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Asia

Afghan government vows to preserve Buddhist site in Mes Aynak

A historic Buddhist site in Afghanistan appears likely to be spared demolition to make way for a copper mine after the Thai Foreign Ministry issued a statement yesterday saying the Afghan government “would do whatever possible” to conserve the site and preserve artefacts obtained from it. Citing confirmation by officials at the Thai Embassy in […]Read More

Isan

Scorching heat causing slight damages to ancient ruins in Surin

SURIN, 20 May 2012 (NNT) – The scorching heat across Thailand has caused damages to the ancient ruins in northeastern Surin Province. As temperature in Thailand shows no sign of dropping anytime soon, the relentless heat has started to cause physical damages to a number of ancient structures. In Surin Province, Prasat Sikharaphum or the […]Read More

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UNESCO experts voice concern over flooded Ayutthaya World Heritage Site

BANGKOK, Dec 9 – International experts of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) expressed concern about the stability of the monuments, foundations and decorative works at Thailand’s historic city of Ayutthaya after it was hit by the country’s most disastrous flooding in decades. “There is a need to closely monitor the condition […]Read More

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Thailand’s Historic Ayutthaya Welcomes Visitors with Warm Hearts

Bangkok, December 7, 2011 — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently held the “Ayutthaya Cleaning Day” event as part of its “Beautiful Thailand” campaign to restore Thai tourism following the country’s recent flood. The event, which took place on Sunday, December 4, 2011, also commemorated HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 84th birthday. Thousands of volunteers […]Read More