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Religious affairs committee in Gia Lai pays pre-Tet visit to Buddhist leader

Local authorities of Kien Giang, Dong Thap & Can Tho city hold exchange meetings with religious dignitaries

Local authorities extend Tet greetings to religious followers

Religious dignitaries attend exchange meeting with provincial government of Tay Ninh

Da Nang municipal authorities held exchange meeting with local religious dignitaries

Overseas Vietnamese celebrate Chol Chnam Thmay festival in Cambodia

The General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians (GAVC) held a ceremony to celebrate the Cambodian traditional New Year Festival Chol Chnam Thmay in Phnom Penh, on April 7, which attracted more than 200 Vietnamese Cambodians.

Seminar on Vietnamese, Korean Buddhism history held in Korea

A seminar on history of Korean and Vietnamese Buddhism was jointly held by the Vietnam Buddhist Institute in Ho Chi Minh City and Academy of Buddhist Studies under Dongguk University on April 5.

India helps translate ancient inscriptions in My Son Sanctuary

The Sanskrit inscriptions on steles at the UNESCO world heritage My Son Sanctuary in central Quang Nam province will be translated into Vietnamese and English as part of a joint project between Vietnam and India.

Special Easter Celebration for Korean Presbytarians in Hanoi

The Korean Presbyterian congregation in Hanoi had a particular Easter Day this year at a solemn ceremony held on April 1 as it has received the formal registration certificate from the municipal government for its group religious activities at an independent venue.

Overseas Vietnamese in Laos holds requiem for fallen soldiers

A requiem to commemorate Vietnamese soldiers who laid down their lives to defend national sovereignty was held in Phat Tich Lao pagoda in Vientiane capital, Laos on March 25.

GCRA receives DIVA delegation from Korea

Director of International Relation Department under the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Nguyễn Đức Vinh hosted on March 16a reception for a visiting delegation from Korean Deajin International Volunteers Associations (DIVA)  led by President Kim Wan Yong. 

Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Parvathaneni Harish meets with Deputy Patriarch Thích Trí Quảng

H.E. Ambassador of India to Vietnam Parvathaneni Harish led on March 15 a delegation to visit Most Venerable Deputy Patriarch of the VBS’s Discernment Council Thích Trí Quảng at Hue Nghiem pagoda located in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 2.

Hanoi mayor receives delegation of LDS Church

Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyễn Đức Chung hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 15 for a delegation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) who are on a working visit to Vietnam.

VFF leader stresses contributions of LDS Church’s followers to national unity

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Trần Thanh Mẫn highlighted contributions of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Vietnam to the great national unity bloc. 

Cambodian religions ministry’s delegation visits Binh Duong

Chairman of the People’s Committee of southern Binh Duong province Tran Thanh Liem on March 14 received a Cambodian delegation led by Him Chhem, Senior Minister and Minister of Cults and Religions of Cambodia.

GCRA receives Apostle of LDS Church

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Dương Ngọc Tấn hosted on March 14 a reception for a visiting delegation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) led by Elder Gary E. Stevenson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

HCM City leader welcomes Cambodian Minister of Cults and Religion

HCM City always respects and treasures the sound relations with Cambodia’s ministries, branches and localities, helping consolidate the traditional neighborly friendship between the two countries, said Permanent Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Lê Thanh Liêm. 

Cambodian Ministry of Cults and Religion delegation visits VBS Southern office


The delegation of Cambodian Ministry of Cults and Religions led by Minister Him Chhem visited on March 12 the Southern office of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) based in Quang Duc monastery located in Ho Chi Minh City's District 3.

Vietnamese in Czech Republic pray for peace

Vietnamese Buddhist followers and dignitaries in the Czech Republic organized Thuong Nguyen ceremony on March 11 to pray for peace and happiness.

Vietnamese Buddhist Association holds requiem in RoK

The Vietnamese Buddhist Association in the Republic of Korea (RoK) held a requiem at Phung An pagoda in Seoul on March 11 to pray for national peace and prosperity.

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