• Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    High in the sky to Ha Long Bay
    Vietjet kicks the Year of the Pig by opening a new route between Ho Chi Minh City and Van Don in Quang Ninh Province, the gateway to the Unesco World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay.
    World
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Vietnam seeks UN recognition of Xoe Thai dance
    AUTHORITIES in Vietnam’s northern mountainous province of Dien Bien will implement a plan to promote the recognition of Xoe Thai dance as a Unesco intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
    SAFEGUARDING WORLD HERITAGE
    Unesco has recognised more than 1,000 places in 167 countries and territories as World Heritage sites. Of these, five are located in Thailand. Over 50 sites are considered to be in danger, threatened by armed conflict, climate change, over-development or mismanagement.
    national
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 18:45
    Khon performance takes centre stage at Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019
    A Khon performance – in honour of this form of Thai high art being given World Heritage recognition by Unesco – took centre stage at the “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019” New Year celebration in Bangkok on Monday afternoon.
    national
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00
    Intangible cultural heritage
    ‘Khon’, Thailand’s masked dance drama, has been inscribed on Unesco’s representative list of humanity’s “intangible” cultural heritage – a decision reached at the 13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Mauritius on November 29.
    national
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 12:47
    Malaysia's Dondang Sayang listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco
    Traditional Malay art Dondang Sayang still practiced in Malacca is one of the 15 elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) during its meeting in Mauritius.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    With nod from Unesco, a ‘year of khon’ planned
    The Culture Ministry has planned a year of activities to further promote khon, the classical masked-dance theatre that on Thursday was added to Unesco’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
    national
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Music of the marginalised
    Unesco adds reggae to its global cultural heritage list
    music
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 20:59
    Thailand’s ‘khon’ dance added to Unesco heritage list
    Unesco added Thailand’s khon (masked dance) to its Intangible Cultural Heritage List on Thursday at a summit in the Mauritius capital of Port Louis.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:51
    UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list
    Reggae music, whose calm, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations' list of global cultural treasures.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:37
    Lakhon Khol gets Unesco Heritage status
    Unesco on Wednesday inscribed the traditional Cambodian dance drama genre Lakhon Khol on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has announced.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:36
    Migrant, refugee children do not get equal opportunities in Thai education: Unesco
    The new Global Education Monitoring (Gem) Report by Unesco shows that eight out of 10 countries with the most refugees are leading the way by including them in their national education systems.
    national
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 06:53
    UNESCO tracks inquiries into journalist killings
    The UN's culture and education watchdog said Tuesday it had created a database for tracking investigations into the murders of journalists around the world as calls rise for authorities to be held accountable for attacks on the press.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 06:44
    Bayon restoration to resume
    The Japanese and Cambodian governments have allocated $1,5 million to fund phase five of the Bayon temple restoration project, a Unesco official said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:05
    Preah Vihear’s ancient Koh Ker temple seeks World Heritage Status
    The Cambodian government is preparing a proposal to register the ancient Koh Ker temple in Preah Vihear province as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
    Breaking News
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