Rappler's latest stories on heritage
Heritage advocate and Intramuros senior tourism operations officer Jeffrey Yap recalls meeting and working with Carlos Celdran
The nominee to become chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, said Washington is putting together a coalition 'in terms of providing military escort, naval escort to commercial shipping'
Citing US officials, CNN reports that Iranians ordered the British Heritage oil tanker, which was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz area, to change course and stop in Tehran's nearby waters
The Guggenheim Museum in New York is among the creations of the late American architect Frank Lloyd Wright which were selected as UNESCO World Heritage sites
There are some 11,774 burial mounds, says UNESCO, while another 15 sites include 17 royal mounds built as two-story towers
Shaped by volcanoes and surrounded by lava fields, the park is also home to the largest glacier in Europe, after which it is named
After the successful vote, Iraq's delegation clasps hands and invites all delegates 'to visit Babylon, the cradle of civilization'
UNESCO notes the high-quality work of Church and Palestinian officials in restoring 'roof, exterior facades, mosaics and doors'
Google users can see an illustration of the Puerto Princesa Underground River by artist David Lu on the search engine's homepage
(UPDATED) Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tentative List since 2015. Local officials say its potential inscription will add 'another layer of protection' to the area.
Writers and academics say observance should also focus on experiences of Filipinos as immigrants and migrants
What does protecting built heritage like Intramuros have to do with being Filipino? We talk to Intramuros Administration chief Guiller Asido about how the ancient Walled City is keeping up with modern times.
Authors of a new study 'predict glacier extinction by 2100 under a high emission scenario in 21 of the 46 natural World Heritage sites where glaciers are currently found'
The Archdiocesan Committee on Church Heritage-Pampanga recommends the temporary closure of all heritage churches in the province pending inspection of their structural integrity
The French Heritage Foundation says it issues no appeals by phone, mail or email for donations
The way mainstream Filipino consciousness imagines the Ifugao in connection with the age of the terraces needs to change
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says this will help the Filipino community 'continue to grow deep roots and make this province even greater'
Henry Sy Sr's wake is kept simple by his family, but the powerful guests reflect the tycoon's influence on society
The Filipino boxing legend is in the US to train for his title defense while the American great remains retired
Boxing's only eight-division world champion is met with applause at the Staples Center
'Reggae music's 'contribution to international discourse on issues of injustice, resistance, love and humanity underscores the dynamics of the element as being at once cerebral, socio-political, sensual and spiritual,' the organization says
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Some venues used in the Tokyo 1964 Olympics will be part of history once more in the 2020 edition of the world's biggest sports event
Achieving Unesco status is an internationally competitive process. Nations want this recognition because they can promote a place or practice as a unique cultural tourism attraction.
Such a declaration, as provided under House Bill 7502, would lead to the conservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and development of the historic road which is prone to accidents and landslides
The expo was opened to public on June 18 and will stay open until the end of December 2018
An association wants to raise awareness both in France and abroad of 'the role that bistros and cafe terraces play in bringing people and cultures together, and their role as intellectual and artistic melting pots'
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
'It’s a dream come true for all of us here,' says Park Superintendent Elizabeth Maclang of the power plant which is expected to be operational by 2019
Paris' most recognizable monument has been hit by repeated strikes by its 300-strong staff
'Two decorative pillars collapsed last night amid high-velocity winds. One of the pillars stood at the royal gate, and the other at the southern gate,' says an official from the Archaeological Survey of India
The annual 'Bisikleta Iglesia' will kick off on March 24, spanning a 52-kilometer religious and heritage tour
National Historical Commission of the Philippines Chairman Rene Escalante says the commission has no competency to validate and confirm the veracity of the apparitions that occurred at the site
'The baguette is envied around the world. We must preserve its excellence and our expertise, and it is for this reason that it should be heritage-listed,' says President Emmanuel Macron
A new city ordinance seeks to protect trees that have lived for more than 100 years, as well as those considered ecologically, historically, or culturally valuable, or belonging to a rare species
The art of the 'pizzaiuolo' joins UNESCO's list of 'intangible heritage,' securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures
Naples' candidacy for pizza twirling has created a buzz in the southern Italian city where the art has been handed down for generations
In a city that tends to forget its heritage, Bahay Nakpil's biggest struggle is simply to keep standing
'Heritage assets can only be alive and significant if the communities around them make use of them and continue to help protect them'
Four years after an earthquake leveled both the Loon Church and the Maribojoc Church, the reconstruction of the two historic structures has begun
The 'Dayaw' festival brings together indigenous peoples from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao to share their culture and heritage
In a bid to promote sustainable tourism the group is calling for growth oriented projects that are not made at the expense of the city s local and distinct character
The Coffee Heritage Project is a simple movement that promotes a fruitful collaboration amongst partner farmers scientists soil specialists etymologists and any person who has the heart for uplifting the value of Philippine coffee
British Prime Minister Theresa May joins several members of parliament in criticizing plans to shut down the iconic chimes for 4 years during conservation work on the structure
Snakes are cooked and served as meals incorporated in traditional dances and used for a unique massage experience
UNESCO dianggap menyimpang dari prioritas global untuk kesetaraan gender
The announcement of the recapture of the mosque – which the Islamic State ISIS group blew up last week as Iraqi forces closed in – comes 3 years to the day after the jihadists declared a caliphate straddling Iraq and Syria
The destruction of two of Mosul s best known landmarks comes on the fourth day of an Iraqi offensive backed by the US led coalition to take the Old City
The measure aims to preserve the schoolhouses designed by American architect William Parsons and funded through Act Number 1801 by ex Philippine Assembly member Isauro Gabaldon
Tensions are likely to flare up as US President Donald Trump turns to other key priorities like tax reform and a big infrastructure spending plan