19 Feb '11, 12pm

Tang dynasty is now officially part of Singapore's heritage.

SINGAPORE: Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo said Singapore has made much progress in promoting its heritage over the past 20 years. Mr Yeo said this at the launch of a Tang Dynasty archaeological exhibition at Marina Bay Sands. The exhibition is jointly organised by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), the Asian Civilisations Museum, National Heritage Board, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Smithsonian Institution. A gold cup, worth 10 years' pay of a low-ranking official during the Tang dynasty, was among about 60,000 artefacts on display at the exhibition - Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds. The exhibition is one of the most important marine archaeological finds of the late 20th century and is sitting at the premier modern-day ArtScience Museum. Its presence here is a testament to Singapore's appreciation of history. "Heritage activities in Singapore have g...

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