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Da Nang municipal authorities promulgate coordination regulation between home affairs and culture& sports departments on belief

Authorities in Ninh Thuan exchange with religious organizations on preventive measures against Covid-19 disease

Binh Phuoc authorities carry out disinfection at religious worshipping places

Vietnam to cancel religious events in coronavirus counter measure

Models gathering Catholic women established in Ha Tinh

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Public security in Ha Tinh joins hand with local Catholics for preventing Covid-19 epidemic

A delegation from the Public Security in Ha Tinh province led by Colonel Director Võ Trọng Hải visited on March 10 Ha Tinh diocese and several priests in the province’s Nghi Xuan district.

Measures launched to conserve values of Hoi An world heritage

The Hoi An Centre for Cultural Heritage Management and Preservation will carry out seven solutions in the 2020-25 period in a bid to conserve and sustain values of Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam, said Director of the centre Phạm Phú Ngọc.

Religious organizations in Dong Nai actively join social movements

According to reports of religious organizations in Dong Nai province, in 2019, local religious organizations have proactively participated in soical movements launched by local authorities for socio-economic development in the locality though practical activities with contributions valued at over 280 billion VND.

Government leader calls for drastic measures to protect public health

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc underlined the need to take drastic, comprehensive, and swift measures in a bid to control the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to protect lives whilst chairing a cabinet meeting on COVID-19 prevention and control in Hanoi on March 9.

New bridges built with Buddhist support inaugurated in Western region

A Tuong Nguyen Zen charity group led by Senior Venerable Thích Minh Phú, Vice Chairman of the social charities board Vietnam Buddhist Sangha chapter in Ho Chi Minh city, Abbot of Tuong Nguyen pagoda located in the city’s district No. 4 on March 7 organized a charity program in the Western region.

Sen Village Festival 2020 to take place celebrating 130th birthday of Late President Hồ Chí Minh

Nghe An authorities held on March 6 a meeting with the Government Committee for Religious Affairs, the Voice of Vietnam and the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on the organization of Sen Village Festival 2020 for celebrating the 130th birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh.

Shorting and simplifying Hùng Kings Festival due to fears of coronavirus.

Phu Tho have decided to shorten and simplify Hùng Kings Festival due to fears of coronavirus.

Social Sciences & Humanities University in HCMC studies religious life in Ben Tre

A delegation of the Social Sciences and Humanities Univiersity under the Ho Chi Minh City National University visited Ben Tre province on March 4 for studying the religious life in the province.

643th death anniversary of Lady Victory Nguyễn Thị Bích Châu hosts only rituals, no festive activities for preventing Covid-19 threats

According to Ha Tinh province’s Ky Anh town People's Committee, the 643th of death anniversary of Lady Victory Nguyễn Thị Bích Châu took place from March 04-05 (the 14th – 15th of the second lunar month).

Quan The Am Festival cancelled over coronavirus worries

The annual Quan The Am (Avalokitecvara) Festival, which attracts thousands of attendees over its three days, has been cancelled due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus, currently known as Covid-19.

This year’s event was scheduled to take place at Ngu Hanh Son District's Quan The Am (Avalokitecvara) Pagoda in the Marble Mountains Tourist Area from 10 - 12 March (the 17th - 19th days of the 2nd lunar month).

It is one of the most eagerly anticipated spiritual cultural events for Buddhists and non- Buddhists across from Da Nang and elsewhere in the country.

Source: baodanang.vn

Upgrade of relic site built by King-monk Trần Nhân Tông started in Quang Ninh

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Quang Ninh held on March 1 a ceremony to start the renovation of Am Duoc or Medicine Shrine built upon order by King-monk Trần Nhân Tông.

Buddhist pagoda in Tien Giang provides preventive measures against Covid-19

Du Khanh pagoda located in Tien Giang province’s Go Cong district in collaboration with the Youth Union in the district organized on March 1 a program on preventive measures against Covid-19 threats.

The program handed over 500 medical face masks, 500 antibacterial soap bars and leaflets giving necessary information on the coronavirus to local people in rural areas of the district.

On the occasion, Du Khanh pagoda also offered 100 antibacterial soap bars to locals in the district’s ward 3, and collaborated with the district youth union in communicating preventive measures against Covid-19 amongst people in the locality.

Nguyên Hải (phatsuonline.com)

Catholics in Khanh Hoa actively participate in social movements

For the past years, Catholics in Khanh Hoa province have proactively participated in social movements launched by local authorities, contributing to the socio-economic development in the locality.

New superintendent of evangelical chapter in Ho Chi Minh city appointed

Commissioned Pastor Hồ Trần Đăng Huy  was formally appointed as Superintendent of Phuoc Kien evangelical chapter under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (South) in Ho Chi Minh city at a ceremony held on February 26. 

Ancestral worship ritual of the Dao

Like other ethnic groups, the Dao in Vietnam’s northwestern region worship their ancestors devotedly.

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