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Government Religious Committee urges religious organizations to strengthen preventive measures against coronavirus threats

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) in collaboration with the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) held on February 11 a meeting on the prevention and fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Correction-Path Caodai Church holds annual High Council’s meeting

The Correction-Path Caodai Church held on February 8 its annual meeting of the church’s High Council – the highest representative body.

Vietnam Baptist church extends visit to religious committee in Gia Lai

A delegation led by Pastor President of the Vietnam Baptist Church Nguyễn Võ Khánh Giám paid on February 6 a visit to the Committee for Religious Affairs in Gia Lai province, on occasion of the Lunar New Year 2020.

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

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