Osaka welcomes UNESCO support for burial mounds as World Heritage Site

National May 14, 2019

Osaka welcomes UNESCO support for burial mounds as World Heritage Site

Osakans on Tuesday welcomed a UNESCO advisory panel's recommendation to add two clusters of ancient burial mounds in the prefecture to the World Cultural Heritage List. "We are happy that the ancient tumulus clusters were deemed appropriate as World Heritage sites," Gov. Hirofumi Yoshimura said. ...

Hand in hand, two Koreas may seek to end UNESCO wrestling

Asia Pacific Nov 25, 2018

Hand in hand, two Koreas may seek to end UNESCO wrestling

North and South Korea have long grappled over their joint symbols at the United Nations culture organization UNESCO, but they could share the honors this week when twin applications for traditional Korean wrestling come up for consideration. The two Koreas are still technically at war ...