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Illegal Workers at Chonburi Temples Spark Inspections in Phuket

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Phuket – The National Office of Buddhism inspected temples in Phuket to prevent fraud by foreign owned businesses after Chinese owned businesses reportedly sold fake religious amulets at a temple in Chonburi. On Thursday (August 17th),...

A Closer Look at Buddhist Lent and Dharma Day in Thailand

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Thailand – Every Mid Summer in Thailand, usually July or August, is the start of Buddhist Lent, or Vassa. The exact date is the first day of the waning moon of the eighth lunar month. To...

Thailand to Enter 6-day-long Holiday Period from July 28th to August 2nd

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National — The Thai caretaker Cabinet recently approved an additional public holiday for July 31st. This approval means that the upcoming weekend, which is already special for most Thai people as it includes the King's Birthday...

Chonburi Lottery Winner Uses 240,000 Baht of Winnings to “Feed” Ghosts

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What would you do if you won the lottery? Pay off your debts? Buy a new home? Invest in savings? Well, one recent lottery winner chose an alternative route for some of his money....

Pattaya Tourist Police Inspect Temple Tours Aimed at Chinese Tourists

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Pattaya, Thailand The Pattaya Tourist Police along with several other relevant police divisions inspected several temples today, June 6th, 2023, that allow Chinese tours to ensure no violations of Thai law were taking...

Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Gardens Gives Four Buddhist Statues to Chanthaburi Temple

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Pattaya — Representatives from the Nong Nooch Gardens gave four giant Buddhist statues to the Thep Prathan temple in Soi Dao, Chanthaburi. The statues were called Phra Somdet Patum Lakkchai Yai Dai Dee. These statues symbolize...

Outspoken Former MP from the Move Forward Party Proposes to Cancel Alcohol Sales Ban...

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National — Mrs. Amornrat Chokpamitkul, a former MP for the Move Forward Party, posted her opinions on Facebook stating Thailand should cancel an alcohol sales ban on religious holidays due to its lack of reasonable...

A Look At The Week Ahead: Visakha Bucha Day is Around the Corner in...

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Thailand — Thailand is hosting a ceremony commemorating Vesak, or Visakha Bucha Day at the beginning of next month with more than 3,500 monks from 50 countries set to participate in the two-day celebration. According to...

UPDATE: Exiled Chinese Christian Group Safely Leaves Thailand to U.S.A.

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Thailand – An exiled Chinese Christian group left Thailand and arrived in the United States of America after they were detained for overstay in what became an international incident. Our previous story: A large group of Chinese...

Exiled Chinese Christian Group Arrested in Pattaya for Overstay Draws Global Attention, Fears of...

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Pattaya, Thailand- A large group of Chinese nationals who fled China due to fears of persecution for their faith were arrested in Pattaya this week for overstaying their visas, a common crackdown in...
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