• 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.
  • Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:26:00
    No girls allowed: Japan's men-only island gets UNESCO nod
    TOKYO - A men-only island in Japan where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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  • Sun, 09 Jul 2017 12:50:14
    Sunrise in Amalfi
    This land of fire, volcanoes, and azure blue seas has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Sat, 08 Jul 2017 07:22:02
    UNESCO puts Hebron on endangered heritage list, outraging Israel
    WARSAW - UNESCO on Friday declared the Old City of Hebron a Palestinian world heritage site in danger, sparking outrage from Israel which said the decision denied a Jewish claim to an ancient burial cave that is also sacred to Muslims.
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  • Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:00:00
    Museums to see, places to stay
    Long considered the gateway to Malaysia’s rich history and culture, George Town is hosting a street festival and heritage trails from today to Sunday to mark the day when it was listed as Unesco World Heritage Site in 2008.
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:42:58
    Rayong celebrates Sunthornphu - the ‘Shakespeare of Thailand’
    Rayong residents and schools around the country on Monday held rites to remember Sunthornphu, a late Thai poet recognised by Unesco as the “Shakespeare of Thailand”.
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