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    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

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    War of words erupts over new supreme patriarch pick

    News, Nauvarat Suksamran, Published on 05/01/2016

    » A war of words over who should become the new supreme patriarch is raging on social media pitting a supporter of key candidate Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamangalacharn against activist monk Phra Buddha Isara.

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    Council picks top monk

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 14/01/2016

    » The Sangha Supreme Council (SSC) has already nominated the new supreme patriarch, with embattled Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamangalacharn tipped to be in line for the top post.

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    NOB transfer harms govt anti-graft drive

    News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 11/09/2017

    » Pol Lt Col Pongporn Pramsaneh has been widely recognised as an honest and straightforward officer in the Department of Special Investigation – a rare breed in the police force. It explains why he was ordered shifted from the DSI's head of the Tax Litigation Office to lead the National Office of Buddhism (NOB) on Feb 25 by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to do an unenviable mission. His task was to clean up the mess concerning the misappropriation of government funds for the renovation of temples and for schools on temple grounds.

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    Amend the Sangha Act

    News, Editorial, Published on 15/01/2016

    » While Thai Buddhism is plagued with many problems, the controversy over the supreme patriarch nomination underscores the crux of the matter -- the Sangha law that perpetuates a closed and autocratic clergy.

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