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Ben Tre Evangelical Church has new superintendent

Pastor Phan Thế Lữ was formally appointed as the new superintendent of Ben Tre Evangelical Church under the Vietnam Evangelical Church (South) at a ceremony taking place in the church located in Ben Tre city on November 19.

Then Singing of Tay ethnic group during national solidarity festival 2019

As part of the “Great national solidarity – Vietnam’s cultural heritage” week taking place in the Culture-Tourism Village for Vietnamese Ethnic Groups from November 18 to 23, a group of the Tay ethnic community from Lang Son province has performed Then Singing, the unique traditional ceremony of the ethnic group in Vietnam.

Boko Haram fighters kill five villagers in Chad: authorities

Five villagers have been killed in western Chad, as Boko Haram militant fighters increase their deadly attacks, a regional official told AFP Monday.

Two of the victims were strangled and three were shot dead, said Sadick Khatir, secretary general of the Lac area.

Requiem for traffic accident victims held in An Giang

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Chapter in An Giang province in collaboration with the provincial Traffic Safety Committee and Thoai Son district authorities held on November 17 a requiem in Truc Lam Zen monastery to pray for traffic accident victims. 

Buddhist solidarity association in Kien Giang’s districts holds general conference

The inter-district Society for Solidarity of Patriotic Buddhists of Kien Luong – Ha Tien – Giang Thanh in Kien Giang province convened on November 15 its 5th general conference for the 2019-2024 tenure.

Ptolemaic-era temple discovered in Sohag

Archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old temple in Egypt. It is believed to belong to Ptolemy IV Philopator of the Ptolemaic Kingdom.

25 relatives of Al-Baghdadi captured in Turkey

Close relatives of dead ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi have been arrested in the central Anatolian province of Kırşehir on November 16, ONA reports citing Hurriyet.

Sri Lanka elections: Gunmen open fire on convoy of buses carrying minority Muslim voters; no casualties reported

Gunmen opened fire on a convoy of buses carrying minority Muslim voters in northwest Sri Lanka on Saturday, hours before polling in presidential elections got underway, police said.

PM, NA Chair attend great unity festivals in Hà Nội, Trà Vinh

HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc attended the great national unity festival held in Điện Biên Ward of Hà Nội’s Ba Đình District on Sunday to mark the 89th founding anniversary of Việt Nam Fatherland Front (November 18).

Highlighting the significance of the event, PM Phúc said it is a chance to listen to public feedback via the political system at a grassroots level.

He expressed his wish that local authorities and people would maintain the tradition of solidarity and unity in the current regional and global context.

PM Phúc hailed Điện Biên Ward for its achievements since the launch of the campaign “All people stay united to build new-style rural and civilised areas” a year ago, as well as the city and Điện Biên Ward’s care for policy beneficiaries and poor households.

Inauguration of new Caodai oratory in Tien Giang

Long Tien Caodai parish under the Ante-Creation Caodai Church in Cai Lay district’s Long Tien commune, Tien Giang province held on November 15 a solemnly ceremony for inaugurating its new oratory.

Dak Kang evangelical chapter in Binh Phuoc starts construction of its new church

Dak Kang Evangelical Church under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (South) in Binh Phuoc province held on November 15 a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of its church located in Bu Dang district’s Dong Nai commune.

Hoang Phuc Pagoda presents gifts to Van Kieu villagers in Quang Binh

A charity delegation from Hoang Phuc Pagoda located in Quang Binh province’s Le Thuy district organized on November 17 a charity visit to Bach Dan village of Lam Thuy commune in the district. 

Government religious committee presents registration certificate to LDS church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Vietnam (LDS) held on November 15 a solemn ceremony to receive the registration certificate for religious operation.

Vietnam Evangelical Church appoints new head of its chapter in Kien Giang

The Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (South)’s Executive Committee held on November 12 a solemnly ceremony for appointing Pastor Lê Si Giô Na as the new head of Da Noi Evangelical Chapter in Kien Giang province.

Quan Am pagoda in Gia Lai supports building charity houses to disadvantaged people in Quang Binh

A charity group of Quan Am pagoda in Gia Lai province on November 13visited and met with Quang Binh provincial Fatherland front committee for handing over financial support for supporting construction of charity houses for the disadvantaged in the province.

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