via Ideastream.org, 01 March 2018: There is a video attached to the article – click on the link to see.
via Xinhua, 21 Feb 2018:
Myanmar and Germany have agreed to jointly conserve the cultural heritage of Bagan in northern Mandalay region, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday.
According to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on Tuesday, Germany will provide technical aid to conduct a project of conserving the Nanpaya Temple, one of the 389 pagodas destroyed following a 6.8-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 24 in 2016.
A training program for maintaining and preserving murals in the Narathihapate Pagoda will also be carried out, the MoU said.
via Myanmar Times, 16 Feb 2018
via Jakarta Post, 20 January 2018: Some disagreement over a plan to reinstall the chattra or symbolic umbrella on top of Borobudur.
The University of Indonesia’s (UI) archaeology professor, Agus Aris Munandar, said there needed to be a thorough study prior to restoring the chattra (an umbrella-shaped form symbol usually placed atop religious symbols in Buddhism and Hinduism) on the top of the main Yasthi stupa at Borobudur temple.
via Yonhap, 17 January 2018: Korean team to help restore the Terrace of Elephants in Angkor Thom
A South Korean non-profit organization will help Cambodia fix an ancient terrace inside a UNESCO heritage site, the group said Wednesday.
via Bangkok Post, 24 November 2017:
via Phnom Penh Post, 24 October 2017:
via Xinhua, 25 September 2017:
Germany will help Myanmar renovate the Manuha Cave Temple in Bagan ancient heritage zone in Mandalay region, said a report of the official Global New Light of Myanmar on Monday.
Manuha Temple is one of the oldest temples in the Bagan cultural zone.
The repair work will begin in January 2018 with the use of German technology, an official of the Department of Archaeology and National Museum was quoted as saying.
India commits to helping with the restoration and repair of some of the temples in Bagan.
Implementation of the project will further strengthen India’s enduring ties in culture and religion with Myanmar. It will also generate immense goodwill for India among the people of Myanmar due to the religious significance as well as the
- India-Myanmar to sign MOU for conservation of quake-damaged Pagodas at Bagan (Outlook India, 29 August 2017)
- India to pay for restoration of Bagan pagodas (Mizzima, 31 August 2017)
via Eleven Myanmar, 29 August 2017:
Repairs to 36 pagodas in Bagan that were damaged by an earthquake last year are due to completed by 2019, according to the Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry.
The 36 pagodas are on the priority list for repairs. At least 20 of them are expected to be repaired by the end of this year, the ministry added.