UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2018

UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2018

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Unesco geopark comes a step close (Otago Daily Times, 14 August 2018)
https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/north-otago/unesco-geopark-comes-step-closer

Expert to assess Bagan ahead of UNESCO conference (Frontier (Myanmar), 13 August 2018)
https://frontiermyanmar.net/en/expert-to-assess-bagan-ahead-of-unesco-conference

Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve added to UNESCO list (Jagran Josh, 9 August 2018)
https://www.jagranjosh.com/current-affairs/sikkims-khangchendzonga-biosphere-reserve-added-to-unesco-list-1533791276-1

Where are the women in social science research? (Hindustan Times, 8 August 2018)
https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/where-are-the-women-in-social-science-research/story-8Ul44vxdCi88Kip9fAH8ZK.html

Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve added to UNESCO list (Outlook, 8 August 2018)
https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/khangchendzonga-biosphere-reserve-added-to-unesco-list/1364617

Hidden Christians villages in Japan designated UNESCO site (The Tablet, 7 August 2018)
https://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/9543/hidden-christians-villages-in-japan-designated-unesco-site

UNESCO Highlights Hidden Christian Sites In Northwest Kyushu And In Nagasaki (Forbes, 7 August 2018)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/terricolby/2018/08/07/unesco-highlights-hidden-christian-sites-in-northwest-kyushu-and-in-nagasaki/

UNESCO designates Japan’s 18th World Cultural Heritage Site (eTurbo News, 6 August 2018)
https://www.eturbonews.com/229868/unesco-designates-japans-18th-world-cultural-heritage-site

Unesco lauds push to get kids into schools (Bangkok Post, 26 July 2018)
https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1510082/unesco-lauds-push-to-get-kids-into-schools

"ยูเนสโก"ชื่นชมไทยนำเด็กชายแดนใต้เข้าศึกษาในระบบ (Komchadluek, 24 July 2018)
http://www.komchadluek.net/news/regional/336017

ศธ.น้อมนำศาสตร์พระราชา แก้ปัญหาประชากรวัยเรียนนอกระบบชายแดนใต้ (Thairat, 24 July 2018)
https://www.thairath.co.th/content/1340705

รมว.ศธ.หารือผู้ช่วย ผอ.ใหญ่ยูเนสโก ฝ่ายการศึกษา และ ผอ.ยูเนสโก กรุงเทพฯ (RYT9, 16 July 2018)
https://www.ryt9.com/s/nnd/2856903

A closer look at Indonesia's four UNESCO-recognized Global Geoparks (The Jakarta Post, 18 July 2018)
http://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2018/07/18/a-closer-look-at-indonesias-four-unesco-recognized-global-geoparks.html

Hidden Christian Sites in Nagasaki, Amakusa Now on UNESCO World Heritage List (Japan Forward, 18 July 2018)
http://japan-forward.com/hidden-christian-sites-in-nagasaki-amakusa-now-on-unesco-world-heritage-list/

Southeast Asian teachers learn about environmental education in Bogor (The Jakarta Post, 18 July 2018)
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/07/18/southeast-asian-teachers-learn-about-environmental-education-in-bogor.html

UNESCO Values Potential of Silk Road in the Protection of Heritage (Prensa Latina, 17 July 2018)
http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31120&SEO=unesco-values-potential-of-silk-road-in-the-protection-of-heritage

UNESCO wants higher-level relations with China (CGTN, 16 July 2018)
https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d674e3249444f78457a6333566d54/share_p.html

กศน.-ยูเนสโกเก็บตกเด็กด้อยโอกาส (Dailynews, 16 July 2018)
https://www.dailynews.co.th/education/655138

Cambodia marks anniversaries of listing 2 archeological sites on World Heritage List (Xinhuanet, 15 July 2018)
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-07/15/c_137326265.htm

Indonesia holds first Geopark National Conference (The Jakarta Post, 14 July 2018)
http://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2018/07/14/indonesia-holds-first-geopark-national-conference.html

Korea’s Buddhist mountain monasteries added to World Heritage List (Lonely Planet,)
https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2018/07/11/korea-sansa-buddhist-monastries/

S. Korea to hold Asia-Pacific workshop for Memory of World listing (Yonhap News, 9 July 2018)
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/news/2018/07/09/0200000000AEN20180709009200315.html

Mumbai’s Victorian Gothic and Art Deco business district declared a Unesco World Heritage Site (The Art Newsletter, 5 July 2018)
https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/mumbai-s-victorian-gothic-and-art-deco-business-district-declared-a-unesco-world-heritage-site

UNESCO adds seven Korean Buddhist temples to World Heritage list (Lion's Roar, 5 July 2018)
https://www.lionsroar.com/unesco-adds-seven-korean-buddhist-temples-to-world-heritage-list/

XJTLU COLLABORATES WITH UNESCO ON THE FUTURE OF ZHENZE WATER TOWN
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), 5 July 2018
http://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/en/news/2018/july/xjtlu-collaborates-with-unesco-on-the-future-of-zhenze-water-town

UNESCO adds seven Korean Buddhist temples to World Heritage list
Lion's Roar, 5 July 2018
https://www.lionsroar.com/unesco-adds-seven-korean-buddhist-temples-to-world-heritage-list/

Mumbai’s Victorian Gothic and Art Deco business district declared a Unesco World Heritage Site
The Art Newsletter, 5 July 2018
https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/mumbai-s-victorian-gothic-and-art-deco-business-district-declared-a-unesco-world-heritage-site

Report launch with Education Development Trust in Vietnam
Devdiscourse, 4 July 2018
https://www.devdiscourse.com/Article/49621-report-launch-with-education-development-trust-in-vietnam

China’s Fanjingshan achieves UNESCO World Heritage status
Global Times, 3 July 2018
https://gbtimes.com/chinas-fanjingshan-achieves-unesco-world-heritage-status

New Unesco World Heritage Sites in East and South Asia: how and when to visit, and what you can expect to find
South China Morning Post, 3 July 2018
https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1495166/unesco-lists-korean-mountain-buddhist-temples

China's Mount Fanjingshan added to UNESCO World Heritage List
Ecns, 3 July 2018
http://www.ecns.cn/news/culture/2018-07-02/detail-ifyvrptq6367100.shtml

The UNESCO-listed religion that worships women
CNN Travel, 3 July 2018
https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/mother-goddess-worship-hanoi/index.html

UNESCO’s troubled drive for peace through science and culture
nature, 2 July 2018
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05602-2

UNESCO Issues Geopark Certificate for Ciletuh
Tempo.co, 2 July 2018
https://en.tempo.co/read/news/2018/07/02/206919622/UNESCO-Issues-Geopark-Certificate-for-Ciletuh

South Korea: Buddhist temples to be listed by UNESCO (VDO)
Aljazeera, 1 July 2018
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/07/south-korea-buddhist-temples-listed-unesco-180701113153352.html

UNESCO adds Japanese sites linked to persecution of Christians to World Heritage list
The Japan Times, 1 July 2018
https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1495166/unesco-lists-korean-mountain-buddhist-temples

Japan Christian sites added to UNESCO World Heritage list
Rappler, 30 June 2018
https://www.rappler.com/world/regions/asia-pacific/206160-japanese-christian-site-unesco-heritage-list

Distinctive Mumbai buildings added to Unesco list
Bangkok Post, 30 June 2018
https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1495142/distinctive-mumbai-buildings-added-to-unesco-list

Japanese Christian sites win World Heritage status
Bangkok Post, 30 June 2018
https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1495138/japan-christian-sites-added-to-unesco-world-heritage-list

UNESCO lists Korean mountain Buddhist temples as World Heritage sites
Channel NewsAsia, 30 June 2018
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/unesco-lists-korean-mountain-buddhist-temples-as-world-heritage-10486010

Unesco lists Korean mountain Buddhist temples
Bangkok Post, 30 June 2018
https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1495166/unesco-lists-korean-mountain-buddhist-temples

Digital distribution for traditional music
Khmer Times, 29 June 2018
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50506408/digital-distribution-for-traditional-music/

UN-backed education policy ready for government approval
Khmer Times, 28 June 2018
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50505797/un-backed-education-policy-ready-for-government-approval/

An Ogasawara Chronology: From Settlement to UNESCO World Heritage Listing
Nippon.com, 25 June 2018
https://www.nippon.com/en/features/c05303/

UNESCO urged to probe Great Barrier Reef deforestation
Gulf Today, 25 June 2018
http://gulftoday.ae/portal/113a5a0c-d90f-4c8b-bbcf-1080d912e0e4.aspx

Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve in the UNESCO's list of top 30
United News of India, 25 June 2018
http://www.uniindia.com/~/sundarbans-biosphere-reserve-in-the-unesco-s-list-of-top-30/States/news/1270450.html

Dong Van Karst Plateau, a UNESCO-recognized Global Geopark
VietnamNet, 25 June 2018
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/travel/203001/dong-van-karst-plateau--a-unesco-recognized-global-geopark.html

UNESCO urged to probe Great Barrier Reef deforestation
The Gulf Today, 25 June 2018
http://gulftoday.ae/portal/113a5a0c-d90f-4c8b-bbcf-1080d912e0e4.aspx

[JEJU FORUM] UNESCO director stresses multilateral cooperation
Korea Joongang Daily, 25 June 2018
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3049741

No application for UNESCO’s ICH list in 2019
NEWAGE, 26 June 2018
http://www.newagebd.net/article/44371/no-application-for-unescos-ich-list-in-2019

BULLYING OF LGBT YOUTH STILL PERVASIVE IN THAI SCHOOLS
Khaosod, 22 June 2018
http://www.khaosodenglish.com/featured/2018/06/22/bullying-of-lgbt-youth-still-pervasive-in-thai-schools/

We must redefine the purpose of school education
The Hindu, 21 June 2018
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/making-children-happy/article24222973.ece

Early childhood care and education: moving from why to how
Global Partnership for Education, 21 June 2018
https://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/early-childhood-care-and-education-moving-why-how

Egypt complains to UNESCO over Sphinx replica built in China
Egypt Independent, 20 June 2018
http://www.egyptindependent.com/egypt-complains-unesco-sphinx-replica-built-china/

Sustainability redefined
The Nation, 20 June 2018
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/thailand/30348131

ไมโครซอฟท์จับมือยูเนสโกร่วมสนับสนุนเด็กผู้หญิงไทย เสริมสร้างทักษะด้านสะเต็มศึกษาผ่านโครงการ #MakeWhatsNext พร้อมประกาศผู้ชนะการแข่งขันแฮ็คกาธอน หนุนการสร้างสรรค์สิ่งใหม่ที่แตกต่างด้วยเทคโนโลยี ความสงบสุข และการสื่อสารข้ามวัฒนธรรม
Rest me Talk, 14 June 2018
http://www.restmetalk.com/16916929/girls-hackathon-unesco

School Online is invited to participate in UNESCO Seminar on Higher Education in the Asia Pacific Region (in Chinese with translation)
Stockstar, 14 June 2018
http://if.stockstar.com/CP2018061400001277.shtml

Des lycéens thaïlandais vainqueurs du Hackathon Microsoft & UNESCO
Le Petit Journal, 12 June 2018
https://lepetitjournal.com/bangkok/des-lyceens-thailandais-vainqueurs-du-hackathon-microsoft-unesco-232901

“Sea Wander” app wins UNESCO & Microsoft Hackathon for Culture and Peace
The Jakarta Post, 11 June 2018
http://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/06/11/sea-wander-app-wins-unesco--microsoft-hackathon-for-culture-and-peace.html

“Sea Wander” app wins UNESCO & Microsoft Hackathon for Culture and Peace
Manila Bulletin, 11 June 2018
https://technology.mb.com.ph/2018/06/11/sea-wander-app-wins-unesco-microsoft-hackathon-for-culture-and-peace/

“Sea Wander” app wins UNESCO & Microsoft Hackathon for Culture and Peace
Microsoft, Asia News Center, 8 June 2018
https://news.microsoft.com/apac/features/sea-wander-app-wins-unesco-microsoft-hackathon-for-culture-and-peace/

Three-day regional ECD conference begins; PM Oli says ECD issue is government's priority
The Rising Nepal, 5 June 2018
http://therisingnepal.org.np/news/24035

#MakeWhatsNext หนุนเด็กผู้หญิงไทยเสริมทักษะสะเต็มศึกษา
Siamrat, 29 May 2018
https://siamrath.co.th/n/36532

PHL needs more women in science, reports show
GMA News Online, 29 May 2018
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/science/654882/phl-needs-more-women-in-science-reports-show/story/

ไมโครซอฟท์จับมือยูเนสโกร่วมสนับสนุนเด็กผู้หญิงไทย เสริมสร้างทักษะด้านสะเต็มศึกษาผ่านโครงการ #MakeWhatsNext พร้อมประกาศผู้ชนะการแข่งขันแฮ็คกาธอน
it24Hrs, 28 May 2018
http://www.itnews24hrs.com/2018/05/girls-hackathon-unesco/

‘Thatheras’ of Jandiala Guru find saviour in minister
The Tribune, 28 May 2018
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/-thatheras-of-jandiala-guru-find-saviour-in-minister/596101.html

When photos were works of art
Bangkok Post, 28 May 2018
https://www.bangkokpost.com/lifestyle/art/1474145/when-photos-were-works-of-art

Siam through the centuries
The Nation, 27 May 2018
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/lifestyle/30346281

Navjot Singh Sidhu reaches out for revival of world famous Brass-copper utensils of Jandiala Guru
5 Dariya News, 27 May 2018
http://www.5dariyanews.com/news/230903-Navjot-Singh-Sidhu-reaches-out-for-revival-of-world-famous-Brass-copper-utensils-of-Jandiala-Guru

Ipoh’s Market Lane comes alive with drawings
Malay Mail, 27 May 2018
https://www.malaymail.com/s/1635451/ipohs-market-lane-comes-alive-with-drawings

Vehicles’ entry, burials banned in Makli necropolis
The News, 26 May 2018
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/321338-vehicles-entry-burials-banned-in-makli-necropolis

Shining a spotlight on Pinay scientists
Rappler, 26 May 2018
https://www.rappler.com/science-nature/society-culture/203413-shining-spotlight-pinay-scientists

Phuket food vendors educated on hygiene, Unesco Gastronomy status
Phuket News, 24 May 2018
https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-food-vendors-educated-on-hygiene-unesco-gastronomy-status-67233.php

Linguist races to document Cambodia's dying S'aoch language
Nikkei Asian Review, 24 May 2018
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/womens-minister-criticised-after-failing-name-female-journalist

UNESCO Global Report 2018 announced in Vietnam
Nhan Dan Online, 23 May 2018
http://en.nhandan.org.vn/culture/item/6186402-unesco-global-report-2018-announced-in-vietnam.html

Satun at crossroads
Bangkok Post, 20 May 2018
https://www.bangkokpost.com/lifestyle/social-and-lifestyle/1469213/satun-at-crossroads

Spend 4pc GDP to education sector: UNESCO
Prothom Alo, 15 May 2018
http://en.prothomalo.com/youth/news/175678/Spend-4pc-GDP-to-education-sector-UNESCO

Traditional Kyrgyz game continues to be played in Van
Daily Sabah, 15 May 2018
https://www.dailysabah.com/life/2018/05/16/traditional-kyrgyz-game-continues-to-be-played-in-van

India Incurred Maximum Internet Shutdowns In South Asia, Last Year: UNESCO
Dazeinfo, 15 May 2018
https://dazeinfo.com/2018/05/15/india-internet-shutdown-south-asia-2017/

India witnessed highest number of Internet shutdowns in 2017-18: UNESCO report
The Inidan Express, 14 May 2018
http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/tech-news-technology/india-witnessed-highest-number-of-internet-shutdowns-in-2017-18-unesco-report-5176087/

India had the highest internet shutdowns in South Asia last year: UNESCO
Medianama, 14 May 2018
https://www.medianama.com/2018/05/223-india-had-the-highest-internet-shutdowns-in-south-asia-last-year-unesco/

India ranks first in Internet shutdown, UNESCO shows concerns
Entrackr, 14 May 2018
https://entrackr.com/2018/05/internet-shutdown-india-ranks-first/

Vegan Menu Helps Preschool Earn UNESCO Award
VegNews, 14 May 2018
http://vegnews.com/articles/page.do?pageId=11256&catId=1

Bygone times live on in historic images
The Nation, 13 May 2018
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/art/30345186

Treating the UNESCO syndrome
The Pioneer, 11 May 2018
http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/treating-the-unesco-syndrome.html

With a historic fort and Unesco-protected mosque, Shigar is an ideal short escape in Gilgit-Baltistan
Dawn, 10 May 2018
https://www.dawn.com/news/1406823

Brunei, Unesco office strengthen education collaboration
Asia News Network, 10 May 2018
http://annx.asianews.network/content/brunei-unesco-office-strengthen-education-collaboration-72570

Media Freedom: Much more than just the media’s problem
Rappller, 8 May 2018
https://www.rappler.com/world/specials/202009-media-freedom-problem

Time for a free media
Bangkok Post, 7 May 2018
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1459753/time-for-a-free-media

Vietnam’s bai choi art receives UNESCO heritage certificate
Nhan Dan Online, 6 May 2018
http://en.nhandan.com.vn/culture/item/6124902-vietnam%E2%80%99s-bai-choi-art-receives-unesco-heritage-certificate.html

Bai Choi singing receives UNESCO status
Vietnam+, 6 May 2018
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/bai-choi-singing-receives-unesco-status/130602.vnp

UNESCO Almaty Office invites for Youth Project Planning Workshop
kazinform, 5 May 2018
http://www.inform.kz/en/unesco-almaty-office-invites-for-youth-project-planning-workshop_a3241961

South Asia Press report lauds journalists’ courage
Kathmandupost, 5 May 2018 (Asian News Network)
http://annx.asianews.network/content/south-asia-press-report-lauds-journalists%E2%80%99-courage-72206

NINE IN 10 JOURNALISTS KILLED WITH IMPUNITY: UNESCO
Khaosod English, 3 May 2018
http://www.khaosodenglish.com/featured/2018/05/03/nine-in-10-journalists-killed-with-impunity-worldwide-unesco/

Japanese envoy for mitigation of drought, flooding propensity
Observer, 2 May 2018
https://pakobserver.net/japanese-envoy-for-mitigation-of-drought-flooding-propensity/

World Press Freedom Day 2018 and Online freedom of expression in the Mekong region
Thailand Business News, 2 May 2018
http://www.khaosodenglish.com/featured/2018/05/03/nine-in-10-journalists-killed-with-impunity-worldwide-unesco/

“ยูเนสโก” มอบเกียรติบัตร “อุทยานธรณีสตูล” อันดับ 38 ของโลก
MGR Online, 1 May 2018
https://mgronline.com/politics/detail/9610000042747

Unesco grants certificate to Satun Global Geopark
The Nation, 1 May 2018
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/national/30344374

ชาวสตูลปลื้ม พิธีมอบเกียรติบัตรอุทยานธรณีสตูล
INN News, 1 May 2018
https://www.innnews.co.th/breaking-news/news_74315/

ชาวสตูลปลื้ม พิธีมอบเกียรติบัตรอุทยานธรณีสตูล หลังประกาศ ‘อุทยานธรณีโลกของยูเนสโก’
Matichon Online, 1 May 2018
https://www.matichon.co.th/news/937502

"นายกฯ" รับเกียรติบัตร "อุทยานสตูล" ขึ้นแท่นระดับโลก
Komchadluek, 1 May 2018
http://www.komchadluek.net/news/regional/323975