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Taiwan hopes to draw more Muslim tourists - Inquirer.net

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 07:10

Inquirer.net

Taiwan hopes to draw more Muslim tourists
Inquirer.net
TAIPEI — Taiwan is hoping to attract more visitors from Muslim countries as part of its expanding tourism campaign. Eric Lin of Taiwan Tourism Bureau said they are undertaking steps to create a Muslim-friendly environment to allow Muslim visitors have ...

Charges laid in one of two slayings discovered at northwest Edmonton home - Edmonton Sun

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 22:03

Edmonton Sun

Charges laid in one of two slayings discovered at northwest Edmonton home
Edmonton Sun
“The life story of Lance Blanchard is a tragedy, authored by the state,” the submission read. However, Engel said if Blanchard is provided a “humane, therapeutic and supportive” environment in prison — including the means to practise Taoism — it's ...

Offender's violent history 'a tragedy, authored by the state': defence lawyer - Edmonton Journal

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 22:00

Edmonton Journal

Offender's violent history 'a tragedy, authored by the state': defence lawyer
Edmonton Journal
“The life story of Lance Blanchard is a tragedy, authored by the state,” the submission read. However, Engel said if Blanchard is provided a “humane, therapeutic and supportive” environment in prison — including the means to practise Taoism — it's ...

Penang grants RM50,000 allocation to MCCBCHST - Yahoo Singapore News

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:59

Yahoo Singapore News

Penang grants RM50,000 allocation to MCCBCHST
Yahoo Singapore News
GEORGE TOWN, March 12 — The Penang state government granted an allocation of RM50,000 to the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST). Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said this is an annual ...

Tibetan Yak herders anoint Xi Jinping a Buddhist deity - The Australian

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 09:02

The Australian

Tibetan Yak herders anoint Xi Jinping a Buddhist deity
The Australian
In his state-of-the-nation address a week ago, Premier Li Keqiang pledged the government to “fully uphold the party's basic policy on religious affairs”. Mr Xi is general-secretary of the party, whose members are forbidden from being followers of any ...

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The Ark of Chiayi in 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival: A Giant Carrier of ... - AsiaOne

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 00:23

The Ark of Chiayi in 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival: A Giant Carrier of ...
AsiaOne
CHIAYI,Taiwan, March 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival, hosted by Chiayi County, is open from February 16 to March 11. The giant ark in the Blessing Taiwan area symbolizes a carrier of people's hopes. Splendid lanterns and ...

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Waterspot: The surfer's way — A good guide to health and ... - Coast News

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:44

Coast News

Waterspot: The surfer's way — A good guide to health and ...
Coast News
I've always been uncomfortable calling surfing a sport. Still, I would never go so far as to call it a “religious experience,” even though I have had some deeply spiritual moments while drifting over the ocean. So, if surfing is not a sport or a ...

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Church's window incorporates many faiths - Savannah Morning News

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 07:09

Savannah Morning News

Church's window incorporates many faiths
Savannah Morning News
All were required to include symbols from religions respected by Unitarian Universalists, including Christianity, Judaism, Humanism, Paganism, Islam, Hinduism, Taoism and Buddhism. The designs also included the flaming chalice representing Unitarian ...

Religion professor leads virtue-based workshops in Shanghai - The Exponent

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 17:54

Religion professor leads virtue-based workshops in Shanghai
The Exponent
Teams met with Kolp in order to discuss the virtues and how they could be implemented in order to improve their productivity and their daily lives. The workshops didn't focus on any kind of specific religious doctrine that would have been foreign or ...

Underground Church in Henan Faces Increasing Pressure - International Christian Concern (press release)

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 21:12

International Christian Concern (press release)

Underground Church in Henan Faces Increasing Pressure
International Christian Concern (press release)
China's current religious policy dictates that only Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Protestant Christianity, and Catholicism, which are officially recognized by the State, are legal for citizens to participate in, and they may only do so in churches, mosques ...

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Being human in the 21st century - The Star Online

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 20:29

Being human in the 21st century
The Star Online
It was reported in The New York Times on July 12, 2017 that hundreds of millions of people in China have in recent years turned to religions like Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, seeking a sense of purpose and an escape from the consumerist ...

Work and life lessons from a former dominatrix - BBC News

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 21:47

BBC News

Work and life lessons from a former dominatrix
BBC News
When it comes to power dynamics and influencing others, former dominatrix Kasia Urbaniak is a seasoned professional. Now, she's harnessing the skills honed in her past profession – combined with lessons learned in martial arts and Taoism – to empower ...

Henan Increases Pressure on Chinese House Church Gatherings - Christian News Network

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 11:13

Christian News Network

Henan Increases Pressure on Chinese House Church Gatherings
Christian News Network
China's current religious policy dictates that only Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Protestant Christianity, and Catholicism, which are officially recognized by the State, are legal for citizens to participate in, and they may only do so in churches, mosques ...

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