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China has built the world's largest water-diversion project - The Economist

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:51

The Economist

China has built the world's largest water-diversion project
The Economist
FOR the past drought-stricken year, most of the drinking water consumed in Beijing has travelled 1,432km (895 miles), roughly the distance from New York to Orlando, Florida. Its journey begins in a remote and hilly part of central China at the ...

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Bibles pulled from online stores as China increases control of religion - erienewsnow.com

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 03:11

erienewsnow.com

Bibles pulled from online stores as China increases control of religion
erienewsnow.com
Religious practice in China is tightly controlled by the government, with the five recognized faiths -- Chinese Buddhism, Islam, Catholicism, Protestantism and Taoism -- supervised by official organizations such as the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Church ...
Full text:China's Policies and Practices on Protecting Freedom of Religious Belief - 国务院新闻办公室国务院新闻办公室

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Corean Artist Che Sehyun Brings Hip-hop, Piano, Ukulele And Video To West Of Lenin - Broadway World

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 19:06

Corean Artist Che Sehyun Brings Hip-hop, Piano, Ukulele And Video To West Of Lenin
Broadway World
... lived experience, and our collective indigenous roots. His work aims to inspire future generations to experience the importance of our cultural heritage and responsibility of self-cultivation. Che's artistic process comes from facing the ...

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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Reach Enlightenment with 'Sorcerer and Stones' - GeekDad (blog)

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:04

GeekDad (blog)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Reach Enlightenment with 'Sorcerer and Stones'
GeekDad (blog)
Sorcerer & Stones Feature Image Sorcerer & Stones embraces the principle of humanity's search for immortality via the Taoist belief in Xian. According to Taoism, Xian is the highest level of enlightenment a human can reach. It is obtained by devoting ...

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Amid reports of repression, China pledges to protect freedom of religion - ummid.com

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:04

Amid reports of repression, China pledges to protect freedom of religion
ummid.com
The major religions practiced in China, which are Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism, have a total of nearly 200 million believers and more than 380,000 clerical personnel, according to Xinhua news agency. The Chinese government ...

Bibles pulled from China's online bookstores as Beijing releases white paper on religious policy - NZCity

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 05:30

Bibles pulled from China's online bookstores as Beijing releases white paper on religious policy
NZCity
Tuesday's white paper said China's main religions were Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity. It added that of its nearly 200 million religious citizens, Christians accounted for more than 38 million, while Catholics made up about 6 ...

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Where Sun, Moon Are Home - BW Businessworld

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 04:12

BW Businessworld

Where Sun, Moon Are Home
BW Businessworld
Taiwan is a spiritual sanctuary and is highly diversified in terms of religious belief with practices of Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Islam and Hinduism. However, majority of the population is Buddhist (nearly 35 per cent) or practices Taoism ...

Today in Korean history - Yonhap - Yonhap News

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 01:02

Today in Korean history - Yonhap
Yonhap News
Choi Je-u establishes Donghak (eastern studies), an indigenous Korean religion that integrated ideas of Christianity, Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism as well as promoted humanitarian values.

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Channels open between Beijing and the Vatican - ecns

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 20:41

Channels open between Beijing and the Vatican
ecns
China has 6 million Catholics, and about 200 million people are the followers of Buddhism, Taoism, Islam or Christianity, the white paper says. "Different religions in China have shifted from focusing on recruiting as many followers as possible to ...

Religions in China should serve Communist Party, says govt white paper - Hindustan Times

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:16

Hindustan Times

Religions in China should serve Communist Party, says govt white paper
Hindustan Times
... uphold and follow the part of socialism with Chinese characteristics; develop religions in the Chinese context; embrace core socialist values,” it added. The document was released after the State Administration for Religious Affairs was merged into ...
China pledges to protect freedom of religious beliefThe Indian Express
China cracks down on sale of bible amid Vatican talksTelegraph.co.uk
Selection of bishops doesnt breach religious rights: ChinaIndia Today

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China Insists on Control of Religion, Dimming Hope of Imminent Vatican Deal - New York Times

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:33

New York Times

China Insists on Control of Religion, Dimming Hope of Imminent Vatican Deal
New York Times
According to the white paper, China has 200 million believers among the five major religions, which it counts as Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestant Christianity. Catholics account for six million of them, the paper said, though that ...
Religions in China should serve Communist Party, says govt white paperHindustan Times
China pledges to protect freedom of religious beliefThe Indian Express
China Focus: China pledges to protect freedom of religious beliefXinhua
Outlook India
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Muslims biggest ethnic minority in China, reveals white paper - The Express Tribune

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 06:46

The Express Tribune

Muslims biggest ethnic minority in China, reveals white paper
The Express Tribune
PHOTO: AFP. BEIJING: A white paper released by the State Council Information Office in China has revealed that Muslims are the biggest minority ethnic group in the country. China has over 20 million Muslims, more than 57,000 clerical personnel, and 35 ...

China has over 20 million Muslims, 35000 mosques - The Nation

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 04:53

The Nation

China has over 20 million Muslims, 35000 mosques
The Nation
China has over 20 million Muslims, more than 57,000 clerical personnel, and 35,000 Islamic mosques, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office here today. In total, the country has nearly 200 million religious believers ...

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China Focus: China pledges to protect freedom of religious belief - Xinhua

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 23:46

China Focus: China pledges to protect freedom of religious belief
Xinhua
The major religions practiced in China, which are Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism, have a total of nearly 200 million believers and more than 380,000 clerical personnel. "Religious believers and non-believers respect each other ...

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China pledges to protect freedom of religious belief - Shine News (press release)

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 23:37

Shine News (press release)

China pledges to protect freedom of religious belief
Shine News (press release)
The major religions practiced in China, which are Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism, have a total of nearly 200 million believers and more than 380,000 clerical personnel. "Religious believers and non-believers respect each other ...

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China has nearly 200 mln religious believers: white paper - Xinhua ... - Xinhua

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 23:15

China has nearly 200 mln religious believers: white paper - Xinhua ...
Xinhua
BEIJING, April 3 (Xinhua) -- China has nearly 200 million religious believers and more than 380,000 clerical personnel, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office Tuesday. The major religions practiced in China are ...
China has nearly 200 mln religious believers: white paper - Global ...Global Times

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Meditation and Its Part to Play in Racial Liberation - NYU Local

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 16:18

Meditation and Its Part to Play in Racial Liberation
NYU Local
Despite its origins in many eastern religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism, meditation spaces in the western world can often feel suffocatingly white. Similar to yoga, this spiritual practice has been widely gentrified and integrated into ...

Consumer insights: Achieving health over wealth - CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 07:21

CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Consumer insights: Achieving health over wealth
CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com
In China, the ancient philosophy of Daoism teaches life balance, and this is coming through in product launches. There is more information and education surrounding consumers' own health and wellbeing, along with that of the environment. In turn ...

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There are people who actually follow the Jedi path. One lives in Wichita - Wichita Eagle

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 07:05

Wichita Eagle

There are people who actually follow the Jedi path. One lives in Wichita
Wichita Eagle
... Academy and more. The Temple of the Jedi Order has received tax exempt status in the United States. Another group is affiliated with the nondenominational Universal Life Church, allowing its members to legally conduct marriage ceremonies. “It is ...

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Family of Taoist priests continue upholding ancient traditions - The Star Online

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 02:53

The Star Online

Family of Taoist priests continue upholding ancient traditions
The Star Online
Doing what we love for a living is one of the best things in life. When it also helps people along the way, it is even greater. The Tham family, with three generations of Taoist priests, isa shining example of this, having inherited the teachings of ...