Published: Jan 21, 2022
This Chinese New Year, devotees can avoid being exposed to the highly transmissible Omicron variant by registering for their “merit to be delivered” virtually from temples in Hong Kong via the Bok Boon Delivery Line account @bokboon or Facebook page www.facebook.com/bokboondelivery.
Published: May 28, 2020
Prime Minister’s Office Minister Thewan Liptapanlop said on Thursday (May 28) that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has assigned him the job of helping Buddhist temples nationwide that have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis and lockdown measures.
Published: Jan 07, 2019
India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
Published: Oct 25, 2018
After a report of historical temples being painted gold triggered an uproar on social media, the Culture Ministry’s Fine Art Department on Wednesday warned people to stop unauthorised painting of national heritage monuments as it violates the law.
Published: Jun 12, 2018
Police's Crime Suppression Division (CSD) is ready to file charges against Department of Special Investigation (DSI) senior investigator Pisitchai Sawangwattanakorn, if one or more of the four Bangkok temples mentioned in his Facebook posts as being implicated in the ongoing temple-fund embezzlement scandal, wished to press legal action.