PM visits Khmer Theravada Buddhist Academy Politics

PM visits Khmer Theravada Buddhist Academy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited and extended New Year wishes to monks and students of the Khmer Theravada Buddhist Academy in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 7 on the occasion of the Chol Chnam Thmay - the traditional New Year Festival of the Khmer people in the south.
Vietnamese, Cambodian religious officials hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Cambodian religious officials hold talks

Head of Vietnam’s Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vu Chien Thang said he wishes that the Cambodian Ministry of Cults and Religion would create favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese following Buddhism and Caodaism in the country to join religious activities.
Bali island shut down for “Day of Silence” World

Bali island shut down for “Day of Silence”

Indonesia’s resort island Bali fell quiet on March 7 for the annual “Day of Silence” festival, halting flights, internet and closing tourist attractions to allow time for meditation and introspection.
Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church holds annual festival Society

Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church holds annual festival

The Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church in the southern province of Tay Ninh held the grand ritual dedicated to the Duc Chi Ton (Supreme Being) or Great Father who they believe to be the ancestor of the world, on February 12.
Vietnam ensures exercise of religious freedom Society

Vietnam ensures exercise of religious freedom

The adoption of the Law on Belief and Religion in 2016 was an important legal reform in Vietnam, creating a firm legal framework to better ensure citizens’ rights to freedom of belief and religion.
HCM City leading official visits religious dignitaries Society

HCM City leading official visits religious dignitaries

Politburo member Nguyen Thien Nhan, who is also Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, on February 2 visited various religious establishments and dignitaries in the city on the occasion of the upcoming traditional lunar New Year (Tet).
Hanoi leader lauds LDS Church’s performance  Society

Hanoi leader lauds LDS Church’s performance

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on January 28 hosted a reception for Evans F.David, President of the Asia Area of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints (LDS Church or Mormon Church).
Deputy PM directs religious work for 2019 Society

Deputy PM directs religious work for 2019

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has requested holding regular dialogues with religious organisations to acquire their feedback and promptly deal with lawsuits, especially those regarding land, in line with the Party guidelines and State law.
Protestants join efforts in national development Society

Protestants join efforts in national development

With about 80 organisations, sects and groups under the State management and about one million followers, Protestantism has significantly contributed to national socio-economic development over the past 100 years.
Major cities bask in Christmas joy Videos

Major cities bask in Christmas joy

The Christmas season has begun. The festive atmosphere has spread everywhere, with all areas echoing with the melodies of festive anthems.