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Phra Buddha Issara reacts during an interview with Reuters at Wat Or Noi in Nakhon Pathom

With Money, Corruption and Drugs, Phra Buddha Issara Fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘Poisoned Fruit’

Phra Buddha Issara walks inside his garden during an interview with Reuters at Wat Or Noi in Nakhon Pathom . NAKHON PATHOM  – Phra Buddha Issara is a monk on a mission. From his Buddhist temple near Bangkok he is calling for a radical overhaul of Thai Buddhism, fearing that millions of pounds in temple […]

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NRC panel focused on monks and money

Case of Wat Dhammakaya being reviewed, Paiboon says Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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 Dhammakaya Temple and its abbot Phra Dhammachayo

Monks with Money, Calls for Religious Reform in Thailand

A community of 3,000 monks, novices, laymen and laywomen live within Wat Phra Dhammakaya making it the largest temple in Thailand   BANGKOK – Calls for religious reforms in Thailand are growing following a spate of reports detailing monks’ misdemeanours and controversies involving the Dhammakaya Temple and its abbot Phra Dhammachayo. Dhammakaya is one among […]

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Embezzled money given to Wat Dhammakaya cannot be seized | Bangkok Post

Embezzled money given to Wat Dhammakaya cannot be seized | Bangkok Post … Anti-money laundering authorities have confirmed that more than 700 million baht stolen from Klongchan Credit Union Cooperative was spent on new buildings at Wat Phra Dhammakaya, and that they cannot be seized. (Bangkok Post file photo). – + … Full News here – […]

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Pongpat, Kowit get 10 more years for money laundering

FORMER crime-buster Pol Lt-General Pongpat Chayaphan and a close police aide were yesterday given 10-year jail terms for money laundering. Five other members of the racket he ran received lesser penalties. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Money lender shot dead in trang

Money lender shot dead in trang Trang: A kingpin money lender was shot dead while driving his car in tambon Kuan Kun in Sikao district on Friday night. The victim, Khit Eiatsrithong, 51, was a Trang resident. He was also known as Sia Ped Khlong Chee, and operated a major loan … Full News here […]

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The notes were the same size as real notes, though the colours were slightly different, as was the quality of the paper.

Thai Navy Marines Arrested in Cambodia with 7.6 Million in US Counterfeit Money

The police said that the fake US dollar notes were packed in three boxes   TRAT – The Royal Thai Navy has suspended from duty three marines after they were arrested in Cambodia for carrying counterfeit US dollar banknotes. The counterfeit currency had a total face value of $ 7.6 million (S$ 9.5 million). Navy secretary […]

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Military helps woman get money back from ‘friend’

SWASVADEE SANGDUMPA, a resident in Bang Bua Thong district, told how the Damrongdharma centre helped her collect a debt from a former friend who still hadn’t paid her after five years. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Twenty-eight Thai men have been arrested for posing as monks and temple assistants to collect donation money that they allegedly used for gambling, pornography, and narcotics, 4 Sept 2014.

28 Thai Men Arrested for Posing as Monks Collecting Money for Gambling, Pornography, and Narcotics

Twenty-eight Thai men have been arrested for posing as monks and temple assistants to collect donation money that they allegedly used for gambling, pornography, and narcotics, 4 Sept 2014.   SUPHANBURI  – Twenty-eight Thai men have been arrested for posing as monks and temple assistants to collect donation money that they allegedly used for gambling, […]

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Big money offered to ‘intelligent’ and ‘beautiful’ cell and sperm donors

People with high profiles or prized qualifications top the list of the most sought after sperm and egg donors in Thailand’s mostly unauthorised but increasingly popular surrogacy industry. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Communication key to luring foreign money

Many opportunities here, such as aviation: TEBA Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Investors fleeing pricey US stocks to pour money into SET, bourse president says

Foreign capital is expected to return to emerging-market countries, including Thailand, because of high US stock prices, while cancellation of the state of emergency in Bangkok could revive investors’ confidence, said the president of the Stock Exchange of Thailand. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Farmers to sue govt for rice money

World Bank says pledging scheme poorly implemented, tainted by corruption Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Farmers seek ministry’s aid on rice money

Petition seeks indictment of Cabinet Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Better education, more money do not give you legitimacy

On Sunday, when anti-government People’s Democratic Reform Committee secretary-general Suthep Thaugsuban delivered his post-election speech, he declared victory for voters who refused to exercise their right and also made allegations of electoral fraud. However, one thing was conspicuously missing in his speech. He made no mention whatsoever of the 8 million to 10 million voters […]

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