Taiwanese group in US reportedly converting Masonic lodge into Buddhist Temple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A religious organization reportedly based in Taiwan is planning to open a new Buddhist temple in the U.S. State of Connecticut, in the unlikely location of a former Masoni...

Photo of the Day: Gongbei Temple in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American photographer Sherry A. Thompson captured this spectacular photo of Gongbei Temple (拱北殿) in New Taipei City's Xizhi District on Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. Thompson, 32, wh...

Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan smashed to smithereens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 100-year-old Buddhist temple which had been irreverently converted into a Communist Chinese shrine by a conniving construction contractor has been leveled, with only 20 per...

Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan bites the dust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The controversial former Buddhist temple which was converted into a Communist Chinese shrine by the conniving construction contractor who duped the temple's nuns in to taki...

Not one brick will remain of communist shrine in Taiwan, says County Commissioner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After utilities to the property were cut last week., the Changhua County Government is moving forward with plans to demolish the controversial shrine to Communism in Taiwa...

Power, water cut to Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, demolition set for next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the New York Times drew worldwide attention to a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, the Changhua County Magistrat...

Buddhist temple continues to be desecrated as Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New York Times this week gave a glimpse inside a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a bizarre Communist Chinese shrine, after a construction contractor evicted t...

Critics of Salt Lake City project say it threatens culture

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group planning to revamp part of a city block in the heart of Salt Lake City with 650 luxury apartments, a hotel and space for retails shops is running into opposition from cri...

Thailand's rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The members of the boys' soccer team rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have completed their time as novice Buddhist monks. They ordained 10 days ago t...

Boys rescued from Thai cave ordained at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The young soccer teammates and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand have been ordained at a Buddhist temple, a merit-making activity...

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The Latest: Sri Lanka native ID'd as van attack victim

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on a van attack in Toronto which killed 10 people and injured 14 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A Buddhist temple in Toronto has identified...

10 surprising facts about Taiwan: Telegraph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Telegraph last Wednesday (March 28) released a list of 10 surprising facts about the Taiwan many in the West may not be aware of. In its list titled "Top 10 | Thin...

South Korea's history of bad presidential endings grows

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In the same courtroom where an ex-military dictator was once sentenced to death, Park Geun-hye's corruption conviction on Friday extended the tradition of South Korean presid...

Buddhist temple in Taiwan defaced, turned into Chinese Communist Party shrine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On April 1, a Changhua County councilor and several Buddhist nuns in Changhua made a plea to the local government to demolish a Buddhist temple that has been converted int...