2 temples on shared site clash again in court

Tian Kong's bid to stop Tuan Kong Beo from celebrating birthday of deity on the premises is dismissed

Tian Kong Buddhist Temple and Tuan Kong Beo (Teochew) Temple are both sited in a compound in Bedok North. Both groups inked an agreement in July 2011 to regulate the use of the premises, but its terms are in dispute, with the Teochew temple having lo
Tian Kong Buddhist Temple and Tuan Kong Beo (Teochew) Temple are both sited in a compound in Bedok North. Both groups inked an agreement in July 2011 to regulate the use of the premises, but its terms are in dispute, with the Teochew temple having lodged a lawsuit against Tian Kong.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Two temples that are sited in a Bedok North compound are at loggerheads again.

In the latest spat, Tian Kong Buddhist Temple sought to stop Tuan Kong Beo (Teochew) Temple from celebrating the birthday of a deity in the shared grounds.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 05, 2019, with the headline '2 temples on shared site clash again in court'. Subscribe