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Looting rife, heritage sites destroyed: The state of Syria's h...

Damage to UNESCO world heritage sites in Syria war threatens country's legacy The fifth-century monk Saint Simeon Stylites spent the last 30 years of his life atop an 18-metre pillar in Syria, practising strict self-denial and escaping admiring ... Middle East Eye, 5 days ago
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Kenya News Agency

Call to protect heritage sites

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) has expressed concern that World Heritage Sites and biospheres in the country face a range of threats, including climate change. KNATCOM Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Evangeline Njoka said many ...
 Kenya News Agency15 hours ago 10 incredible World Heritage Sites in the Middle East!  Gulf Daily News9 hours ago Take A Trip Back In Time At Morocco's UNESCO World Heritage Sites  Uncova1 week ago Four Kazakhstan ancient sites to apply for UNESCO Heritage status - Ministry of Culture  Interfax-Kazakhstan1 week ago
Japan Times

ama female divers in Japan. There is a movement to register ama fishing on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list."/>

Ama , or female divers, make their living diving to the bottom of the sea in search of seaweed and shellfish such as abalone and clams. They now exist only in limited areas; Mie, Iwate and Ishikawa and other prefectures. The cities of Shima and Toba ...
 Japan Times22 hours ago
Hindustan Times

Ayutthaya: A heritage site reminiscent of the diplomatic hub it once was

The sheer splendour of Ayutthaya, a Unesco World Heritage Site about 80 kilometres from Thailand's capital Bangkok, makes one forget that it is a balmy May afternoon. Founded in 1350, Ayutthaya was the second capital of the Siamese kingdom. It ...
 Hindustan Times2 days ago Splendour of Ayutthaya  The Statesman2 days ago Ayutthaya: A heritage site  Day After India2 days ago Ayutthaya: Once a diplomatic hub, now a heritage site  Yahoo! India2 days ago
Radio Free Europe

08:30The Times: Russia builds military base at Palmyra ruins

Russian forces have built a military camp inside the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, provoking protests from archaeologists, according to The Times. REUTERS The American Schools of Oriental Research published satellite images showing ...
 UNIAN5 days ago Russia Sites Military 'Camp' Near Palmyra  Radio Free Europe1 week ago Russians step in to protect UNESCO site Palmyra from ISIS  Christian Science Monitor1 week ago Russia says Syria's ancient Palmyra cleared of mines  Business Standard1 month ago
Malaysia MSN

No to heritage listing on Hindu-Buddhist temple ruins

SUNGAI PETANI: The Hindu-Buddhist temple ruins of Bujang Valley will not be nominated as a Unesco heritage site because of the lack of chronometric evidence. Archaeologist Prof Datuk Dr Mokhtar Saidin said research on the temples or candi since ...
 Malaysia MSN3 days ago No logic in not nominating Bujang Valley as heritage site  The Malaysian Times1 day ago Eventful Heritage Month in June  Barbados Government Information Service1 day ago The Best in Heritage conference  Culture360.org1 week ago

The Netherlands will protect the underwater cultural heritage

s will protect underwater cultural heritage by the ratification of the international UNESCO convention on the Protection the of Underwater Cultural Heritage. Minister Jet Bussemaker (Education, Culture and Science) and Minister Bert Koenders ...
 Government.nl6 days ago International Summer School | Intangible Cultural Heritage Research & Management  Culture360.org2 days ago Sojourn: Besikalung temple - Local laws offer cultural and social protection...  Jakarta Post6 days ago How can Bengaluru protect its heritage?  New Indian Express1 week ago

Photo Journal: Poets' party (2016/5/23)

People dressed in Heian-period costumes are seen in the garden of the UNESCO World Heritage Motsu-ji temple in Hiraizumi, Iwate Prefecture, on May 22, 2016, during the "Gokusui no En" poetry reading party. Sitting by the feeder stream for a pond at ...
 Mainichi Daily News2 days ago VN gains two more UNESCO world heritage items  VietNamNet Bridge2 days ago More Vietnamese documentary heritage items recognized  People's Army Newspaper Online4 days ago Documentary heritage on show in Hue  Saigon Economic Times6 days ago
Japan Times

UNESCO backs heritage listing for Le Corbusier-designed art museum building in Tokyo

A UNESCO advisory panel has recommended putting the main building of the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo and 16 other buildings designed by Le Corbusier on the world body's list of cultural heritage sites, the Japanese Agency for Cultural ...
 Japan Times1 week ago Le Corbusier building closer to UNESCO listing  The Japan News1 week ago
Palestine Chronicle

Palestinian Heritage Sites in Need of Protection from Israeli Annexation (VIDEO)

/ 12:36 pm UNESCO accuses Israel of annexing World heritage sites. (Photo: Via Al Jazeera) Israel is stepping up its efforts to seize control of Palestinian heritage sites and antiquities in the occupied territories. This is in direct ...
 Palestine Chronicle3 days ago Annexing archaeology: Will UNESCO take on Israel?  Al Jazeera6 days ago
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