In Cambodia, Wat or Buddhist pagoda is a site of reverence where Buddhists, which make up more than 90 percent of the country’s total population, come to worship or engage in religious festivities.
Four monks are defrocked and expelled from a pagoda in Kampong Speu province for drinking alcohol in their rooms.
Kandal provincial police have arrested three people suspected of raping a woman near a pagoda along the riverside in Koh Thom.
The National Museum takes possession of a seventh century stone tablet.
The National Museum on Friday took possession of a seventh century stone tablet after a pagoda in Kampong Speu finally agreed to let go of it after a year of negotiations.
Kampong Speu Provincial Court charges a defrocked chief monk who allegedly stole about $5,000 from his pagoda.
Kampong Speu Provincial Court charged a defrocked chief monk who allegedly stole about $5,000 from his pagoda in Samrong Tong district.
The word “Vipassana” conjures up the stereotypical image of elderly people, or monks and nuns sitting in meditation, chanting and lighting incense in a pagoda.
The Kdey Takoy pagoda committee yesterday announced that it will no longer allow the placement of new stupas along the Mekong river following the collapse of a riverbank last week that damaged a number of stupas.
Hundreds of Kratie province residents who descended upon a pagoda in Phnom Penh on Sunday return home.
Energy Ministry denies that sand dredging is to blame for a riverbank collapse.
Five stupas in a Buddhist pagoda have been damaged due to collapse of the riverbank in Phnom Penh’s Chbar Ampov district yesterday while local authority have appealed to people to move the remnants of their deceased out of the area.
Police arrest a former pagoda chief monk over attacking a monk with cleaver.
Kratie Court charges a 19-year-old man with theft and illegal weapons possession.
Ratanakkiri Provincial Court charges a man with stealing 11 statues from a pagoda.
Battambang Court charges a man over the theft of two Buddha statues worth $4,800.
A layman is charged with beating the chief of a Buddhist pagoda with a bamboo stick.
A farmer is charged with burning down a pagoda dining room in Kampong Cham.
The lives of the Cambodian people during the Lon Nol regime, the emergence of civil conflicts, the genocide during the Khmer Rouge regime are all still in the memory of the people in this present day.
Pagoda, a Chinese fruit retailer, is exploring business opportunities in the kingdom, hoping to invest in the agriculture sector.
The first Buddhist pagoda for Cambodian migrants in South Korea is being developed.
During the French colonial period, Cambodian society was governed by strict rules. Girls were not allowed to show their emotions or express feelings of romantic affection. Girls were expected to be obedient and subservient, and do as they were told.
PM calls on monks to educate people to respect traffic laws and avoid drug use.
A 20-year-old Buddhist monk is charged for having sex with a minor in his pagoda.
As I sit down to write this week’s column I am a bit uncertain of what to talk about. Don’t get me wrong, the amount of topics is vast and those who know me personally know that I never run out of things to say.
A 16-year-old Buddhist monk is gored to death by an angry buffalo while walking alone near his pagoda in Mesang district.
Three cases of bullets were unearthed when an excavator dug land to build a pagoda.
Police seek to arrest five young gang members over the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old at a dance in Banteay Meanchey province.
The Land Ministry instructs officials to register all pagoda land after requests from several Buddhist committees.
Villagers are demanding officials working on the dam vacate their local pagoda.