• Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:04
    Skilfully retouched temple statue images almost land celebrated photographer Chub in hot water
    A set of retouched images by renowned Thai photographer Chub Nokkaew of Wat Arun’s iconic statues wearing face masks was apparently so skilfully made that it almost resulted in him facing a criminal charge.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Victoria statue belongs to British community
    In 1903 an impressive bronze statue of Queen Victoria, inscribed on the plinth with the words, “Erected in loving memory by her subjects in Siam” was erected in the street in front of the British Legation in Charoen Krung Road. The statue had been commissioned by the British community in Bangkok, using funds raised amongst themselves through public subscription. 
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  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 19:00
    Sacred Phra Buddha Nawaraj Bopit statue on public view over New Year
    Bangkok Governor Pol General Aswin Kwanmuang presided over a ceremony on Monday to bring out the sacred Phra Buddha Nawaraj Bopit statue to be temporarily enshrined at Lan Khon Muang Plaza, for members of the public to worship it during the New Year holiday period.
  • Sun, 30 Dec 2018 13:54
    Blessings of the Buddha
    Monks in Bangkok on Sunday led hundreds of Thais in worshiping Buddhist relics and statues gathered from 13 Asian countries for a New Year blessing ceremony.
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  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 01:00
    Asean year begins with a blessing
    With Thailand chairing Asean throughout 2019, the Culture Ministry is fostering unity among the bloc’s 10 members by bringing to Bangkok relics and statues of the Buddha from around Asia to be ritually blessed.
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:40
    Urgent : Three bombs found at Samila Beach after blasts damage mermaid statue
    A bomb squad on Thursday morning found three explosive devices at Samila Beach in Songkhla province, hours after two blasts damaged the landmark mermaid statue.
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 09:16
    Samila Beach mermaid statue damaged in explosions
    The landmark mermaid statue at Samila Beach in Songkhla province was damaged by two explosions on Wednesday night.
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:09
    The Story Of Bodh Gaya’s Famous Statue
    When devote Buddhists go to Bodh Gaya in India, the site of the Buddha’s awakening, and they enter the great Mahabodhi Temple, they will see before them, on the main altar, a large and impressive Buddha statue.
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 18:30
    New Year blessing planned for Buddha artefacts
    Buddha relics and statues from 13 countries will be brought to Bangkok for a New Year “blessing ceremony” and go on public display, Culture Minister Vira Rojpojanarat said on Thursday.
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:03
    Man collapses after stealing from donation box of ‘serpent king’ in Mukdahan
    A drunk thief thought he had been caught by the spirit of the great Naga, a mythical serpent, after he stole almost Bt30,000 from a donation box for the maintenance of a naga statue in Mukdahan Monday.
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  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    How Vichai scored with Leicester
    To become a football legend without ever actually kicking a ball is extraordinary. In fact, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s is an unprecedented case, whether or not a statue of him is built outside the King Power Stadium or the arena takes his name.
  • Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:18
    A statue of the Hindu god Ganesha is placed in a boat at Bangkok’s Rama IX Bridge today for its annual river journey to the site of a worship ceremony elsewhere in the capital.
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:48
    Aung San Suu Kyi’s bronze statue to be auctioned to raise money for charity
    A bronze statue of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will be offered for sale at a charity auction, says Dr Thant Thaw Kaung, executive committee member of the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 13:35
    India's billion-dollar battle to build the world's biggest statue
    The world's biggest statue is rising in a remote corner of India to honour an independence hero but it could quickly be outdone by a monument to a Hindu warrior king in the sea off Mumbai.
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:42
    German city takes down golden Erdogan statue after outcry
    Frankfurt am Main - The German city of Wiesbaden removed Wednesday a temporary statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set up in a town square by artists, after it sparked confrontations between his supporters and opponents.
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