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  1. Buddhists have right to political expression

    Posted May 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I was saddened, as a Buddhist westerner, that the celebration of the Buddha's birthday this year and the blessing ceremony for the Buddha's Finger relic degenerated ... by the president of the Chinese Buddhist Association, Master Yicheng, or the abbot of Famen Monastery, Master Xuecheng? Or even a Chinese government official, rather than a Communist Party official? ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Relic arrives for display at Buddhist celebration A 2,500-year-old relic believed to be part of Buddha's skull ... Beijing's choice as the 11th Panchen Lama, the second-highest spiritual authority in Tibet, at the Third World Buddhist Forum. Britain's quarterly statistics may spell recession Britain finds ...

  3. Barring of rights activists criticised

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Jimmy Cheung

    ... at Chek Lap Kok airport on Saturday. Wine trader Kiki Bhutia, a friend of the monk, said the monk had flown from India or Nepal to attend a Buddhist seminar, but was kept for questioning ... It was now feared that Tibetan lama Thrangu Rinpoche, a renowned Buddhist teacher, might face the same treatment on his arrival to the city from India this morning for the Buddhist seminar, being ...

  4. City Digest

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mentally retarded boy wins judicial review bid The High Court yesterday granted a mentally retarded boy leave to lodge a judicial review of a government decision to exclude his school from the native English-speaking teacher (NET) scheme. In his application, Law Chi-yuen, 10, a Primary Four pupil at HHCKLA Buddhist Po Kwong School, argued that the scheme is illegal and discriminatory ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... with Luisa Tam Blessed plastic carries the Buddhist chant of approval The notion of having a credit card blessed by Buddhist monks is definitely an alien concept to most earthlings. We ... result of combining sacred Buddhist teachings with modern electronic payment services. It has further emphasised that each card has been individually purified by high monks before being issued ...

  6. Typhoon Season

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the Peak, a massage parlour, the Pink Heaven Bar, a luxury cruiser, the taipan's country villa, the Buddhist temple with its unworldly monk, the escape, the high-speed chase, the explosion. All ...

  7. A path less travelled

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... wife and a well-appointed flat in Kowloon Tong. Now he is Sik Hin Hung, a shaven-headed Buddhist monk in dark blue robes. His metamorphosis began late one night in 1989, when his wife of nine years returned home from a Buddhist meeting and remarked that one of the women there had decided to leave her husband and become a nun. 'I said: 'How about us?' And one of us ...

  8. Appeals for justice mark Mass for Manila dead

    Posted Sep 01st 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... The Mass was preceded by a ceremony performed by Buddhist monks from Taiwan. China's ambassador to the Philippines, Liu Jianchao, said that a fair and thorough investigation would help relieve ...

  9. Liu Yandong- an ideal Chinese woman

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Margaret Chu

    ... Margaret Chu Liu Yandong, who accompanied a Buddhist relic for exhibition in Hong Kong last week, brought with her a cultural symbolism which is lost in a city so narrowly focused ... a cardinal Buddhist teaching. Selecting a woman with a compassionate disposition to accompany a Buddhist relic is entirely appropriate in the eyes of the Chinese. In today's world of sexual ...

  10. Retirees finding more time to follow their personal interests

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Away from the limelight he enjoyed as secretary for commerce, industry and technology, ex-civil servant Joseph Wong Wing-ping spends his time poring over Buddhist texts as a student on University of Hong Kong's Master of Buddhist Studies programme. He is one of a rising number of mature people pursuing higher-level studies not related to career advancement. ...




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