• Chengdu dubbed most fashionable city in China

    Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2015

    Chengdu was dubbed the Most Fashionable City in China in 2015.   A fashionable city shall meet three requirements involving the city’s stable economic base and adequate GDP, its people’s positive attitude toward fashion and desire for consumption, as well …

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  • Asian temple Angkor Wat regarded as top travel destination

    Published on : Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    The Angkor Wat temple complex in Siem Reap has been ranked by a top travel hotspot over its closest competitor, the Peruvian ruins of Machu Picchu.   The destination was ranked by a team of travel experts for its brilliance …

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  • Nepal reopens to tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Nepal is back in business as its monuments that were damaged by the two earthquakes that hit the country on April 25 and May 12 killing almost 8,800 people has been fairly erected by the government.   In less than …

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  • UNESCO calls for mobilization to stop “cultural cleansing” in Iraq

    Published on : Monday, March 2, 2015

    The Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova spoke at a press conference following the release of a video showing the devastation of the Mosul Museum in Iraq. She said,” “I was filled with dismay by images of the attack on …

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  • Mass destruction of books in museums and libraries of Mosul alarms UNESCO

    Published on : Wednesday, February 4, 2015

    UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova expressed alarm over reports of the massive destruction of books in the museums, libraries and universities of Mosul, Iraq.     “This destruction marks a new phase in the cultural cleansing perpetrated in regions controlled by …

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  • Prestigious Declaration Adopted at Inaugural International Conference on Community Development Through Tourism

    Published on : Saturday, September 20, 2014

    The Royal Government of Cambodia, in collaboration with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), and Griffith University …

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  • UNESCO calls for protection of the cultural diversity of Iraq

    Published on : Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, expressed alarm at reports of the systematic persecution of, and attacks on the vulnerable Christian, Turkmen, and Yazidi communities in the north of Iraq, and its cultural and religious heritage, notably churches, shrines and …

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  • Compelling exhibition on Ancient Egyptian culture presented in Saarland

    Published on : Saturday, August 2, 2014

    ‘Egypt – Gods. Humans. Pharaohs. – Masterpieces of the Museum Egizio Turin’ is the title of a compelling exhibition on Ancient Egyptian culture presented against the industrial backdrop of the Völklingen Ironworks, a UNESCO World Heritage site.   The exhibition …

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  • Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch UNESCO site reopens

    Published on : Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Perfectly timed for the year of Charlemagne in 2014, the Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch UNESCO site has reopened after a three-year renovation project. Restored to new splendour, the former imperial abbey with its famous King’s Hall was built during …

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  • Revel in “The Suite Life” in a UNESCO Haven at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

    Published on : Friday, July 11, 2014

    Rising from the Andaman Sea, Langkawi is a cluster of rainforest-clad islands, towering sea stacks and fishing villages, celebrated as Southeast Asia’s first UNESCO Geopark.   Here, meandering along a 1.5 kilometre (1 mile) beach, Four Seasons Resort Langkawi weaves …

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