Bangkok Post: “Keeping history alive”
ARTICLES / Cambodia / thailand

Bangkok Post: “Keeping history alive”

When Cambodia and Thailand exchanged gunfire over the Angkorian temple of Preah Vihear two years ago, the ancient monument was among the wounded as it was hit by dozens of shells. But, ironically, the conflict also helped archaeologists learn more about the disputed Unesco World Heritage site. While digging trenches and building barricades, Cambodian soldiers … Continue reading

Globe and Mail: “Expats in Southeast Asia spread love of hockey”
ARTICLES / Canada / thailand

Globe and Mail: “Expats in Southeast Asia spread love of hockey”

On the website of Thailand’s first ice-arena, a how-to guide explains this foreign game: To gain strength, build sportsmanship and increase harmony, use wood sticks to shoot “the ball” while wearing skating “shoes.” There are no words in Thai for “puck” or “skates” – and until Southeast Asians began falling in love first with the … Continue reading

ARTICLES / Cambodia / thailand

Asia Times Online: “Nationalism fuels Thai-Cambodian conflict”

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – As fighting on the Thai-Cambodian border dragged into a fourth consecutive day, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen appealed to the international community to take his side. In a letter to the United Nations Security Council, which was read out on Cambodian television, he reported that Thai forces fired artillery shells as … Continue reading