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11. news | 28 Oct 2013
» The change of guard at the country's Sangha institution should provide a wake-up call for reforming the clergy, encouraging new generations of Thai monks to engage with modern society, a leading social critic says.
12. learning | 24 Jan 2013
» At first locals thought the monks who came for food each morning were men, but then, slowly, they realized... they were actually women.
13. learning | 28 Dec 2010
» Pirates seized a Thai cargo vessel in the Indian Ocean on Saturday, taking 27 Thai crew members hostage and creating a big challenge for the Royal Thai Navy.
14. learning | 19 Apr 2013
About history & religion
» Ancient Dvaravati city in Kalasin known for "sema stones" that mark boundary of Phra Ubosot (ordination halls for Buddhist monks).
15. learning | 03 Feb 2011
» "Thai hospitality, Thai food and Thai ladyboys" national treasures that make Thailand unique.
16. learning | 27 Sep 2013
» According the rules of conduct (Vinaya) monks cannot even touch money. At Buddhadasa Bhikkhu's Suan Mokh forest monastery finances handled transparently by a foundation.
17. learning | 17 Nov 2012
Learning Thai from the news
» Spoken Thai can be even more challenging than written Thai. Here's an example that most learners would find very difficult except for the transcript/translation we have provided.
18. news | 19 Nov 2013
» Police have agreed to reposition barricades outside Wat Benchamabopit after monks at the temple complained that Internal Security Act (ISA) measures were preventing daily almsgiving activities.
19. news | 01 Nov 2013
» Police on Friday spent six hours trying to apprehend a crazed garage owner who slashed two monks with a knife, hit another on the head, and damaged property at a temple in Kanchanaburi’s Muang district.
20. learning | 17 Jun 2013
Easy English news
» The lifestyle of some of Thailand's more "successful" monks is again drawing criticism. Luxury sports cars, private jet travel, Louis Vuitton bags don't seem to fit the image of a life of restraint.