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Babri Masjid, Thai style

(NYT) The Preah Vihear Shiva temple is sparking a border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand. A few years ago, a Cambodian mob burned the Thai embassy when a Thai actress supposedly claimed Angkor Wat.

Angkor Wat gets a mall

(NYT) Some Cambodians are irritated that a Thai company has built a museum and mall near Angkor Wat, partly because of nationalism, partly because it’s too commercial.
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Microbes have Cambodian foot fetish

(NYT) After lichen were cleaned off Angkor Wat, cyanobacteria moved in, staining the stone black and eating away at the feet of the celestial dancer sculptures on the Hindu temple walls.
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