• Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:19
    Aged husband hurt, wife killed while driving sidecar to Phitsanulok temple
    An aged couple driving their sidecar to a temple were hit by a pickup truck at a U-turn in Phitsanulok on Tuesday morning, killing the wife and severely injuring the husband.
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  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 18:01
    Mother rages after monk hits boys with broomstick
    A director of a temple school in Chiang Mai has been reported for his use of corporal punishment.
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  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 10:34
    Abandoned newborn rescued from temple lavatory
    A baby boy was rescued from a lavatory at the Wat Mahabut Temple in Bangkok’s Phra Khanong district on Tuesday night.
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  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 14:52
    Cat snap: Tokyo 'lucky cat' temple draws Instagrammers
    Tokyo's Gotokuji temple has long attracted spiritual visitors with its thousands of figurines of beckoning white cats, thought to bring good luck. But of late it has brought in another breed: Instagrammers.
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  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
    NBO urged to probe lease of old temple land
    CHIANG MAI’S Lam Chang community is calling on the National Buddhism Office (NBO) to investigate a deal that it believes will see centuries-old temple land turned over to the private sector for commercial gains. The abandoned temple land in Muang district should benefit the public instead of reaping gains for a private company, the residents said.
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  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 18:50
    Contractor wanted in temple funds case arrested
    One of the suspects sought over alleged embezzlement of state-provided temple funds was arrested in Nakhon Si Thammarat province on Friday.
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  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:30
    Monks' living quarters in Samut Prakan temple destroyed in fire
    A fire broke out living quarters of a temple in Samut Prakan's Muang district early Friday. No one was injured.
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  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 08:59
    A python hails a ride
    A Yala doctor unwittingly gave a free ride to a python from a local temple to the hospital where she works on Wednesday night, only discovering the unwelcome passenger when relatives visiting patients at the facility alerted her to the snake’s presence in the back of her car.
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  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 01:00
    Nine suspects in temple funds scandal arrested
    POLICE arrested nine out of the 10 suspects wanted for money-laundering and malfeasance in the third scandal involving embezzlement of temple funds.
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  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 17:29
    Crowds wait to greet King
    Crowds on Friday afternoon lined the roads around the Royal Palace to welcome His Majesty King as he presides over a royal merit-making ceremony at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:18
    Quarter of Krabi temple’s monkey community evicted, sterilised
    Wildlife officials on Thursday sterilised 205 “troublesome” long-tailed macaques in Krabi to curb the population.
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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 17:00
    Tiger Cave Temple monkeys getting sterilised in Krabi
    Monkeys living around the famous Tiger Cave Temple are being sterilised in the first step in monkey birth control in Krabi, where more than 1,000 of the animals have been getting into trouble with tourists and locals as their populations swell.
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  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:01
    Facebook user calls for urgent rescue of monkey from temple cage
    A Facebook user is calling on wildlife officials to urgently rescue a monkey from a cage in Phetchabun after it was found to be surrounded by garbage and apparently unattended.
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  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:34
    Cave boys undergo spirit-boosting rite, make merit for Saman
    The 12 young footballers and their assistant coach rescued from Tham Luang Cave underwent a “life-prolonging ritual” at a temple on Thursday morning intended to lift their morale and that of their families.
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  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:42
    Kruba Boonchum granted audience with Supreme Patriarch
    The Supreme Patriach on Tuesday granted an audience to Kruba Boonchum, a famous forest meditation monk, who lives in Myanmar at Wat Ratchabophit Temple in Bangkok.
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