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UN orders Cambodia, Thailand to remove troops from temple site

UN orders Cambodia, Thailand to remove troops from temple site

editor editor- July 19, 2011 05:31 0

A United Nations court today ordered Cambodia and Thailand to withdraw their military personnel from around a disputed temple site near their joint border and ... Read More

Preah Vihear temple tourism plunges 40 percent due to border conflict

Preah Vihear temple tourism plunges 40 percent due to border conflict

editor editor- July 2, 2011 06:58 0

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Visitors to Cambodia's Preah Vihear temple, a World Heritage Site, declined 40 percent in the first half this year, compared with ... Read More

UNESCO regrets Thai decision to denounce World Heritage Convention

UNESCO regrets Thai decision to denounce World Heritage Convention

editor editor- June 27, 2011 05:55 0

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today voiced deep regret after Thailand announced it would denounce the global convention ... Read More

Ban deplores clashes between Thailand and Cambodia

Ban deplores clashes between Thailand and Cambodia

editor editor- April 25, 2011 03:06 0

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said he is troubled by reports of renewed fighting over the past two days between Cambodian and Thai troops along the ... Read More

Cambodia and Thailand agree to meeting over temple site

Cambodia and Thailand agree to meeting over temple site

editor editor- March 12, 2011 05:36 0

Representatives of Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to a United Nations-sponsored meeting to discuss ways to safeguard the Preah Vihear Temple, a World Heritage List ... Read More

UN envoy meets with Thai, Cambodian leaders over Preah Vihear

UN envoy meets with Thai, Cambodian leaders over Preah Vihear

editor editor- March 3, 2011 05:46 0

New York - A special envoy of the United Nations agency tasked with preserving the world’s cultural heritage has concluded meetings with the leaders of ... Read More

UNESCO appoints special envoy for Preah Vihear temple

UNESCO appoints special envoy for Preah Vihear temple

editor editor- February 12, 2011 03:47 0

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today named Koïchiro Matsuura as Special Envoy to address the issue of Preah ... Read More

UNESCO to assess damage to Preah Vihear temple

UNESCO to assess damage to Preah Vihear temple

editor editor- February 9, 2011 02:07 0

The United Nations cultural agency said today it plans to send a mission to assess the damage caused to the Preah Vihear Temple, a World ... Read More

Cambodia: Thai shelling damaged Preah Vihear temple

Cambodia: Thai shelling damaged Preah Vihear temple

editor editor- February 7, 2011 07:15 0

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Part of a historic 11th-century stone temple collapsed Sunday due to heavy shelling by the Thai army, the Cambodian government said. Read More

UNESCO finds compromise on Preah Vihear temple issue

UNESCO finds compromise on Preah Vihear temple issue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 30, 2010 15:49 0

It is a rather sad story for Preah Vihear temple, an 11th century jewel of Angkor architecture, which unfortunately lies on the tip of a ... Read More

Number of tourists to Preah Vihear Temple drops

Number of tourists to Preah Vihear Temple drops

editor editor- October 7, 2009 05:03 0

PHNOM PENH - The number of visitors to the Preah Vihear Temple complex dropped by a third in the third quarter of this year compared ... Read More

Thailand shuts down tourist spots after fatal clashes

Thailand shuts down tourist spots after fatal clashes

editor editor- April 4, 2009 04:55 0

Thai authorities have indefinitely closed tourist spots near the Preah Vihear temple as Thai and Cambodian soldiers clashed twice in the vicinity today (Friday), leaving ... Read More

Will there a wall around Preah Vihear Temple?

Will there a wall around Preah Vihear Temple?

editor editor- August 26, 2008 04:41 0

According to reports from some agencies in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is planning to build a "Berlin-style" wall to shut-off Thailand and develop tourist facilities around ... Read More

Deadlock on Preah Vihear temple status is over

Deadlock on Preah Vihear temple status is over

editor editor- May 26, 2008 09:31 0

Thailand and Cambodia have broken a deadlock in their dispute over Preah Vihear after Phnom Penh agreed to only nominate the famous Hindu-style temple, and ... Read More

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