All quiet til June

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I’m off to do some fieldwork and will have little internet access for the next five weeks, so expect to hear little updates from this site until the middle of June. In the meantime, if you see any news related to the archaeology of Southeast Asia, why not share it on the Facebook page?

On that note, any readers in Bangkok, Vientiane and Luang Prabang interested in a meetup over coffee and/or beer?

Categories: Personal

The Clarence wreck in Australia and its modern SEA connections

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Earlier this year I posted a call by the Archaeology Unit from the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies for The Australian Historic Shipwreck Protection Project. The Age has a story out about the underwater excavation and a mention about the Southeast Asian archaeologists working at the site.

Wreck reveals its bounty
The Age, 17 April 2012
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Archaeological vessel caught between China-Philippine standoff

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The MY Sarangani, an archaeological survey vessel, was caught in a standoff between China and the Philippines over their disputed ownership of the Scarborough/Panatag Shoal earlier this week. The vessel was reportedly conducting salvage over a Chinese shipwreck.

PH files protest vs Chinese harassment of research boat in Scarborough Shoal
Philippine Inquirer, 16 April 2012

China urges Philippine archaeological vessel to leave Huangyan Island
People’s Daily Online, 17 April 2012

China wants PHL archaeological vessel out of Panatag Shoal
GMA Network, 17 April 2012

Dispute with China continues; Philippines stands firm
Business World Online, 17 April 2012

In Standoff, China Tells Philippines to Leave Scarborough Shoal
New America Media, 17 April 2012

Philippines ignores China demand to quit shoal
Philippine Inquirer, 19 April 2012

Philippine archaeological ship leaves troubled West Philippine Sea
Philippine Inquirer, 19 April 2012

PHL archaeological vessel leaves Panatag Shoal
GMA News
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