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Dissemination of new religious law to Buddhist clerics in Tien Giang

Extra sessions on the Law on Belief and Religion 2016 were held at Buddhist places hosting the summer retreat 2019 in the southern province of Tien Giang on June 14, 20 and 25.

General congress of Vietnam Assemblies of God Church to be held in June

The second general congress of the Vietnam Assemblies of God Church will be held on June 27-28 in Ho Chi Minh City, according to an approved plan of the church.

80th founding anniversary of Hoa Hao Buddhism marked

The Hoa Hao Buddhism’s Central Executive Committee held on June 20 a grand ceremony for celebrating the sect’s 80th founding anniversary (May 18, 1939 – May 18, 2019).

Country treasures Hoa Hao Buddhists’ contributions: front leader

The Party, State and Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) always highly value great contributions by Hoa Hao Buddhist dignitaries and followers to the nation as well as the national great unity, VFF President Trần Thanh Mẫn affirmed on June 20.

Quang Ngai hosts exhibition featuring treasures of ancient shipwrecks

Over 4,000 artifacts discovered in historic shipwrecks that took place in Vietnamese waters have gone on display at the centre of cultural heritage in the central province of Quang Ngai on June 19.

Khmer Pagoda in Tra Vinh provides vocational training in wood carving

Kampongnigrodha Pagoda, a Khmer Buddhist temple with nearly four hundred years old located in Chau Thanh district in the Southern province of Tra Vinh, has been an attractive place for visitors. About 10 km from Tra Vinh provincial city, it is also called “Hang (Cave) Pagoda” as its entrance gate has a design similar to a great cave.

New Protestant chapter established in Dak Nong

The Lam Lac Chapter under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (South) in Cu Knia commune, Cu Jut district in the central highlands province of Kak Nong was formally established at a solemn ceremony held on June 14.

Ban Vuong festival of Dao ethnic group to be reenacted

Ban Vuong festival of the Dao ethnic community in the northern province of Quang Ninh will be recreated for preserving the cultural tradition.

Work starts on temple dedicated to Hung Kings in Can Tho

The construction of a temple dedicated to Hung Kings was commenced in Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city on the morning of June 18 in the presence of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân.

Venerating the whale, Vietnamese fisherman’s best friend

Trần Sáu was fishing 50 nautical miles from shore one day when he noticed a giant whale corpse floating in the water.

Renovation of Caodai oratory completed in Dong Nai

Long Khanh Caodai parish under the Caodai Tay Ninh Church in Dong Nai province held on June 14 a ceremony for solemnly completing the renovation of its new oratory.

Ha Nhi ethnics’ traditional festival named national heritage

Ga Ma Thu, a traditional festival of Ha Nhi ethnic people in Muong Nhe district, the northwestern province of Dien Bien, has been named in the list of national intangible cultural heritage.

Seminar on Zen Master Nguyễn Minh Không and Vietnamese traditional medicines

A seminar on Zen Master Nguyễn Minh Không and Vietnamese traditional medicines took place in Bai Dinh pagoda located in Ninh Binh province on June 11.

Social charities of Hoa Hao Buddhist Church in last five years

As reviewed at the fifth national congress for the 2019-2024 tenure held on June 4-5 in An Giang, the Hoa Hao Buddhist Church recorded remarkable results in social and charitable activities during the past term.

Tam Chuc pagoda opens summer Buddhist course

The opening ceremony for the summer Buddhist course “Return to the Source” was held on June 10 in Tam Chuc pagoda’s conference center in Ha Nam province.

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