ASIA PACIFIC – Highlights

AN ANCIENT HINDU KINGDOM

The Chams once ruled a Hindu kingdom called Champa whose influence extended through what is now southern Vietnam and...

WHEF Explores Sustainable Ways to Strengthen Economy

New Delhi to host the 3rd WHEF with World Hindu Congress Economic boom of previous two decades followed by...

Thailand Government released new Postage Stamps on Hindu Deities

Hindu Dharma greatly admired by Thai Government Government of Thailand released remarkable new edition of stamps depicting the Hindu...

367 Hindu Temple Claimed Demolished in Sri Lanka

TORONTO, January 25, 2013 (Sunthanthiran): The International Policy Digest has authentically published a shocking news item, that 367 Hindu...

Hindus Shocked And Perturbed By BBS Statement

Hindus Shocked And Perturbed By BBS Statement – ‘Sri Lanka Is The Country Of Sinhala Buddhists’ “We are shocked...

Five South Korean missionaries detained and later deported by India

Five South Korean missionaries were held on 11th August, in Pimpri Chinchwad area in the State of Maharashtra along...

Hinduism in Korea

Hinduism is a minority religion in Korea. Through Buddhism, it has also had an indirect impact on certain aspects of traditional Korean...

Nepal protest: Hindu vigilantes attack Maoists

Kathmandu: More than a dozen Maoist leaders were hurt and two vehicles torched along the Nepal-India border Thursday as...

Perkasa vice-president asks why Hindu gods did not stop flood

KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 ― Perkasa vice-president Datuk Zulkifli Noordin has been slammed by Hindu leaders after delivering a...

Largest ancient Hindu temple discovered in Indonesia

Construction workers in Bali have discovered what is thought to be the biggest ancient Hindu temple ever found on...

1st World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) Held in Hong Kong

Mauritian Vice-Prime Minister, Hon’ble Anil Kumar Bachoo inaugurated the First World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF), which was held in...

Celebrating Holi in China

Holi is spring festival celebrated as a festival of colours. It used to a be religious festival of Hindus,...

Hindu Temple Consecrated In Myanmar

MYANMAR, January 30, 2010: Tamils in Myanmar consecrated a renovated Perumaal temple in Yangon on Wednesday morning. Several thousand...

Tamils of Indian Origin in Myanmar

It was startling to suddenly come across this young Tamil woman in a busy market in Yangon (Rangoon) –...

HAF Partners With UNHCR To Assist Bhutanese Hindus

Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2012) — The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) announced the formation of a partnership with the United...

Hindus And Sikhs Vanishing From Afghanistan

The murder of Sushmita Banerjee, an Indian Bengali author living in Afghanistan with her Afghan husband, likely underscores the...

Hindus – Regional Distribution

Hindus There are about 1 billion Hindus around the world, representing 15% of the global population. Major traditions within...

Diwali celebrated with a cause in Australia

MELBOURNE : Celebrating the Hindu festival of lights, an annual Diwali event was held here that attracted thousands of Indians and...

Australia: Mosque preacher filmed calling for all Hindus and Buddhists to be killed

Detectives are examining the sermon given by Sheikh Sharif Hussein, who has previously been visited by the intelligence services,...

The great Hindu festival of ‘Janai Purnima’ celebrated in Nepal

Kathmandu (AsiaNews) – Celebrations for the Hindu festival of Janai Purnima, the Sacred Thread Festival, took place yesterday in “secular”...