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dhammakaya temple and thailand's saffron resistance


a massive search for the former abbot of a temple who is wanted to face charges could spark a battle between old political rivals.






police hunting for monk increase pressure on thai temple


pathum thani, thailand (ap) — police in thailand who spent three days in an orderly but unsuccessful search of a vast buddhist temple for a prominent monk accused of financial wrongdoing appear to be preparing to force their way in. around 3,000 police searched the dhammakaya sect temple north of bangkok from thursday through saturday, […]






police hunting for monk increase pressure on thai temple


pathum thani, thailand (ap) — police in thailand who spent three days in an orderly but unsuccessful search of a vast buddhist temple for a prominent monk accused of financial wrongdoing kept up the pressure sunday, sending fresh forces to confront devotees and monks at the compound’s gates. around 3,000 police had surrounded the dhammakaya […]






police hunting for monk increase pressure on thai temple


pathum thani, thailand (ap) — police in thailand who spent three days in an orderly but unsuccessful search of a vast buddhist temple for a prominent monk accused of financial wrongdoing kept up the pressure sunday, sending fresh forces to confront devotees and monks at the compound’s gates. around 3,000 police had surrounded the dhammakaya […]






correction: thailand-tiger zoo story


in a feb. 24 story about a new zoo opening next to thailand's tiger temple, the associated press incorrectly said the buddhist temple was closed. the temple's tiger operation has been shut down but the temple itself remains open.






tiger zoo to open next to thailand's raided tiger temple


a new zoo is planned in western thailand right next to the closed buddhist temple that ran a lucrative tiger attraction while allegedly trafficking in the endangered beasts.






police hunting for monk increase pressure on thai temple


police in thailand who spent three days in an orderly but unsuccessful search of a vast buddhist temple for a prominent monk accused of financial wrongdoing appear to be preparing to force their way in.






police hunting for monk increase pressure on thai temple


police in thailand who spent three days in an orderly but unsuccessful search of a vast buddhist temple for a prominent monk accused of financial wrongdoing kept up the pressure sunday, sending fresh forces to confront devotees and monks at the compound's gates.






thousands of thais obstruct search for wanted monk


followers of buddhist dhammakaya temple defy orders to evacuate premise amid search for monk wanted for corruption.






thai police raid temple belonging to buddhist sect


thai police raided the headquarters temple of a controversial buddhist temple sect on thursday, seeking to detain its chief, a monk facing criminal charges including accepting $40 million in embezzled money.






bbc ending shortwave transmissions from thailand


britain's bbc announced wednesday it is ending its shortwave transmissions from thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with thailand's military government on a renewal of its operating permit.






uconn still no. 1 while temple enters ap women's hoops poll


after nearly making the top 25 a few times during her coaching career at temple, tonya cardoza has the owls ranked for the first time in 11 years.






head of us pacific command touts strong ties with thailand


sattahip, thailand (ap) — the head of the u.s. pacific command is touting washington’s “deep and enduring commitment” to thailand. adm. harry b. harris spoke tuesday at a naval base outside bangkok as the u.s. and thailand held their annual cobra gold joint military exercises. harris is the highest-ranking american official to attend the exercises […]






insurgents continue attacks in southern thailand


hat yai, thailand (ap) — two paramilitary volunteers have been wounded by gunmen in southern thailand, as continuing violence in the region threatens to undermine what the thai government says is the possibility of a small breakthrough in efforts to bring peace to the region. friday’s shooting came a day came after attacks elsewhere in […]






insurgents continue attacks in southern thailand


hat yai, thailand (ap) — two paramilitary volunteers were wounded friday by gunmen in southern thailand, as continuing violence in the region threatens to undermine what the thai government says is the possibility of a small breakthrough in efforts to bring peace to the region. the two volunteers in narathiwat province were shot as they […]






atkinson scores 30, no. 23 temple women roll cincy 88-64


tanaya atkinson scored a career-high 30 points on 12-of-18 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead no. 23 temple to an 88-64 win over cincinnati on saturday.






bbc ending shortwave transmissions from thailand


bangkok (ap) — britain’s bbc announced wednesday it is ending its shortwave transmissions from thailand after 20 years of operation because it failed to reach agreement with thailand’s military government on a renewal of its operating permit. the british broadcasting corp. said in a statement that the transmitters have been off the air since jan. […]






myanmar nationalist monks protest thai crackdown on sect


a buddhist nationalist group that has been accused of stirring up religious tensions in myanmar has demonstrated outside thailand's embassy in myanmar to protest the thai government's siege of the temple headquarters of a controversial buddhist sect.






local leader s dead in thailand’s troubled south


hat yai, thailand (ap) — a local official in thailand’s deep south was fatally s friday by heavily armed men who stopped him on his way to work, police said. sama-ae doloh, a sub-district chief in pattani province, was driving his pickup truck to work when at least three men in another truck blocked an […]






local leader s dead in thailand’s troubled south


hat yai, thailand (ap) — police in thailand say a local politician in the country’s deep south has been fatally s by a group of heavily armed men clad in black. police capt. theera iedchata said sama-ae doloh, a sub-district chief in pattani province, was driving his pickup truck to work on friday when at […]






draft diary: reddick's path to nfl started as temple walk-on


as a walk-on at temple, haason reddick earned a starting spot before he got a scholarship.






ojeleye drops in 30 to power no. 25 smu past temple, 66-50


semi ojeleye scored a career-high 30 points and added 10 rebounds to lead no. 25 smu past temple 66-50 on thursday night for its seventh straight win.






top-ranked uconn routs no. 23 temple for 102nd straight win


napheesa collier scored a career high 31 points and top-ranked uconn routed no. 23 temple 90-45 on wednesday night to extend the program's record winning streak to 102 straight games.






japanese emperor departs for visit to vietnam and thailand


the emperor and empress of japan departed tuesday for a one-week trip to vietnam and thailand.






round 2 at lpga thailand washed out


unseasonal heavy rain forced lpga thailand organizers to suspend second-round play on friday.






local leader s dead in thailand's troubled south


police in thailand say a local politician in the country's deep south has been fatally s by a group of heavily armed men clad in black.






head of us pacific command urges democracy in thailand


the highest-ranking u.s. military official to visit thailand since a 2014 coup urged the country to restore democracy, saying tuesday that america needs "a strong and stable ally" in southeast asia.






sikhs opened their temple doors to oroville dam evacuees — and strangers came po


each morning before the break of dawn, nirmal singh makes his way to a small stage at the shri guru ravidass temple adorned with roses and silk. there, the priest sits and reads prayers from a centuries-old indian text to open the day. it's usually a quiet affair, with words spoken in punjabi to...






head of us pacific command urges democracy in thailand


the highest-ranking u.s. official to visit thailand since a 2014 coup urged the country to restore democracy while reaffirming the partnership between the two nations, saying tuesday that america needs "a strong and stable ally" in southeast asia.






following their faith, sikhs opened their temple doors to oroville dam evacuees


each morning before the break of dawn, nirmal singh makes his way to a small stage at the shri guru ravidass temple adorned with roses and silk. there, the priest sits and reads prayers from a centuries-old indian text to open the day. it's usually a quiet affair, with words spoken in punjabi to...






thai police raid temple belonging to buddhist sect


thai police raided the head temple of a controversial buddhist sect thursday but failed to find and arrest the abbot, who faces criminal charges over accepting $40 million in embezzled money.






insurgents continue attacks in southern thailand


two paramilitary volunteers were wounded friday by gunmen in southern thailand, as continuing violence in the region threatens to undermine what the thai government says is the possibility of a small breakthrough in efforts to bring peace to the region.






myanmar nationalist monks protest thai crackdown on sect


yangon, myanmar (ap) — a buddhist nationalist group that has been accused of stirring up religious tensions in myanmar has demonstrated outside thailand’s embassy in myanmar to protest the thai government’s siege of the temple headquarters of a controversial buddhist sect. friday’s protest by more than 100 monks and supporters was organized by the association […]






fitzgerald scores tournament-record 30 as temple advances


feyonda fitzgerald poured in a conference tournament-record 30 points and had seven assists as 25th-ranked temple defeated houston on saturday in the quarterfinals of the american athletic conference tournament.






amy yang wins lpga thailand by five strokes


amy yang rarely wavered with a big lead during the final round of the thailand lpga tournament, shooting a 4-under 68 to win by five strokes sunday.