Cambodia News: Prasat Preah Vihear

Woman seeks gov't intervention to look for her missing husband - The Phnom Penh Post

Woman seeks gov't intervention to look for her missing husband  The Phnom Penh Post

A woman from one of the 339 families locked in a land dispute with the Metrei Pheap company on Tuesday pleaded to the authorities to find her missing ...

19 Mar 2019 | 8:58 pm

Cambodia morning news for March 4 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for March 4  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for March 4, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

4 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

The beautiful corner of Thailand that tourists haven't discovered yet - The Telegraph

The beautiful corner of Thailand that tourists haven't discovered yet  The Telegraph

A cluster of mysterious standing stones loomed ahead. Six thousand miles by plane from the UK, followed by a taxi ride, a speedboat and a longtail, and I'd ...

18 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Preah Vihear land dispute drags on - The Phnom Penh Post

Preah Vihear land dispute drags on  The Phnom Penh Post

Preah Vihear provincial authorities have requested villagers to stop clearing disputed land and wait for authorities to find a solution according to the “tiger skin ...

5 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Where poverty still abounds - Khmer Times

Where poverty still abounds  Khmer Times

We've seen tremendous advancements in the country in the past decades. The massive buildings and facilities constructed here and there signify our economic ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

International Law and the Threat to Sovereignty - The Epoch Times

International Law and the Threat to Sovereignty  The Epoch Times

The U.N. General Assembly is mandated to encourage the progressive development of international law and its codification. The 2018 report was just presented.

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Clearing landmines around UNESCO world heritage site - Cambodia - ReliefWeb

Clearing landmines around UNESCO world heritage site - Cambodia  ReliefWeb

By Michael Heiman | Country Program Manager, APOPO Mine Action Cambodia. APOPO is now clearing minefields near Preah Vihear temple. APOPO is ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Lighting up dark tourist attractions in former KR stronghold – with torches, Travel - The Phnom Penh Post

Lighting up dark tourist attractions in former KR stronghold – with torches, Travel  The Phnom Penh Post

Anlong Veng district is known as the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge. The former battlefield has now become a tourist attraction that offers a wonderful view ...

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Amru Rice finishes rice storage facilities in Kampong Thom - Khmer Times

Amru Rice finishes rice storage facilities in Kampong Thom  Khmer Times

Amru Rice, a leading local rice miller and exporter, yesterday inaugurated rice-storing facilities in Kampong Thom that were financed through a government-led ...

5 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian groups seek revocation of new online directive ahead of elections - IFEX

Cambodian groups seek revocation of new online directive ahead of elections  IFEX

In a further closing of public space, a new ministerial order threatens the privacy rights and freedoms of every internet and social media user in Cambodia.

15 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Angkor Wat without the crowds: Cambodia's hidden temple city - The Times

Angkor Wat without the crowds: Cambodia's hidden temple city  The Times

Ta Seng village isn't quite ready for visitors. There are no signs. No menus in the shack serving food. I've just seen one of the chef's ingredients escape, clucking ...

18 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Huge fire kills adult and child in Mondulkiri - The Phnom Penh Post

Huge fire kills adult and child in Mondulkiri  The Phnom Penh Post

A massive fire killed two people, one of them a child, and destroyed at least 220 market stalls in Mondulkiri's provincial capital of Sen Monorom town early on ...

12 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Thailand's 77 provinces: 77 great places to go - CNN

Thailand's 77 provinces: 77 great places to go  CNN

There's a lot more to Thailand than Phuket and Bangkok. Here are 77 attractions for tourists to enjoy all around the country.

30 Dec 2017 | 3:43 pm

Preah Vihear temple: a centuries-old masterpiece of architecture - The Phnom Penh Post

Preah Vihear temple: a centuries-old masterpiece of architecture  The Phnom Penh Post

Built along the cliffs at about 700 metres above sea level, Preah Vihear Temple seemingly lives amongst the clouds. The marvelous temple is an example of ...

17 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

7 of Asia's unmissable spots – and their less crowded alternatives - Wanderlust

7 of Asia's unmissable spots – and their less crowded alternatives  Wanderlust

For Indochina's every must-see attraction there's a little-known alternative… This guide will take you away from the crowds and into the authentic heart of the ...

4 Sep 2017 | 8:25 pm

Cambodia in two weeks - Myanmar Times

Cambodia in two weeks  Myanmar Times

Infrastructure in Cambodia is not as well developed as in neighbouring Thailand and Vietnam, and floods and poor roads make travel challenging during the ...

27 Aug 2017 | 12:06 am

More villagers evacuated as floods continue - Khmer Times

More villagers evacuated as floods continue  Khmer Times

Authorities yesterday evacuated 190 households in four communes within Oddar Meanchey's Trapaing Prasat district due to severe flooding, one day after 100 ...

28 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Temple exploring in Cambodia without the crowds - The Phnom Penh Post

Temple exploring in Cambodia without the crowds  The Phnom Penh Post

Those who make the journey almost 100km from Preah Vihear province's capital Tbaeng Meanchey to the 11th century remains of Preah Khan Kompong Svay ...

28 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Flooded areas vacated - The Phnom Penh Post

Flooded areas vacated  The Phnom Penh Post

Heavy rains caused by Tropical Storm Sonca claimed the life of a second child in Preah Vihear province yesterday and are continuing to force evacuations and ...

27 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

The mysterious 'foreigners' carved into the temples of Sambor Prei Kuk, Post In-depth, Post - The Phnom Penh Post

The mysterious 'foreigners' carved into the temples of Sambor Prei Kuk, Post In-depth, Post  The Phnom Penh Post

At an ancient Chenla site, a series of carvings depict men who appear to be foreigners. Their identity has confounded, and divided, archaeologists and ...

9 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

The Angkor Wat alternative: exploring Cambodia’s forgotten ruins - The Guardian

The Angkor Wat alternative: exploring Cambodia’s forgotten ruins  The Guardian

While crowds throng Angkor Wat, the Banteay Chhmar ruins in north-west Cambodia are even older – and usually shared only with the birds.

24 Mar 2017 | 2:00 am

Swastika (卐) : How 12,000 year-old Symbol of Good Luck became Symbol of Evil and its significance in Hinduism - http://www.newsgram.com/

Swastika (卐) : How 12,000 year-old Symbol of Good Luck became Symbol of Evil and its significance in Hinduism  http://www.newsgram.com/

Swastika, an ancient symbol, considered to be highly propitious, found worldwide, but its common in India, among Hinduism and later in Buddhism and Jainism.

30 Aug 2016 | 2:00 am

Car with BHQ logo stopped with logs in Siem Reap, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Car with BHQ logo stopped with logs in Siem Reap, National  The Phnom Penh Post

The driver of a pickup truck loaded with timber and bearing the logo of Prime Minister Hun Sen's Bodyguard Unit (BHQ) was stopped and fined by Forestry ...

2 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Thailand And Cambodia In Democratic Drift - New Matilda

Thailand And Cambodia In Democratic Drift  New Matilda

While Burma makes gains, the two nations, long rivals, are heading in the wrong direction, writes Alan Baxter. The governments of Thailand and Cambodia have ...

20 May 2016 | 2:00 am

Ancient Khmer Rama Statue Officially Received by Government - The Cambodia Daily

Ancient Khmer Rama Statue Officially Received by Government  The Cambodia Daily

A 10th-century Khmer statue that the Denver Art Museum returned to Cambodia last month was officially received by the Council of Ministers on Monday.

29 Mar 2016 | 2:00 am

A day in photos(12 Photos) - Bangkok Post

A day in photos(12 Photos)  Bangkok Post

Street vendors protesting, planes and a victim of a suicide blast were featured events on March 28, 2016. 28 Mar 2016 | 3,473 views ...

28 Mar 2016 | 2:00 am

NGO says guards obstructed them at Phnom Oral sanctuary, National - The Phnom Penh Post

NGO says guards obstructed them at Phnom Oral sanctuary, National  The Phnom Penh Post

Two representatives of a local environmental protection NGO investigating illegal logging in the Pursat province section of the Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary ...

24 Mar 2016 | 2:00 am

US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue - The Cambodia Daily

US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue  The Cambodia Daily

A 10th century stone carving of the Hindu deity Rama, the last remaining statue from the Koh Ker temple complex that had been on public display outside ...

29 Feb 2016 | 2:00 am

Last Koh Ker piece coming home - The Phnom Penh Post

Last Koh Ker piece coming home  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia is set to reclaim the last of the statues looted from the Koh Ker complex known to be kept in public collections, with a US museum agreeing to ...

30 Jan 2016 | 2:00 am

Beyond Angkor: Inside the lost world of Phnom Kulen - Telegraph.co.uk

Beyond Angkor: Inside the lost world of Phnom Kulen  Telegraph.co.uk

In Cambodia, on a jungle trail mapped from the air by laser scanners, Nigel Richardson sees sacred relics to rival Angkor Wat.

18 Jan 2016 | 2:00 am

Thailand, Cambodia Strengthen Ties - Voice of America

Thailand, Cambodia Strengthen Ties  Voice of America

Thailand and Cambodia have agreed to boost economic and business ties during an official visit to Thailand by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. The visit ...

20 Dec 2015 | 2:00 am

See the sights of Sa Kaeo - Bangkok Post

See the sights of Sa Kaeo  Bangkok Post

A new asphalt road has been built along the border town of Aranyaprathet in Sa Kaeo province. A railway line is also under construction to extend its *service* to ...

26 Nov 2015 | 2:00 am

Previous Article Bad Roads and Far Places - Khmer Times

Previous Article Bad Roads and Far Places  Khmer Times

SRA EM – “Why would you bother with Preah Vihear?” a curmudgeonly Frenchman had asked my friend the day before. “The way is bad, the roads are muddy, ...

22 Oct 2015 | 2:00 am

Preah Vihear temple in Cambodia now safe to visit - Telegraph.co.uk

Preah Vihear temple in Cambodia now safe to visit  Telegraph.co.uk

A ninth century Angkorian temple on the boarder between Thailand and Cambodia is now considered safe to visit after being the subject of conflict between the ...

7 Aug 2015 | 2:00 am

Loggers tell of Thai jails - The Phnom Penh Post

Loggers tell of Thai jails  The Phnom Penh Post

The logger's teeth were smashed with the butt of a rifle and his friend fatally shot by a Thai paramilitary force formed to provide support to the Khmer Rouge.

24 Jun 2015 | 2:00 am

Looted Statue Officially Returned to Cambodia - The Cambodia Daily

Looted Statue Officially Returned to Cambodia  The Cambodia Daily

Nearly five decades after a centuries-old statue of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman was looted from a temple in Cambodia, the Cleveland Museum of Art ...

12 May 2015 | 7:23 pm

Stolen statue of Hanuman – the Hindu monkey god – makes long-awaited return to Cambodia - South China Morning Post

Stolen statue of Hanuman – the Hindu monkey god – makes long-awaited return to Cambodia  South China Morning Post

The statue was reportedly sold twice in Bangkok – in 1968 and 1972 – before it was taken to the United States.

12 May 2015 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's truly tranquil temple isn't Angkor Wat - The Globe and Mail

Cambodia's truly tranquil temple isn't Angkor Wat  The Globe and Mail

Prasat Preah Vihear temple – 200 km away – is a more peaceful ruin to explore.

6 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

Cambodia in two weeks: holiday itinerary | Travel - The Guardian

Cambodia in two weeks: holiday itinerary | Travel  The Guardian

Infrastructure in Cambodia is not as well developed as in neighbouring Thailand and Vietnam, and floods and poor roads make travel challenging during the ...

28 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Statues' 40-year reunion - The Phnom Penh Post

Statues' 40-year reunion  The Phnom Penh Post

Three of Cambodia's ancient sandstone warriors were welcomed back to their birthplace yesterday, greeted by lotus wreathes and a troupe of traditional ...

4 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Norton Simon to return 'Temple Wrestler' statue to Cambodia - 89.3 KPCC

Norton Simon to return 'Temple Wrestler' statue to Cambodia  89.3 KPCC

The "Temple Wrestler" — a 10th-century sandstone statue currently displayed at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena — will return to its place of origin in ...

7 May 2014 | 2:00 am

Momentum builds to reunite nine looted ancient Cambodian statues - The Japan Times

Momentum builds to reunite nine looted ancient Cambodian statues  The Japan Times

Rising out of the jungle on white pillars, the new Preah Vihear Museum's largest building stands empty. But Cambodian officials hope that one day it will b.

23 Dec 2013 | 2:00 am

Andorra-style solution beckons in Preah Vihear row - Bangkok Post

Andorra-style solution beckons in Preah Vihear row  Bangkok Post

A temple of whatever religion shall be a place for peace, meditation, contemplation and prayer. In Prasat Preah Vihear (Phra Viharn in Thai), the ancient Hindu ...

24 Sep 2013 | 2:00 am

Family killed by UXO - The Phnom Penh Post

Family killed by UXO  The Phnom Penh Post

A man and his two children were killed in Oddar Meanchey province Tuesday after running over a pair of landmines in their buffalo-drawn cart, police said ...

1 Aug 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Army, Police Campaign for Ruling Party - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Army, Police Campaign for Ruling Party  Human Rights Watch

Cambodia's security forces are openly campaigning for Prime Minister Hun Sen and the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) in the national elections ...

22 Jul 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodia charges Thailand is lying - Bangkok Post

Cambodia charges Thailand is lying  Bangkok Post

Cambodia says it is not lying at International Court of Justice but Thailand is making things up.

19 Apr 2013 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Vs. Sotheby's In A Battle Over Antiquities - NPR

Cambodia Vs. Sotheby's In A Battle Over Antiquities  NPR

The governments of Cambodia and the United States are locked in a legal battle with the auction house Sotheby's over a thousand-year-old statue. The two ...

23 Oct 2012 | 2:00 am

Wonders of Ancient Siam - The Borneo Post

Wonders of Ancient Siam  The Borneo Post

HOW I ended up in Ancient Siam during a recent trip to Bangkok could be called fate — but is more an 'accidentally-on-purpose' thing. It all started with an early ...

2 Oct 2011 | 2:00 am

Fresh fighting on Thai-Cambodia border kills 4 soldiers - Reuters

Fresh fighting on Thai-Cambodia border kills 4 soldiers  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A second day of fighting between Thai and Cambodian troops on Saturday killed at least four soldiers, bringing the two-day death toll ...

22 Apr 2011 | 2:00 am

Caught in the Thailand-Cambodia crossfire: Preah Vihear temple - Christian Science Monitor

Caught in the Thailand-Cambodia crossfire: Preah Vihear temple  Christian Science Monitor

In the two years since Preah Vihear temple was designated a World Heritage Site, repeated firefights across the Thailand-Cambodia border have taken a heavy ...

8 Feb 2011 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: history, beauty and kindness - The National

Cambodia: history, beauty and kindness  The National

The country's appeal lies in the wonder of Angkor and the resilience of its people.

18 Nov 2010 | 2:00 am

Special Operations Thahan Phran - ShadowSpear Special Operations

Special Operations Thahan Phran  ShadowSpear Special Operations

The Thahan Phran (ทหารพราน; literally “Hunter Soldiers”; Rangers) is a paramilitary light infantry force which patrols the borders of Thailand and is part of the ...

23 Sep 2010 | 2:00 am

Traveller's Guide: Cambodia - Independent

Traveller's Guide: Cambodia  Independent

A tale of two cities? In many ways, yes – and two eras as well. Angkor was the classical high point of Khmer civilisation from the ninth to the 15th century, and ...

11 Sep 2010 | 2:00 am

Exploring Cambodia's Hidden Temple - New York Times

Exploring Cambodia's Hidden Temple  New York Times

Preah Vihear Temple, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is an adventurous and uncrowded alternative to far-better-known Angkor Wat.

23 Dec 2009 | 2:00 am