• Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:15
    A race to save the past
    Vaster than ancient Ayutthaya and perhaps just as important in its day, Si Thep in Phetchabun has begun sharing its secrets. it also sits on an oil field
    national
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    Cabinet okays bid for southern dance Nora on Unesco heritage list
    Nora, a southern traditional dance, has been given the nod to seek a place on Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage representatives list.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 18:19
    Cabinet nod for ‘Nora’ dance drama’s nomination for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved Nora, the southern Thai dance drama, being nominated for inclusion in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage representatives list, government assistant spokesman Colonel Athisit Chaiyanuwat announced at Government House.
    national
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    Park’s special status ‘at risk’ over drilling hole
    Thailand’s Sri Thep Historical Park in Phetchabun may lose the chance to become a World Heritage Site if the government allows an oil company to build a drilling hole nearby, according to Wison Kosotanon, president of the Phetchabun Culture Council.
    national
  • 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
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