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In southern Vietnam, believers come together to celebrate revered goddess

The annual festival at Ba Chua Xu Temple in An Giang has begun, with a sea of pilgrims and prayers.

Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism

Francis uses 2-day visit to denounce Islamist violence and criticises populism, human rights abuses.

Singapore court sends teen blogger back to jail for criticizing religion

He deliberately posted comments on the internet in videos, blog posts and a picture that were critical of Christianity and Islam.
September 29, 2016 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Saigon's trinity of spiritual sites

Just so you know, Obama took a look at one during his official visit. 
August 19, 2016 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

Myanmar to deport Spanish tourist for Buddha tattoo

A Spanish tourist faces deportation from Myanmar over a Buddha leg tattoo that offended monks.
July 11, 2016 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Japan's Abe to take G7 leaders to shrine as economy tops summit agenda

Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe was set to escort Group of Seven (G7) leaders to the Shinto religion's holiest site on Thursday ahead of a summit that will cover topics from ...
May 26, 2016 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Chinese Buddhist temple disseminates wisdom with robot monk

An ancient Chinese Buddhist temple uses modern means to disseminate wisdom with the help of a small robot monk.
April 22, 2016 | 03:49 pm GMT+7

Coffee with a side of religion at a cafe in Tokyo

Buddhist monks run a cafe in Tokyo to get the public interested in the religion in a more casual setting.
April 09, 2016 | 10:04 am GMT+7