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FREE access until May 2nd of this article by Pryce and Bellina on high-tin bronze bowls and copper drums from Khao Sek
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Photomicrograph is from a ‘Dong Son drum’ ( SEALIP/TH/KS/2) showing equi-axed cored mi…

Rebranding Thailand: why is junta so obsessed with wordplay?

« Rebranding Thailand: why is junta so obsessed with wordplay? » by Kornkritch Somjittranukit, 04/02/2018, Prachatai (English) During the past four years, the junta’s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has added many terms to the dictionary of Thai politics. At the beginning of their regime, the NCPO coined the term “Returning Happiness”, which later became the name of a weekly TV programme that junta leader Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha uses as a channel to communicate with the Thai people. In 2016, the NCPO launched … Continuer la lecture de Rebranding Thailand: why is junta so obsessed with wordplay?

Ownership and control in 21st century Malaysia

« Ownership and control in 21st century Malaysia » by Charles Brophy, 17/01/2018, New Mandala In a series of public lectures beginning in 2016, Professor Terence Gomez began to distil the findings of his latest research into corporate governance in Malaysia. The first finding was a marked reduction in the holding of private directorships by members of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition. The second was a major growth in the influence and power of Government Linked Companies (GLCs; individual state-owned enterprises) and Government Linked … Continuer la lecture de Ownership and control in 21st century Malaysia

Power Plays in Indonesian Waters

« Power Plays in Indonesian Waters : Transforming Indonesia into a Global Maritime Power is a Complicated Game » by Muhamad Arif, 01/02/2018, Asia and the Pacific Policy Society The new Maritime Security Agency has only heightened competition in the Navy-dominated governance of Indonesian maritime security, Muhamad Arif writes. When Indonesian President Joko Widodo signed the presidential regulation on the establishment of the country’s Maritime Security Agency (Badan Keamanan Laut or BAKAMLA) on 8 December 2014, the mood among interested observers was bright. The complicated … Continuer la lecture de Power Plays in Indonesian Waters

A multitude of sins: the revised criminal code

« A multitude of sins: the revised criminal code » by Naila Rizqi Zakiah, 30/01/2018, Indonesia at Melbourne Over the last two weeks, the bitter debate over whether lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Indonesians should be criminalised has reached new heights of acrimony. The never-ending argument about LGBT rights was revived following the decision of the Constitutional Court to reject the Family Love Alliance (AILA) petition that sought to extend the scope of articles in the Criminal Code (KUHP) on same sex relations and … Continuer la lecture de A multitude of sins: the revised criminal code

Tales of the Malay World

« Tales of the Malay World » by Annabel Teh Gallop, 22/01/2018, Asian and African Library Blog (British Library) If you are in Singapore – or anywhere near – grab the opportunity to visit the exhibition Tales of the Malay World, at the National Library of Singapore, before it ends on 25 February 2018. The biggest international exhibition of Malay manuscripts ever held, the display of over a hundred Malay manuscripts and early printed books includes 16 manuscripts from the British Library, as well as 17 … Continuer la lecture de Tales of the Malay World

For Myanmar’s Army, Ethnic Bloodletting Is Key to Power and Riches

« For Myanmar’s Army, Ethnic Bloodletting Is Key to Power and Riches » by Richard C. Paddock, 27/01/2018, The New York Times For Myanmar’s army, the campaign of atrocity it has waged to drive hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya Muslims out of the country is no innovation. The force was born in blood 76 years ago and has been shedding it ever since. Its founders, known as the Thirty Comrades, established the army in 1941 with a ghoulish ceremony in Bangkok, where they drew … Continuer la lecture de For Myanmar’s Army, Ethnic Bloodletting Is Key to Power and Riches

Religious extremism poses threat to ASEAN’s growth

« Religious extremism poses threat to ASEAN’s growth » by Gwen Robinson and Simon Roughneen, 14/12/2017, Nikkei Asian Review Aided by social media, hardliners gain mainstream support … The Dec. 2 event marked a year since an estimated half-million people clamored in the rain for the arrest of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the then-governor of Jakarta. Since then, Purnama, a Protestant of Chinese descent nicknamed Ahok, lost the gubernatorial election and was sentenced to two years in jail on the same blasphemy charges that brought massive … Continuer la lecture de Religious extremism poses threat to ASEAN’s growth

Fifty shades of Kiều

Fifty shades of Kiều
Posted: 24 Nov 2017 07:39 AM PST
Kim Văn Kiều, or the Tale of Kiều, by Nguyễn Du (1765-1820), is a jewel in the crown of Vietnamese classical writing. In Vietnam, as Nathalie Huynh Chau Nguyen (2003: 18) points out, the Tale of…

Revue : Forest and Society, vol. 1, n° 2 (2017)

VOLUME 1 ISSUE 2, NOVEMBER 2017 Available online since November 28, 2017 Le site de la revue Table of Contents Regular Research Articles Social Forestry – why and for whom? A comparison of policies in Vietnam and Indonesia Moira Moeliono, Pham Thu Thuy, Indah Waty Bong, Grace Yee Wong, Maria Brockhaus PDF 1-20 Forestry, illegibility and illegality in Omkoi, Northwest Thailand Bobby Anderson, Patamawadee Jongruck PDF 21-32 Gaps in the thread: Disease, production, and opportunity in the failing silk industry of South Sulawesi Sitti … Continuer la lecture de Revue : Forest and Society, vol. 1, n° 2 (2017)

412 Historic Artefacts to Return Home to Sarawak, Malaysia

412 Historic Artefacts to Return Home to Sarawak, Malaysia   On 22 November, in the historic surroundings of Museum Prinsenhof in Delft, the Netherlands, YB Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports of the Sarawak State Government, Malaysia, received one of the 412 historic artefacts which have been donated by the City of Delft to the Sarawak Museum to be displayed in the exhibition galleries of the new Sarawak Museum Campus. A delegation from Sarawak, led by … Continuer la lecture de 412 Historic Artefacts to Return Home to Sarawak, Malaysia