Singapore strictly controls burning of votive papers World

Singapore strictly controls burning of votive papers

Burning votive papers is an important practice in the spiritual life of Singaporean people as over 70 percent of the population are of Chinese origin, and the country has tightened management to prevent negative impacts of this practice like wastefulness, fire and environmental pollution.
Travel

Go for it... ideas for day trips from capital city

If Hanoi and its lavish array of attractions still cannot satisfy your adventurous spirit or you are simply getting fed up with this noisy crowded city and want some fresh air, just pack up and move out of the inner city to explore numbers of destinations where both stunning scenery and fresh atmosphere are always welcoming you.
Society

Meeting gathers Khmer Theravada Buddhists

The Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region on June 28 held a meeting for the executive boards of Khmer Theravada Buddhist pagodas in the southern province of Soc Trang.
Society

Tighter check to be kept on Tet festivals

The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will keep a check on public order, tidiness, hygiene and overcharging at 21 festival venues during the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, starting on January 22.