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Permanent Deputy PM extends greetings on Buddha’s birthday

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình on May 6 visited and extended congratulations to the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee on the occasion of the Buddha’s 2564th birth anniversary.

Archbishop of Hue extend Vesak greetings to VBS chapter

Archbishop of Hue Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh on May 4 visited the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Executive Committee in Thua Thien Hue province on occasion of the Buddha’s Birthday 2020 (B.E 2564).

Hanoi leader extends greetings on Lord Buddha’s birthday

Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vương Đình Huệ on May 4 visited the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee and the VBS Executive Board of Hanoi on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2564th birthday.

No new community COVID-19 infection detected for 19 consecutive days

Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 infections in the community on Tuesday morning (May 5), marking 19 days in a row since April 16 without any new cases, announced the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Deputy PM attends Lord Buddha’s 2564 birth anniversary

Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình on May 3 attended a ceremony to mark the 2564th birthday of Lord Buddha at Minh Dao pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam records no new community COVID-19 infection for 18 straight days

Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on May 4 morning, marking 18 days in a row since April 16 without new infections in the community, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Two-year implementation of Law on Belief, Religion in Ca Mau

Ca Mau province currently has six operative religions of Buddhism, Caodaism, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hoa Hao Buddhism and the Pure-land Buddhism with over 370,000 followers (accounting for 30.7 % the provincial population) and 138 religious worshipping places.

COVID-19 case number stays unchanged, one more positive again

There are no new COVID-19 cases reported in Vietnam overnight by April 29 morning, keeping the total at 270 and marking the 13th straight day without patients infected with the novel coronavirus in the community.

Updated list of religious organizations given state recognition in Vietnam

By March 2020, there have been 43 religious organizations in Vietnam recognized as legal entities or given registration certificates for religious activities. Below is the name list of these organizations.

Deputy PM congratulates Khmer people on traditional New Year festival

Politburo member and Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình offered congratulations to Khmer Theravada Buddhist monks and followers on the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay Festival and Buddha’s birthday during a visit to Candaransi Pagoda in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, on April 26.

Government leader orders continuation of anti-epidemic measures

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúcc has recently issued Directive 19, outlining the continued implementation of a range of measures to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) amid a new context of increased economic and social activity.

No new COVID-19 infections in community for 11 consecutive days

As of 6am on April 27 there was no new infection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Vietnam, marking the 11th day in a row the country has seen no new COVID-19 cases through community infection, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said.

Religious committee in Kien Giang congratulates Buddhist dignitaries on Vesak Day 2020

A delegation of the Committee for Religious Affairs in Kien Giang province led by Chairman Danh Lắm on April 23 visited several Buddhist dignitaries in the province, on occasion of Vesak Day 2020 (PL.2564 – Dl.2020).

Social, charitable contributions by Catholics in Tra Vinh in early 2020

Catholic communities in Tra Vinh proactively have participated in movements launched by local authorities and made practical contributions for the socio-economic development in the locality.

VBS in Ca Mau presents free rice to disadvantaged people during Covid-19 pandemic

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Committee in Ca Mau province launched on April 23 a charitable program for presenting rice to disadvantaged people in the province through “Rice ATM”.

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