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# buddhist - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Thai soccer boys' heads shaved for Buddhist ordination

Buddhist males in Thailand are traditionally expected to enter the monkhood at some point in their lives to show gratitude toward their parents.

# buddhist - Monday 11 September, 2017

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

# buddhist - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Woman found out her brother was on the AirAsia flight from a selfie

“There is a void in my heart,” she said.

# buddhist - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

School blaze in Myanmar kills 13 students

Religious tensions are running high in the country, despite police assurances that the blaze was accidental.

# buddhist - Monday 4 February, 2013

South Korea 'temple cuisine' feeds body and soul

There has been a revival of centuries-old Buddhist tradition which bans foods linked to lust or anger…

# buddhist - Monday 13 August, 2012

Taiwan holds first same-sex Buddhist wedding Taiwan This post contains images

Taiwan holds first same-sex Buddhist wedding

You Ya-ting and Huang Mei-yu married in a historic ceremony at a monastery in Taoyuan on Saturday.

# buddhist - Monday 11 June, 2012

Burma declares state of emergency in midst of fatal sectarian violence

At least eight people – including a 12-year-old girl – have been killed in sectarian violence in western Burma.