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Ho Citadel the site of a modern conflict | VietNamNet

Ho Citadel the site of a modern conflict | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A relic of the Ho dynasty, the Ho Citadel has been recognised as a World Culture Heritage site by UNESCO since 2011...

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Legendary Filipino martial artist Cacoy Cañete passes away | Rappler

Legendary Filipino martial artist Cacoy Cañete passes away | Rappler | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ciriaco "Cacoy" Cañete, a legendary Filipino martial artist, passed away on Friday, February 5, according to reports. He was 96.
Cañete reportedly died in a hospital due to the recurrence of...

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Web Review: Dhaka’s history in Facebook | The Daily Star

Web Review: Dhaka’s history in Facebook | The Daily Star | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Dhaka, founded by the Mughals in the 17th century, has crossed the enviable milestone of 400 years. The city being the capital of Bangladesh, is also one of the oldest metropolis in this part of the subcontinent. It was the economic capital under the rule of the Mughals, and later during the late 19th and early 20th century, the city saw rapid growth in urbanization during the British colonial period...

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Chinese pensioners keep historic opera alive | Bangkok Post

Chinese pensioners keep historic opera alive | Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

White make-up covering their aged faces, Chinese performers -- all aged over 50 -- don richly-coloured robes and false beards to belt out tunes passed down for more than two centuries...

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Mount Nokogiri: a breathtaking climb to enlightenment | The Japan Times

Mount Nokogiri: a breathtaking climb to enlightenment | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

It's a moot point for those who live there that the name "Chiba" is, in many minds, synonymous with images of hot-rod gangs, peanut farms, car dealerships,...

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Les Découvertes Archéologiques: Un ancien jeu de plateau découvert dans une tombe pillée en Chine | Découvertes archéologiques

Les Découvertes Archéologiques: Un ancien jeu de plateau découvert dans une tombe pillée en Chine | Découvertes archéologiques | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Des pièces d'un mystérieux jeu de plateau qui n'a pas été jouée depuis 1500 ans ont été découvertes dans une tombe vieille de 2300 ans, largement pillée, près de la ville de...[Blog]

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China comienza el lunes su nuevo año lunar bajo el signo del mono: calculan 3.000 millones de viajes por el feriado | La Red 21

China comienza el lunes su nuevo año lunar bajo el signo del mono: calculan 3.000 millones de viajes por el feriado | La Red 21 | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A diferencia del calendario gregoriano occidental, el año lunar, que es reconocido en China y en algunas partes de Asia, el cambio de año no tiene...

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Ancient shipwreck unlocks secrets of Maritime Silk Road | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient shipwreck unlocks secrets of Maritime Silk Road | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Groping in the frigid darkness in the South China Sea, underwater archaeologist Sun Jian suddenly touched something in 20-meter deep waters...

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Orhan Pamuk, voix discordante au régime turc | Le Figaro

Orhan Pamuk, voix discordante au régime turc | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le 31 janvier, le Prix Nobel de littérature a reproché à l'Union Européenne de se montrer laxiste face à la Turquie...

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Lawrence of Arabia's robe and dagger in temporary export ban | BBC

Lawrence of Arabia's robe and dagger in temporary export ban | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Temporary export bans are placed on a white robe and dagger owned by T E Lawrence - better known as Lawrence of Arabia - amid efforts to keep the artefacts in Britain...

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Permanent home found for history museum | Shanghai Daily

Permanent home found for history museum | Shanghai Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

THE city’s most treasured historical artefacts will be moving to a new home...

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Colonial Cousin | Newsline (Pakistan)

Colonial Cousin | Newsline (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Browsing through antiquarian prints and miniature paintings on ivory from Habib Fida Ali’s collection, what struck me about this art from the 1800s was how its genesis in a period of political transition made it the harbinger of a new artistic sensibility...

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Dig suggests elaborate ritual held at ancient burial mound in Osaka | The Archaeology News Network

Dig suggests elaborate ritual held at ancient burial mound in Osaka | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Researchers have found evidence of a massive wooden bridge at an ancient burial mound here that they surmise was used for final rites of perhaps an emperor, and then torn down...

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Turtle soup, perchance? Prehistoric man had a penchant for tortoises | Heritage Daily

Turtle soup, perchance? Prehistoric man had a penchant for tortoises | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Grilled, boiled or salted? Turtles, or tortoises, are rarely consumed today, but a select few cultures, primarily those in East Asia, still consider turtle soup, made from the flesh of the turtle, a delicacy...

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1965 Les massacres oubliés d'Indonésie | France Inter

1965 Les massacres oubliés d'Indonésie | France Inter | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le président Soekarno appartenait à la génération des pionniers des indépendances du Tiers-Monde qui tentèrent le non-alignement. Aussi insistait-il sur la situation géographique-clé de son pays dans l’Asie du Sud-Est, sur sa population – alors 100 millions d’habitants, il faisait valoir...

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Japanese scientists to recreate first settlers' voyage | BBC

Japanese scientists to recreate first settlers' voyage | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A team of scientists is planning to recreate the perilous ocean journey that brought early human settlers to Japan.
The researchers, led by the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo, have launched a crowdfunding campaign to build either a primitive boat made of bundled grass or a bamboo raft of the kind believed to have been used by the first settlers, The Japan Times reports. They're...

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Harn Museum of Art conserves paintings by Jamini Roy through a generous donation | Art Daily

Harn Museum of Art conserves paintings by Jamini Roy through a generous donation | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Harn Museum of Art /a at the University of Florida recently completed the conservation of seven...

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Discover the "treasures" of antiquities in Hue Citadel | VietNamNet

Discover the "treasures" of antiquities in Hue Citadel | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The last feudal dynasty of Vietnam in Hue City
went through many historical events. Tens of thousands of rare artifacts
of the Nguyen Dynasty have been lost...

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“If you want to know about South Asian Art, this is the place to be” | The Daily Star

“If you want to know about South Asian Art, this is the place to be” | The Daily Star | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The third Dhaka Art Summit is in full swing at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, and will continue till 9pm tomorrow. The Daily Star caught up with the mastermind of this massive international event, the founder of the Samdani Art Foundation...

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Tehran’s 7,000-yr-old woman had pinworm infection | The Archaeology News Network

Tehran’s 7,000-yr-old woman had pinworm infection | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tehran’s 7,000-year-old woman discovered in Nov. 2014 has shown signs of pinworm infection, Department of Parasitology and Mycology at Tehran Uni. of Medical Sciences announced on Tuesday....

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Archaeologists working to save Jordanian buildings | The Archaeology News Network

Archaeologists working to save Jordanian buildings | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In the Jordanian desert, carved into the sandstone cliffs is the spectacular ancient city of Petra...

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The life of the Mentawai tribe – in pictures | The Guardian

The life of the Mentawai tribe – in pictures | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Mohammed Saleh Bin Dollah’s photos capture a glimpse of the Mentawai people, as the adults smoke and hunt and children play in the river...[PHOTOS]

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1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions uncovered in Zippori | Heritage Daily

1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions uncovered in Zippori | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Three 1,700 year old funerary inscriptions written in Aramaic and Greek were recently revealed in the ancient cemetery in Moshav Zippori in the north...

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Japan's picture ID before World War II | The Japan Times

Japan's picture ID before World War II | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Last year, the number of tourists coming into Japan outnumbered those going out for the first time in 45 years. In absolute terms, it may be the first time...

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1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions found in Israel | The Archaeology News Network

1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions found in Israel | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Three 1,700 year old funerary inscriptions written in Aramaic and Greek were recently revealed in Moshav Zippori in northern Israel...

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Geometry in Babylonian Astronomy | The Archaeology News Network

Geometry in Babylonian Astronomy | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An analysis of three published and two unpublished cuneiform tablets from the British Museum by Prof...

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