Saturday, July 4, 2015

Singapore Botanic Gardens named UNESCO heritage site

It's not that I am not proud of our first UNESCO heritage site. The botanic gardens is really a nice place, but if that also can get named a world heritage site, then I guess the standard for UNESCO is really very loose. 12 sites in 1978, now 1007 sites (excluding our Botanic Gardens). Not special anymore. http://ift.tt/1elf5HC
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Singapore Botanic Gardens named UNESCO heritage site
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The Singapore Botanic Gardens has been declared a UNESCO heritage site at 5.40pm on July 4 2015. This makes the Botanic Gardens Singapore’s first World Heritage Site. World Heritage Site are chosen by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization for being of special cultural…

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