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Religious groups oppose increase in entrance fee for Indonesia’s Borobudur temple

"So many poor people will no longer be able to visit the temple, it would be a great loss”

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk in Vietnam who brought mindfulness to the...

Thich Nhat Hanh spent 39 years in France and advocated for religious freedom around the world

Thailand’s Catholic Church leaders, Buddhist patriarch renew fraternal ties

The annual "meet and greet" before Christmas highlights the fraternal relations between Catholics and Buddhists in the country

Myanmar devotees climb ‘500 Duck Mountain’ for full-moon festival

The full-moon that marks the end of the rainy season is celebrated across Myanmar in explosions of color, with fireworks, and lanterns

Families ruptured by Myanmar’s junta observe Harvest Moon Festival with heavy...

The Thadingyut Festival is a time when people usually visit with parents and elderly relatives to pay their respects

Cambodia halts ‘Festival of the Dead’ after COVID outbreak

Cambodia largely avoided the spread of the pandemic last year but surging infections since have seen more than 105,000 cases

Laotians oppose plan to build Chinese-style Buddha statue in SEZ

A Chinese company plans to build the Buddha in the Special Economic Zone in Vientiane to attract domestic and foreign tourists

Watch: Bhutan — the happy kingdom

The small Buddhist country has one foot in the distant past and the other in the digital age

Cambodians consider life after death for comrade Duch

Notorious former director of Khmer Rouge prison converted to Christianity and sought forgiveness for his crimes against humanity

Cultural Revolution redux? Buddhist pagoda, temple destroyed in China’s north

Authorities claimed the structures had been 'built without approval'

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