2 killed at Preah Vihear; talks resume

Two Cambodian soldiers have been reported killed, and 10 Thais captured in the fighting that has broken out between the Cambodian and Thai troops at the border near Preah Vihear. The battle has stopped for the moment as both sides rush to avert all-out war through diplomatic channels.

Troops clash on border
Bangkok Post, 16 October 2008

Thai, Cambodian Troops Must Show Restraint on Border, Ban Says
Bloomberg, 16 October 2008

Modern conflict near ancient ruins
BBC, 15 October 2008

Thai-Cambodia border situation back to normal, says Thai PM
AFP, via Channel NewsAsia, 15 October 2008

Thai, Cambodian Troops Must Show Restraint on Border, Ban Says
Bloomberg, 16 October 2008

Thai, Cambodia armies to meet after border battle
Reuters, 15 October 2008

Talks on Thai-Cambodia temple row
BBC, 15 October 2008

Solidiers killed in Cambodia/Thailand clash
The Independent, 15 October 2008

2 Killed on Thai-Cambodian Border
New York Times, 15 October 2008

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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