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Thailand celebrates two major Buddhist holidays

Last weekend, parades filled the streets and local temples were filled with worshipers as Thailand celebrated two major Buddhist holidays, Asalaha Bucha Day and...

Buddhists begin observing Visakha Bucha

Thai Buddhists have started their processions to temples to study dharma and make merit before Visakha Bucha Day next week. Believers...

Diana’s ‘Dharma on Time’ goes quiz show

The Diana Group’s quarterly “Dharma on Time” television show took a break from its Buddhist sermon format this month to stage a quiz show...

Large crowds celebrate romantic Loy Krathong

Hundreds of khomloys float up into the night sky from Pattaya Beach, as over 100,000 tourists and residents celebrate Loy Krathong, sending all their...

Woman hurt in necklace-grab attempt

An unemployed former security guard was arrested after allegedly snatching a necklace from a woman, causing her to crash into a minibus. ...

Aussie arrested for allegedly stealing ring for marriage proposal

An Australian man was arrested for allegedly stealing a diamond-encrusted platinum ring he planned to give his girlfriend as an engagement ring. ...

Man arrives for monk ordination on jet ski, accompanied by band,...

Quiet, solemn tradition was nowhere to be found when a 180 kg. man planning to become a monk paraded through Pattaya sitting on...

Lions Club, Cultural Council make merit, donate to Banglamung needy

The Lions Club of Pratamnak-Pattaya celebrated the birthdays of 16 members with a Buddhist merit-making ceremony and donations of food and supplies to...

Diana Group ‘family’ celebrates traditional Songkran

Local political and community leaders were on hand as the Diana Group celebrated Songkran with a traditional water-blessing ceremony. ...

Drunk driving at south Pattaya check point

Under the supervision of Superintendent Pol. Col. Nanthawut Suwanla-ong, police and volunteers have not had much chance to enjoy Songkran as they have been...

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