Thailand, Cambodia ask United Nations Highest Court Monday to Clarify a 50-year-Old Ruling on Preah Vihear Temple

Thailand, Cambodia ask United Nations Highest Court Monday to Clarify a 50-year-Old Ruling on Preah Vihear Temple

  THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Cambodia asked the United Nations’ highest court Monday to clarify a 50-year-old ruling on ownership of a 1,000-year-old temple near its border with Thailand, warning that maintaining the status quo would be a threat to peace between the Southeast Asian neighbors. The International Court of Justice ruled in 1962 that […]

Thailand Readies for Preah Vihear Temple Hearing

Thailand Readies for Preah Vihear Temple Hearing

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – The Thai government is counting on international law experts to win the day at court hearings over the Preah Vihear dispute with Cambodia. The decision to hire international lawyers followed Cambodia’s completion of an access road  and steps to the mountain-top Preah Vihear Temple. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the government […]