Published: Jan 20, 2022
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha praised related agencies for their efforts in helping Thailand’s Andaman Sea Nature Reserves make it to Unesco’s World Heritage tentative list, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said on Wednesday.
Published: Nov 17, 2021
A Cabinet meeting on Tuesday has approved the move to propose six national parks and one mangrove forest along the Andaman Sea as world heritage sites to the World Heritage Centre of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), said deputy government spokeswoman Traisulee Traisoranakul on Tuesday.
Published: Sep 18, 2021
A five-year plan beginning in 2023 to develop three world heritage sites in Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet provinces for sustainable tourism is expected to generate up to Bt30 billion in tourism income within 2027.
Published: Feb 28, 2019
Thailand’s Sri Thep Historical Park in Phetchabun may lose the chance to become a World Heritage Site if the government allows an oil company to build a drilling hole nearby, according to Wison Kosotanon, president of the Phetchabun Culture Council.
Published: Sep 23, 2018
Representatives of Unesco’s World Heritage Committee visited the Kui Buri National Park on Sunday to gather information about the conflicts it has been hit with, and gauge if the Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, which it is part of, can be granted the World Heritage Site status.
Published: Jul 26, 2016
History sometimes repeats itself. Thailand needs to recall its conflict with a neighbouring country, as the same issue is recurring but now on the opposite border after Myanmar opposed a Thai proposal to list the Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (KKFC) as a w