Ayutthaya might be removed from Unesco’s World Heritage list

Ayutthaya might be removed from Unesco's World Heritage list - The Nation, October 17, 2007
...Khaisri had received an initial report from the Fine Arts Department claiming the site, inscribed on Unesco's World Heritage List in December 1991, had problems with city planning that might lead to the site being removed from the list, the minister said.
Ayutthaya was also deemed a world heritage with the most problems with land encroachments, which was now beyond Fine Arts Department officials' control, Khaisri said...
Fine Arts Office 3 director Anek Sihamat said the site's inner area covering 1,800 rai - out of the total 6,000 rai where many of important historical places such as Wat Phra Sri Sanpetch and Wat Ratcha Burana were situated - now had people building structures over these ancient sites...
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