Thailand refuses to pay the US$2 million demanded by Cambodia for compensatory damages from the firefight which occured in early April. Of course, Cambodia isn’t amused. Still, the two governments are looking to keep the issue of compensation separate from the ongoing border talks.
FM calls on Unesco to act transparently on temple
Bangkok Post, 16 May 2009
Preah Vihear market money row not part of border talks: official
Phnom Penh Post, 15 May 2009