The controversial World Peace University (WPU) announced its abrupt closure on Sunday after its honorary degrees given to people with "good deeds" were alleged to be illegal.
People waiting to receive an honorary certificate by the Universal Ministries of Thailand have to take off their gowns after it was felt that they were too similar to the World Peace University, which closed down on Sunday. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)
WPU rector Sawat Banterngsook announced that the university's operations in Thailand were closed after it had been declared illegal to operate as a university under the Private Higher Education Institute Act.
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