UNESCO's list for 2013 includes eight newly minted cultural and natural heritage sites across seven Asian countries.
On International Mother Language Day, Asia Society's Chris Livaccari argues that while a lingua franca is important, so is linguistic diversity.
This Thursday, a nationwide celebration for Bangladesh takes on worldwide significance in the struggle to preserve native languages.
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