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Thailand’s ancient town of Si Thep added to world heritage list

Thailand's ancient ruined town of Si Thep, a 1,500-year-old complex of temples, monasteries and other buildings, was added to UNESCO's world heritage list on...

Malaysian rock art found to depict elite — Indigenous conflict

A team of researchers led by the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research in collaboration with The Sarawak Museum Department have become the...

Researchers find evidence of a 2,000-year-old curry, the oldest ever found in Southeast Asia

It’s hard to imagine a world without spice today. Fast global trade has allowed the import and export of all manner of delicious ingredients...

Evidence for basket and rope making in prehistoric Philippines

Stone tools bear microscopic evidence of ancient plant technology, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hermine Xhauflair of the University...

Cave excavation pushes back the clock on early human migration to Laos

Fifteen years of archaeological work in the Tam Pa Ling cave in northeastern Laos has yielded a reliable chronology of early human occupation of...

Researchers get rare glimpse of our first ancestors in Southeast Asia

An international team of researchers has discovered indisputable evidence of a human presence in mainland Southeast Asia between 86,000 and 68,000 years ago –...