Cambodia News: Prasat Preah Vihear

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20 Sep 2018 | 3:54 pm

Indian Rupee is this new dollar at these 7-holiday destinations - IndiaCSR (press release) (blog)


IndiaCSR (press release) (blog)

Indian Rupee is this new dollar at these 7-holiday destinations
IndiaCSR (press release) (blog)
Angkor Wat, Bayon, Banteay Srei, Beng Mealea, Prasat Preah Vihear are some of the architectural marvels to witness. Currency Exchange- Rs. 1 is equal to 57.41 Cambodian Riel. Costa Rica-Live your Caribbean fantasies in the island paradise of Costa ...

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20 Sep 2018 | 1:19 am

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

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

Opening Preah Vihear Border Will Hurt Business: Tourism Operators - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Opening Preah Vihear Border Will Hurt Business: Tourism Operators
Khmer Times
The government may reopen the border gate in front of Preah Vihear temple in a bid to strengthen ties with Thailand as diplomatic relations improve, but local tourism operators are concerned the move would hurt their business. The plan to reopen the ...

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27 Mar 2016 | 12:20 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

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


The Globe and Mail

Cambodia's truly tranquil temple isn't Angkor Wat
The Globe and Mail
The most recent battles have left their mark; bullet holes riddle the stone buildings of Prasat Preah Vihear, and this area of Cambodia has some of the highest numbers of active land mines in the world. More than 100 soldiers are still stationed on the ...

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6 Mar 2015 | 1:19 pm

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

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


Christian Science Monitor

Caught in the Thailand-Cambodia crossfire: Preah Vihear temple
Christian Science Monitor
Called Prasat Phra Viharn in Thailand and Prasat Preah Vihear in Cambodia, the temple has even reeled Google Maps into the territorial dispute. It was Cambodia's successful bid in July 2008 to designate the temple as a UNESCO World Heritage Site that ...

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8 Feb 2011 | 3:06 pm

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