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Auxiliary police unit to improve security at 3 well-known temples

This follows concerns over arrests of IS sympathisers planning terror attacks on places of worship.

Qing Xin Ling: A walk through time and nature

A man-made cultural village with antique and vintage displays will bring back memories from the good ol’ days.

Kelantan: Home to Malaysia’s biggest reclining Buddha

Located about 15 km west of Kota Bharu, the reclining Buddha is 40 metres long, seven metres longer than the one in Penang.

Wat Uttamaram: Fascinating Thai Buddhist temple in Pasir Mas

There are around 20 structures in the temple’s compound including stupas, pavilions, halls, chief monk’s residence, a crematorium and pagodas.

Part 1: Coast to coast via Camerons, Gua Musang and Lake...

This three-day drive although much longer and slower will take you through more scenic routes.

The unique and memorable Glass Bottle Temple of Melaka

This glass bottle temple is inspired by the more famous one in Thailand called Wat Pa Haha Chedi Kaew.

Centipede Temple continues to attract visitors

The 140-year-old temple has a interesting legend behind it that speaks of gratitude and filial piety.

Historic Centre of Macau: A symbol of multiculturalism

The Historic Centre of Macau comprises twelve core buildings (shown on the map) and a number of other buildings and spaces of historical and architectural importance.

Lots to eat, see and do at Siem Reap in Cambodia

There are colourful markets, interesting temples, a crocodile farm and a surprising number of quality restaurants, bars and spas (of the respectable sort).

30-metre sitting Buddha in Wat Machimmaram in Kelantan

A shining example of Malaysia’s religious tolerance where a Buddhist monument of this prominence has been built in an overwhelmingly Muslim state.

Never a dull moment in enchanting Chiang Mai, Thailand

Temples, river cruises, souvenir shops and Sunday markets - Chiang Mai is teeming with fun, touristy things to do.

India asks top court to allow land transfer near disputed Ayodhya...

The move comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance faces a tightening race for an election due by May.

Two die after eating sweets offered at Indian temple

The incident happened Saturday after devotees in Chikkaballapura district's Chintamani town fell ill after consuming the temple food offered by two women.

Temple devotees drop suit against Seafield developer, to challenge 2014 consent...

The devotees opposed to the temple's relocation say they will be witnesses in another lawsuit filed against temple administrator K Chellappa.

Britain warns on travel to southern India after temple unrest

London advises UK nationals in Kerala, popular with tourists particularly at this time of year, to "monitor media reports closely, remain vigilant and avoid large public gatherings".

Violence rages over Indian flashpoint temple

The Sabarimala temple in Kerala state has been at the centre of a prolonged showdown between religious hardliners and authorities since September.

India weighs plans for Hindu temple on former mosque grounds

Hindu groups believe the site to be the birthplace of Lord Ram, one of the religion's most revered deities.

Tens of thousands protest in India over flashpoint temple

The 'Women's Wall' rally was backed by the communist government in Kerala state.

Establish Dewan Rakyat committee to seek answers to Seafield temple fracas

An RCI will take time to be set up and its inquiry may be long drawn.

Fireman Adib’s death: 1,000 take part in rally in Klang

They demand 'justice' for Adib and want minister Waytha Moorthy to be sacked.

Protestors block women going to flashpoint India temple

Women activists have been trying to enter the Sabrimala temple complex in Kerala since a Supreme Court ruling overturned a longstanding ban on women from visiting the shrine.

Waytha made scapegoat in temple violence, says Hindraf

Hindraf legal adviser Karthig Shan urges Pakatan Harapan government to prevent groups using race or religion to split the community.

Seafield temple issue: Police get nod from DPP to charge 21...

Police have prepared 67 investigation papers and arrested 106 people to assist their probe.

Angkor Archeological Park: Asia’s leading tourist attraction

To prep for your visit to this Unesco World Heritage site, don't forget to visit the Angkor National Museum in Siem Reap the day before.