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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Buddhist mobs backed by army said to be razing mosques in Myanmar

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by SHEIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman Mobs reported razing Rohingya mosques Buddhist mobs aided by security forces have been destroying mosques and other Muslim sites in Myanmar's Rakhine state, ... a mosque and madrassa in Tha Yae Kone Tan village near Maungdaw, on the Naf River bordering Bangladesh. A Bangladesh-based Rohingya activist, Khin Maung Lay, said about 15 mosques in Rakhine state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1022874/buddhist-mobs-backed-army-said-be-razing-mosques-myanmar
  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Myanmese Buddhists fear violence in Malaysia

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Myanmese Buddhists in Malaysia have been living in fear for more than a year as they believe Muslim Rohingya are taking revenge on them for sectarian killings in their home country. In the past week, two Buddhist Myanmese were killed and another two were critically injured in seven separate clashes in and around Kuala Lumpur. "We are very worried. It's not safe. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1256658/myanmese-buddhists-fear-violence-malaysia
  3. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Muslim mob in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka, Bangladesh Homes torched and Buddha statues looted after Facebook photo 'defaming Koran' sparks riot Muslim mob burn Buddhist temples Thousands of rioters have torched Buddhist temples and homes in southeastern Bangladesh after a photo posted on Facebook was deemed offensive to Islam. The 25,000-strong mob set fire to five temples and dozens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1051056/muslim-mob-bangladesh-torch-buddhist-temples
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Mobs burning mosques in Rohingya villages in Myanmar, witnesses say

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman Mobs of Buddhists and security forces are sweeping into Rohingya villages in western Myanmar and burning mosques, witnesses say 'Now they are saying we can't ... family incomes have dwindled because pressure from security forces and the Buddhists has meant their men cannot work. Many don't leave the village near Maungdaw, on the Naf River bordering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1022833/mobs-burning-mosques-rohingya-villages-myanmar-witnesses-say
  5. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Hongkongers just want to be heard, says eminent Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com HK people just want to be heard: monk You can stop one protest for a time, but you can't stop another one from starting up if you don't deal with the problem, says an eminent Buddhist monk. "There are people who have not been heard, which leads to problems," said Phap Kham, head of the Hong Kong branch of Buddhist centre Plum Village, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1241403/hongkonger-just-want-be-heard-says-eminent-buddhist-monk
  6. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Students search for emotional benefits in Buddhist studies

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by LEE CHACK FAN

    ... Lee Chack-fan In today's high-pressure world, some young people turn to philosophical input to cope Students search for emotional benefits in Buddhist studies It is a known fact ... A little over a decade ago, the University of Hong Kong established a Centre of Buddhist Studies and launched a Master of Buddhist Studies programme. The programme proved popular and has always ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1233844/students-search-emotional-benefits-buddhist-studies
  7. News - China

    'Monkey King' actor hopes to save historic Buddhist temple in Xian

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 01:13pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com The main actor of a popular 1988 television drama Journey to the West  is campaigning to save parts of an ancient Buddhist temple in Xian where a revered Tang ... and other relevant government organs will co-ordinate [on the matter],” he posted on Sina Weibo. Xuanzang, born in year 602, is a well-respected Chinese Buddhist monk most famous for going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1212130/monkey-king-actor-hopes-save-historic-buddhist-temple-xian
  8. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard happiest man known to science

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Upper Dolpa, Nepal

    ... Agence France-Presse in Upper Dolpa, Nepal Matthieu Ricard, a French Buddhist monk, says meditation fundamentally rewires the brain towards joy, and research suggests he's right Monk ... and therefore changes what you are," the Frenchman said. Ricard, a globe-trotting polymath who left everything behind to become a Tibetan Buddhist in a Himalayan hermitage, says anyone can be happy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1072585/buddhist-monk-matthieu-ricard-happiest-man-known-science
  9. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Kyocera founder Kazuo Inamori builds success on Buddhist beliefs

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Inamori turns around JAL in less than three years by sticking to his business philosophy Kyocera founder builds success on Buddhist beliefs As Japanese cars were ... or the Senkakus, as they are known in Japan. Kyocera's founder Kazuo Inamori said there was no outpouring of fury because management had conveyed to the staff reliefs that are based on simple Buddhist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1068290/kyocera-founder-kazuo-inamori-builds-success-buddhist-beliefs
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar monks say most oppose anti-Muslim campaign

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Anti-Muslim violence is opposed by the majority of Buddhist clergy, who in fact are at the forefront of humanitarian aid for victims, they insist The image of Myanmar's Buddhist ... identity". The report released last month said monks forced Muslims to eat pork and pray as Buddhists, under threat of violence and death. "The monk then said, 'You are under our control, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1256663/myanmar-monks-say-most-oppose-anti-muslim-campaign

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