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Preah Vihear

Japanese tourists flock to Hindu temple at center of Cambodia-Thailand dispute

Japanese tourists flock to Hindu temple at center of Cambodia-Thailand dispute

Preah Vihear, an ancient, cliff-top temple that Cambodia and Thailand have sporadically fought over for more than a century, is proving to be a hit with Japanese tourists, who last year accounted for the largest number of foreign visitors there. [...]

April 8, 2017 HHR Archives, Cambodia - Kampuchea, News updates Comments Off on Japanese tourists flock to Hindu temple at center of Cambodia-Thailand dispute

900-yr-old Hindu temple that nearly started a war

900-yr-old Hindu temple that nearly started a war

The United Nation’s International Court of Justice ruled on Monday that Cambodia should have sovereignty over the disputed land around the 900-year-old Preah Vihear Temple bordering Thailand. The ICJ also ruled that Thailand should at once withdraw its troops from the area, BBC reported. “A 1962 verdict by the court declared the temple to be Cambodian, but did [...]

November 14, 2013 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture, Thailand/Vietnam/Laos Comments Off on 900-yr-old Hindu temple that nearly started a war