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UNESCO adds Bahrain burial mounds to World Heritage List

Jul 06, 2019 - 10:29 PM

There are some 11,774 burial mounds, says UNESCO, while another 15 sites include 17 royal mounds built as two-story towers

HERITAGE. A picture taken on July 2, 2019 shows the Dilmun Burial Mounds, near the village of Aali, south of the Bahraini capital Manama. STR/AFP

Demystifying the age of the Ifugao Rice Terraces to decolonize history

Apr 14, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The way mainstream Filipino consciousness imagines the Ifugao in connection with the age of the terraces needs to change

IFUGAO RICE TERRACES. The Ifugao Rice Terraces are the products of a very rich and complex Ifugao culture that resisted the Spanish conquest for more than 200 years. All photos courtesy of the Ifugao Archaeological Project

UNESCO set to expand World Heritage list at Istanbul meeting

Jul 07, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Candidates include 350 million year old fossils and works by Franco Swiss architect Le Corbusier

ON THE HERITAGE LIST SOON? In this file photo, a visitor looks at Notre-Dame-du-Haut chapel designed by Le Corbusier on September 9, 2011 in Ronchamp. Sebastien Bozon/AFP

Vigan City stays walkable despite influx of tourists

Mar 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Vigan City famous for its old Spanish style houses and cobblestone streets considers sustainable transportation an important part of its heritage conservation and preservation

FAMOUS STREET. Tourists and locals troop to Calle Crisologo, Vigan City's famous cobblestoned street. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/ Rappler

Uproar over 'Hollywood': Taal Volcano, landscape under World Heritage 'Tentative List'

Oct 21, 2011 - 8:00 AM

The Hollywood style sign that s being proposed for Taal might pose some problems based on the rules of UNESCO