Preah Vihear talks optimistic; Cambodia and Thailand commit to peaceful resolution

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A new round of talks over the Cambodian-Thai border disputes began again on Tuesday at the town of Hua Hin. While no resolution is in sight, both countries made resolutions to resolve the conflict using existing commissions and to shelve the Ta Moan dispute for a later discussion.

Temple peace
Bangkok Post, 20 August 2008
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Public lecture: Thailand / Cambodian Border Conflicts @ ANU

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A seminar at the Australian National University discussing the current border conflicts between Thailand and Cambodia.

Thailand / Cambodian Border Conflicts: Historical and Contemporary Origins
Speaker/Host: Jane Ferguson, Andrew Walker, Peter Quinn and John Crocker
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Temple standoff on two fronts again

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Cambodia contests ownership of Ta Moan Thom as Thailand returns troops to occupy the temple, while at Preah Vihear the standoff has caused a surge of visitors in nationalistic fervour.

Cambodia reasserts claim over border temples
AP, via International Herald Tribune, 12 August 2008

Funds pour into Preah Vihear
Phnom Penh Post, 12 August 2008

Tourist visits double at Preah Vihear
Phnom Penh Post, 12 August 2008
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