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A guide to exploring the rich cultural heritage of Malaysia

From its vibrant street art to its unique cuisine, Malaysia is a great place to visit and experience its vibrant culture. Here is a complete guide to exploring the rich cultural heritage of Malaysia.

Malaysia is a country that is full of life and culture, it is a melting pot of cultures, with the majority of the population being Malay, Chinese, and Indian. (Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 18, 2023 03:24 PM IST
By | Edited by Akanksha Agnihotri, Delhi

Unakoti, the ‘Angkor Wat of the North-East', is vying for world heritage tag

With the government and ASI striving to preserve the collection of Shaivite rock sculptures in the northern section of the state, Unakoti, the chiselled "Angkor Wat of the North-East," is competing for a UNESCO world heritage classification.

Unakoti, the ‘Angkor Wat of the North-East', is vying for world heritage tag(Instagram/@ripon_debbarma_)
Updated on Dec 10, 2022 07:39 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Agartala (tripura)

Bake-warm, crusty French baguettes get UNESCO world heritage status

UNESCO World Heritage Status: More than six billion bread sticks are baked each year in France.

UNESCO World Heritage Status: A baker takes out of the oven a tray of baguettes at
Updated on Nov 30, 2022 04:19 PM IST

One-third of World Heritage glaciers to melt by 2050, says UNESCO

The glaciers were losing 58 billion tonnes of ice every year, equivalent to the combined annual water use of France and Spain, and were responsible for nearly five percent of observed global sea-level rise, the agency explained.

Signage promoting this year’s United Nations global summit on climate change, known as COP27, adorns Peace Road, in Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt, Wednesday.(AP)
Published on Nov 04, 2022 06:18 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Durga Puja: Kolkata organises mega rally to thank UNESCO for heritage tag

According to a study commissioned by the state government in 2018, the economic value of the creative industries that crop up around the Durga Puja – the biggest festival in West Bengal – is worth ₹32,377 crore.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee leads a procession to commemorate inscribing of 'Durga Puja in Kolkata' by UNESCO as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, in Kolkata, Thursday, September 1, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2022 10:35 PM IST
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