• Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:32
    Macron vows to rebuild Notre-Dame after devastating fire
    Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, after a colossal fire caused the spire of the historic edifice to crash to the ground and wiped out centuries of heritage.
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  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 18:15
    AirAsia introduces flights to India’s heritage capital, Ahmedabad
    AirAsia has launched a new route connecting Bangkok with Ahmedabad, India’s first Unesco World Heritage City.
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    Preserving the past for the future
    Downtown Cairo battles to keep cosmopolitan heritage alive
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:49
    Aleppo's mysterious 'Yellow man'
    Aleppo, Syria - Dressed in yellow from head-to-toe, Abu Zakkour is hailed as part of the "heritage" of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, along with its mediaeval citadel and its ancient covered markets. 
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  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Evicted Karen want heritage status delayed
    ETHNIC KAREN have asked United Nations policymakers to suspend plans to declare Phetchaburi’s Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex a World Heritage site.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Rediscovering Singapore
    The City State celebrates its less known heritage through an annual festival
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    Exploring Asia’s diverse cultural heritage
    Singapore’s Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) will embark on a Season of Chinese Art from June 2019 to mid-2020 with three exhibitions being held in collaboration with leading Chinese institutions and artists.
  • 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.
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:33
    Buddhists across Cambodia gear up for Meak Bochea day
    Ministry of Cults and Religion spokesman Seng Somony said his department expects many Buddhists to celebrate Meak Bochea Day on Tuesday, while Cambodia’s youth were also urged to fully engage with their cultural heritage on one of the Kingdom’s most important holidays.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
    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.
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