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Thailand appeals to Cambodia for tourist access to Preah Vihear Temple

Preah Vihear Temple, Cambodia.
Preah Vihear Temple, Cambodia.
Image by William Brehm / CC BY 2.0

Thailand’s Prime Minister hopes to develop the eleventh century Preah Vihear temple complex, situated just inside the Cambodian border, as a joint tourist destination. Cambodia closed the entrance to the Hindu temple on the Thai side when border conflicts between Thailand and Cambodia erupted in 2009. Read more: bangkokpost.com