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Incense offering commemorates death anniversary of Emperor Lê Đại Hành

Meeting with typical religious and ethnics held in Ben Tre

Religious committee in Gia Lai sends supports to disadvantaged people

Mung temple festival named national intangible heritage

Thuong Thai Son temple festival kicked off in Ninh Binh

Thuong Thai Son temple festival kicked off in Ninh Binh

Thuong Thai Son temple located in Son Lai commune of Ninh Binh province’s Nho Quan district dedicated to Nhồi Hoa Princess of Lao opened its annual festival on April 14.

Embassy in Canada holds online Hung Kings worship ceremony

The Vietnamese Embassy in Canada held a virtual ceremony to commemorate Hung Kings - the legendary ancestors of Vietnam – for Vietnamese people living across Canada on April 17.

Lao students in Thai Nguyen, Ha Tinh and Hue celebrate Bunpimay festival

On April 10, Lao students studying in Vietnam joined gatherings held in provinces of Thai Nguyen, Ha Tinh and Thua Thien-Hue to celebrate Bunpimay, the traditional New Year Festival of Laos.

Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

Vietnam requests that businesses respect the country’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, as well as its sovereignty, sovereign right and jurisdiction over related waters in the East Sea, said Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Lê Thị Thu Hằng at the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi on April 8.

Vietnam assumes UN Security Council presidency

Vietnam will serve as United Nations Security Council (UNSC) president starting Thursday, its second time in the seat during the 2020-21 tenure.

Vietnam demands China end violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea

China must end its violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng said.

UN Human Rights Council wraps up 46th regular session

The 46th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), held at the UN office in Geneva, concluded on Wednesday. 

Ha Tinh diocese has new apostolic administrator

Archbishop Marek Zalewski, the Holy See’s Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore cum Non-residential Pontifical Representative to Vietnam on March 19 announced the appointment of Auxiliary Bishop Louis Nguyễn Anh Tuấn, who currently serves in Ho Chi Minh city Archdiocese as Apostolic Administrator of Ha Tinh diocese.

Vietnamese martial arts seek UNESCO title

The People’s Committee of Binh Dinh province is currently working on submitting a request for UNESCO recognition of its traditional martial arts as an intangible part of humanity’s cultural heritage.

Vietnamese Ambassador states importance of religion to promote peace

Vietnamese Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý emphasized the importance of the role of religion and belief in promoting peace, understanding, tolerance, and mutual respect among various communities during a meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) held on March 19.

Vietnam’s consistent policy is to protect, promote human rights: Spokesperson

Hanoi (VNA) - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng has affirmed that Vietnam’s consistent policy is to protect and promote human rights, including basic rights to freedom specifically stipulated in the Constitution 2013 and many related legal documents.

Vietnam highlights attainments in children, PWDs’ rights promotion

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) convened the second week of its 46th regular session from March 1 to 5, with debates on promoting civil and political rights along with economic, cultural, and social rights, including the rights of the child and of persons with disabilities (PWDs).

US warships in South China Sea, Vietnam appeals for peace

Vietnam has called for all parties to maintain peace in the South China Sea following recent presence of US warships near its Paracel and Spratly archipelagos to challenge Beijing’s claims.

Deputy PM addresses high-level segment of UNHRC’s 46th regular session

Ensuring a safe society against epidemics like COVID-19 is the best way to ensure that each and every member of the society can fully enjoy their human rights, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh said while attending a High-level Segment of the 46th Regular Session of the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) via video conference on February 22.

Vietnam, India cooperate in heritage conservation

Vietnam and India are engaging in new development partnership projects in heritage conservation. They are working together to preserve the Temple at My Son; Dong Duong Buddhist Monastery in Quang Nam, and the Nhan Cham Tower in Phu Yen. VOV interviews Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Pranay Verma about this aspect of bilateral cooperation.

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