A new Thai temple bears a likeness to Angkor Wat, and Cambodian internet users are not happy about it
Pictures of a structure under scaffolding in Thailand were posted online, and commentators in Cambodia were quick to condemn its likeness to their pride and joy. Cultural and political tensions between the two countries have long been complicated when it comes to temples and claims over their sovereignty.
Cambodia upset over Thai temple’s resemblance to Angkor Wat
Temples are generally known to inspire peace and tranquillity, but a new 100 million baht temple complex in Northeastern Thailand has launched a feud with Cambodia which claims the temple is copying Angkor Wat, the largest temple complex in the world and the pride of Cambodian history and culture.
Cambodia to examine ‘Angkor Wat replica’ in Buri Ram
The Cambodian government will send officials to view a new temple complex in Buri Ram province said to be a copy of structures at the famed Angkor Wat ruins, a Cambodian Culture Ministry official said.
Abbot denies new temple complex is copy of Angkor Wat
The abbot behind the construction of a big new temple complex in Buri Ram has defended the project against an uproar by Cambodians who say he is copying their national heritage site of Angkor Wat.
Catholic missionary praises Cambodia’s response to COVID-19
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Head of one apostolic prefecture says pandemic has helped Catholics find creative ways to deepen their faith.
Malaysians in Cambodia uphold Raya spirit
There may not be a large-scale Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration this year, but that does not stop Malaysian ambassador to Cambodia, Eldeen Husaini Mohd Hashim, from making the best out of the situation.
Buddhist Monks in Cambodia and Thailand Limit Religious Services Amid Pandemic
With strict stay-at-home orders and social-distancing measures limiting normal social interactions, Buddhist monks in Cambodia and Thailand have adjusted their daily habits and religious activities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Buddhist monks in Cambodia and Thailand adapt rituals during pandemic
From weddings to funerals, many religious rites are being changed or cancelled to limit the spread of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
Cambodian royal family celebrates first bat mitzvah
Elior Koroghli is the great-granddaughter of MH King Monivong, who ruled Cambodia until 1941.
Cambodian Royal Family Celebrates Its First Bat Mitzvah
The giant menorah stood proudly overlooking the pool at the plush Raffles Hotel in the bustling heart of the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Facing the crowd of well-wishers stood the who’s who of the royal family, guests from around the world and an Israeli-born Chabad rabbi.
Cambodian Christians’ Government Endorsement Represents a ‘Modern-Day Miracle’
With major gatherings and promises of continued religious freedom protections, evangelists are eager to see the gospel keep spreading in the Buddhist nation.
Cambodian outreach festival this weekend
Bibles For The World’s President and CEO John Pudaite tells us the ministry is a part of an outreach festival taking place this year on December 7-8.
180-feet tall Lord Shiva statue to be constructed in Cambodia at cost of Rs 500 crore
A 180-feet tall statue of Lord Shiva will be constructed at a cost of Rs 500 crore in Cambodia where the fifth dham (or shrine) of Hindu religion is set to come up.
Evangelism Ministry Breaks New Ground in Cambodia
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will hold an outreach in Cambodia next month.
Living Mission — The church today in Cambodia
More than 450 years ago, a Portuguese Dominican missionary first brought the Catholic faith to the Kingdom of Cambodia which later became part of the colony of French Indo-China.
In His First Visit to Cambodia, Prophet Unveils Phnom Penh Temple Rendering
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brought glad tidings Tuesday night to hundreds of gathered Church members at the Premier Centre Sen Sok in Phnom Penh.
Cambodian church members greet President Nelson and learn of new temple site
Cambodia is young. The median age is 25, the same number of years The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been operating in the country.
Rapidly approaching bicentenary galvanizes communities across Asia
Across the vast lands of Asia, preparations for the bicentenary gain momentum daily.
Cambodian job scam: Embassy to expedite repatriation of Malaysian victims, says envoy
The Malaysian embassy here will expedite the repatriation process of 12 Malaysian citizens who had fallen victim to job scams in Cambodia.