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Let them make noise, we got our own funding, says Klang temple president | The Malaysian Insider

Let them make noise, we got our own funding, says Klang temple president | The Malaysian Insider | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

"Let them make all the noise they want, it is getting quite common here in Malaysia." This was the response from the president of the 130-year-old Sri Sundararaja Perumal temple in Klang which has now come under attack from a Muslim...

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Surprenante découverte d'une pyramide antique au Kazakhstan | Le Figaro

Surprenante découverte d'une pyramide antique au Kazakhstan | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Des archéologues ont mis au jour un mystérieux mausolée millénaire, recueillant des ossements humains et divers objets plus ou moins identifiés. Il s'agit d'une trouvaille majeure pour un pays qui recèle encore de nombreux trésors antiques.
À plus de 6000 kilomètres du plateau égyptien de Gizeh et de ces célèbres pyramides, dans la région de Karaganda en plein centre du Kazakhstan, une équipe archéologique a mis au jour les vestiges d'un mausolée antique...

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Myanmar earthquake: One dead and temples damaged | BBC

Myanmar earthquake: One dead and temples damaged | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit central Myanmar, damaging pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan and killing at least one person.
The quake struck 25km (15.5 miles) west of Chauk, at a depth of 84km, the US Geological Survey said.
Tremors were felt as far...

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Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen' | Bangkok Post

Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen' | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Another ancient artifact, believed to have been smuggled out of temple ruins in Buri Ram, is being exhibited at the Chong-Moon Lee Centre for Asian Art and Culture in San Francisco, according to a local conservation group...

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« Iqbal, l’enfant qui n’avait pas peur » : l’histoire vraie d’un enfant-esclave | Le Monde

« Iqbal, l’enfant qui n’avait pas peur » : l’histoire vraie d’un enfant-esclave | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Symbole de la lutte contre l’esclavage des enfants, Iqbal Masih, vendu par ses parents à quatre ans et ouvrier dans une fabrique de briques, puis un atelier de tisserand jusqu’à son évasion à neuf ans, fut assassiné en 1995 à l’âge de douze ans dans son Pakistan natal, après des mois passés à porter sa cause et celle de tous les enfants esclaves du monde sur les tribunes internationales.
Son histoire avait déjà inspiré un...

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« Hôtel Singapura » : suite postcoloniale pour amants | Le Monde

« Hôtel Singapura » : suite postcoloniale pour amants | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le titre anglais évoque un confinement encore plus strict qu’un hôtel : In the Room, dans la chambre. On en sort à peine, des quatre murs de la suite 27de l’hôtel Singapura, au long de ce huitième long-métrage d’Eric Khoo. Et, pourtant, le cinéaste entreprend, en une série d’une dizaine de courtes séquences, de saisir le mouvement de la cité-Etat pendant plus d’un demi-siècle, de raconter l’histoire du cinéma tel qu’il s’est développé entre Hongkong, Séoul, Tokyo et Singapour et, tant qu’à faire, d’explorer les mystères du désir...

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Korean Film Festival with Lee Joon-Ik | ABC

Korean Film Festival with Lee Joon-Ik | ABC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The South Korean film industry has become big news over the last decade, with breakout festival hits around the world, and one of the biggest reasons is the director Lee Joon-ik
Lee Joon-ik is bringing two new, and very different, films to the Korean Film Festival...

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Chamber in Bronze Age 'pyramid' opened in Kazakhstan | Archaeology News Network

Chamber in Bronze Age 'pyramid' opened in Kazakhstan | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists who unearthed the remains of a 3,500-year-old pyramid-shaped mausoleum in the Kazakh steppes, have now opened its funerary chamber, finding a skull, human bones and Bronze Age pottery.Wrongly hailed by several media outlets as the world's first pyramid, the structure dates back to the 14 th to 12th century BC and contains five walls that gradually rise toward the center...

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Iran seeks to reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 years | Archaeology News Network

Iran seeks to reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 years | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

According to a report by ISNA, as translated by IFP, Soltanifar, who is also the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO), announced that the largest collection of historical and cultural relics of the Achaemenid Empire will be returned to the country after 80 years...

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Young Vietnamese in Czech Republic make film about family value | VietNamNet

Young Vietnamese in Czech Republic make film about family value | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

They hope that the films will encourage young overseas Vietnamese to turn their hearts to the homeland.
The film is about the differences in lifestyle of two generations in a Vietnamese family in the Czech Republic and ways to resolve the contradictions.
The two sons of a man, who owns a grocery store, have a lot of opportunities to access Western culture right from a young age.
They grew up in a Western environment and developed differences from their father, Duong Van Hai, in terms of lifestyle and ways of thinking...

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‘To Master Grace Is Not at All an Easy Task’: Inside Indian Dance | The New York Times

‘To Master Grace Is Not at All an Easy Task’: Inside Indian Dance | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As festivals go, Drive East is like a tiny jewel box. Its gems, though, are dazzling.
For the fourth iteration of this intimate Indian performing arts event, the organization Navatman brings an impressive week of music and dance to the Ellen Stewart Theater at La MaMa in the East Village. As usual, there will be an array of classical Indian dance styles on display, from the brisk footwork of Kathak to the sensuous swirl of Mohiniattam...

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L'auteure Asli Erdogan détenue dans une prison pour femmes d'Istanbul | Actualitté

L'auteure Asli Erdogan détenue dans une prison pour femmes d'Istanbul | Actualitté | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La semaine passée, l’arrestation de l’écrivaine Asli Erdogan a marqué les esprits : auteure critique du régime turc, elle avait été interpellée à son domicile. La maison d’édition Actes Sud vient d’apporter quelques nouvelles sur sa situation, qui n’est pas des plus réjouissantes. Elle est actuellement incarcérée dans un établissement pour femmes, et l’on ignore tout des conditions de détention...

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En Afghanistan : une ré-inhumation avec les honneurs pour le roi Habibulah Kalakani | France Inter

En Afghanistan : une ré-inhumation avec les honneurs pour le roi Habibulah Kalakani | France Inter | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sa Majesté Habibulah Kalakani, premier, roi d'Afghanistan de 1929 à 1929 est resté en tout et pour tout 9 mois au pouvoir. Et pas un pouvoir hérité de son roi de père. Non, il a d'abord déposé le vrai roi Amanullah Khan pour s'installer sur le trône...

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Reconstructing 3,000 year old brain surgery in Western Siberia | Archaeology News Network

Reconstructing 3,000 year old brain surgery in Western Siberia | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A step by step academic investigation into how Bronze Age medics conducted trepanation operations in Siberia has been conducted based on a male skull found last year in the Nefteprovod II burial ground at Anzhevsky archaeological site, southeast of Kansk in Krasnoyarsk region.The 'patient' died at the age of between 30 and 40, and archaeologists are confident the markings on the ancient bone were from surgical intervention and not ritualistic practices...

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3,000 year old site discovered during temple renovation in India's Kodagu district | Archaeology News Network

3,000 year old site discovered during temple renovation in India's Kodagu district | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A megalithic burial site comprising a Menhir, and a complex of dolmens with unique pottery, possibly dating back to around 3,000 years, has been discovered near the Cauvery river at Siddalingapura- Arasinakuppe in Kodagu.While a dolmen is a square stone structure with primary or secondary bone remains and pottery covered by a mega capstone, a Menhir is a large upright undressed stone standing on or near the burial site.
The megalithic site was discovered by chance...

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Oldest jewellery in East Asia is crafted 37,000-year-old shell | Archaeology News Network

Oldest jewellery in East Asia is crafted 37,000-year-old shell | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Shell jewellery and ornaments up to 42,000 years old, discovered in East Timor, have overturned long-held assumptions that the first inhabitants of South-East Asia were culturally unsophisticated. The finds represent the oldest evidence of ornament and jewellery-making in the region.The most ancient example of shell jewellery is 82,000 years old and was found in Morocco, although some shell art may date even further back. As humans migrated out of Africa, shell jewellery started appearing in the European archaeological record...

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US places import restrictions to protect Syrian artifacts | Art Daily

US places import restrictions to protect Syrian artifacts | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The United States announced emergency import restrictions Wednesday on Syrian artifacts in response to looting of the country's cultural heritage in the midst of a brutal civil war.
The Islamic State group has ravaged ancient archeological sites under its control in Syria and Iraq, along with local looters. Among the worst incidents was the destruction by IS of temples in the famed ancient city of Palmyra, which provoked international outrage...

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Claude Lelouch répond à l'appel du cinéma chinois à Richelieu | France TV

Claude Lelouch répond à l'appel du cinéma chinois à Richelieu | France TV | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Jusqu’au 23 août, la ville de Richelieu en Indre-et-Loire accueille la première édition du Festival du cinéma chinois et de la culture chinoise. Ce nouveau rendez-vous, qui a vu le jour grâce à un couple de passionnés du 7e art, propose durant une semaine 14 films emblématiques, connus ou inédits en France. Le tout sous l’œil connaisseur de Claude Lelouch qui a donné le coup d’envoi...

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Ancient 'catacomb' discovered in Azerbaijan’s Gabala | Archaeology News Network

Ancient 'catacomb' discovered in Azerbaijan’s Gabala | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As part of their continuing exploration of monuments from the Neolithic and the Bronze Age in the territory of Gabala district, Azerbaijan, the ANAS expedition “Ancient Gabala” is working at the site of an ancient settlement called Galayeri (Leylatepe archaeological culture) in the territory of the Gabala International Airport, the ANAS Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography told APA...

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Mosque dating back to early years of Islam found in Saudi Arabia | Archaeology News Network

Mosque dating back to early years of Islam found in Saudi Arabia | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The province of Al-Kharj, which lies around 80 km south of the Saudi capital, tells an important story of Saudi culture and heritage. The Saudi-French Joint Mission for archaeological excavation is continuing its work in a number of sites in the area, namely Al-Yamamah, in order to learn more about its important historical sites...

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4,500 year old grave of Siberian noblewoman found | Archaeology News Network

4,500 year old grave of Siberian noblewoman found | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Okunev people are seen as the Siberian ethnic grouping most closely related to Native Americans. In other words, it was ancestors of the Okunevs who populated America, evidently using primitive boats to venture to the ice-covered Beringia land bridge some 12,600 years ago.
The mysterious ancient culture was 'unparalleled' in Siberia in terms of its artistic richness and diversity, according to experts...

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Christie's announces highlights from Asian Art Week sales | Art Daily

Christie's announces highlights from Asian Art Week sales | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Christie’s announces Asian Art Week: a series of auctions, viewings and events, from September 13-16. This season includes eight sales featuring over 900 lots, drawing together an extraordinary breadth of works from every category of Asian Art and is led by one of the finest collections of classical Chinese furniture to appear at auction, as well as Chinese ceramics from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gandharan sculpture, Nepalese bronzes, modern Chinese and South Asian paintings and more...

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Mia launches multi-year Asian art initiative made possible by $6 million bequest from Alfred P. Gale | Art Daily

Mia launches multi-year Asian art initiative made possible by $6 million bequest from Alfred P. Gale | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Minneapolis Institute of Art today announced the launch of an unprecedented long-term initiative to create innovative public programs, special exhibitions, and new scholarship dedicated to Asian art. Made possible by a $6 million bequest from Alfred P. Gale, the Gale Asian Art Initiative at Mia will allow for robust programming designed to foster broader understanding and appreciation of Asian art and culture. Thanks to the bequest, each year Mia will focus on a particular area of its collection, with in-depth programming and events; it begins with the art of China. The Gale Asian Art Initiative builds on Mia’s growing collection of Asian art—one of the most comprehensive in the United States. Over the last three years, this collection has increased by 2,400 objects, due to generous gifts from...

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"Conflicts of Interest" explores relationship between art and war in modern Japan | Art Daily

"Conflicts of Interest" explores relationship between art and war in modern Japan | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

he Saint Louis Art Museum will celebrate a gift of more than 1,400 Japanese prints and related works with the groundbreaking exhibition Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan. The gift has made the museum one of the world’s largest public repositories of Meiji-period military art, allowing for the creation of an exhibition that features a much wider range of modern Japanese war-related art than has ever been shown...

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Turquie: dix grands éditeurs se liguent contre la censure | Le Figaro

Turquie: dix grands éditeurs se liguent contre la censure | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La résistance s'organise sur Internet. Après le putsch raté du 15 juillet et la fermeture par décret de 29 maisons d'édition turques, dix grandes maisons d'édition se sont réunies et ont lancé une pétition pour enjoindre le pays à «respecter la liberté d'expression des auteurs et éditeurs».
Ils ne se laisseront pas faire. Un peu plus d'un mois après le putsch avorté du 15 juillet en Turquie, qui a notamment provoqué une vague de mesures liberticides, des grands noms du monde de l'édition...

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Modern life challenges preservation of folk painting genres | VietNamNet

Modern life challenges preservation of folk painting genres | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The preservation and promotion of folk painting values are facing an array of challenges in terms of materials, sale and successors, said Truong Quoc Binh, a member of the National Cultural Heritage Council...

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Le musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac propose une sélection d'articles issus des plus grands quotidiens internationaux et de la presse culturelle.

Kiosque du Monde propose un regard sur toute l'actualité culturelle et artistique internationale, d'Afrique, des Amériques, d'Asie et d'Océanie à travers une sélection d'articles de la presse du monde entier.