World heritage: Angkor, Cambodia

2013-06-27 10:21:53

The Bayon Temple is part of the Angkor World Heritage site as listed by UNESCO in 1992.

Ancient Chinese documents win UNESCO documentary recognition

2013-06-25 16:12:01

China's official archives relating to Tibet in the Yuan Dynasty and documents showing the ancient financial and messaging service operated between overseas Chinese and relatives back home have won a major UNESCO recognition.

4th Intl Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage closes

2013-06-25 09:42:24

Artists perform during the closing ceremony of the 4th International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province.

Hani terrace:a new World Heritage site

2013-06-24 13:03:33

China's Honghe Hani Rice Terraces is now a World Heritage site, with its induction into UNESCO's World Heritage List on June 22,2013.

Ancient relics create contemporary prosperity

2013-06-24 12:42:35

Cultural relics might be priceless but their value continues to generate wealth.

Divining a future for heritage

2013-06-24 07:42:33

Lu Wenxue's sacrifice for ethnic Hani customs is carrying on the tradition of ritual sacrifice and festivals.

Terraces cultivate global recognition

2013-06-24 07:42:33

The Honghe Hani Rice Terraces rise up the Ailao Mountains from the Honghe River's southern bank. They span four counties in the Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture in southeastern Yunnan province.

Hani rice terraces in UNESCO heritage

2013-06-23 07:49:05

China's Honghe Hani Rice Terraces is now a World Heritage site, with its induction into UNESCO's World Heritage List on Saturday. The announcement was made at the World Heritage Committee's 37th session, currently being held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Tianshan inscribed on World Heritage List

2013-06-21 15:25:09

The 37th session of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee (WHC) on Friday inscribed northwest China's Xinjiang Tianshan natural site on the World Heritage List.

Cultural heritage gets better protection

2013-06-21 13:22:18

Since the implementation of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage 10 years ago, the world has witnessed great progress in protecting cultural heritage

Intangible cultural heritage recognized

2013-06-19 15:38:08

The Chinese National Academy of Arts and China Oceanwide Group jointly presented the second Xinchuan Awards to 60 people from all over China to recognize their work in passing down intangible cultural heritage.

Developers raze ancient tombs

2013-06-17 08:01:28

Five ancient tombs were destroyed overnight in Guangzhou's Luogang district to make room for a metro project on Saturday, raising concern over the protection of relics as economic construction in the Guangdong provincial capital speeds up.