Thai FAD chief aiming for one new World Heritage site every year

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Borvornvate Rungrujee, D-G of the Thai FAD. Source: Bangkok Post 20150416

A Bangkok Post feature on Borvornvate Rungrujee, the Director-General of the Fine Arts Department in Thailand and his plan to nominate more World Heritage Sites from the kingdom.

Borvornvate Rungrujee, D-G of the Thai FAD. Source: Bangkok Post 20150416

Borvornvate Rungrujee, D-G of the Thai FAD. Source: Bangkok Post 20150416

The fine art of cultural preservation
Bangkok Post, 16 April 2015
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Thailand prepares more sites for the world heritage list

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Thailand announces ongoing fact-finding programmes to propose five new sites into Unesco’s World Heritage Site list by next year. Among the sites are the ancient cities of Chiang Saen and Suvannakhomkham, which shares Laotian territory; the Lanna kingdom in the north, as well as the Srivijaya-Nakhon Si Tammarat cultural route.

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Ministry to seek heritage status for ancient cities
The Nation, 4 June 2009
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