Great Wall of China damaged ‘beyond repair’ by workers looking for shortcut
A section of the Great Wall of China was recently damaged “beyond repair” by two construction workers creating a shortcut.
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Vietnam’s iconic ‘Kissing Rocks’ at risk of collapse, experts warn
Geological expert Dr. Tran Diep Anh cautioned that “the structural integrity of the ‘legs’ of the rocks is compromisedR...
Canadian teen accused of vandalizing 1,200-year-old temple in Japan
A Canadian teen is accused of defacing a 1,200-year-old Buddhist temple listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Japan.
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5 Southeast Asian countries unite to nominate kebaya for UNESCO Intangible Heritage List
The kebaya, a traditional Southeast Asian garment, is being nominated by Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore for 2023’s UNES...
Chinese tea, Vietnamese pottery, Cambodian martial arts: Asian cultural practices granted UNESCO world heritage status
Traditional Chinese tea-processing techniques, Japanese ritual dances and Vietnamese pottery-making are some of the cultural practices that...
K-pop boy group Seventeen teams up with UNESCO for youth education campaign
K-pop group Seventeen and the Korean National Commission for UNESCO (KNCU) announced the launch of their global campaign #GoingTogether.
All-women engineering team from Philippines win UNESCO hackathon with their clean water solution
Wonderpets, an all-female team consisting of Reaner Jacqueline Bool, Ghia Luwalhati and Nicole Elizabeth Tan from Batangas State University...