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Malaysia 01 Aug 2018 | 11:37 AM

Which KL sites should get Unesco World Heritage status?

Kuala Lumpur mayor Tan Sri Mohd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz said some old structures in KL have potential for recognition under Unesco's World Heritage List. The question is, which structures deserve this honour?

Asia & Oceania 25 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM

Unesco parks

More parks have been added to Unesco’s Biosphere Reserves list.

Books 20 Sep 2018 | 1:58 PM

Kuala Lumpur named World Book Capital 2020 by UNESCO

Kuala Lumpur  has been named World Book Capital for the year 2020 by the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, on the recommendation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee.

Malaysia 02 Jul 2018 | 1:00 PM

War, wine and wonders: Hopefuls vie for place on Unesco's heritage list

Inuit hunting grounds, World War I cemeteries and Italy’s wine-producing Prosecco Hills are among 30 hopefuls in the running to join Unesco’s famous heritage list.

Asia & Oceania 11 Jul 2017 | 6:00 AM

Unesco listing for island where no women are allowed

Okinoshima, a sacred island in Japan where women are banned and men have to be ritually naked on Unesco’s World Heritage Listing.

Asia & Oceania 06 May 2018 | 7:03 AM

Ritz-Carlton’s new hotel will be located in a Unesco Heritage Site

Ritz-Carlton is set to open its first resort in a Unesco Heritage Site in Nikko, Japan.

Asia & Oceania 09 May 2014 | 4:00 PM

Unesco World Heritage site Valparaiso under threat of development

With its colourful hillside homes overlooking the Pacific and winding stairways, the Chilean port city of Valparaiso was named a Unesco World Heritage site just over a decade ago.

Life Inspired 21 Dec 2018 | 6:00 AM

Poland's glittering Christmas creches win Unesco status

Nativity scenes and creches that are a centuries-old Christmas tradition in Poland's historic royal capital Krakow were granted Unesco special status recently, being added to its register of "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity".

Malaysia 24 Jul 2019 | 6:00 AM

Here are some of the new entries to Unesco's World Heritage List

New sites have been added to Unesco's World Heritage List, including Jaipur City in India; Writing-on-Stone, an ancient and sacred landscape for Indigenous peoples in Canada; and the Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan.

Community 17 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Caves not qualified for Unesco stamp’

MALAYSIA will not submit a nomination for Batu Caves to be considered for the Unesco World Heritage List. Instead, the Tourism and Culture Ministry has pledged to designate the iconic tourist landmark as a national heritage site.