• Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:23
    Chiang Mai abbot defrocked over sexual abuse charges
    An abbot in Chiang Mai has been arrested and defrocked for allegedly sexually abusing “more than 10” boys at his temple in Hang Dong district.
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:00
    Volunteer temple restorers ignite storm over Ayutthaya sema painting
    A recent case of merit-making at a Buddhist temple in Suphan Buri by painting on bai-sema – the sanctuary’s boundary markers – has raised concern among historians who say such acts have damaged the Ayutthaya-era artefacts.
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  • 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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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:55
    Foreign tourist apologises for doing handstand at Wat Pho
    A foreign tourist has apologised on his Instagram page for posting a photo of himself doing a handstand in front of the main Buddha image inside Wat Pho in Phra Nakhon, Bangkok.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:10
    Man burns to death in Chon Buri temple
    A 52-year-old Thai man appears to have burned himself to death near a temple crematorium in Chon Buri's Bang Lamung district early on Thursday morning, police said.
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  • 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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  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 13:11
    Korean man arrested on fraud charges amid temple bell-ringing probe
    Immigration police have arrested a South Korean man in Bangkok who is suspected of being involved in seven fraud cases.
  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 01:00
    Temple not alone in having a toll to pay
    Re: “Bid to find middle ground in temple bell-ringing drama”, News, October 6.
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  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:30
    Temple bell-ringing complaint leads to immigration probe
    Police are checking whether immigration laws have been broken after complaints were made about a temple's pre-dawn bell ringing near a condominium at Wat Sai in Bangkok's Rama III area.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 02:00
    Bid to find middle ground in temple bell-ringing drama
    HOT DEBATES on social media have prompted Buddhism’s highest body – as well as related authorities – to seek middle-ground solutions, after complaints were filed by two residents of a condominium built less than a decade ago against a 300-year-old Bangkok temple’s pre-dawn practice of ringing the bell.
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:00
    Sangha council seeks compromise after bell-ringing disturbs condo residents
    Hot debates on social media has prompted Buddhism’s highest body to seek middle-ground solutions, in a controversy over a 300-year-old Bangkok temple’s pre-dawn bell-ringing that led to a complaint being filed by a resident of a nearby condominium that was built less than a decade ago.
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
    Trading PLACES
    ADUL Chotinisakorn has taken an unlikely path to the top office in a government department. The former temple school student also cuts a distinctive style and likes to think of himself as a marketing man - in contrast to the staid, regulatory mindset associated with many of his peers.
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 06:44
    Bayon restoration to resume
    The Japanese and Cambodian governments have allocated $1,5 million to fund phase five of the Bayon temple restoration project, a Unesco official said on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 20:30
    Negligence charges likely over bell tower collapse
    The Bangkok Noi authority will have several temples under its jurisdiction examined for safety after the bell tower of Prayatham Temple collapsed and killed a worker on Tuesday.
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
    Serenity in Sakon Nakhon
    The Northeast province promotes its ancient temples, natural attractions and culture in a new tourism drive
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