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UNESCO confers world heritage status to Japanese Meiji sites

'Japan should apologize to Korean forced labor victims'

On July 5, UNESCO granted World Heritage status to 23 Japanese industrial sites including shipyards, coalmines and steelworks which helped the country to become a modern economy. They include seven sites where about 57,900 Koreans were forced into ... Korea Times, 58 minutes ago
UNESCO world heritage list grows along with cultural sites on danger list Australasian Leisure Management, 1 week ago

New Deluxe Japan Product From Singapore Airlines Holidays

LIGHTNING fast journeys on a Shinkansen, numerous World Heritage listed sites, superb Japanese cuisine and so much more are available in a new collection of private deluxe tours in Japan from Asia holiday specialists Singapore Airlines Holidays. ...
 EGlobal Travel Media17 hours ago New Japanese sites on UN heritage list have negative historic value  CHINAdaily Europe1 week ago
Hindustan Times

French champagne vineyards added to Unesco's World Heritage Sites

The French Champagne Vineyards where the world famous sparkling wine is produced has now been granted the 'World Heritage' site status, joining the likes of Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China. The property, made up of three distinct ensembles, "encompasses ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago Celebrate the world's rangers this Friday hours ago Champagne vineyards granted World Heritage status by UNESCO  Business Standard3 weeks ago
The Guardian Nigeria

Cultural heritage

The last time I came to Nepal just four months ago, the Basantapur Durbar Square, one of seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley, was teeming with tourists marveling, like me, at over four centuries of magnificent and colourful ...
 Himalayan Times1 day ago UNESCO Names 24 New World Heritage Sites  The Guardian Nigeria3 days ago SA removes sites from the UNESCO world heritage tentative list days ago Mali: UN reports Timbuktu heritage sites rebuilt amid ongoing violence  Sify1 week ago

CBS World News: Destroyed Iraqi holy sites find new life online

Researchers are embarking on an ambitious project to bring part of Iraq's destroyed heritage back to life. Over the past few years the world has watched as ISIS (also known as the Islamic State) has destroyed historical monuments and committed ...
 CBS News1 week ago Destroyed Iraqi holy sites find...  DailyNews724.com6 days ago

47 World Heritage Sites in China

Tangya Tusi site, which is the remains of an ancient political system adopted by Chinese emperors to govern ethnic minority regions, was inscribed in the World Heritage List on July 5. So far, China has 48 items listed on the UNESCO's world heritage ... week ago

World Heritage Site goes digital

Some of the world's oldest industrial buildings have been chosen by a leading UK information technology company as the new location for their Midlands operations. The relocation of GCI, which employees over 200 staff across the UK, marks a major ...
 Commercial News Media1 week ago UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' Islamic State attacks on heritage sites  DNA4 weeks ago UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' IS attacks on heritage sites  Zee News4 weeks ago UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' IS attacks on heritage sites  Business Standard4 weeks ago
MSN India

France celebrates: Champagne, Burgundy now UNESCO heritage sites

UNESCO has added the historic vineyards and cellars of Champagne and the unique natural climate of Burgundy vineyards to its list of World Heritage Sites. The decision set corks popping in France.
 MSN India3 weeks ago French vineyards now World Heritage sites  Asian Age3 weeks ago Unesco lists Champagne and Burgundy vineyards as world heritage site  Times of India3 weeks ago
MSN India

UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered

Yemeni women walk past the historical city of Shibam in Hadramaut province of eastern Yemen on October 28, 2008. President Ali Abdullah Saleh allocated 100 million dollars in aid to flood-hit areas of southeast Yemen as the death toll from last week's storms ...
 MSN India3 weeks ago Airstrikes destroy part of Yemen's UNESCO heritage site  Business Standard1 month ago Saudi Airstrikes Destroy Part of Yemen's UNESCO Heritage Site  Outlook1 month ago History a casualty in Yemen's war as bombs smash ancient sites  Reuters2 months ago

Japan hails new UNESCO listing despite Korean qualms

Japan today celebrated the inscription of Meiji-era industrial sites on UNESCO's World Heritage list, despite initial opposition from Seoul over the use of forced Korean labourers in the early 20th century. UNESCO's World Heritage committee yesterday added 23 ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
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