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Administrative inspection at Tan Dieu pagoda in Long An

Border Guard effectively implements religious affairs

“Bong Lai temple”: not legal Buddhist worshipping place

Asif Foundation organization, Caritas of My Tho diocese support people facing drought and saltwater intrusion in Tien Giang

UNESCO-recognised My Son Sanctuary offers admission fee discounts

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Asif Foundation organization, Caritas of My Tho diocese support people facing drought and saltwater intrusion in Tien Giang

The Asif Foundation organization from Australia on May 19 presented 140 kettles and 140 empty water tanks to poor people in Tan Thanh commune of Tan Phu Dong district, and Tan Phuoc and Tan Thanh communes of Go Cong Dong district in Tien Giang province.

Indian experts helping restore core area of My Son Sanctuary

Vietnamese and Indian experts on April 28 began restoration of a complex of towers considered the core area of the world cultural heritage site the My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam.

Pagoda in Laos assists Vietnamese community

Phat Tich Pagoda in Vientiane on April 24 presented relief aid to 250 Vietnamese in need in Laos who are facing difficulties caused by social distancing measures aimed to curb the spread of the COVID-19.

Vietnam Ancestral Global Day celebrated online in Canada

The Vietnam Ancestral Global Day was celebrated online in four major cities of Canada on April 11.

Archaeological Survey of India Begins Restoring Five Buddhist Pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has started restoring five pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Myanmar. The five Buddhist monuments were damaged during a devastating earthquake in 2016. 

Work starts on Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monument in Kampong Speu province

The construction of a Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monument was commenced in Kampong Speu province in Cambodia on March 2.

Vietnam, EU discuss protection and promotion of human rights

Vietnam and the European Union held a human rights dialogue in Hanoi on February 19, during which both sides outlined their commitments to the protection and promotion of human rights and to overcoming challenges in this area for the betterment of their peoples and societies.

Vietnam attends international Buddhism conference in India

Scholars from Vietnam, India and other countries including Australia and Belgium exchanged views on Buddhism’s role as a social and cultural bridge and a source of global peace at an international conference in India’s Bhubaneswar city on February 8-9.

US Ambassador releases carps to see off Kitchen Gods

US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink on January 15 performed the Vietnamese traditional New Year ritual of releasing carps into a lake to bid farewell to the Kitchen Gods at Kim Lien pagoda in Hanoi.

Conference seeks ways to preserve UNESCO-recognised cultural heritages

The VFUA on January 15 hosted an international conference in Hanoi to discuss measures for conserving and upholding the values of culture heritages recognized by UNESCO.

Vietnam, Cambodia exchange experiences in religious affairs

An exchange conference on religious affairs was held by the Vietnamese Government Committee for Religious Affairs and the Cambodian Ministry of Religions and Cults in the province of An Giang on January 7.

Government religious committee leader receives Vatican Cardinal in charge of integral human development

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vũ Chiến Thắng hosted on December 30 a reception for a visiting delegation led by Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

Ceremony marks 60th anniversary of Indian Bodhi tree gifted to Vietnam

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 22 to celebrate the 60th year since then Indian President Rajendra Prasad gifted a Bodhi tree to Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh in 1959.

Vietnamese Buddhist followers in RoK celebrate upcoming New Year

The Vietnamese Buddhist Association in the Republic of Korea (RoK) held a spring festival at Heungryunsa pagoda, Incheon city on the December 21, on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.

Deputy PM Trương Hòa Bình visits Laos

Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình held talks with his Lao counterpart Bounthong Chitmany and met with National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou on December 10 as part of his official visit to Laos. 

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