Cambodia News: Prasat Preah Vihear

Thailand And Cambodia In Democratic Drift - New Matilda


New Matilda

Thailand And Cambodia In Democratic Drift
New Matilda
The governments of Thailand and Cambodia have historically held an uneasy relationship to say the least. Recently the two countries came to blows over the 11th Century temple of Preah Vihear (the Khmer name for the temple but also known as Prasat Phra ...

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20 May 2016 | 2:03 am

US museum returns looted statue to Cambodia - New Straits Times Online


New Straits Times Online

US museum returns looted statue to Cambodia
New Straits Times Online
The Denver, USA, Art Museum returned a 10th Century sandstone statue to Cambodia after it was stolen from the Prasat Chen sanctuary of the Koh Ker archaeological site in the Cambodian Preah Vihear province during the Civil War in the 1970's. EPA Photo ...
Pomp greets Rama statue's return from USThe Phnom Penh Post
Ancient Khmer Rama Statue Officially Received by GovernmentThe Cambodia Daily

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28 Mar 2016 | 2:47 am

Last Koh Ker piece coming home - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Last Koh Ker piece coming home
The Phnom Penh Post
Repatriations of relics from the remote Preah Vihear province complex's Prasat Chen temple first captured international attention three years ago, following an archaeological dig that uncovered a number of empty pedestals. The Metropolitan Museum of ...

29 Jan 2016 | 6:34 pm

Cambodia in two weeks - Myanmar Times


Cambodia in two weeks
Myanmar Times
... 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 Thai border. It's just about doable on a day trip, however, an overnight stay ...

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26 Nov 2015 | 10:26 pm

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

Looted Statue Officially Returned to Cambodia - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Looted Statue Officially Returned to Cambodia
The Cambodia Daily
Once part of a depiction of an epic battle between two other monkey deities, the statue was carved in the 10th century and housed at Preah Vihear province's Prasat Chen temple, which was built as part of the one-time Khmer Empire capital of Koh Ker.

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12 May 2015 | 7:22 pm

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

Cambodia in two weeks: holiday itinerary - The Guardian


The Guardian

Cambodia in two weeks: holiday itinerary
The Guardian
... Prasat Preah Vihear (£3 entry) is a sprawling, Unesco world heritage listed temple from the Angkor-era. It is 135 miles northeast from Siem Reap and straddles the Thai border. It's just about doable on a day trip, however, an overnight stay at ...

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28 Oct 2014 | 5:26 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

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
All was quiet on the Thailand-Cambodia front Tuesday, for the first day since fighting erupted five days ago along their disputed border near the 11th century Preah Vihear temple. Crossfire has killed at least five Cambodians and two Thais and injured ...

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8 Feb 2011 | 3:06 pm