• Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00
    Intangible cultural heritage
    ‘Khon’, Thailand’s masked dance drama, has been inscribed on Unesco’s representative list of humanity’s “intangible” cultural heritage – a decision reached at the 13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Mauritius on November 29.
    national
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 12:47
    Malaysia's Dondang Sayang listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco
    Traditional Malay art Dondang Sayang still practiced in Malacca is one of the 15 elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) during its meeting in Mauritius.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    With nod from Unesco, a ‘year of khon’ planned
    The Culture Ministry has planned a year of activities to further promote khon, the classical masked-dance theatre that on Thursday was added to Unesco’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
    national
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Music of the marginalised
    Unesco adds reggae to its global cultural heritage list
    music
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 20:59
    Thailand’s ‘khon’ dance added to Unesco heritage list
    Unesco added Thailand’s khon (masked dance) to its Intangible Cultural Heritage List on Thursday at a summit in the Mauritius capital of Port Louis.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:51
    UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list
    Reggae music, whose calm, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations' list of global cultural treasures.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:37
    Lakhon Khol gets Unesco Heritage status
    Unesco on Wednesday inscribed the traditional Cambodian dance drama genre Lakhon Khol on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has announced.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:36
    Migrant, refugee children do not get equal opportunities in Thai education: Unesco
    The new Global Education Monitoring (Gem) Report by Unesco shows that eight out of 10 countries with the most refugees are leading the way by including them in their national education systems.
    national
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 06:53
    UNESCO tracks inquiries into journalist killings
    The UN's culture and education watchdog said Tuesday it had created a database for tracking investigations into the murders of journalists around the world as calls rise for authorities to be held accountable for attacks on the press.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 06:44
    Bayon restoration to resume
    The Japanese and Cambodian governments have allocated $1,5 million to fund phase five of the Bayon temple restoration project, a Unesco official said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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
    national
  • 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
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