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The world’s largest ancient wooden boat in Halong | VietNamNet

The world’s largest ancient wooden boat in Halong | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A dug-out canoe of the Van Lang culture (over 2,000 years ago) is owned by the former director of the Museum of Quang Ninh Province, Tran Trong Ha...

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Ancient Thai tattoo masters draw foreign fans | The Japan Times

Ancient Thai tattoo masters draw foreign fans | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In a cramped Bangkok room filled with statues of deities and plumes of incense smoke, a master is at work. With expert precision, “ajarn” (master)...

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Ouverture de l'exposition des photos anciennes de la Cité interdite | French China

Ouverture de l'exposition des photos anciennes de la Cité interdite | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Cette année est le 90e anniversaire de la fondation du Musée du palais (Cité interdite)...

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Gaojiabu : le vieux village le mieux conservé du Shaanxi | French China

Gaojiabu : le vieux village le mieux conservé du Shaanxi | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Construit durant la dynastie des Ming, l’histoire du village antique de Gaojiabu dans le xian de Shenmu (province du Shaanxi, nord-ouest) remonte à plus de 500 ans...

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Guinness recognizes Gifu woman’s kimono collection as world’s largest | The Japan Times

Guinness recognizes Gifu woman’s kimono collection as world’s largest | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A 68-year-old woman from Gifu Prefecture has been certified by Guinness World Records as having the world’s largest collection of traditional kimono, at 3,045 pieces...

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When Arabia was green: Lush grasslands helped early man make leap out of Africa | The Archaeology News Network

When Arabia was green: Lush grasslands helped early man make leap out of Africa | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A prehistory professor has unearthed evidence that the Arabian Peninsula played a pivotal role in the evolution and migration of our species across the planet, and that the arid desert was once a lush green habitable landscape...

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Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syria's desert, under threat from advancing Islamic State | Art Daily

Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syria's desert, under threat from advancing Islamic State | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, under threat from advancing Islamic State group jihadists, has withstood the last two thousand years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets...

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Wonders of the Wa: The Vibrant Culture of Burma’s Mysterious Mountain Dwellers | The Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

Wonders of the Wa: The Vibrant Culture of Burma’s Mysterious Mountain Dwellers | The Irrawaddy (Myanmar) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

For a relatively small ethnic group couched in a remote region along Burma’s eastern border, the Wa have a particularly colorful cultural presence, though they rarely have the chance to show off for visitors...

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Ancient Buddhist stupa found at Bhubaneswar | The Archaeology News Network

Ancient Buddhist stupa found at Bhubaneswar | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have stumbled upon a Buddhist stupa atop Aragada, a hill on Bhubaneswar's outskirts, which could date back to as early as the first century...

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Excavations reveal history in southeastern Turkey | The Archaeology News Network

Excavations reveal history in southeastern Turkey | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeological excavations have been ongoing in four different spots in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep, which is one of the oldest settlements in the world...

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L’artiste Walid Raad n’est pas le bienvenu dans les émirats | Le Monde

L’artiste Walid Raad n’est pas le bienvenu dans les émirats | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Son groupe, Gulf Labor, a dénoncé les conditions des ouvriers construisant le Louvre et le Guggenheim à Abou Dhabi...

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Nuit des Musées : Guimet réserve une bonne surprise | Le Figaro

Nuit des Musées : Guimet réserve une bonne surprise | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Pour la 11e édition de la manifestation, le Musée national des arts asiatiques, à Paris, dévoile ses collections de textiles...

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In search of Rumi: S’porean artist Noor Iskandar’s trip to Iran and Turkey | Today Online

In search of Rumi: S’porean artist Noor Iskandar’s trip to Iran and Turkey | Today Online | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Early this year, young artist Noor Iskandar went in search of Mevlana Rumi, the 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi mystic...

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Daech exécute des dizaines de civils dans son avancée vers la cité antique de Palmyre | The Huffington Post

Daech exécute des dizaines de civils dans son avancée vers la cité antique de Palmyre | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les jihadistes du groupe Etat islamique (EI) se sont rapprochés vendredi du joyau archéologique de Palmyre dans le désert syrien, suscitant l'inquiétude de l'Unesco, et ont pris le contrôle de la majeure partie de Ramadi, capitale...

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Isis advances on Palmyra: Syria urges international community to save 2,000-year-old Unesco world heritage site from destruction | The Independent

Isis advances on Palmyra: Syria urges international community to save 2,000-year-old Unesco world heritage site from destruction | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Government troops in Syria are struggling to suppress Isis militants advancing on Palmyra, a Unesco world heritage site containing 2,000 year-old ruins...

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L'Unesco appelle à «sauver Palmyre» du conflit en Syrie | Le Figaro

L'Unesco appelle à «sauver Palmyre» du conflit en Syrie | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Irina Bokova, sa directrice générale, a exprimé sa plus vive inquiétude après plusieurs informations faisant état de combats à proximité du site inscrit au Patrimoine mondial...

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Japan's oldest basil pollen found in Nara ruins may have been 'medicine' from China | The Asahi Shimbun

Japan's oldest basil pollen found in Nara ruins may have been 'medicine' from China | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Basil pollen from the time of the legendary shaman queen Himiko has been discovered at the site that might once have been her home...

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Osaka intensifies campaign for World Cultural Heritage status | The Asahi Shimbun

Osaka intensifies campaign for World Cultural Heritage status | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Political opponents have temporarily set aside their differences. Financial institutions are venturing into uncharted territory...

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IS advances on ancient Syrian site | BBC

IS advances on ancient Syrian site | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Palmyra, one of the archaeological jewels of the Middle East, is reported to be under threat from advancing Islamic State militants in Syria...

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Venerated Kyoto shrines hold Aoi Matsuri festival | The Asahi Shimbun

Venerated Kyoto shrines hold Aoi Matsuri festival | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

About 500 people clad in traditional costumes made a colorful procession in the nation’s ancient capital on May 15 to celebrate the annual Aoi Matsuri festival...

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China also opposes UNESCO listing for Japan’s industrial sites | The Asahi Shimbun

China also opposes UNESCO listing for Japan’s industrial sites | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

China has joined South Korea in opposing Japan’s efforts to list a group of prewar industrial facilities as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site...

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Iraq says ISIS demolishes ruins to cover up looting | The Archaeology News Network

Iraq says ISIS demolishes ruins to cover up looting | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's museums and blowing up 3,000-year-old temples are chilling enough, but one of Iraq's top antiquities officials is now saying the destruction is a cover for an even more...

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Prices soar for Chinese and Japanese works of art at Sotheby's in London | Art Daily

Prices soar for Chinese and Japanese works of art at Sotheby's in London | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Today at Sotheby’s in London, prices soared for rare Chinese and Japanese works of art, with individual pieces selling for many multiples of their estimates, bringing the combined total to £18,279,875 (US$28,650,048 / HK$223,470,374), far exceeding...

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For Nepalis, Earthquakes Send Humans Warning From the Gods | National Geographic

For Nepalis, Earthquakes Send Humans Warning From the Gods | National Geographic | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In Nepal the gods speak through disasters, and shaking ground is seen as a wake-up call to humanity...

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