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Paolo Duterte to show tattoo 'when the right time comes' - Inquirer.net

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 05:06

Inquirer.net

Paolo Duterte to show tattoo 'when the right time comes'
Inquirer.net
Let them eat the dragon. Not now,” Paolo added. Sources, who claimed to have seen Paolo's tattoo, earlier said he really did not have a dragon tattoo. What he had, the sources said, was an image of Chinese philosopher and religious Taoism deity Lao Tzu ...

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China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: Official - Zee News

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:50

Zee News

China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: Official
Zee News
China`s five officially sanctioned religions - Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity - vowed to fight "desinicization" at a forum on the topic held in Beijing last week, according state media. China has seen a revival of religious ...

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Woman rescued from Hong Kong temple furnace dies | South China ... - South China Morning Post

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:48

South China Morning Post

Woman rescued from Hong Kong temple furnace dies | South China ...
South China Morning Post
A woman who is believed to have intentionally thrown herself into a red-hot furnace at a Taoist temple died in hospital on Tuesday morning, Hong Kong ...

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China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: official - Reuters

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 23:51

Reuters

China facing intensified threat of religious infiltration, extremism: official
Reuters
China's five officially sanctioned religions - Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity - vowed to fight “desinicization” at a forum on the topic held in Beijing last week, according state media. China has seen a revival of religious ...

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(Making A) Living On A Prayer - This Young Duo Are Selling Luxury Goods For The Dead - Vulcan Post (press release)

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 23:25

Vulcan Post (press release)

(Making A) Living On A Prayer - This Young Duo Are Selling Luxury Goods For The Dead
Vulcan Post (press release)
[This is because] there are many things to learn about Taoism. It's not easy – we are still learning everyday.” By marketing their products through friends, Facebook, and even P2P marketplace Carousell, they grew from just selling to friends who are ...

Optimising decision-making in a dangerous world - The Daily Star

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:18

The Daily Star

Optimising decision-making in a dangerous world
The Daily Star
Chinese wisdom offers another helpful perspective. Central to Taoism is the concept of wu wei, which can be literally translated as “non-action,” but is really much more than that. In Taoism, when we are in a state of harmony and connection with ...

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2nd General Assembly of UNWTO to be Held in Chengdu - TASS

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 06:16

2nd General Assembly of UNWTO to be Held in Chengdu
TASS
Chengdu is home to the world's oldest hydrological engineering feat in Dujiangyan and the birthplace of Taoism in Mount Qingcheng, together a World Heritage site, while the Jinsha Archaeological Site reflects the ancient Shu culture that already ...

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Religious leaders thank MCMC for banning 'Fight of Gods' game - Malay Mail Online

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:22

Malay Mail Online

Religious leaders thank MCMC for banning 'Fight of Gods' game
Malay Mail Online
English daily theSun reported that leaders from many religious communities, including the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism thanked the government for their “swift and decisive” action to nip the ...
We Investigate Exactly What's Gotten The MCMC So Steamed Up About "Fight Of Gods"Vulcan Post (press release)

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Here's Five 'Convinced Atheists' Countries - Netralnews

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 09:38

Netralnews

Here's Five 'Convinced Atheists' Countries
Netralnews
The Chinese tradition does not recognize the term religion in principle that governs the relationship between man and God, but the teachings of the ancestors manifested in the form of Taoism or Confucianism. So it is not surprising that in a poll of ...

Religious leaders commend government's swift action in banning game - The Sun Daily

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 06:25

The Sun Daily

Religious leaders commend government's swift action in banning game
The Sun Daily
Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) deputy president Datuk R.S. Mohan Shan said the council was grateful for the government's quick action in dealing with such sensitive issues. "We would ...
Malaysia Blocks Steam Over Fight of Gods GameNDTV
Putrajaya blocks online gaming store amid god-fighting game controversyMalay Mail Online
MCMC Gives 24 Hours To Site Offering Video Game Featuring 'Jesus' And 'Buddha' Fighting Each Other To Block M ...malaysiandigest.com
Steam -The Star Online -PQube -The Star Online
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Hungry Ghost Month animates the streets of Singapore - Religion News Service

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:23

Hungry Ghost Month animates the streets of Singapore
Religion News Service
“In Singapore the Hungry Ghost Festival traditions represent a mix of Buddhism, Taoism and Chinese folklore,” said Terence Heng, a sociologist at the Singapore Institute of Technology. Public walkways and green spaces become temporary religious spaces ...

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California resolution shelved after Chinese opposition - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 03:12

California resolution shelved after Chinese opposition
Santa Cruz Sentinel
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California senator says Democratic legislative leaders are squashing his attempt to stand up for practitioners of a banned ...

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China tightens restrictions on religious freedom - The Nation

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:44

China tightens restrictions on religious freedom
The Nation
On Wednesday, leaders from China's five officially recognised religions - Buddhism, Daoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestant Christianity - agreed that "the direction of religions is to integrate them with Chinese culture", the official Xinhua news ...

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California resolution shelved after Chinese opposition - SFGate

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:20

SFGate

California resolution shelved after Chinese opposition
SFGate
Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, combines elements of Buddhism, Taoism and the ideas of its founder with meditation and exercises to improve physical and mental health. China regards it as a dangerous cult and a threat to social stability and ...

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Pulong's 'Triad tattoo' lights up social media - Inquirer.net

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 19:24

Inquirer.net

Pulong's 'Triad tattoo' lights up social media
Inquirer.net
The sources, who claimed to have seen the tattoo, said Paolo had commissioned a tattoo artist to draw an image of Chinese philosopher and religious Taoism deity Lao Tzu or Laozi—the reputed author of “Tao Te Ching,” a set of fundamental philosophical ...

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Area News: Sept. 9-10, 2017 - Oneonta Daily Star

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 19:04

Area News: Sept. 9-10, 2017
Oneonta Daily Star
NORWICH — The Norwich Farmers' Market will host an apple fest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in East Park in Norwich. The county's food producers and farmers' markets will be highlighted with games and prizes, including apple scented candles from A ...

California Resolution Shelved After Chinese Opposition - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 15:27

U.S. News & World Report

California Resolution Shelved After Chinese Opposition
U.S. News & World Report
Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, combines elements of Buddhism, Taoism and the ideas of its founder with meditation and exercises to improve physical and mental health. China regards it as a dangerous cult and a threat to social stability and ...

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Hip-hop dance group rocking Shanghai stage - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:28

Hip-hop dance group rocking Shanghai stage
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
Traditional Chinese elements such as martial arts and Taoism are also incorporated in the China shows. The Jabbawockeez is the brainchild of the Phil “Swagger Boy” Tayag, Kevin “KB” Brewer and Joe “Punkee” Larot who wanted to showcase freestyle ...

Malaysia Blocks Steam Over Fight of Gods Game - NDTV

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:09

NDTV

Malaysia Blocks Steam Over Fight of Gods Game
NDTV
Popular PC storefront Steam is inaccessible in Malaysia following its government blocking the service. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has blocked Steam for users in the country following the discovery of Fight of Gods ...
Putrajaya blocks online gaming store amid god-fighting game controversyMalay Mail Online
MCMC Gives 24 Hours To Site Offering Video Game Featuring ...malaysiandigest.com
Save 40% on Fight of Gods on SteamSteam

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China tightens restrictions on religious freedom - Hindustan Times

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 07:55

Hindustan Times

China tightens restrictions on religious freedom
Hindustan Times
On Wednesday, leaders from China's five officially recognised religions -- Buddhism, Daoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestant Christianity -- agreed that “the direction of religions is to integrate them with Chinese culture”, the official Xinhua news ...
China tightens regulations on religious freedom to block terrorism, tackle internal threatsIndialivetoday

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