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Banglamung to allow basic candle processions at local temples for Makha Bucha day, with...

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Banglamung- Prominent local monks confirmed with The Pattaya News that temples in Pattaya and Banglamung will be allowed to mark Makha Bucha day, including candle processions under Covid-19 precautions, but that there would be no...

Islamic Council of Thailand opposed to progressive bills and laws around cannabis, marriage equality,...

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Thailand- The Southern Islamic Council of Thailand released a group statement, representing thousands of Thai Muslims, that they reject and are opposed to recent progressive laws and bills in Thailand. The statement...

Enormous phallus built by Chachoengsao villagers on local road for religious ceremony breaking under...

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Chachoengsao – An enormous phallus which was built on a road as a part of an ancient local rain-making ceremony in Chachoengsao is breaking under the heat of the sun and rain. Local villagers in the...

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...

Prominent monk from the Nakhon Nayok Buddhism Office arrested for alleged involvement with millions...

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Nakhon Nayok - More than 60 police officers from the Anti-Corruption Division raided five temples in Nakhon Nayok, Nonthaburi, and Bangkok this morning, February 18th, to examine an alleged temple-subsidy corruption in the National Office...

Thailand’s Muslim Spiritual Leader Dies Days After His Brother was Stabbed to Death

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PRESS RELEASE: Following the announcement of Office of the Sheikhul Islam regarding H.E. Mr. Aziz Phitakkumpon, the 18th Sheikhul Islam of the Kingdom of Thailand, who was receiving medical treatment under Royal Patronage at Chulalongkorn...

History of Makha Bucha day, no alcohol sales, Buddhist public holidays explained

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Thailand - Makha Bucha day is one of the major Buddhist public holidays in Thailand. Marked on the full moon of the third lunar month, Thai Buddhists will celebrate the day by taking a day...

Video: Buddha Mountain area to hold lantern festival later this month

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A traditional lantern festival will be held at the Buddha Mountain (Khao Chi Chan) in Sattahip this month. The article version is here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-U2w6aMQtzQ

Ministry of Interior orders Buddhist religious holidays, King’s birthday to be celebrated online due...

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Thailand-   The Ministry of the Interior, led by Mr. Chatchai Phromlert, the permanent secretary of the Ministry, released an order and notice this evening informing all governors in Thailand to mark His Royal Majesty...

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...
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