• 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.
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  • Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:41
    Unesco visits Kui Buri park to gauge situation
    Representatives of Unesco’s World Heritage Committee visited the Kui Buri National Park on Sunday to gather information about the conflicts it has been hit with, and gauge if the Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, which it is part of, can be granted the World Heritage Site status.
    national
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Chiang Mai bids to become Thailand’s sixth protected site
    THE CHIANG MAI World Heritage Working Group has completed its paperwork and is ready to make its submission this month to Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) to make Chiang Mai a world heritage city, Woralun Boonyasurat, head of the Thai Art Department at Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Fine Arts, said yesterday.
    national
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:00
    Bangkok an enduring street-food hub
    Govt’s increasing focus on hygiene and waste management expected to enhance the unique characteristics of Thai cuisine
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  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:00
    Order threatens Bangkok’s charm
    Academics offer ‘win-win’ suggestions to maintain capital’s street culture in the war between street vendors and the authorities
    national
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 18:20
    Cambodian FB users rage over dance ownership
    United Nations’ cultural agency Unesco’s Facebook page has hosted a heated debate between Cambodians and Thais over Bangkok's proposal for the inclusion of “khon" masked dance on the agency’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list.
    national
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:39
    Paint job on staircase of Malaysia's Batu Caves Temple may be illegal
    THE colourful staircase of the iconic Batu Caves Temple that has gone viral on social media, could land the temple committee in trouble as the multimillion ringgit painting and renovation works were not sanctioned by the National Heritage Department (JWN).
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  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:00
    Cloud brightening, 'sun shields' to save Barrier Reef
    Australia announced plans Friday to explore concepts such as firing salt into clouds and covering swathes of water with a thin layer of film in a bid to save the embattled Great Barrier Reef.
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  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:20
    Lacking 'authenticity', Kota Tua fails to make UNESCO heritage list
    UNESCO’s advisory board has deemed Jakarta’s Kota Tua to be unqualified to join its World Heritage list, arguing that the area is, among other reasons, not “unique”.
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  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:00
    A caliphate remembered
    Remains of ancient Arab city in Spain gets Unesco heritage status
    Art
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:00
    The temple on top of Potbelly Hill
    Turkey's ancient temple site gets Unesco Heritage status
    Art
  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 06:35
    UNESCO marks Colombian national park for conservation
    Colombia's massive Chiribiquete National Park has made UNESCO's World Heritage List, the United Nations body announced Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 20:33
    UNESCO lists Korean mountain Buddhist temples as World Heritage sites
    Seven ancient Korean mountain temples, which typify the way Buddhism in the country has merged with indigenous beliefs and styles, were listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites on Saturday.
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  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 20:26
    Japan Christian sites added to UNESCO World Heritage list
    A dozen Christian locations in parts of southern Japan where members of the faith were once brutally persecuted were selected for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage list on Saturday.
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  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:59
    Mumbai's Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings win UNESCO status
    Mumbai's Art Deco buildings -- believed to be the world's second largest collection after Miami -- were added on Saturday to UNESCO's World Heritage List alongside the city's better-known Victorian Gothic architecture.
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