via Borneo Post, 25 November 2017:
Nikkei Asian Review, 05 November 2017: A prominent Myanmar businessman is seeking to build a museum to exhibit his private collection of antiquities.
via Cleveland.com, 15 October 2017
The Cleveland Museum of Art on Saturday opened a fascinating new exhibition focusing on a wall removed from a Cambodian temple by looters, but later recovered by the government.
via The Nation, 02 October 2017:
Readers in Singapore may be interested in this talk by Dr Maurizio Peleggi of the National University of Singapore on October 7.
Museums in Southeast Asia: A Brief Cultural History
This talk explores the idea of the museum as a repository of knowledge and tool of nation-building in its global diffusion from Europe to the rest of the world in the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum’s various typologies (art, history, natural museum) and statuses (national, colonial, postcolonial) are reviewed in relation to Singapore’s history and the museum boom of the past decade.
Positions available at the National Museum of the Philippines, including the Archaeology Division:
We have 51 full time positions open for permanent hiring and these are advertised in our website nationalmuseum.gov.ph, the Civil Service website and in JobStreet Philippines. The deadline for submission of applications is on or before September 29. Most positions require civil service eligibility, an inclination for museum work and other proofs of qualifications. Please refer to the advertised posts.
Job vacancies are for the Archaeology Division, Architectural Arts and Built Heritage Division, Botany and National Herbarium Division, Cultural Properties Regulation Division, Ethnology Division, Fine Arts Division, Geology and Paleontology Division, Human Resource Management Division, Museum Services Division, and Zoology Division.
The approval from the government through the Department of Budget and Management for the reorganization of the National Museum took place last year and included 235 new positions – an unprecedented development in the history of the National Museum and the Civil Service of the Philippines. This has meant upgrading the capabilities of the NM with higher entry levels, better qualifications and more management. This progress has meant improved systems in the protection and promotion of our national patrimony.
For more information, please email email@example.com. For brief queries you may phone (02) 527 6621 Monday-Friday, 8 am-12 noon and 1-5 pm.
via Vietnam Net, 18 September 2017:
via Borneo Post, 21 September 2017
via Philippine Inquirer, 04 September 2017: The soft opening of the new Museo del Galeon in Manila, dedicated to the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade.
Former Senate president Edgardo J. Angara had called it an “executive preview” while the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) had termed it “a soft-opening,” but there was no doubt the whole affair sought to relive the romance of the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade that historians now admit pioneered global inter-ocean trade as we know it now. […]
via Bangkok Post, 27 July 2017: