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President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc pays tribute to Vietnam Buddhist Sangha leader Thích Phổ Tuệ

President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on October 22 paid homage to Most Venerable Thích Phổ Tuệ, Supreme Patriarch of the Patronage Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), who died a day prior at the age of 105, at Vien Minh (Rang) Pagoda in Hanoi’s Phu Xuyen district.

My Tho Diocese in Tien Giang holds online mass praying for Covid-19 ending

My Tho Diocese in Tien Giang province held on October 17 an online mass in the diocese cathedral located in the province’s My Tho city, praying for the country to soon overcome the Covid-19 pandemic.

Evangelical chapter in Dak Nong holds online spiritual refreshment program

The Evangelical Church of Vietnam (South) (ECVN)’s Representative Committee in Dak Nong province held on October 15 an online spiritual refreshment program.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha aids Lao monks amid COVID-19

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on October 19 presented to the Lao Buddhist Coalition Central Committee five tonnes of rice and 500 boxes of instant noodle to help Lao monks overcome difficulties caused by COVID-19.

VBS Supreme Patriarch Thích Phổ Tuệ passes away at 105

Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), Most Venerable Thích Phổ Tuệ, the third Dharma Master of the VBS, passed away on the morning of October 21 in Phu Xuyen district of Hanoi.

Gathering on Vietnamese Women’ Day

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA)’s Trade Union held on October 18 a gathering on occasion of the Vietnamese Women’ Day 20/10.

Ministry of Resources and Environment continues receiving comments on the Draft Decree guiding the implementation of Environmental Protection Law

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is still calling for contributions to the Draft Decree on detailing a number of articles in the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 before submitting it to the Government for consideration and approval.

Worshipping objects from Kim Chau mound transfered to Ngau pagoda

On October 18, the Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam Culture and Science Centre informed that the Centre in collaboration with Venerable Thich Đức Hạnh – Abbot of Ngau pagoda has entirely transferred worshipping projects and artifacts from Kim Chau mound to Ngau pagoda in Thanh Tri district’s Tam Hiep commune.

Government religious committee holds meeting on propagating material of social contributions of religion

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs held on October 15 a meeting for evaluating propaganting contents on social contributions of religion.

Evangelical representative committee in Dak Lak holds online seminar on Covid-19 pandemic adaption

The representative committee in Dak Lak province under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (South) held on October an online seminar on the Covid-19 pandemic for its members and local people.

Prayer ceremony proposed for deceased compatriots, comrades and soldiers

The Ho Chi Minh city Party Committee’s Executive Committee has agreed a proposal by the municipal People’s Committee for organizing a ceremony to pay tribute to the compatriots, comrades and soldiers who have died from Covid-19.


Buddhist pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City donates medical equipment for Covid-19 prevention and control to Soc Trang

Giac Ngo pagoda located in Ho Chi Minh City presented on October 17 medical equipment for Covid-19 prevention and control to the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) in Soc Trang province.

Seminar on Buddhist contribution to social welfare held in Hoa Binh

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Central Committee for Buddhist Guidance in collaboration with Hoa Binh provincial Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs held on October 17 a seminar themed "Contributions to social welfare by the VBS chapter in Hoa Binh province: Current practice and solution".

Tran Temple special national relic site in Thai Binh Province to be restored

The Prime Minister has just signed a decision approving the task of planning the preservation and restoration of the tombs and temple dedicated to the Kings of the Tran Feudal Dynasty in Hung Ha District in the northern province of Thai Binh, which has been recognised as a Special National Relic Site

Pandemic prevention and control policies must be unified nationwide: PM

Pandemic prevention and control policies must be unified nationwide, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính told an online conference with the Steering Committees for COVID-19 Prevention and Control of 63 provinces and cities on October 17.

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