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Storms help Australia contain Unesco heritage island fire that started two months ago

December 14, 2020 1:03 PM

Fire had destroyed large swathes of Fraser Island's forests before heavy downpours arrived over the weekend

Unesco declares Indonesia's Toba Caldera as global geopark

July 08, 2020 2:21 PM

JAKARTA (XINHUA) - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has declared the Toba Caldera natural lake in Indonesia's province of North Sumatra as a global geopark, Indonesia's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday (Jul7 8).

Penang proposes joint S'pore-Malaysia Unesco hawker culture bid

May 05, 2019 5:00 AM

GEORGE TOWN • Penang's state government has proposed Singapore and Malaysia file a joint-nomination to list hawker culture under Unesco, but the idea did not go down well with critics on both sides of the Causeway.

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