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Thanh Chiem palace to be rebuilt

Religious committee in Binh Duong pays Ramadan visit to Al Muttaquin mosque

Religious activities allowed to resume as normal

Da Nang municipal authorities extend Vesak greetings to local VBS

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Attractions reopened despite coronavirus spread

Historical and cultural relic sites and natural landscapes can be opened to tourists but operators must comply with coronavirus infection prevention and control measures, according to a public dispatch released by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on February 6.

Fishermen in Ba Ria Vung Tau pray for new fishing season

Binh Chau commune People’s Committee in Ba Ria Vung Tau province’s Xuyen Moc district held on February 5 a ceremony for launching the fishing season 2020.

Council of Europe passes resolution to stop workplace discrimination against people of faith

The Council of Europe has adopted a resolution upholding the duty of member states' to protect people of faith against discrimination in the workplace because of their beliefs.

Agricultural worship of Dao ethnic people in Northwestern region

Migrating to Vietnam from many different regions during last seven centuries, members of Dao ethnic groups became indigenous residents in the mountains of the Northeast, Northwest and Truong Son range.

Ante-Creation Caodai Church in Tien Giang holds first-quarter meeting

The Ante-Creation Caodai Church’s representative committee in Tien Giang province reviewed its first-quarter performance at a meeting held on February 3 in Minh Duc oratory located in the province’s My Tho city.

Cham Brahman community in Ninh Thuan ordains new high-ranking dignitary

The Cham Brahman community in Ninh Thuan province’s Ninh Phuoc district held on February 3 a ceremony for ordaining a new deputy head of the community’s dignitary council.

Vietnam Buddhist Institute closes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

According to the Vietnam Buddhist Institute in Hanoi, 600 Buddhist monks and nuns will be absent from the institute in the face of the acute respiratory disease caused by the  coronavirus.

Religious organizations in Quang Binh raise awareness of preventions against the nCoV

In the context of the complicated spread of a severe acute respiratory infection caused by the new strain of Corona virus (nCoV), religious organizations in Quang Binh province have actively coordinated with local authorities to raise the awareness of local people and followers of all religions on preventing measures against the spread of the nCoV.

Enhancing inspection of festivals in localities

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has signed Decision No. 270 approving a plan for inspecting the management of festivals in localities in preventing the spread of the new coronavirus (nCoV) which causes acute respiratory disease.

Deputy PM Trương Hòa Bình extends New Year visit to Government Religious Committee

Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình on February 3 paid a working visit to the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), just after the Vietnam’s traditional New Year 2020.

Government religious committee requests religious organizations to strengthen preventive measures against coronavirus threats

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) has issued a dispatch sent to religious organizations asking for a strengthening of preventions in the face of the threat of coronavirus (nCoV).

Eleven more national intangible heritages announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently signed a decision announcing 11 new national intangible cultural heritages

Xuong Giang victory site recognised as special national site

The Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony on January 29 to receive a certificate honouring the Xuong Giang victory historic relic site as a special national site.

Bo Da Pagoda’s woodblocks on display in Bac Giang

The national treasures - carved woodblocks bearing the Sutras of Zen Buddhism at Bo Da Pagoda in Viet Yen district, the northern province of Bac Giang are being showcased at an exhibition that opened in the pagoda on January 29.

Trump-Netanyahu plan for Palestine and Israel 'an ultimatum, not a path to peace' says world churches head

The World Council of Churches and The Lutheran World Federation, both with churches in the Holy Land, have criticized a proposal by U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for regional peace for the lack of consultation in their pitch.

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