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Thang Long Citadel management urged to speed up conservation efforts

VFF in Ho Chi Minh city extends congratulation to Thuong Nguon Festive of Caodaism

Deputy PM addresses high-level segment of UNHRC’s 46th regular session

Home Affairs Department in Ninh Thuan extends congratulations to Caodai parishes on Holy Festival

Only incense offering ceremonies held at festivals in Hanoi

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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.

Religious organizations in An Giang strictly observe guidelines for Covid-19 prevention during Lunar New Year

Religious practices in An Giang province have strictly observed preventive measures issued by relevant authorities during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) 2021.

Politburo, Secretariat of Party Central Committee hold first session

The Politburo and Secretariat of the 13th-tenure Party Central Committee held their first session in Hanoi on February 18 to discuss key tasks for the first quarter and the policy for purchasing and using COVID-19 vaccines.

Hanoi’s relic sites shut down amid Covid-19 outbreak

Relic sites and religious venues in the capital city of Hanoi have been closed in response to the local authorities’ closure request to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Localities ramp up COVID-19 prevention measures

Hanoi authorities met online with grassroots leaders on Wednesday to ramp up their efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic, including scaling up testing.

PM requests purchasing COVID-19 vaccine in February

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has ordered the health sector to conduct all necessary measures to make COVID-19 vaccines available in Vietnam this month either through purchasing or from UN organisations.

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