impetus for the event...

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Ancient tomb complex unearthed in Beijing | Archaeology News Network

Ancient tomb complex unearthed in Beijing | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have unearthed a massive tomb complex in a southwest suburb in Beijing, according to the Beijing Institute of Cultural Heritage on Monday. They said the complex is a rare discovery given its size, time span and location...

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Restoration of two Kakatiya era temples in full swing | Archaeology News Network

Restoration of two Kakatiya era temples in full swing | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

After much delay, work has finally begun on restoration of two ancient temples of the Kakatiya era in Kusumanchi mandal headquarters in the district.
The historical Mukkanteshwaralayam being restored at Kusumanchi
 in Khammam district...

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Accessorise your home with rural Indian handicrafts | The Times of India

Accessorise your home with rural Indian handicrafts | The Times of India | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Here’s a look at what our country has to offer to those who love collectibles...

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ASI miffed at damage to museum pieces | Archaeology News Network

ASI miffed at damage to museum pieces | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Irreversible damage to two of the finest pieces of Indian art at the Indian Museum, renowned for its collection of rare artefacts, here has made the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) write to the Union Culture Ministry...

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China's biggest art collector: 13 of his golden age treasures – in pictures | The Guardian

China's biggest art collector: 13 of his golden age treasures – in pictures | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Qianlong emperor, fourth ruler of the Qing dynasty, was also a poet and one of China’s most prolific art collectors. The National Gallery of Victoria has borrowed more than 120 works from the Palace museum in Beijing to tell his story...

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Conference: Singapore and Southeast Asia: art and institutions today? at Art Paris Art Fair 2015 | Art Media Agency

Conference: Singapore and Southeast Asia: art and institutions today? at Art Paris Art Fair 2015 | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Art Media Agency (AMA) is an international newswire, focused on the art market. AMA’s archives contain more than 30,000 articles (15,000 in French, 15,000 in English) — all of which are available for free...

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In Syria, National Museum of Damascus races to save antiquities from looting, damage | Art Daily

In Syria, National Museum of Damascus races to save antiquities from looting, damage | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Workers at Syria's National Museum of Damascus carefully wrap statues and place them in boxes to be transported to a safe place, hoping to save the priceless pieces from theft or destruction...

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Ethnobotanical study on wild plants used by Lhoba people in Milin County, Tibet | Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine

Ethnobotanical study on wild plants used by Lhoba people in Milin County, Tibet | Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Lhoba are a small ethnic group, located in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Until 1960, their livelihood was predominantly based on swidden agriculture, hunting, and gathering...

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“Du Nô à Mata Hari, 2.000 ans de Théâtre en Asie” at Musée Guimet | Art Media Agency

“Du Nô à Mata Hari, 2.000 ans de Théâtre en Asie” at Musée Guimet | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

From 15 April until 31 August 2015, Paris’ Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet is to host the exhibition “Du Nô à Mata Hari, 2.000 ans de Théâtre en Asie”...

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Ouverture du festival international du film de Hong Kong | French-China.org

Ouverture du festival international du film de Hong Kong | French-China.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Au cours de cet événement de deux semaines, plus de 250 films seront projetés dans toute la ville, et ces films vont représenter quelque 50 pays et unités territoriales...

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La restauration de la Guanyin aux mille mains bientôt achevée à Chongqing | French-China.org

La restauration de la Guanyin aux mille mains bientôt achevée à Chongqing | French-China.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Des ouvriers travaillent sur une sculpture de Guanyin aux mille mains dans la municipalité de Chongqing, dans le sud-ouest de la Chine, le 24 mars 2015...

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Indonesian movies: Step to center stage | The Jakarta Post

Indonesian movies: Step to center stage | The Jakarta Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A massive campaign to instill pride in Indonesian movies starts this month, syncing up filmmakers and the creative industry with the government...

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Tibetan Art In The 21st Century Explores Religion, Pop Culture And Technology | The Huffington Post

Tibetan Art In The 21st Century Explores Religion, Pop Culture And Technology | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

For over 1,000 years, art has been a crucial facet of Tibetan culture, namely, spiritual art. Intimately associated with Buddhism, art revolved around the religious and philosophical ideals of the faith...

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Syria reclaims 120 looted antiquities from Palmyra | Archaeology News Network

Syria reclaims 120 looted antiquities from Palmyra | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Syria has retrieved more than 120 antiquities looted from cemeteries in the millennia-old oasis city of Palmyra following years of destruction and war pillaging, its director of museums said Wednesday...

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Vietnamese stone lions roar online | VietNamNet Bridge

Vietnamese stone lions roar online | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


A teenager's passion for stone lions has given them an imposing global presence via a website on which he uploads photographs that can be seen in three dimensions...

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