• Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:13
    Praying for an auspicious New Year
    To mark the beginning of the traditional New Year, thousands visited Lak Muang or the City Pillar Shrine in Bangkok on Sunday to pray for good luck.
  • Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
    That was awkward—at Jokowi event, senior cleric mistakenly prays for Prabowo
    A respected Muslim cleric is in the spotlight after a video of him mistakenly praying for Prabowo Subianto to become “a leader” during an event attended by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo went viral on the web.
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  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:12
    Prayut prayers ‘spare’ Thailand from Pabuk 
    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday said Tropical Storm Pabuk’s departure out to sea was partly thanks to him praying for it to go away.
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 13:44
    Tears as Japan emperor gives last New Year's address
    Tokyo - Japan's Emperor Akihito delivered his final New Year's address Wednesday before his abdication later this year, telling tens of thousands of well-wishers that he was praying for peace.
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  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    Trapped footballer’s multilingual skills warm teachers’ hearts
    THE BRIEF video-clip conversation between the 13 footballers trapped in a Chiang Rai cave and the British cave divers who were the first to reach them, was a memorable heart-filled moment for everybody who had been praying for their successful rescue.
  • Sat, 07 Apr 2018 21:12
    Pakistani in viral Pope selfie speaks of 'heartache' for minorities
    A Pakistani Christian whose selfie with the Pope has gone viral has spoken of his "heartache" at the treatment of minorities in Pakistan, and said the pontiff told him he was praying for peace.
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  • Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:33
    Prawit birthday prayer: good health, normal country
    Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan’s wish for his 72nd birthday is to see the country return to normal and move forward. He is also praying for his own health, so that he can walk steadily again.
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  • Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00
    Praying for prosperity
    We visit the best eight Chinese shrines at which to pay respect as the Year of the Rooster dawns
  • Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:28
    Thai Facebook users use pink profile to wish His Majesty recovery
    As the whole country is praying for HM the King's recovery, many Thai users of Facebook change their profile pictures or cover photos into well-wishing text on pink background, an auspicious colour to wish for the king's speedy recovery.
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  • Thu, 13 Oct 2016 01:00
    Large crowds at Siriraj praying for HM
    Large crowds flock to Siriraj hospital, wearing yellow and pink, to pray for His Majesty the King’s speedy recovery.
  • Tue, 11 Oct 2016 01:00
    People praying for HM the King to have good health
    MANY people have posted “Long Live the King” messages on social media to show their concern for the much-beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej following a worrying update on the world’s longest reigning monarch.
  • Wed, 04 May 2016 01:00
    Praying for rain
    In response to this year’s drought and the higher-than-usual temperatures, visitors to the annual Rocket Festival in Yasothon can expect plenty of fast-flying missiles in the sky.
  • Wed, 27 Jan 2016 01:00
    Praying for a brighter future
    With the Year of the Monkey a little more than a week away, we take a trip to the eight Chinese shrines that should appear on everyone’s itinerary
  • Sun, 13 Dec 2015 15:49
    Grave bomb kills praying Muslim ranger in Yala
    Insurgents detonated a bomb hidden in a grave of the mother of a Muslim ranger, killing him and injuring his father while they were praying for her Sunday morning.
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  • Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:54
    Malaysia bids sombre farewell to nameless Rohingya dead
    KAMPUNG TUALANG, Malaysia (AFP) - Malaysian authorities on Monday held a sombre mass funeral for 21 suspected ethnic Rohingya found in human-trafficking graves last month, with fellow Muslims praying for the unidentified victims to find a place in heaven.
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