• Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:41
    ‘Ailing’ monk commits suicide
    A monk reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree behind his temple in Uttaradit province as he was suffering from chronic illnesses.
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  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:42
    Prayut leads alms giving rite in memory of King Bhumibol
    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led government officials and others to give alms to 890 monks and novices at the Royal Plaza on Saturday morning to make merit for His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:16
    Thais give alms in memory of their beloved King
    Yellow-clad Thais across the nation got up early on Saturday to give alms to Buddhist monks in rites to mark the second anniversary of the passing of their beloved His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:27
    Korat man charged with killing monk in Sa Kaew
    A Korat man was arrested early Wednesday for allegedly beating a Buddhist monk to death at a temple in Sa Kaew following a dispute during a boozing session.
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  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:00
    Burmese man drowns trying to rescue monkey
    Three Burmese men jumped into a lagoon in Koh Kaew in Phuket on Wednesday night trying to rescue a monkey but one drowned.
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  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:12
    Thailand’s monks university to offer master’s doctorate degree in meditation
    The Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University will offer a master’s degree and doctorate programme in consciousness and meditation studies, a senior monk from the university said on Monday.
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:46
    Yasothon abbot and monk defrocked after testing positive for drug use
    Police have arrested the 54-year-old abbot and a monk, aged 62, from a temple in Yasothon's Pa Diew district for allegedly abusing methamphetamine.
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  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:00
    Seventy monkeys back home at Khao To Sae after sterilisation
    Seventy monkeys were released back to Khao To Sae (Monkey Hill) on Tuesday, five days after they were captured on the popular tourist hill overlooking Phuket Town and taken for sterilisation.
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  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
     Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
    Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 20:15
    Phuket monkeys caught for sterilisation
    A total of 129 southern long-tailed macaques have been captured at Khao To Sae in Rassada for sterilisation.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 17:03
    Koh Payu monkeys have a fruit feast
    A team of officers from the Natural and Wildlife Education Centre on Tuesday headed out to Koh Payu, where monkeys were released into their new home over two months ago.
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  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 16:16
    Buddhist monk held over sexual abuse at Indian meditation school
    Indian police have arrested a senior Buddhist monk accused of sexually abusing 15 boys at a meditation centre he ran in a holy city, officials said Saturday.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:00
    Kitten stands by its late owner
    A kitten is seen sitting next to, and circling, its monk master’s dead body at his room within the Doi Tham Thong Monastery in Phayao’s Chiang Kham district when people on Tuesday morning discovered the body.
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  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:00
    Buddhist monks battling deforestation in Cambodia
    His memories often bring But Buntenh back to Cambodia 30 years ago. There were jungles as far as the eye could see. Centuries-old trees gave shade and provided shelter to birds and wild animals.
  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 15:58
    Two activists walk 100km to join Chiang Mai protest over court housing
    An environmentalist and a monk walked 100 kilometres from Chiang Mai’s Chiang Dao district to Muang district to join a protest planned Sunday against the new court office and residences that have been built on Doi Suthep.
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