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Preah Vihear on the agenda at Thailand-Cambodia border meeting

Thailand and Cambodia will discuss the Preah Vihear issue and bilateral ties at an upcoming joint meeting. Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan, who is also the deputy prime minister overseeing security affairs, will meet with his counterpart General Tea Banh at the 12th Thai-Cambodian General Border Committee meeting in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on March 29 […]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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Court acquits former minister Noppadon in Preah Vihear case

BANGKOK, 4 September 2015 (NNT) – The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions has acquitted former Minister of Foreign Affairs Noppadon Patthama of malfeasance. The National Anti-Corruption Commission in 2013 filed a lawsuit against Mr. Noppadon for having signed a communique with Cambodia to support Preah Vihear Temple in becoming a World […]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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Ten PAD leaders indicted for 2011 rally over Preah Vihear

Maj Gen Chamlong Srimuang, Sonthi Limthongkul and eight other leading members of the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) were on Tuesday indicted by the prosecution in the Dusit District Court for staging a rally in 2011 over the Preah Vihear temple dispute with Cambodia in violation of the Internal Security Act. The eight others indicted […]Read More

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Cambodia demands Thais remove fence near Preah Vihear temple site

Phnom Penh – Cambodia has demanded that Thailand tear down a fence it claims Thai forces erected last week on disputed border land near an 11th-Century temple, local media reported Monday. The fence was erected on Wednesday and “violated the MOU (memorandum of understanding) from 2000” over the Preah Vihear temple site, foreign affairs spokesman […]Read 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