Tag: World Heritage List

Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 15:08

Suzhou, fondly known as China’s Venice of the East, will take center stage as the city’s newest iconic landmark with the launch of a new, contemporary chic hotel, Niccolo Suzhou, ... Read More

Another nine historic sites added to UN World Heritage List

editor editor- June 28, 2011 07:09

Nine historic sites in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia have been added to the World Heritage List, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced toda Read More

Caribbean capital leads latest inscriptions to UN World Heritage List

editor editor- June 27, 2011 03:36

The historic section of the capital of Barbados today became the Caribbean country's first entry on the United Nations-managed World Heritage List after a committee of experts approved its inscription Read More

Kenyan lakes, Japanese islands, Australian coast added to UN Heritage List

editor editor- June 25, 2011 01:53

The Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley, Australia’s Ningaloo Coast and the Ogasawara Islands of Japan were today added to the World Heritage List, the United Nations Educational, ... Read More

UNESCO presses for better preservation of World Heritage sites

editor editor- June 21, 2011 03:53

The head of the United Nations agency that manages the World Heritage List today called for better protection and preservation of the hundreds of sites around the globe that are ... Read More

UNESCO appoints special envoy for Preah Vihear temple

editor editor- February 12, 2011 03:47

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today named Koïchiro Matsuura as Special Envoy to address the issue of Preah Vihear, a Hindu temple inscribed Read More

China Danxia named to World Heritage List

editor editor- August 6, 2010 02:17

FUZHOU, China - The World Heritage Committee meeting in Brasilia on August 1, 2010 resulted in "China Danxia" being named to the World Heritage List. Read More

Germany’s Elbe Valley removed from UN World Heritage list owing to new bridge

editor editor- July 7, 2009 10:31

The United Nations cultural agency has removed Germany’s Dresden Elbe Valley from its World Heritage List due to the building of a four-lane bridge in the heart of the cultural ... Read More

Madain Saleh a crucial historical land mark

editor editor- August 5, 2008 02:36

The Director General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Koichiro Matsuura described the site of Madain Saleh, North Western, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia as "a Read More

Malaysia’s Melaka and George Town added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

editor editor- July 12, 2008 02:58

HONG KONG - Malaysia’s Melaka and George Town have been named as two of the eight new cultural sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List by The World Heritage Committee ... Read More

Thailand’s selected protection for Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai National Park

editor editor- June 5, 2008 10:57

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - In 2005, UNESCO put the Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex in the Nakhon Ratchasima into its World Heritage List. UNESCO’s decision relied on the fact that ... Read More