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Preserving and protection values of Trang An landscape complex

Home Affairs Department in Thai Nguyen has exchange meeting with provincial VBS Chapter

Project on digitizing festival data in Vietnam approved

Concentrated isolation center set up in Pali - Khmer Intermediate School in Tra Vinh

Religious committee in Gia Lai pays visits to religious dignitaries having relatives as war invalids, martyrs

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UNDP lauds Vietnam’s efforts to make mid-term report on UPR recommendation implementation

Caitlin Wiesen, Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam, has applauded the Government’s efforts to make a mid-term report on the implementation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) third cycle recommendations.

Duc Hau pagoda presents supplies to Lao students in Nghe An

A delegation of Duc hau pagoda located in Nghe An province’s Vinh city visited and presented supporting supplies to Lao students in Medical College of Vinh.

UN appreciates Vietnam for protection and promotion of human rights

The UN highly appreciates the proactive Vietnamese response to challenges regarding the protection and promotion of human rights, has said Kamal Malhotra, UN resident coordinator in Vietnam.

Illegal exploration, survey activities in Hoang Sa violate Vietnam’s sovereignty: Spokeswoman

Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lê Thị Thu Hằng has reaffirmed Vietnam’s sovereignty and legitimate rights over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.

Vietnam requests Taiwan to stop illegal drills on Truong Sa’s Ba Binh island

Vietnam resolutely opposes to and requests Taiwan (China) to stop live-fire drills in the waters around Ba Binh island of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and not to repeat the action in the future, spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Lê Thị Thu Hằng has said.

Hue seeks UNESCO recognition for royal dings

Hue city is preparing to seek UNESCO’s world heritage recognition for nine dings of the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam's last royal rulers.

Vietnam elected to Intergovernmental Committee of 2005 Convention of UNESCO

Vietnam and Bangladesh (two representatives of the Asia-Pacific region) have just been elected to the Intergovernmental Committee of the Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (Convention 2005) for the term 2021-2025.

Vietnam cannot grant free reign to operations of religious groups

Taking unfair advantage of religion to further political activities, boosting those aiming to overthrow the Government, and actions which threaten unity should not be tolerated by any country, not just in Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha donates 33 ventilators for India

The Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha on May 28 presented its donation of 33 ventilators to Indian people amid COVID-19 at a ceremony held at the Indian Embassy in Hanoi.

Vietnamese in Mozambique celebrate Buddha’s birthday

A Vesak ritual was hosted by the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) and the Embassy of Vietnam in Mozambique to mark Buddha’s 2,565th birthday and to pray for peace on May 26 in the capital Maputo.

Buddha’s birthday celebrated virtually in New York

Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, on May 25 emphasised the need to promote core values of Buddhism, and enhance friendship and cooperation between nations.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha offers medical aid for India’s COVID-19 fight

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) has handed over medical supplies worth VND1.8 billion (US$78,320) to help the India government and people battle COVID-19.

HCM City: Monks, Buddhist followers offer prayers to COVID-19-hit India

Special prayers were offered to India, which has experienced a great deal of loss from COVID-19, by Vietnamese monks and Buddhist followers in Ho Chi Minh City at a ceremony held on May 15.

Spokeswoman: Vietnam always respects policy on freedom of religion and belief

Vietnam always respects and consistently implements a policy of ensuring citizens’ right to freedom of religion and belief and to follow or not follow a religion, guarantees equality and non-discrimination based on religion or belief, and protects operations of religious organizations in line with the law, the Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Lê Thị Thu Hằng has said.

Vietnam Buddhists present ventilators to India for COVID-19 fight

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on May 12 delivered 100 portable ventilators and 50 oxygen generators worth VND14 billion to Indian representatives as part of efforts to assist the Indian Government in their ongoing COVID-19 fight.

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