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  1. Asia's World Heritage Sites
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    Asia's World Heritage Sites

    Myanmar's ancient city Bagan is now a UNESCO world heritage site, seen as the country's ticket to get on the region's tourism bandwagon. But not ...
  2. A horse from The National Stud Kladruby nad Labem stands inside its stable in the town of Kladruby

    Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status

    The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a ...
  3. The rubble-strewn interior of Notre Dame a month after the April 15 fire

    French MPs agree Notre-Dame restoration as controversy swirls

  4. FILE PHOTO - People wait to see the sunset from the top of Shwesandaw Pagoda in the ancient city of

    Commentary: Bagan’s UNESCO World Heritage a win for Myanmar in more than one way

    The UNESCO award may spur Myanmar to engage more with the outside world, says Myanmar affairs expert Nehginpao Kipgen.
  5. Myanmar’s ancient city of Bagan listed as World Heritage site | Video
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    Myanmar’s ancient city of Bagan listed as World Heritage site | Video

    Myanmar’s ancient city of Bagan has been newly listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. The move will boost tourism and protect Bagan’s ancient ...
  6. Bagan, Myanmar

    Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status

  7. hawker centre ang mo kio

    Commentary: Protecting our hawker culture requires us to give hawkers more autonomy

    While Singapore’s nomination for its hawker culture to be inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List is under consideration, our efforts to ...
  8. People queue for food at a hawker centre in Singapore

    UNESCO bid not about claiming ownership of hawker culture: NHB

    The nomination will be evaluated by six UNESCO experts qualified in various fields of intangible cultural heritage and six representatives of ...
  9. Nahamage 2

    Japanese 'demon' festival grapples with blessing and curse of UNESCO listing

    UNESCO's registering Namahage as a cultural property last year has given new life to the colourful tradition. But experts say it doesn't guarantee ...
  10. Vietnam seeks to preserve singing art form | Video
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    Vietnam seeks to preserve singing art form | Video

    In Vietnam, Ca Tru is a sophisticated art form that combines poetry and music. Ca Tru singing is on UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.