UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2019

UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2019

January-April | May-August | September-December 


Unesco: Teacher education to benefit 130,000 children
The Phnom Penh Post, 31 July 2019
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unesco-teacher-education-benefit-130000-children

UNESCO MGIEP Calls For Proposals For Its Flagship Conference
Business World, 30 July 2019
http://www.businessworld.in/article/UNESCO-MGIEP-Calls-For-Proposals-For-Its-Flagship-Conference-/30-07-2019-174157/

NHK Radio Interview on Learning for Empathy* - Indonesian Teachers Learn Inclusive Education in Tokyo (Broadcast in Urdu)
NHK World- Japan, 28 July 2019
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/ur/radio/listener/201907280600/

NHK Radio Interview on Learning for Empathy* - Indonesian Teachers Learn Inclusive Education in Tokyo (Broadcast in Bahasa Indonesia)
NHK World- Japan, 23 July 2019
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/ur/radio/listener/201907280600

Focus on empowering young minds
The Phnom Penh Post, 19 July 2019
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/special-reports-supplements/focus-empowering-young-minds

เวทีสัมมนาโลกชื่นชม กสศ. นำผลงานเด่นรัฐบาลไทย หนุนทั่วโลกไปต่อยอด
Thairat, 17 July 2019
https://www.thairath.co.th/news/local/bangkok/1617168

Ancient Buddhist city of Bagan added to UNESCO World Heritage List
Lion's Roar, 16 July 2019
https://www.lionsroar.com/ancient-buddhist-city-of-bagan-added-to-unesco-world-heritage-list/

UNESCO institute for documentary heritage slated to open late 2020 in Cheongju: ministry
The Korean Herald, 15 July 2019
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20190715000607

UNESCO Declares Myanmar’s Ancient Buddhist Temple City Bagan a World Heritage Site
Buddhistdoor Global, 15 July 2019
https://www.buddhistdoor.net/news/unesco-declares-myanmars-ancient-buddhist-temple-city-bagan-a-world-heritage-site

Hanoi submits dossier to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network
Saigon Giai Phong News, 14 July 2019
http://sggpnews.org.vn/national/hanoi-submits-dossier-to-join-unesco-creative-cities-network-82638.html

China has to better protect heritage sites now
China Daily, 11 July 2019
https://www.chinadailyhk.com/articles/171/167/68/1562819441587.html

One in four children in Pakistan will remain uneducated by 2030: UNESCO
The Hindu, 10 July 2019
https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/one-in-four-children-in-pakistan-will-remain-uneducated-by-2030-unesco/article28342568.ece

Hangzhou's Liangzhu Archaeological Site joins UNESCO World Heritage Site club
Cision PR Newswire, 10 July 2019
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hangzhous-liangzhu-archaeological-site-joins-unesco-world-heritage-site-club-300882407.html

Now world truly values Jaipur: How residents thanked us for getting UNESCO Heritage tag
ThePrint, 10 July 2019
https://theprint.in/opinion/now-world-truly-values-jaipur-how-residents-thanked-us-for-getting-unesco-heritage-tag/261007/

Commentary: Bagan’s UNESCO World Heritage a win for Myanmar in more than one way
Channel News Asia, 10 July 2019
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/commentary/bagan-world-heritage-site-unesco-myanmar-rohingya-crisis-rakhine-11703712

Ancient Chinese city ruins become country’s latest Unesco World Heritage Site
South China Morning Post, 7 July 2019
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3017596/ancient-chinese-city-ruins-become-countrys-latest-unesco-world

Japan's systemic barriers to gender equality
The Japan Times, 10 July 2019
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2019/07/04/commentary/japan-commentary/japans-systemic-barriers-gender-equality

Unesco adds ancient tomb clusters in Osaka Prefecture to World Heritage list
TimeOut, 9 July 2019
https://www.timeout.com/tokyo/news/unesco-adds-ancient-tomb-clusters-in-osaka-prefecture-to-world-heritage-list-070919

UNESCO adds to its heritage list with several Asian site
Asia News Network, 8 July 2019
https://asianews.network/2019/07/08/unesco-adds-to-its-heritage-list-with-several-asian-sites/

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status
Channel News Asia, 8 July 2019
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/myanmar-bagan-unesco-world-heritage-status-11697654

Nine Korea seowon registered as UNESCO world heritage sites
Hankyoreh, 8 July 2019
http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/900958.html

The wait is over: Bagan gets UNESCO listing, 25 years after making pitch
Coconuts, 8 July 2019
https://coconuts.co/yangon/news/the-wait-is-over-bagan-gets-unesco-listing-25-years-after-making-pitch/

Bagan named UNESCO World Heritage Site
Myanmar Times, 7 July 2019
https://www.mmtimes.com/news/bagan-named-unesco-world-heritage-site.html

India's Jaipur named as World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Xinhua, 7 July 2019
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-07/07/c_138204934.htm

Jaipur named Unesco World Heritage Site, second Indian city in list
Gulf News, 7 July 2019
https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/india/jaipur-named-unesco-world-heritage-site-second-indian-city-in-list-1.1562475833819

Bagan wins World Heritage status
Bangkok Post, 6 July 2019
https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/1708106/bagan-wins-world-heritage-status

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status
Reuters, 6 July 2019
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-world-heritage-unesco/myanmars-temple-city-bagan-awarded-unesco-world-heritage-status-idUSKCN1U10CW

Pink City Jaipur gets UNESCO World Heritage tag
India Today, 6 July 2019
https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/pink-city-jaipur-gets-unesco-world-heritage-tag-1563413-2019-07-06

Myanmar campaigns for Bagan to be included in 2019 UNESCO World Heritage list
Xinhua, 6 July 2019
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-07/06/c_138203050_2.htm

Pink City Jaipur named World Heritage site by UNESCO; PM Modi thrilled
The Economic Times, 6 July 2019
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/pink-city-jaipur-named-world-heritage-site-by-unesco-pm-modi-trilled/articleshow/70103901.cms?from=mdr

Ancient Osaka Prefecture tomb clusters added to UNESCO World Heritage list
The Japan Times, 6 July 2019
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/07/06/national/ancient-osaka-prefecture-tomb-clusters-added-unesco-world-heritage-list/

China's migratory bird sanctuaries added to UNESCO World Heritage List
Xinhua, 5 July 2019
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-07/05/c_138202316.htm

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Interview with Ms.Duong Bich Hanh (related news in Hong Kong Newspaper)

日記-旅遊達人爆料-蒲甘佛塔群躋身世遺
Headline Daily (no1 free newspaper), 6 July 2019
http://hd.stheadline.com/news/columns/0/20190706/777788/專欄-Executive日記-旅遊達人爆料-蒲甘佛塔群躋身世遺

走訪東南亞!項明生見證世遺誕生
Oriental Daily (No 1 paid newspaper), 5 July 2019
https://hk.on.cc/hk/bkn/cnt/entertainment/20190705/mobile/bkn-20190705220747492-0705_00862_001.html

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Thai-language sexuality education guidance launched

Thai version of international guidance for Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) released
NBT World, 27 June 2019

 

News for ITGSE Thai version launched (It was the 6th news piece and starts at about 8.20 minutes into the show)
Newsline (facebook), 27 June 2019
https://www.facebook.com/nbtworld/videos/698557063943022/

Sweden supported guidance on sexuality education in Thailand 
ScanAsia, 26 June 2019 
https://scandasia.com/sweden-supported-guidance-on-sexuality-education-in-thailand/ 

Sex curriculum on right track but room to improve
Bangkok Post, 26 June 2019
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1701984/sex-curriculum-on-right-track-but-room-to-improve

ซินดี้ บิชอพ กับแนวคิดทำหนังสือภาพสอนเพศวิถีศึกษาเด็กเล็ก 
BBC Thailand, 26 June 2019 
https://www.bbc.com/thai/thailand-48771048 

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ไทยเป็นเจ้าภาพ 3 การประชุมจริยธรรมด้านวิทย์ระดับโลก
Daily News, 24 June 2019
https://www.dailynews.co.th/it/716539

South Korean border now UNESCO biosphere reserves
The Korean Times, 20 June 2019
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2019/06/371_270949.html

Samota Awarded UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Status
Panorama Destination, 20 June 2019
http://www.panorama-destination.com/dtn-news/samota-awarded-unesco-biosphere-reserve-status/

New hope for dropouts still willing to learn
Khmer Times, 19 June 2019
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50615458/new-hope-for-dropouts-still-willing-to-learn/

Samota minapolitan zone becomes newest UNESCO biosphere reserve
The Jakarta Post, 19 June 2019
https://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2019/06/19/samota-minapolitan-zone-becomes-newest-unesco-biosphere-reserve.html

Art for Peace coming to Penang
Bernama, 19 June 2019
http://www.bernama.com/en/news.php?id=1737026

UNESCO lists Kobushi mountains spanning Tokyo and three other prefectures as biosphere reserve
Japan Times, 19 June 2019
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/06/19/national/unesco-lists-mountainous-site-japan-biosphere-reserve

UNESCO lists mountainous site in Japan as biosphere reserve
Kyodo News, 19 June 2019
https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2019/06/08b2e720c0dd-unesco-lists-mountainous-site-in-japan-as-biosphere-reserve.html

Cooperation key to plastic pollution problem
Inquirer, 16 June 2019
https://opinion.inquirer.net/121998/cooperation-key-to-plastic-pollution-problem

UNESCO lauds Indonesia cultural policy
Antara News, 14 June 2019
https://en.antaranews.com/news/127153/unesco-lauds-indonesia-cultural-policy

UNESCO pushes for sexuality education; policy paper seeks to dispel resistance
Manila Bulletin News, 13 June 2016
https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/06/13/unesco-pushes-for-sexuality-education-policy-paper-seeks-to-dispel-resistance/

Partnership for Strengthening School Preparedness for Tsunami in Asia and the Pacific
reliefweb, 16 June 2016
https://reliefweb.int/report/world/partnership-strengthening-school-preparedness-tsunami-asia-and-pacific

UNESCO releases report on bullying in schools
The New Indian Express, 12 June 2019
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/2019/jun/12/unesco-releases-report-on-bullying-in-schools-1989046.html

State education minister K A Sengottaiyan launches UNESCO report
Deccan Chronical, 12 June 2019
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/120619/state-education-minister-k-a-sengottaiyan-launches-unesco-report.html


Interview Kabir Singh, Regional Advisor (HIV and Health), UNESCO
ASEAN WEEKLY EP.26 | 02-06-19 | NBT World Thailand, 4 June 2019

Almaty to host regional leadership forum on Internationalization Policies and Practices in Asia-Pacific
kazinform, 17 May 2019
https://www.inform.kz/en/almaty-to-host-regional-leadership-forum-on-internationalization-policies-and-practices-in-asia-pacific_a3527355

#ColourMeIn แคมเปญรณรงค์ให้สถานศึกษาเป็นพื้นที่ปลอดภัยสำหรับ LGBTIQ
The Standard, 17 May 2019
https://thestandard.co/colourmein/

UNESCO #ColourMeIn Art Campaign Sheds Light On Inclusion And School Safety For International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia And Biphobia
May 17.org, 17 May 2019
https://may17.org/unesco-colourmein-art-campaign-sheds-light-on-inclusion-and-school-safety-for-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-and-biphobia/

UNESCO releases new handbook on climate change reporting in Asia Pacific
The Rappler, 12 May 2019
https://www.rappler.com/science-nature/environment/230231-unesco-new-handbook-climate-change-reporting-asia-pacific

Digital creativity and innovation lacking in kids in APAC: report
GovInsider, 10 May 2019
https://govinsider.asia/connected-gov/digital-creativity-and-innovation-lacking-in-kids-in-apac-report/

Disinformation and fake news in the media aggravating existing ethnic divisions in some countries
Youth Times, 3 May 2019
https://youthtimes.info/news-page/disinformation-and-fake-news-in-the-media-is-aggravating-existing-ethnic-divisions-in-their-countries.html

Media, public trust and the crisis of democracy
Youth Times, 3 May 2019
https://youthtimes.info/news-page/media-public-trust-and-the-crisis-of-democracy.html