• Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:42:13
    Govt champions mother-tongue education at Unesco-led event
    Thailand supports the use of mother-tongue-based multilingual education to ensure that minority language learners are not left out of the national education system, said a senior Education Ministry official.
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  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:17:05
    Sheraton finds a home in Danang
    Sheraton Hotels and Resorts has opened its first property in Vietnam, the Grand Danang Resort, on tranquil Non Nuoc Beach, with quick access to Danang’s tourist and cultural attractions and c Unesco Heritage landmarks such as Hoi and Hue.
  • Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Emergence of modern, democratic Thailand displayed in ‘Memory of the World’ collection
    Old Siam to modern city: Royal photo collection now Unesco ‘memory of the world’
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:40:56
    Royal photo collection now a Unesco ‘Memory of the World’
    A collection of century-old royal photographic glass-plate negatives and original prints recording the old Siam has been designated this year’s “Memory of the World” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).
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  • Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:48:40
    Natural beauty and cultural attractions
    Unesco has announced 21 new World Heritage Sites; three natural and 18 cultural.
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    The old, the new and the restored
    Three 20th-century shophouse blocks in Hong Kong are recognised with the Unesco Award of Excellence
  • Fri, 27 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    A universal teacher for us all
    On September 27 at the Paris headquarters of Unesco, global recognition was given to the lifework of His Majesty King Rama IX for his thoughtful advocacy of wise living in our ordinary callings as people who can do good.
  • Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    No winners in America’s long war with UN
    Any gains for US taxpayers and Israel in the withdrawal from Unesco will be minimal and short-lived
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:50:49
    Countries with the most Unesco world heritage sites
    Italy has the highest number of Unesco heritage sites in the world.  In Asia, it is China and India that house the most heritage sites.
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  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:23:03
    Qatari diplomat leads race for UNESCO chief
    After two rounds of voting to pick the next head of the UN's troubled cultural body, Qatari diplomat Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari has emerged as the leading contender.
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  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:14:55
    Special Unesco session praises King Rama IX
    Unesco on Tuesday organised a special session to honour the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej for his invention of the sufficiency economy philosophy, which has been applied across the world.
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  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:00:29
    Many children in school are not learning: Unesco
    A report by the Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) reveals that most children who are not learning are in school.
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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Move to boost female STEM education ‘crucial’
    THE MINISTRY of Education has reaffirmed its commitment to partner with Unesco and other international organisations to improve STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) education, with a particular emphasis on girls and women, as an essential component of the Thailand 4.0 development strategy.
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:01:28
    UNESCO Bangkok to carry forward legacy of Dr Kim following director’s passing
    Dr Gwang-Jo Kim, director of UNESCO Bangkok since 2009, has passed away at the age of 61.
  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 10:14:32
    Ancient tombs eyed for World Heritage list
    TOKYO — The Council for Cultural Affairs decided on Monday to recommend Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun ancient tumulus clusters in Osaka Prefecture for UNESCO World Heritage listing in 2019.
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