Under growing pressure from Thailand’s military government, and their own religious bodies, Buddhist monks have launched a fresh round of reforms in recent weeks to clean up temples and overhaul a religion stalked by scandal. Photo: EPA

Thailand cracks down on money hungry monks, orders halt to donations and sale of holy objects at temples

Scandal-hit Buddhist monks ordered to reform ahead of royal transition

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Under growing pressure from Thailand’s military government, and their own religious bodies, Buddhist monks have launched a fresh round of reforms in recent weeks to clean up temples and overhaul a religion stalked by scandal. Photo: EPA
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