Preah Vihear: Cambodia to send delegation to Thailand

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Cambodian representatives will be meeting their Thai counterparts to talk about the ongoing dispute over submitting the temple as a UNESCO World Heritage site. While the International Court of Justice has ruled that the temple belongs to Cambodia, the undefined border in the surrounding region remains the source of contention between the two nations.

A Cambodia team to visit Bangkok on Preah Vihear issue
The Nation Multimedia, 21 February 2008
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Preah Vihear dispute has a social cost

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While the Cambodian and Thai governments continue their dispute over the management of the Preah Vihear temple, this article explores the social cost of the dispute – the temple, once a symbol of unity for Thais and Cambodians living in the area, have become divided along nationalistic lines.

Politics and Preah Vihear
Bangkok Post, 19 February 2008
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Disputed Angkor site should be 'jointly managed'


A professor at the Chulalonkorn University in Thailand has proposed that the disputed site of Preah Vihear should be jointly managed by both Thai and Cambodian authorities because of existing unresolved border disputes in the surrounding area. The Preah Vihear temple is located on Cambodian soil, but its entrance is <strike>only</strike> usually accessed through the Thai side of the border.

Temple area ‘should be jointly managed’
Bangkok Post, 13 February 2008
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