"World's Largest Lesson" on sustainability comes to Vietnam Society

"World's Largest Lesson" on sustainability comes to Vietnam

As many as 1,000 secondary school students nationwide will learn about global goals for sustainable development at the global event "World’s Largest Lesson" to be held for the first time in Vietnam in September and October in Ho Chi Minh City.
Ceremony honours 468 families of fallen soldiers Society

Ceremony honours 468 families of fallen soldiers

A ceremony was held in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on July 22 to present certificates honouring 468 families of fallen soldiers, as part of the activities to mark the 72nd anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
Top legislator visits 103-year-old Buddhist patriarch Society

Top legislator visits 103-year-old Buddhist patriarch

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visited Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue at Hanoi’s Vien Minh pagoda on May 15 on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2,563rd birthday.
Party official visits Buddhists in southern localities Society

Party official visits Buddhists in southern localities

Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of its Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai on May 5 visited and extended greetings to Buddhist dignitaries in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on the occasion of the Buddha’s 2563rd birth anniversary.
Guarding Hung King Temple once-in-a-lifetime honour Culture - Sports

Guarding Hung King Temple once-in-a-lifetime honour

In Vietnam, the janitor of a pagoda (or temple) is usually an elderly person respected by the local community, who is selected by the community to do the work for many years. But it is even harder to be selected for the job at many temples in the Hung Kings Temple historical site in Phu Tho.
Hanoi students promote local tourist attractions Travel

Hanoi students promote local tourist attractions

As many as 300 students in Hanoi will promote cultural and historical values of the local tourist attractions when joining the “Supporting Thang Long-Hanoi Tourism” programme launched by the municipal Department of Tourism on March 22.