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Ha Noi city: Buddhist leader receives India Ambassador

Vice Chairman of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Executive Council, Most Venerable Thích Thanh Nhiễu received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India, Mrs. Preeti Saran to discuss the organization of the International Day of Yoga in Vietnam at Quan Su pagoda (Ha Noi city) on May 15.

Vietnam, US discuss religious policies

Vietnamese and US scholars and religious dignitaries discussed religious policies in their respective countries during a workshop held in Washington DC on Tuesday.

Dong Nai province: Vatican Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli visits Bac Hai parish

On May 10, Bac Hai parish under Xuan Loc diocese in Bien Hoa city solemnly welcomed Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, non-resident Special Envoy of the Vatican to Vietnam.

Giac Nguyen pagoda conducts medical charity in Cambodia

Tuong Nguyen Charity Group under Giac Nguyen pagoda in Ho Chi Minh city organized charity programs for free eye surgery and presenting wheelchairs to poor Cambodian from April 30 to May 6.

Project on restoring towers in My Son Sanctuary warms up

A delegation of experts led by the Director of Archaeological Survey of India Rakesh Tewari has completed a researching survey on My Son Sanctuary to prepare for the plan on restoration of My Son towers in the near future.

To be Buddhist monks at Harvard

As Divinity School students adapt to University life, they also face assumptions made about them

Lam Dong province: Generals of Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and Buddhist dignitaries visit Linh Phuoc pagoda

A delegation of monks and the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Guard Command visited Linh Phuoc pagoda in Da Lat city on April 23.

Traditional Asian New Year celebrated in Pho Minh pagoda

A gathering to celebrate the traditional Asian New Years was held in Pho Minh pagoda in Ho Chi Minh city on April 14.

Auxiliary Bishop of Incheon visits Hanoi Major Seminary

Auxiliary Bishop Jung Shin Chul of Incheon diocese, Korea led a delegation to visit Hanoi Major Seminary on April 10.

Pope Francis names Cardinal Nguyễn Văn Nhơn as member of Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Cardinal Pierre Nguyễn Văn Nhơn, Archbishop of Hanoi Archdiocese (Vietnam) was appointed by Pope Francis as member of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace on April 13.

Lao Embassy celebrates traditional New Year festival

The Lao Embassy held a celebration to mark their traditional New Year festival Bun Pi May in Hanoi on April 10 with the participation of Vietnamese senior officials. 

Traditional Asian New Year celebrated in Hanoi

A gathering to celebrate the traditional New Years of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was held in Hanoi on April 9.

Khmer Theravada Buddhist dignitaries receive Indian scholar

The Khmer Theravada Buddhism’s subcommittee for Cultural Affairs received Indian scholar, Prof. Dr. Arun Kumar Srivastara at Candaransi pagoda in Ho Chi Minh city’s district 3 on April 2.

Vietnam Home Affairs Ministry receives Medal, Certificates of Merit from Lao PDR

Lao People’s Democratic Republic awarded Medal and Certificate of Merit to several departments and individuals under the Vietnam Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) for their contributions in the construction of Lao’s National Archives centre at a ceremony held at the headquarter of the MOHA on April 6.

IPU-132 adopts anti-terrorism resolution

The 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly adopted a resolution on countering the evolving threats of terrorism, with two thirds of approval vote during its plenary session on March 31.

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