Tag Archive: Preah Vihear

Sam Rainsy: “I’ll be a better PM than Hun Sen”.

In-depth Interview with Cambodian Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy about Hun Sen, his role as future PM, about the Cambodian political stalemate, the neighbors Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar. “Peaceful change coming for Cambodia”. March 10,… Continue reading

Cambodia-Thailand: Fight for the borderlines.

On Monday, April 15, 2013,  at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, legal teams from Cambodia and Thailand began presenting arguments over a small part of land along the border between… Continue reading

In the shadow of the North Korea conflict.

Completely unnoticed by the world at large, two neighboring countries in Southeast  play once more with the fire. The International Court of Justice (IJC) is scheduled to hold the hearing on the Thai-Cambodian dispute… Continue reading

Thai Poll on Preah Vihear Border dispute.

Poll: Border dispute won’t end happily for Thailand. Most Thai people polled recently did not believe the Thai-Cambodian border dispute would end in a good way for the country and that the case… Continue reading

Inconsistency and Discontinuity.

Will the history of the Thai-Khmer enmity repeat itself? Thai foreign minister Surapong Towichukchaikul sought to convey two simple messages on Thailand‘s chances of seeing a favorable outcome when the International Court of… Continue reading

Cambodia: Asia’s Architectural Treasures ‘Vanishing’.

The top 10 endangered sites in Asia, according to the Global Heritage Fund, are: 1. Ayutthaya in Thailand, a former Siamese capital known as the “Venice of the East.” 2. Fort Santiago in… Continue reading

Wem gehört der Preah Vihear Tempel?

Der Zankapfel Preah Vihear an der thaländisch-kambodschanischen Grenze steht seit Monaten wieder im Mittelpunkt der politischen Beziehungen zwischen den beiden Nachbarn Kambodscha und Thailand. In einer sehr guten Hintergrundanalyse von aljazeera.net wird der… Continue reading

Ansichten und Meinungen zum Thai-Cambo-Grenzkonflikt.

So sieht es die deutsche “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” FAZ und…………….. ………….so einige Einwohner von Phnom Penh…………. ………..und so die Reporter der “Bangkok Post“: The villages lie empty, the only sounds are gunfire 29/04/2011… Continue reading

Heftige Artilleriegefechte zwischen Thailand und Kambodscha

Seit drei Tagen liefern sich thailändische und kambodschanische Streitkräfte Grenzgefechte. Bereits sind zehn Soldaten gestorben. Tausende Zivilisten sind auf der Flucht. Mehr dazu: http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/ausland/asien-und-ozeanien/Heftige-Artilleriegefechte-zwischen-Thailand-und-Kambodscha/story/23967029 http://ki-media.blogspot.com/2011/04/thai-cambodia-border-fighting-moves.html http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011042248663/Online-Edition/new-fighting-at-border.html

Thailand in Temple Dispute with Cambodia

For several months I plan to visit one of the most discussed UNESCO Heritage Sites in Cambodia, the temple of Preah Vihear. This ancient Hindu-Khmer temple sits on a jungle-clad escarpment that forms… Continue reading