Kiribati and Singapore Join the 2003 Convention

By depositing their instrument of ratification respectively on 2 January and 22 February, Kiribati and Singapore became the 176th and 177th States to join the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. As States Party to the...

Engaging the Community to Safeguard Singapore’s ICH

Intangible cultural heritage (ICH) as defined by the 2003 UNESCO Convention encompasses the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, and skills, which communities recognize as part of their cultural heritage. In the case of Singapore, ICH is important as it represents the...

Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage Day, 23 November

Cultural heritage in Vietnam is a valuable property of the Vietnamese people and the foundation for national traditions that have formed over many generations. With more than 40,000 cultural heritage elements and sites, Vietnam has highly respected treasures to be...

Herbal Asia

Herbal Asia 2017, also recognized as the tenth International Trade Show & Conference for Herbal, Green and Natural Industries, was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center from 20 to 22 September 2017. Supported by governmental and private institutions, the...

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