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HCM City leaders pay tribute to war martyrs

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HCM City leaders pay tribute to war martyrs

A delegation of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, People’s Committee, People’s Council and Vietnam Fatherland Front on April 26 paid homage to fallen soldiers at local martyrs’ cemeteries on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification, and 133rd May Day.

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

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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.

National legendary ancestors commemorated

Society

National legendary ancestors commemorated

Ceremonies to commemorate the legendary ancestors of Vietnam, namely Father Lac Long Quan and Mother Au Co, were held at their designated temples on Sim and Van mountains within the Hung Kings Relic Site in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on April 10.

Over 500 Gac Ma veterans meet in Phu Yen

Society

Over 500 Gac Ma veterans meet in Phu Yen

Over 500 veterans who joined the battle to defend Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago met in a gathering in Tuy Hoa city, the central province of Phu Yen, on March 14 on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the Gac Ma naval fight.