Cambodian blogger and author Sambath Meas wrote a letter to Ban Ki-Moon, secretary-general of the United Naitons, that: “This [Cambodia-Thailand] war will not benefit anyone but the fat cats in Cambodia and Thailand. They live comfortably in the air-conditioned mansions and drive their Lexus or Range Rover while they send poor and defenseless Khmers to...
People’s perspectives War only fulfils the purposes of a few, but makes life miserable for countless others. #Thailand #Cambodia kritsz Wishing for a peaceful and quick resolution to the border dispute between #Cambodia and #Thailand near #PreahVihear temple. shintamani Is going to bed praying for #Cambodia, #Tunisia and #Egypt, may God hold you close and...
U.S. starts war games near Thai-Cambodian clash, writes Richard S. Ehrlich of The Washington Times. Thousands of U.S. troops began military exercises with Bangkok’s military on Monday, while a bloody, four-day artillery duel between Thailand and Cambodia flared on their border and a decades-long Muslim insurgency smoldered out of control in the south. Cobra Gold,...
The now annual Cambodia-Thai border clash has once again gained its highlight in global media outlets. While a lot has been written and reported on the recent fighting at the Cambodia-Thai border, I keep observing reactions and comments on both Facebook and Twitter to try to understand more of people’s perspectives, particularly those in Cambodia....
The Bangkok Post reported today that the former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra offered to help the seven Thai nationals currently being detained in Cambodia. Among those arrested for trespassing in Banteay Meanchey province, a Democrat member of parliament for Bangkok, Panich Vikitsreth, told Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday that he had “unintentionally” crossed into...
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