Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:30
War, wine and wonders: hopefuls vie for place on UNESCO heritage list
Inuit hunting grounds, World War I cemeteries, Art Deco heritage in Mumbai and Italy's wine-producing Prosecco hills are among 30 hopefuls in the running to join UNESCO's famous list as the World Heritage Committee meets from Sunday in Bahrain.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
A Unesco-supported Biosphere Reserve in Chiang Mai has been so successful it's serving as a model for programmes all over the region
Fri, 18 May 2018 16:48
L’Oreal’s For Women in Science programme spreads its wings
L’Oreal (Thailand), with the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), continues its “For Women in Science” programme in 2018, with the 16th edition focusing as ever on supporting Thai female researchers.
Mon, 14 May 2018 17:00
BHMA Hotels inks management deal for new X2 Resorts & Residences in Vietnam
BHMA Hotels on Monday announced the signing of an agreement with Vietnamese developer Ixora Real Estate to manage the hotel operations at the new X2 Resorts & Residences, located at the UNESCO World Heritage destination of Hoi An, near Danang in central Vietnam.
Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00
Indonesians take batik to the world
THREE INDONESIAN designers will present their batik creations next month to open the “Batik for the World” exhibition at the Unesco House in Paris.
Sun, 13 May 2018 01:00
Bygone times live on in historic images
Travel to old Siam in show of a Unesco-recognised Royal Collection
Tue, 01 May 2018 15:18
Unesco grants certificate to Satun Global Geopark
The Thai government has received a certificate from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) for the nomination of Thailand’s first Unesco Global Geopark at Satun.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:05
Satun Geopark earns UN recognition
Satun Geopark in southern Thailand has become the country’s first Unesco Global Geopark.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:21
Satun geopark gets Unesco global honour
Satun Geopark was nominated Thailand’s first Unesco Global Geopark for its renowned natural beauty and geological significance.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:03
Elephants prepare for Songkran antics
Ahead of the Songkran holiday, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Ayutthaya office invited the public to water fight with elephants against the backdrop of the Unesco World Heritage Ayutthaya Historical Park.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:42
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.
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:17
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
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
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).
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:48
Natural beauty and cultural attractions
Unesco has announced 21 new World Heritage Sites; three natural and 18 cultural.