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Reaching consensus on compiling nomination dossier for recognizing Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscape as World Heritage

Ethnic committee in Kien Giang extends congratulations to Khmer people on Sene Dolta Festival

Religious committee in An Giang presents Mid-Autumn gifts to students from disadvantaged families

Meeting on religious affairs held in Huong Khe district of Ha Tinh

Religious committee in An Giang pays visits Khmer monks on Sene Dolta Festival

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Quang Nam closes entertainment outlets to curb Covid-19 threat

Entertainment venues in Quang Nam have closed starting July 29 amidst the rising number of Covid-19 community transmission cases in the area.

La Vang Festival indefinitely postponed

The Archdiocese of Hue has announced on July 27 the indefinite postponement of the 32nd national Congress of Our Lady of La Vang due to the outbreak of Covid-19 in Da Nang city as well as the Central region.

Evangelical Church in Kon Tum appoints superintendent

Missionary R’Mah Y Ham was formally appointed as the new superintendent of Dak Glei Church under the Vietnam Evangelical Church (South) at a ceremony in Kon Tum on July 25.

Requiems for martyrs held in Ha Tinh

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in Ha Tinh province in collaboration with local authorities has held requiems at martyrs’ cemeteries in the locality on occasion of the 73th War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27th).

PM urges tightened border control in wake of new local infection of COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on July 25 ordered tightened management of border gates from the north to the south to prevent illegal entry, following the confirmation of the first locally infected case of COVID-19 in Vietnam after 99 days without community transmission of the coronavirus.

Supporting measures for belief, religious practices by overseas Vietnamese discussed

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs held on July 24 a seminar themed “Supporting measures for belief & religious practices contributing to preservation and promotion of national culture for overseas Vietnamese communities”

Program with religious engagement for environmental protection launched in Can Tho

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Le Binh commune in Can Tho city’s Cai Rang district held on July 22 a ceremony in Long An pagoda for launching the pilot program for gathering religious followers and locals for environmental protection.

VFF in Hanoi visits religious dignitaries who are relatives of martyrs

Delegations of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) in Hanoi paid on July 21 visits to religious clerics who are relatives of fallen soldiers in the city on occasion of the 73th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day.

Religions in Dong Thap actively engage in environmental protection

Tam Nong district in Dong Thap province has currently eight religions of Buddhism, Protestantism, Caodaism, Hoa Hao Buddhism, Buu Son Ky Huong faith, the Four Debts of Gratitude faith, Pure-land Buddhism with over 40,000 followers (accounting for 40% the district population) and 25 religious worshipping places.

Hoang Phuc pagoda in Quang Binh holds Summer Buddhist course 2020

As many as 150 Buddhists in Quang Binh province have attended a Buddhist course held on July 17-19 in Hoang Phuc pagoda located in the province’s Le Thuy district.

Religions in Dong Thap actively participate in environmental protection, social charities

A religious group for environmental protection and climate change response in Tan Thuan Tay commune, Dong Thap province’s Cao Lanh city in collaboration with local authorities held on July 20 a program for clearing and cleaning environmental space and collecting rubbishes in the locality.

135-year-old cathedral finally goes down, to get like-for-like replacement

Bui Chu Cathedral in northern Vietnam is being demolished and will be rebuilt at the same site based on its original, 135-year-old blueprint.

Caodai Tay Ninh church in Tien Giang province closes annual religious training

The closing ceremony for the Tay Ninh Caodai church’s the religious tenets training course 2020 took place on July 17 in commune 4 Caodai parish of Tien Giang province’s Go Cong town.

Vietnam respects human rights in cyberspace

The Vietnamese Party and State pay attention to ensuring people’s right to access information because it’s a fundamental human right.

UNESCO Center for Buddhism Studies and Application opens its representative office

The UNESCO Center for Buddhism Studies and Application of Vietnam held a ceremony on July 15 to announce its decision to open a representative office in the Central coastal-Central Highlands region.

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