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Training on religious affairs held in Ha Tinh

Vietnam Coast Guard holds exchange meeting with ethnic – religious people

30th anniversary of Sub-Institute for Buddhist Studies in Hanoi and Buddhist Studies Magazine to be held in Hanoi

Thang Long Imperial Citadel marks 10th anniversary of UNESCO recognition

Training conference for ethnic, religious youth held in Binh Duong

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Work starts on Vietnam - Cambodia Friendship Monument in Tboung Khmum province

The construction of a Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monument commenced in Tboung Khmum province in Cambodia on November 20.

US ambassador pays visit to Vietnam’s first university

The visit to the historic site aims to show respect for Vietnamese culture, including the nation’s traditional fondness for learning.

Diwali festival observed in HCM City

The Indian Consulate General in HCM City for the first time hosted a celebration of the traditional Festival of Lights (Diwali) of India in the city on November 15.

Deputy Minister Vũ Chiến Thắng receives head of EU mission to Vietnam

Deputy Minister Vũ Chiến Thắng hosted on November 3 a reception at Ministry of Home Affairs’s headquarters for visiting Ambassador Pier Giorgio Aliberti, Head of the European Union (EU) delegation to Vietnam.

Laos: Requiem held for people killed in flooding in central Vietnam

A requiem has been solemnly held for soldiers, officers and civilians killed in the recent devastating floods and landslides in central Vietnam by Vietnamese expats in Laos at Vientiane-based Phat Tich Pagoda.

Vietnam pledges to promote rule of law at national, int’l level

Vietnam will continue to cooperate proactively and responsibly with the UN and countries to promote the rule of law at both national and international levels, Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, head of the Vietnam mission to the UN affirmed.

Vietnam actively engages in UNHRC’s 45th regular session

A Vietnamese mission led by Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva, has actively participated in the 45th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) from September 14 to October 7.

Reaching consensus on compiling nomination dossier for recognizing Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscape as World Heritage

On Sept 17, in Uong Bi City, the People's Committees of Quang Ninh, Hai Duong, and Bac Giang provinces co-organized a meeting to reach consensus on some contents of the nomination dossier to be submitted to UNESCO for recognition of the Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscape located in 3 provinces as a World Heritage.

Pandemic impact on ASEAN’s world heritage sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has gazetted 38 heritage sites in Southeast Asia under its list of World Heritage Sites (WHS) for their unique cultural values, historical background and otherworldly landscapes. The list includes temples, historic ruins, terraced rice fields and tropical rainforests, all of which are capable of attracting millions of visitors from around the globe.

Buddhist dignitaries receive doctorates of honor from Apollos University

Apollos University held on September 6 a ceremony at the National Academy of Public Administration’s branch in Ho Chi Minh City for presenting certificates to graduation students of online courses and honorary doctorates and professors to individuals with social and educational impacts in communities.

OVs in Laos celebrate Buddhist Vu Lan festival

Vietnamese expatriates in Laos on September 2 gathered at a Vu Lan festival at Phat Tich pagoda in Vientiane to express their deep gratitude towards parents.

China’s military exercises in Hoang Sa violate Vietnam’s sovereignty

China’s organisation of consecutive military exercises in the waters to the north-northeast of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago has violated Vietnam’s sovereignty over the archipelago, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng on August 26.

Vietnam committed to combating terrorism at online UN meeting

Vietnam is committed to combating terrorism on the basis of complying with the United Nations Charter and international law, said Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN.

Vietnam promotes human rights of the vulnerable

Vietnam pledges to protect and promote human rights, with priority given to the vulnerable, while rapidly restoring the post-COVID-19 economy and achieving its UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Requiem for fallen soldiers at Vietnam – Laos int’l martyrs’ cemetery

A grand requiem ceremony was held at Vietnam – Laos International Martyrs’ Cemetery in the central province of Nghe An on July 18 night, on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of Day of Martyrs and Invalids (July 27).

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