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15 dead in Myanmar pagoda drowning

Local officials said some died when they tried to cross the poorly marked causeway, which is only around four meters wide

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’s Hun Sen cuts Buddhist festival short as COVID-19 cases rise

Cambodia canceled the festival in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Hun Sen previously said that this year festivals could continue

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

India restricts religious festivals over new COVID surge fears

"The third wave is not coming, it is already here," Mumbai's mayor Kishori Pednekar told reporters on Tuesday

Photos: Philippine diocese holds Marian festival amid typhoon

The Catholic faithful in the Diocese of Borongan celebrated its traditional “Padul-ong Festival” even as Typhoon “Pakhar” made landfall

Malaysian sells COVID-19 vaccine mock-ups made of paper to honor the...

About 20% of Malaysia's 32 million people practice Buddhism, the second-most prevalent religion in the country

Forego ‘fiestas,’ religious gatherings to avoid spread of COVID, Filipino Catholics...

A 'fiesta' is commonly about the celebration of a city's or a village's patron saint, or of harvest especially during the month of May

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