Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
DESIGNING A MODERN ASEAN
Sirikitiya Jensen, fifth from right, at the sixth mASEANa (modern ASEAN architecture) International Seminar, where she exchanged views with experts in the field of modern architectural heritage from Japan, Europe and the Asean bloc.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
Ban on children boxing could weaken our muay thai heritage
Re: “Boxers unite to block new law that would keep children out of the ring” and “Doctors call for law banning child boxers”, National, November 2 and 8.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Kaeng Krachan's main priority: tourism or wildlife protection?
As his car approached the Sam Yod checkpoint set up at KM 1 on Sam Yod-Bang Krang-Phanoen Thung road, the most popular tourist route in Kaeng Krachan National Park, park chief Mana Phermpool pulled over to ask his subordinates about the number of visitors on the first day of high season.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:00
Tradition versus love
The new movie “Norah” blends past and present, showcasing the Southern Thai heritage of manorah
movie & TV
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
A toast to the policeman’s bar
Tai Kwan, Hong Kong's centre for heritage and arts that is situated in the restored Central Police Station compound, is welcoming the opening of a new lounge bar called The Dispensary located between two British and Chinese restaurants on the top floor of the beautifully transformed colonial Central Police Headquarters building.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:30
Painting temples gold can land you in jail, warns Fine Art Department
After a report of historical temples being painted gold triggered an uproar on social media, the Culture Ministry’s Fine Art Department on Wednesday warned people to stop unauthorised painting of national heritage monuments as it violates the law.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
That’s quite a necklace!
Siamgems Heritage celebrates its success in suitably grand style with an exhibition that includes a Bt39m phoenix bauble
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
School’s heritage-list hope blown
A 112-year-old school building in Kuala Kangsar, Perak, lost its heritage value when its timber roof was removed by contractors tasked with repairing it.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:55
Thai travel blogger Mark Wiens enjoys chapli kebabs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Noted Thai food expert, blogger and author Mark Wiens recently travelled to Mardan and Peshawar along with his wife, child and a photographer to experience different traditional dishes and beverages of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa besides paying visit to a few heritage sites.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
Traditional crafts with a modern twist
The support arts and crafts international centre of Thailand adopts new approaches to sustaining the Thai heritage.
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.
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.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:00
In celebration of the mooncake
Lhong 1919, the ThaiChinese art heritage pier on the Chao Phraya, celebrates the MidAutumn Festival with a special Moon Cake Festival “Hang Paper Lamp under the Moonlight” from Saturday through Monday (September 22-24).
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:12
Is tourism making us happy?
Planet Happiness, a new global survey of local residents’ happiness in World Heritage sites, has been launched to address the issue of overtourism that becomes a major concern in visitor hotspots around the world, especially World Heritage sites.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Blasts from the past
A fashion show of Thai-crafted and precious heritage costumes dating back from the beginning of the Ayutthaya period to Rattanakosin and the present era will be presented at Dusit Thani Bangkok on September 22 as part of its hotel closing campaign “The Timeless Legend”.