Cambodia News: Prasat Preah Vihear

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17 Nov 2018 | 12:37 am

Where poverty still abounds - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Where poverty still abounds
Khmer Times
Preah Vihear in northern Cambodia is home to more than 170,000 people. With about 13,800 kilometers of land area, it is considered as one of the nation's largest provinces. It prides itself on having the Prasat Preah Vihear – one of the most ...

15 Nov 2018 | 12:45 pm

International Law and the Threat to Sovereignty - The Epoch Times


The Epoch Times

International Law and the Threat to Sovereignty
The Epoch Times
Thailand's forcible repatriation of 45,000 Cambodian refugees at Prasat Preah Vihear in 1979 is a notorious example of refoulement, as refugees were forced at gunpoint across the border and down a steep slope into a minefield. Those who refused were ...

8 Nov 2018 | 1:02 pm

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


The Times

Angkor Wat without the crowds: Cambodia's hidden temple city
The Times
Preah Vihear, on a mountain on the Thai border, is also a belter. All were obscure a ... There are no such amenities at Preah Khan Kompong Svay, a mile from Ta Seng — known to villagers as Prasat Bakan, or “ancient sanctuary”. I'm here following a tip ...

17 Mar 2018 | 7:04 pm

A temple in the clouds - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

A temple in the clouds
Khmer Times
In the introduction to 'Temple in the Clouds', John Burgess writes: “A thousand years ago, the people of Cambodia's Angkor civilisation built a huge sandstone temple in one of the holiest spots imaginable, the windy summit of a 500-metre high cliff in ...

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15 Mar 2018 | 6:01 pm

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


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 some of the greatest ancient arts and architectural feats in Cambodia. It has become an iconic, ...

16 Nov 2017 | 11:59 pm

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


The Guardian

The Angkor Wat alternative: exploring Cambodia's forgotten ruins
The Guardian
Whereas Banteay Chhmar was encased in jungle, like a secret hideaway, Preah Vihear stands stoically exposed, offering sweeping panoramic views. It also has different origins: it dates from the early 9th century, when it was dedicated to the Hindu god ...

24 Mar 2017 | 1:32 am

Cambodia in two weeks - Myanmar Times


Myanmar Times

Cambodia in two weeks
Myanmar Times
Prasat Preah Vihear. Perched spectacularly on a plateau in the Dangrek mountains, Prasat Preah Vihear is a sprawling, UNESCO world heritage listed temple from the Angkor-era. It is 135 miles (216 kilometres) northeast from Siem Reap and straddles the ...

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26 Nov 2015 | 10:26 pm

Bad Roads and Far Places - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Bad Roads and Far Places
Khmer Times
The man, whom I imagine lounging by a pool in Siem Reap reading Les Temples d'Angkor and sipping his “Sexe sur zee Beach,” is, for many intents and purposes, probably right about Prasat Preah Vihear. Except for the temple's incredible view, of course, ...

22 Oct 2015 | 10:09 am

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


Telegraph.co.uk

Preah Vihear temple in Cambodia now safe to visit
Telegraph.co.uk
“Having lived in Cambodia and visited a vast number of the temples, the one that towers above all of them amongst my memories is Prasat Preah Vihear,” said Mark Hotham a senior specialist at Audley Travel. He visited just before the dispute with ...

7 Aug 2015 | 7:49 am

Thai planes raise Cambodia tension ahead of Preah Vihear ruling - BBC News


BBC News

Thai planes raise Cambodia tension ahead of Preah Vihear ruling
BBC News
The chief of Cambodia's military forces on the Thailand border has called an emergency meeting after Thai aircraft were seen flying low around disputed land near the Preah Vihear temple. A helicopter and small spotter plane were seen early on Saturday.

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10 Nov 2013 | 6:30 pm