Archaeologists discover Sa Huynh tombs (presumably jar burials) near the bank of a river in Quang Ngai Province in Vietnam. The site sits within the proposed area for the construction of a reservoir, and the respective government agencies are said to be in talks to postpone the building of the reservoir until the artefacts can be recovered.
2,000 year-old tombs discovered in central Vietnam
Vietnam Net Bridge, 05 April 2011
Ancient artefacts unearthed in Tang River alluvial plain
Viet Nam News, 06 April 2011
Archaeologists have discovered a cave showing signs of habitation during the Neolithic period 7,000-8,000 years ago.
Cave served as home of early human found
Viet Nam News, 13 September 2010
Prehistoric tools, estimated to the Neolithic or Bronze Age, have been discovered near the Son La Reservoir at Lai Chau Province in Vietnam.
4000-year-old antiques unearthed on riverbank
Vietnam Net Bridge, 19 June 2010
Neolithic and mesolithic tools are reported found in the central highlands of Vietnam.
Prehistoric artefacts found in Dac Nong [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 27 May 2010
A range of artefacts dating from the mesolithic to the bronze age have been discovered in the Indonesian province of Papua.
Prehistorical relics found in Jayapura district
Antara, 03 May 2010
Some more news about the new sites from the Purbalingga regency – it seems that 50, not 15 sites were found, and among some of the more unusual finds are stone rings made of jasper.
Stone-age rings unearthed at prehistoric Purbalingga sites
Jakarta Post, 13 July 2009
15 prehistoric sites from the Neolithic to Paleolithic have been discovered in the regency of Purbalingga. They were found when geologists were investigating the flow of some of the major rivers in the region, and they require further investigation.
15 new pre-historic sites found in C. Java
Jakarta Post, 08 July 2009
A neolithic(?) site in southern Vietnam reveals an infant burial, curiously positioned with discarded kitchen material suggesting that infant death lacked emotional attachment compared to burials with children of older age.
Excavation sheds new light on child death
Australian National University, 02 July 2009
Excavation at 3000 yr old Vietnam site reveals ancient child deaths
ANI, via Malaysia Sun, 02 July 2009
The Phia Mun cave in Tuyen Quang Province has yielded artefacts dating as far back as 7,000 years. The excavation, which started last year, has just completed its second phase.
Phia Mun Cave reveals wealth of archaeological treasures [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 13 November 2008
A neolithic cave site, dating as far back as 10,000 BCE has been discovered in northeastern province of Cao Bang. Among the finds are stone tools and red minerals used to make body paints.
Neolithic remains found in VN cave [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 31 October 2008