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A Trump Presidency Need Not Be the End Times

by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, The Buddhist Channel, November 11, 2016

San Francisco, CA (USA) -- It was with feelings of shock and dismay that early this morning I woke up to learn that Donald Trump had been elected president of the United States.


Has Aung San Suu Kyi sold out the Dalai Lama?

By Sai Wansai, Mizzima, 17 September 2016

Beijing, China -- Has Aung San Suu Kyi sold out her fellow Nobel Peace Laureate the Dalai Lama? It’s a stunning question. But it needs to be asked in light of the China-Myanmar Joint Press Release or Statement of 20 August 2016 following Suu Kyi’s historical China visit.


Buddhist-Muslim Violence in South and South-East Asia: The Local Becomes Regional, or a Clash of Civilizations?

by Bruno Marshall Shirley, International Policy Digest, 29 Jun 2016

United Nations, New York -- This month the UN released a report addressing “serious” human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar at the hands of the Buddhist majority, and the two-year anniversary of Sri Lanka’s deadly Aluthgama and Dharga Town riots, allegedly incited by Buddhist monks and targeting Muslim homes, property, and lives.


China must lead the Buddhist World

by Senaka Weeraratna, LankaWeb, April 9th, 2016

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- The current visit of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mr. Ranil Wickramasinghe to China draws attention to the strong Buddhist cultural ties between the two countries.


YES! Enshrine Buddhism as Thailand State Religion

by Aik Theng Chong, The Buddhist Channel, March 8, 2016

Singapore -- Thailand is a country where more than 90% of her population identifies themselves as Buddhist. Beside Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Catholicism with four Protestant groups categorize as subgroups under it are recognized by the government.


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