The Capitol Museum in Beijing is hosting an exhibition featuring artefacts from Angkor. The exhibition is on until March.
A new bicycle tour offered in Ayutthaya province aims to introduce riders to the temples of the area as well as Buddhism.
Ayutthaya promotes bicycle tour to nine temples
National News Bureau of Thailand, 28 December 2014
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South Korea will send a team to help restore Preah Pithu, a group of temples within the Angkor Thom complex, the latest international team to help in the ongoing restoration of temples.
S.Korea to help renovate Cambodia’s ruined temples
Xinhua, 26 December 2014
A burial has been discovered at an excavation at Viet Nams Ha Tinh province.
4,000-year-old bones discovered in Ha Tinh
Viet Nam Net, 06 December 2014
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Following claims of financial impropriety, the APSARA Authority denies any wrongdoing.
Angkor Park Authority Hits Back at CNRP Lawmaker
Cambodia Daily, 26 December 2014
Angkor Wat Authority Defends Reported Ticket Revenues
Radio Free Asia, 29 December 2014
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A large number of Thai cultural heritage is kept in Buddhist temples, so it makes sense for the Thai Fine Arts Department to conduct training for Buddhist monks.
Buddhist monks taught to handle national religious heritage
National News Bureau of Thailand, 22 December 2014
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I suspect this story is more about local politics than archaeology: the Angkor Archaeological park generates millions of dollars in ticket sales revenue for Cambodia, but local lawmakers are disputing the figures.
CNRP Lawmaker Says Angkor Wat Sales Figures Being Fudged
Cambodia Daily, 23 December 2014
The First World Conference on Tourism and Culture will be held in Siem Reap next year, addressing issues of tourism in cultural sites.
A 200-year-old traditional Vietnamese house in Ha Tinh Province will be preserved because of its remarkably good condition.
Ha Tinh to preserve 200-year-old dwelling
Info.VN, 20 December 2014
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Cambodian officials are seeking access to a seized trove of artefacts in Bangkok to determine if they were looted from Khmer sites.
Gov’t seeks access to Thai trove
Phnom Penh Post, 16 December 2014
Cambodia asks to see Pongpat trove
Bangkok Post, 17 December 2014
Cambodian PM asks Thai counterpart to allow experts to inspect seized artifacts
Global Times, via Xinhua, 21 December 2014
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