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Phuoc Dan Baha'i Spiritual Council elects delegates to 14th general congress of Vietnam Baha’i Community

Phuoc Dan Baha’i Community’s Spiritual Council in Ninh Thuan province held a meeting on February 28 for electing delegates to the Vietnam Baha’i Community’s 14th general congress.

Big turnout as Indonesia holds mass vaccination drive for clergy

Thousands of Indonesia’s religious figures gathered on Thursday for mass COVID-19 inoculations for clergy and faith groups, with monks, priests, imams and nuns queuing to receive their first doses of vaccine.

Buddhist Institute in HCM city to reopen in March 2

The Vietnam Buddhist Institute in Ho Chi Minh city has scheduled the reopening day after the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival 2021.

VBS in Ba Ria Vung Tau strictly observes Covid-19 preventive measures

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam, the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Executive Committee in Ba Ria Vung Tau province has recommended Buddhists and visitors to avoid large gatherings in pagodas and access Buddhist teachings through radio, facebook, and YouTube channel, etc.

Religious organizations in Tien Giang proactively response to Covid-19 epidemic prevention

In response to requests of local authorities, religious organizations in Tien Giang province have issued in February 2021 dispatches calling religious followers to practically contribute to the Covid-19 epidemic prevention.

Dong Nai religious committee hands over teaching materials of History and Law Subjects to local religious training institutions

The Committee for Religious Affairs in Dong Nai province has presented teaching materials of the Law and History subjects to training institutions of religions in the province at a meeting held on February 24.

VBS responds to PM’s initiative on planting one billion trees

The central Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Council issued on February 22 a dispatch responding the initiative of the Prime Minister on planting one billion trees in the next five years.

PM proposes measures to galvanize int’l efforts to address climate-related risks to peace, security

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc attended and delivered remarks at an open debate of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on addressing climate-related risks to international peace and security, which was held in the form of video conferencing on February 23.

Cham relic site recognized as a sculpture heritage by Danang city

The Danang Municipal People Committee on February 23 announced a certificate recognizing the Cham relic site in Phong Le village, Hoa Tho Dong ward, Cam Le district as a municipal-level historical relic site.

Festive activities excluded from upcoming Hung Kings Temple Festival

Only ritual ceremonies will be held at the Hung Kings Temple Festival in the northern province of Phu Tho this year due to COVID-19, heard a meeting of local authorities on February 23.

Catholic youths in Ha Tinh ready for military recruitment day

Ha Tinh province has 160,000 Catholic followers, accounting for 12% the provincial population.

Lim festival 2021 closed to visitors

Bac Ninh provincial authority has asked localities not to organize Lim festival and close pagodas to visitors, due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

Eleven groups of individuals first to receive Covid-19 vaccination

The Ministry of Health has listed 11 groups of individuals that will be the first to receive Covid-19 vaccination in the country as per the distribution plan of vaccine for the 2021-2022 period.

Saigon pagoda shut down after mass celebration

Vien Giac Pagoda in Saigon has been closed and disinfected after an estimated 1,000 worshippers gathered for a ceremony amid the nation’s critical Covid-19 fight.

Yen Tu festival takes place with strict anti-coronavirus measures

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Committee in Quang Ninh province held on February 21 the opening ceremony of Yen Tu festival 2021 with tight measures for the Covid-19 epidemic prevention.

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