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2006 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Ven. Thich Quang Do arrested

The Buddhist Channel, February 16, 2006

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam -- An international Buddhist group, the International Buddhist Information Bureau says that Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam's (UBCV) Deputy leader Venerable Thich Quang Do was arrested by Security Police at the Ho Chi Minh City Station at 6.45pm (local time Vietnam +8GMT) on February 16, 2006. His current whereabouts are unknown.

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Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) leader released after monks hunger sit-in

The Buddhist Channel, February 17, 2006

Vietnamese Security Police release Buddhist deputy leader Thich Quang Do after 40 Buddhist monks stage hunger strike in Ho Chi Minh City Railway Station

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Makha Bucha in the rain

TNA, Feb 13, 2006

Bangklok, Thailand -- Many Buddhists in the capital and other provinces braved unseasonal sporadic rainstorms to give alms to monks to mark Makha Bucha Day today (Monday), a national holiday which marks the first sermon of the Lord Buddha following his Enlightenment.

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Thai youths value Makha Bucha Day more than Valentine's Day

TNA, Feb 13, 2006

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thai young people give more importance to Makha Bucha Day than Valentine's Day, according to a new poll on the eve of the western holiday known for expressing affection with heart-shaped greeting cards, red roses and chocolates.

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Buddhist patriarch highly estimates dialogue between religions in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Today, Feb 13, 2006

ASTANA, Kazakhstan -- Supreme Patriarch of Thailand H.H. Somdet Phra Buddhacharaya highly estimates the contribution of Kazakhstan into peace by means of organising the dialogue between religions and civilisations. He made such statement Saturday in a Thai Buddhist temple at a meeting with Bakhytbek Shabarbayev, charge d'affaires of RK in Thailand.

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Lotus products have promising growth both locally and overseas

TNA, Feb 10, 2006

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Lotus is one kind of popular plants whose products have a room to expand in both local and export markets, according to the Kasikorn Research Center.

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Thailand: Buddhist university boost for government

The Nation, Feb 11, 2006

Bangkok, Thailand -- Mahamakut Buddhist University, in a rare move, yesterday issued a statement in support of the government and denouncing “certain groups of people that are inciting confusion in society”.

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Thai PM Not Buddhist Enough Say Critics

by Marwaan Macan-Markar, IPS, Feb 7, 2006

BANGKOK , Thailand -- He may have enough votes to back his claim to be the legitimately elected head of government, but beleaguered Thai Prime Miniser Thaksin Shinawatra is now being charged by his critics with lacking in qualities that befit a Buddhist leader.

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More than 400,000 faithful make pilgrimage to Perfume Pagoda

VNA/VNS, Feb 4, 2006

HA TAY, Vietnam -- More than 400,000 of pilgrims flocked to the Huong (Perfume) Pagoda in the northern province of Ha Tay’s My Duc district for Viet Nam’s largest annual religious festival, which started yesterday, the sixth day of the Lunar New Year.

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A Buddhist lesson in pet care

by Eric Beauchemin, Radio Netherlands, February 3, 2006

Chiang Mai, Thailand -- It's estimated that there are between 60,000 and 100,000 stray dogs and cats in Chiang Mai, Thailand's second largest city. Many of them have been dumped by their owners because they are suffering from disease or the owners can no longer take care of them.

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