• Wed, 30 Jan 2019 18:00
    Ashes from 144 medical research volunteers to return home
    Relatives of the “Khru Yai” (deceased people who donated their bodies for medical research) at Khon Kaen University (KKU)’s Faculty of Medicine on Wednesday collected their ashes at the Golden Jubilee Convention Hall to return home.
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  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 17:00
    Governor calls for peace as Luang Phor Koon’s ashes are scattered on Mekong
    Khon Kaen governor Somsak Jangtrakul has in advance urged people not to fight over collecting water in Nong Khai’s Mekong River section, where the late much-revered monk Luang Phor Koon Parisuttho’ ashes are to be scattered following his cremation rite.
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  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:41
    Thousands mourn northeastern monk
    Around 64,000 mourners paid their respects on Tuesday to the late northeastern monk Luang Phor Koon Parisuttho, whose body was among the 647 "Khru Yai" cadavers placed for Abhidhamma prayer at Khon Kaen University's (KKU) Golden Jubilee Convention Hall since Monday before the royally sponsored cremation rites are held on January 29.
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:00
    Medical school begins rites to honour body donors
    Officials at Khon Kaen University’s Faculty of Medicine on Monday morning began moving the remains of 647 “Khru Yai” to the school’s Golden Jubilee Convention Hall for ritual prayers known as Abhidhamma.
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