Last post for the year

So I’m enjoying my year-end break a little too much… and I’ll resume normal postings with the new year, once I get settled down again. For the last post of the year, here’s a roundup of the stories from the past two weeks. Happy new year!

Cambodia

Indonesia

  • The Jakarta Globe shines the spotlight on Sukuh and Cetho, two temples in Central Java.
  • The Bangkok Post reviews a new book on Borobudur.

Myanmar

Thailand

  • The famous Temple of Dawn, Wat Arun, has been declared safe after post-flooding inspections.
  • Unesco affirms its support for the restoration of Ayutthaya.

Vietnam

  • The Thai Binh Province Museum gets a US Ambassador’s grant to restore some wooden artefacts.

Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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