Vietnam fines TikToker $300 for saying Angkor Wat is in Thailand

Online influencer accused of distorting Cambodia's culture for clickbait.

The TikTok clip lasted just 90 seconds but its content — an image of Angkor Wat overlaid with the Thai flag — was enough to earn its creator a $300 fine and a meeting with police.

Vietnam punished the influencer, Hua Quoc Anh, for “offending” Cambodia in suggesting the ancient temples belong to Thailand, according to a Thursday post on the website of the information ministry’s broadcasting authority.

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