Feb 1, 2016

China to execute two for killing British Tibetan monk

China has sentenced two men to death for stabbing to death a British monk in a financial dispute, state media said. The monk founded the first Tibetan monastery in Europe. Akong Tulku Rinpoche, co-founder of Scotland’s Samye Ling monastery, was found dead with multiple ...

Team uses 3-D tech to log Pakistan relics

Oct 4, 2015

Team uses 3-D tech to log Pakistan relics

A team of Japanese and Pakistani archaeologists has launched a project to record three-dimensional images of antiquities, including Buddhist ruins at a World Heritage site in Pakistan. Creating 3-D images will aid restoration efforts. The antiquities in question are deteriorating quickly and the Pakistani ...

Sep 20, 2015

Arbitration claim over Korean pagoda ends in failure

An arbitration claim filed by a North Korean Buddhist association with a Tokyo court seeking the return of a five-story stone pagoda brought to Japan in the early 1900s from the Korean Peninsula has been rejected, according to informed sources. This is the first ...