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  1. 21. opinion | 14 Jan 2015

    Buddhism and freedom of speech

    COMMENTARY

    By Sanitsuda Ekachai, Newspaper section: News

    » How to be truthful in a hostile environment? How to say things that need to be said to avoid coercion and violence from low tolerance of criticism? What should we respect more in an open society where different cultural ...

  2. 22. news | 03 Jan 2015

    Two brothers arrested in India over rape of Japanese tourist

    By AFP

    » Indian police have arrested two brothers accused of repeatedly raping a 22-year-old Japanese tourist over three weeks near Bodh Gaya, Buddhism's holiest site, an official said Saturday.

  3. 23. learning | 31 Aug 2012

    Isan home to ancient Dvaravati ruins

    About history & Buddhism

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Scattered across Isan & other parts of Thailand, the 1200-old ruins of ancient Dvaravati show how long Buddhism has been here.

  4. 24. learning | 13 Apr 2011

    Buddhism in UK prisons

    About religion

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Forest monk and reknowned teacher Ajahn Chah gave the thumbs up to the project in 1977. His student Venerable Khemadhammo transformed the dream into reality.

  5. 25. learning | 19 Jan 2011

    Buddhism discovers Doraemon

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Rakkiat Lertjitsakul applies a delicate touch to his mural on the wall of Wat Sampa Siw in Muang district of Suphan Buri. THITI WANNAMONTHA

  6. 26. learning | 24 Sep 2010

    Spreading Theravadan Buddhism to rest of the world

    About religion

    By Jon Fernquest

    » A conference to be held in Bangkok will ponder the question of how to take a more proactive stance to spreading the word of the Lord Buddha to other countries.

  7. 27. learning | 19 Apr 2013

    Ancient Thai History: Sacred sema stones in Isan

    About history & religion

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Ancient Dvaravati city in Kalasin known for "sema stones" that mark boundary of Phra Ubosot (ordination halls for Buddhist monks).

  8. 28. learning | 25 Jul 2012

    Olympic prep includes temples, monks and amulets

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » For many Thai athletes, their skills alone may not be enough to bring sporting success so they turn to spiritual powers for help.

  9. 29. news | 28 Feb 2015

    SSC refuses to reopen abbot case

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » The Supreme Sangha Council (SSC) is refusing to revive a 1999 case involving the abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya, saying such a move could lead to a violation of the code of conduct for Buddhist monks.

  10. 30. news | 27 Feb 2015

    Temple probe eyes co-op boss

    RELIGION and CRIME

    By King-oua Laohong, Newspaper section: News

    » The Justice Ministry has ordered the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) to look into a possible connection between the 12-billion-baht Klongchan Credit Union Cooperative embezzlement scandal and Wat Phra Dhammakay...

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