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Kon Tum authorities extend congratulations to new Vicar General of Kon Tum diocese

Religious Committee in Ha Tinh celebrates 65th anniversary of state governance on belief and religion

Training conference on religion held in Thanh Hoa

District authorities in Ha Giang holds exchange meeting on founding anniversary of state management on belief, religion

Training on climate change adaptation held for religious clerics in Thai Binh

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Sri Lanka's leading Venerable talks about value of Buddhist teachings in modern life in Hanoi

The sermon on the “Relevance of Buddhist Teachings to Modern Life” was delivered by Doctor Most Venerable (Dr. Most Ven.) Mirisse Dhammika Thero in Quan Su pagoda (Hanoi) on November 29. Over 100 delegates from Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand and India were present at the session.

Vietnam attends Int’l Christmas Festival in Czech

Vietnamese handicrafts and traditional cuisine were on display at the International Christmas Festival held in Prague, Czech Republic on December 1.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha hands over 100 tons of rice for storm victims in Mozambique

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) handed over 100 tons of rice to victims of the tropical storm Idai and Kennth in Mozambique, which devastated the African country’s central region in March and April this year, at a meeting held on November 26 in Maputo.

Japan-Vietnam Festival – highlight in bilateral cultural cooperation

The Japan-Vietnam Festival is a win-win event which has become a highlight in the bilateral cultural partnership over the years, said Tsutomu Takebe, Special Advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance.

Vietnam pagoda project launched in Korea

The Vietnamese Buddhist oversea community in Seoul, Korea held on November 10 a ceremony to establish a Buddhist ashram and launch a Vietnamese pagoda project in Seoul.

Int’l conference on East Sea concludes

The 11th South China Sea (East Sea) International Conference was wrapped up in Hanoi on November 7.

Cambodia Culture Week set to take place on November 19 in Can Tho

The city of Can Tho is scheduled to host Cambodia Culture Week 2019 from November 19 to 22, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

GCRA leader receives new Sri Lanka Ambassador to Vietnam

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vũ Chiến Thắng hosted a reception on November 07 for Sri Lanka Ambassador Sampath Prasanna Walpita Gamage on occasion of his new mission to Vietnam.

Photo exhibition named “Getting to know Baekje” held in Hanoi

A photo exhibition named “Getting to know Baekje” kicked off on November 4 at the Korean Cultural Center in Hanoi.

Religious committee in Lam Dong receives US Adventist Church delegation

Chairman of Lam Dong provincial Committee for Religious Affairs (PCRA) Ngô Văn Đức hosted a reception on October 28 for a visiting delegation from the US Adventist Church led by Pastor Daniel George Smith.

Indian festival Diwali to be held in HCM City
The Indian Business Chamber in Vietnam (INCHAM) will organize the Diwali Carnival 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City on November 2.
Seminar urges EU to increase presence through activities in East Sea

The European Union (EU) was urged to increase its regional presence with a focus on trade, connectivity and maritime security and safety as navigation in the East Sea is an important artery of the world trade and essential to the bloc, as heard a seminar in Brussels on October 22.

Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights

A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.

Hanoi ceremony to hand over offerings from Thai King

A Kathina (robe offering) ceremony was jointly hosted by the Thai Embassy in Vietnam, the Thai Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) at Hoang An pagoda in Hanoi on October 21.

Hanoi leader welcomes delegation of LDS Church

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung received a delegation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Hanoi on October 17.

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