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Two inmate deaths, mass illness probed at Si Sa Ket

SI SA KET: More than 100 inmates at the Kantharalak prison have suffered weakness, dizziness and vomiting, and two have died. Officials suspected vitamin deficiency and contaminated food and water were to blame. Health officials started to examine about 800 inmates at the prison on Tuesday after two prisoners died in their cells and more […]Read More

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Preah Vihear temple replica opening put on hold

The Second Army Region has ordered the closure of the miniature version of the Preah Vihear temple built at Khao Mor E-Daeng cliff in Kantharalak district of Sisaket province as concern that the opening could jeopardize good relation with its neighbour Cambodia remains unresolved. The closure to public sparked dissatisfaction from local people who viewed […]Read More

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Cambodia denies plans to reopen Thai access to Preah Vihear

Cambodia’s defence ministry has denied the country is considering reopening access to the Preah Vihear temple from the Thai side of the border. A ministry spokesman told the Phnom Penh Post that Defence Minister Tea Banh did not discuss the potential for reopening access to the disputed temple from Si Sa Ket’s Kantharalak district during […]Read More

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Thailand Considers Cloning Ancient Contested Temple Preah Vihear

SI SA KET — Those fighting over sacred sites elsewhere in the world should take note of this innovative solution. After failing to wrest a sacred, mountaintop temple from Cambodia by force of law or just force, the Thai military is considering constructing a mock version of it for visitors to enjoy without having to […]Read More

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Sisaket: Six Siamese rosewood smugglers nabbed

SI SA KET, Sept 20 – Police on Saturday arrested five Cambodians and a Thai in two separate raids in the northeastern province of Si Sa Ket along the border with Cambodia and charged them of illegally possessing endangered Siamese rosewood. Combined police, army personnel and Royal Forest Department officials arrested five young Cambodian men […]Read More

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Thai-Cambodia Border Explosions Explained As ‘Satellite’

(9 December) Mysterious explosions and subsequent metals raining down near the village on Thai-Cambodia border are caused by a downed satellite, officials said. Locals in Bhumisrol village, which sits near the disputed territory around Preah Vihear Temple, were surprised earlier today by abrupt sounds of explosions. Read more: khaosod.co.thRead More

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Troops to remain along Thai-Cambodian border till further notice

SURIN, 13 November 2013 (NNT) – Although the border situation is peaceful, Thai troops will remain positioned along the Thai-Cambodian border near Phra Viharn Temple until further orders have been received, according to Commander-in-Chief Prayuth Chan-ocha. On Tuesday, Thai commanders of forces along the border in Surin met their Cambodian counterparts at Prasat Ta Khwai […]Read More

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Preah Vihear Temple: Border town residents ‘ready to flee’

After losing her home a couple of years ago to artillery shelling from Cambodian troops in a border clash over Preah Vihear, Si Sa Ket resident Samrit Saenpradab says she is ready for any fallout from the International Court of Justice verdict on Monday. Worried but determined, Samrit says she has packed up, with money, […]Read More